Today's News

  • Epps lasts until final cut

    Sophomore standout Makayla Epps was invited to attend the tryout for the under 16 USA national women’s basketball team recently. Those tryouts were held in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the last week of May, and Epps made it through until the final cut.  
    Originally, 120 prospective team members were attempting to make the team. As each day progressed, a portion of those players were cut. Epps’ performance allowed her to remain in the hunt until the final cut in which there were 35 remaining players hoping for a spot on the team.

  • Epps, Goodin-Rogers commit to U of L

    Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, both Marion County Lady Knights sophomore standout basketball players, verbally committed to the University of Louisville last week. University of Louisville Head Coach Jeff Walz has been recruiting both Epps and Goodin-Rogers heavily for quite a while, and finally has landed the two stars. Both players are considered to be two of the top recruits in the 2013 national class, and have each made the Courier-Journal’s all state team twice, while having played high school basketball for four years.

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  • 6-8-11 Linescores

    Marion County Little League Baseball
    Division standing
    11-12-Year-Old Boys
    White  Sox    10-4
    Cardinals    9-6
    Rays     8-5
    Giants    5-9
    Red  Sox    5-9
    Astros    5-9
    9-10-Year-Old Boys
    Dodgers     13-2
    Reds    8-4
    Cardinals    5-7
    Phillies    4-9
    Red  Sox    2-10

  • 6-8-11 Sports Briefs

    Youth girls soccer tryouts
    Nelson County Elite will have tryouts for U-11 girls interested in playing competitive soccer for 2011 Fall season. Scheduled date for tryouts are 6-7:30 p.m. June 14 and June 16 at Dean Watts Park. For more information, contact Jamie Blanford at (502) 331-1595 or email jwblanfo@dishmail.net.

    Free physicals

  • Little League Action
  • CKSC Lightning soccer team wraps up season

    The CKSC Lightning under 17 soccer team wrapped up their inaugural season in Lebanon recently. Overall, the team competed in six games, winning two of them, losing three, and drawing even in one game.  

  • Bikers cross county for charity

  • Lady Knights honored

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team held its annual banquet Sunday and several players earned awards for their performances throughout the 2011 season.
    A large group of seniors each earned an award for their contributions to the program over the past four years. Casey Jo Walls, Evan Thompson, Ann Morgan Reynolds, Allison Mattingly, Allye Hamilton, and Tiffany Sapp all took home the senior awards. Walls also nabbed the most improved award, Hamilton collected the most strikeouts from the mound, and Sapp drew the most walks and smashed the most home runs.

  • Recruiting class, talented returners could be right mix for Lady Patriots

    What is a recipe for basketball success in the tough Mid-South Conference? For the St. Catharine College women’s team, head coach Lena Bramblett thinks she has cooked up just the right concoction during this off-season.
    Start with a solid base of returning players, mix in some talented redshirts and throw in the best recruiting class in Bramblett’s nine years as top chef of the Patriot program. That is exactly the recipe St. Catharine has mixed up in hopes of rebounding from last year’s 12-21 campaign.