Today's News

  • Three interim assistant athletic directors hired

    Three assistant athletic directors have been hired to oversee sports at Marion County High School. Jan Brady, Michael Holt and Dallas Robinson will be serving as interim athletic directors for one year.
    Brady will oversee finances and administrative items such as paperwork. She will also oversee golf, tennis and swimming. Holt will oversee football, boys basketball, baseball, softball and will also maintain the teams' KHSAA webpages. Robinson will oversee volleyball, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball and track.

  • Escaping isolation

    For the last six years, my wife and I have lived relatively in seclusion. In Georgia, we were outsiders – people from the North who didn’t know a blessed thing about the South. Never would as far as they were concerned.

  • Sharing golf stories aplenty

    By Dennis George

    Golf courses are a great place to share stories with friends, in part because of the amount of time that can be spent standing around while waiting to hit. Let me share some with you.

  • We all benefit when the ‘golden years’ are truly golden

    It’s still a while down the road, but the year 2033 will be a pivotal one for our country, because that’s when U.S. Census Bureau projects there will be more citizens over the age of 65 than under the age of 18.
    It’s not a surprising trend, of course, given the gains we have made in medicine, technology and a greater focus on eating right and exercising. From a historical perspective, however, it’s a relatively new phenomenon. A century ago, less than five percent of our citizens were older than 65; by 2040, they will comprise 20 percent.

  • Back to school safety tips we can all use

    It is a busy time of year for Kentucky families as students get back into the routine of school with many after-school activities, like football and soccer, getting into full gear. I want to wish all the students, teachers and school staff a great year. With each new school year comes great opportunities and chances to achieve new levels of learning and great experience.

  • FOOTBALL Knights preparing for new season with new coaching staff

    The Marion County Knights football team is looking to put a winless 2015 campaign behind them and get back to winning for the 2016 season.
    Allen Harmon is entering his first season as head coach after Corey Crume left to become the receivers coach at Kentucky State University.

  • The Game Plan - Aug. 3, 2016

    Aug. 4
    Knights at Washington Co.

    Aug. 5
    Alumni g ame

    Aug. 6
    Knights scrimmage Rowan County (at Madison County)

    Aug. 9
    Lady Knights scrimmage at Bardstown

  • Accuracy

    According to Pro Football Reference, Drew Brees holds the record for all time completion percentage for quarterbacks with a 66.4 percent completion percentage. Steve Kerr holds the all-time record for three-point percentage at 45.4 percent. Both of these players are (or in Kerr’s case, were) extremely accurate in their own ways and were sure to find a lot of success either on the court or field.

  • GOLF: Knights golf team charging into season

    The Marion County Knights golf team is looking forward to a new season with a new head coach. Joey Reed was selected to be the Knights' head coach to replace Chad Spalding, who stepped down after last season.
    The Knights will be fielding 13 players, including three seniors: Luc Buckman, Aams Mattingly and Andrew Spalding.

  • Marion Middle Football

    Lebanon Middle School and St. Charles Middle School joined forces to create the Marion Middle Football team and began practicing last week.