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Today's News

  • It’s important to stay hydrated

    Over the past several articles we’ve talked about various styles of artificial baits and some very basic techniques for using them.
    So what else do we need when we’re going to spend time outdoors, especially this time of year? It’s readily obtainable, inexpensive and comes in one basic style. And this item can save your life.
    Do ya think I’m talking about PDFs (personal floatation devices)? While PDFs are indeed a mandatory item for safety, they’ll be talked about in another article.

  • 11-12-year-olds are state runners-up

    The Marion County 11-12-year-old All-Star softball team made a tremendous run in the state tournament, making it to the final game Friday night. However, the locals couldn’t force the if-necessary game against North Laurel as they were defeated by a score of 9-4, taking home the runner-up trophy for the state tournament. The All-Stars had lost their game on Tuesday of last week to the same North Laurel team to put them in the loser’s bracket, but defeated South Shore Thursday to play another day.

    Marion County 4, North Laurel 9

  • 11-Year-Olds win first three games in state tourney

    Marion County has reached the semifinals of the 2011 Kentucky State Little League Tournament.
    The Marion County 11-year-old All Stars swept their three games in pool play to advance to the state semifinals. They were scheduled to play Richmond National Tuesday evening. The winner is scheduled to play in the 10-11-year-old state championship at 7 p.m. Wednesday against the winnner of the other semifinal between Warren County Southern/Hazard Perry County.

  • Little League state tournament finals are July 20

    Pool play for the Kentucky State Little League tournament is over, and the elimination play started Tuesday night. The championship games for each division are scheduled to be played Wednesday evening, July 20.
    The 9-10-year-old championship will be played at 6 p.m. The winner of the Knox County/Campbellsville semifinal will play the winner of the East Daviess/North Oldham semifinal.

  • 9-10-year-olds lose in state semifinals

    The Marion County 9-10-year-old All-Stars lost two games last week, which took away their chances of making it to the finals of the state tournament. The team lost to Clay County 11-6 Tuesday of last week and on Thursday they were defeated in the semifinals by North Oldham 18-12.

    North Oldham 18, Marion County 12

  • 8-and-Under All-Stars
  • Local team claims President’s Cup

  • Youth Footbll signups

    Marion County Youth Football sign-ups will be held at the Lebanon Walmart from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, July 27, Aug. 3 and 10; and 9 a.m. until noon Saturdays, July 23 and 30 and Aug.  6.
    An application is available at www.marioncountyyouthsports.com. It can be mailed to P.O. Box 1082 Lebanon, Ky. 40033.
     

  • Irvin named new MCHS basketball coach

    Montrelle Irvin, 33, of Louisville was officially hired Monday to be the new head coach of the Marion County High School boys basketball program.
    “I am just honored that Site Based Decision Making Council is giving me the opportunity to express my passion for the game of basketball and to help kids reach their potential to achieve success on and off the court,” Irvin said.

  • All-Star State Tournament Games