Today's News

  • Two Lady Knights play for Kentucky Junior All-Stars

    Over the weekend, the Kentucky Junior All-Stars played a pair of games against the Indiana Junior All-Stars, and two Marion County Lady Knights were selected to represent Kentucky.
    Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers both played for Kentucky Friday and Saturday in games at North Oldham High School. Indiana won both games.
    On Friday night, Indiana won 101-98 in spite of a 44-point effort by Becca Greenwell of Owensboro Catholic.
    Goodin-Rogers scored 11 points for the Kentucky squad, and Epps added six points.

  • Filly with local ties gunning for Kentucky Oaks

    By Peter W. Zubaty
    Landmark News Service

    "She looks awful good to us ... promising," said Doug Hawkins as we looked over the 2-year-old filly Be Wise Get Even shortly after we arrived at Cain's Thoroughbred Training Center in Russell Springs last week.

  • Linescores, June 20

    Girls Little League Softball
    June 9
    First round tournament
    Yankees   1  0  0 2  2 0 -  5
    Rangers   1  0  1 0  0 2 -  4
    The Yankees held on with the tying run at the plate in the sixth inning. Allison Maupin struck out nine and added three hits for the Yankees.
    For the Rangers, Sarah Clark scored three runs and batted in the Rangers other run.

    Reds    2  0  2  1  1  1   -   7

  • Little league baseball

    Here are some recent photos from Marion County Little League games.

  • A good reason to be a fan

    This year, we will again have the chance to witness a spectacle of human ability and achievement. It is equally a celebration of commitment and talent. The participants only have this opportunity once every four years, which adds to its significance.
    Obviously, I'm not referring to the Presidential election. Instead, in a little over a month, the 2012 Olympic Summer Games will begin in London, England.

  • No time to fish - it's Warrior Dash time!

    Just a few days now until the much-anticipated Warrior Dash. Last I checked there were more than 5,800 signed up to participate. Couple that with a requested 2,000 workers, who knows how many "observers" and we're looking at a major crowd on Saturday, June 23.
    I'm thinkin' this could be the biggest crowd... outside Ham Days... we're likely to see here for a one-day event!
    Am I doin' the dash? Heck no, too many years, too many miles. Besides, I already did my dash years ago!

  • MCHS Volleyball camp

    MCHS recently hosted a volleyball camp.

  • Women, Warriors

    By Nick Schrager
    Summer intern

    Editor's note: This is the second story in a two-part series about local competitors training for the upcoming Warrior Dash June 23 at Popes Creek in Lebanon.

    The Warrior Dash, a fierce competition that puts the mind, body and soul to the test, is just a few days away, and while many people associate warriors with men, several local women are redefining the word "warrior."

  • 9-10 baseball tournament winners

    The Angels were the winners of the 9-10-year-old Marion County Little League Baseball Tournament. Pictured are, front row, from left, Patrick Reed, Samuel Thompson, Parker Barnett, Chase Miles and Javon Adams; second row, Darren O'Bryan, Will Fowler, Davis Rafferty, Zachary Wells, Landon Rakes and Brennan Hamilton; back row, Head Coach Jim Reed, Asst. Coach Jerry Fowler, Asst. Coach Mitch Rafferty, Asst. Coach Kenny Barnett, and Asst. Brian Miles. They were sponsored by The Law Office of Jerry Fowler.

  • Minor League regular season champs

    Pictured are the Minor League regular season champions. They are, front row from left, Dallas Cox, Dylan Gibson, Austin Reynolds, Keaton Spalding, Nathan Tungate and A.J. Pirkle; second row, Gabe Nelson, Kaedyn Cowherd, Grant Brown, Ethan Allendar, Tyler Reynolds and Brice Pirkle; back row, coaches Johnny Nelson, Chris Brown, Brian Pirkle and Sandy Pirkle.