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By The Staff

Sure Shots compete at state tourney

Marion County's Sure Shots archery and shooting team recently competed in the state tournament.

Jamie Morris took third place in the state for target archery in the 15-18 year old division. The shotgun group had success though they had to shoot in rain and wind gusts. 

The 9-11-year-old group took third place in Division 2. That team consisted of Nathan Bagwell, James Harris, J.D. Hamilton, Matthew Craig and Cole Thompson.

The 15-18-year-old group placed second in Division 2. That team consisted of Mathew Glasscock, Joel May, Tanner Graham, Jed Delk and Cody Cardenas.

  Knights soccer stroll to 10-0 win

Results for the boys soccer team were not reported before deadline on Monday morning.

Head Coach Greg Conley was not available for comment and did not return a phone message.

According to KHSAA, the Knights beat district opponent Campbellsville 10-0 on Thursday at home.

The Knights hit the road this week, facing Anderson County on Monday and Central Hardin on Tuesday. They return home Saturday to face Berea. They travel to Franklin County next Tuesday night.

  Off-Road Hare Scramble

On Oct. 11, Glasscock Farms will be hosting the Kentucky Off-Road Hare Scramble (KORHS), a motorcycle and ATV race. The event will take place on Glasscock Farms in Bradfordsville. The event is expected to bring more than 200 riders to Marion County to compete from several states. Check out the KORHS web site for the action this event will be bringing.

The course takes places over natural terrain that will provide interesting obstacles with hills, the river and unexpected underpasses between the farms.

  Lady Knights to host Breast Cancer Awareness Night

During the Marion County High School volleyball team's next home match against Central Hardin (Oct. 5) they will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Night.

The team is going to sell t-shirts to raise money for breast cancer research. Before the varsity match, they will recognize any cancer survivors. Anyone with any interest in this issue is welcome to come to this match or help the team raise money.

  Loretto man wins modified feature

Bluegrass Speedway returned to action Sept. 19 after a two-week hiatus and Benji Lee of Loretto won the modified feature.

Lee took the lead after a battle with Jason Wheatley and Michael England on the opening circuits of the 20-lap affair and survived five caution flags to grab the victory.

Wheatley took second, with Josh Lucas battling to third, followed by Randy Turpin and Dion Benningfield.

Heat race winners were Lee and Wheatley.     LaRue to host softball clinic

On Nov. 21 at the LaRue County High School Athletic Facility, former U of L and Big East standout Kassie Stanfill, along with current and former U of L players will be hosting a fundamental softball clinic for girls in 5th grade through 12th grade. 

The clinic is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is open to any girl in the Marion, Taylor, Green, Nelson and LaRue County area.

The first 30 responses will be accepted. If more than 30 sign up, an afternoon session will be made available. The deadline to register is Nov. 6. For more information on the cost of the clinic and pre-registration contact LCHS Head Coach Mielle DiStefano at 766-7451 or mielle.distefano@larue.kyschools.us.