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Today's Sports

  • All-Stars make history, win...

    The wheels falling off and Nebraska surging, Marion County desperately needed some late-game heroics.
    They got them, and survived a scare to open regional play.
    The Marion County 10-12-year-old Little League Softball All-Stars defeated Nebraska 10-8 on Monday, July 24 in a comeback effort in the first pool play game of the Little League Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. The All-Stars secured the first-ever regional tournament win in 10-12 team history.

  • Golf team to state? Coach says...

    Could this be the year the Marion County golf team makes it back to the state tournament? 
    If you ask Head Coach Joey Reed, this could very well be the year. 
    “I have some pretty high expectations for the team,” the second-year head coach said. “Last season, the team took a big jump with the coaching change. I expect the team to have a good run this year. This could be the year Marion County is back in the state tournament.”

  • The Game Plan - July 26, 2017

    July 29
    GOLF
    Knights at Taylor County Invitational (at Campbellsville Country Club), 12:30 p.m. (Boys and girls)

    July 30
    GOLF
    Knights at Pendleton County Invitational (at Northern Kentucky Golf Club), 2 p.m. (boys only)

    July 31
    GOLF
    Knights at Lady Scottie Invitational (at Glasgow Country Club), 10 a.m. Eastern
    (girls only)

    Aug. 1

    GOLF

  • Protect the players

    Evyn Hendrickson had little time to react.
    Union County High School's senior pitcher delivered the pitch, and in a split second, catastrophe struck.
    Hendrickson was hit by a line drive that was traveling more than 70 mph during a game in April, resulting in several broken bones on her face. She was not the only softball player to experience a line drive to the face in recent memory as three other players in her region had also been hit by a line drive hit in the span of a month. 

  • Marion County Knights Baseball...

    The Marion County Fiscal Court approved a proclamation at its regular monthly meeting Thursday declaring this past, Friday, July 21, Marion County Knights Baseball Day. The proclamation reads as follows:

    WHEREAS, The Marion County Knights 2016-17 Baseball Team Head Coach Patrick Campbell was named Coach of the Year by the 5th Region Coaches Association, and;

  • Vaught’s Views: Randall Cobb...

    By Larry Vaught

    Tina Cobb was caught off guard when her son, Randall, called to tell her he had some “news” for her.
    Since he recently got married, she thought maybe he was going to tell her he was expecting a child. Instead, he told her he was being inducted in the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame in September.
    “We had never talked about this. It was a big surprise when he told me,” said Tina Cobb. “It was a total surprise to me.”

  • Southern Kentucky Katz

    The Southern Kentucky Katz were declared co-champions at the 5th Whitney Roberts Memorial Tournament in Lexington. The Katz won their pool going 3-0 and giving up the least amount of runs in all pool play. The tournament was called due to rain and the Katz were declared co-champions.

  • 2017 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

    BOYS BASKETBALL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
    You can find Lez Means' name in the history books at Marion County High School. 
    Means found the hot hand against Beth Haven on Feb. 16, sinking 10 three pointers in a run-away 73-45 win over the Bearcats in Louisville. Means had a career-high 38 points in the game. Means ended the season by scoring 32 points in a 57-55 loss to LaRue County. 

  • Stars shining bright in Miami

    The stars were shining bright in Miami. A 34-year old second baseman shined the brightest of them all, lifting his team to an extra-inning win last Tuesday. 
    In the 88th MLB All-Star Game, Robinson Cano homered off Chicago Cubs pitcher Wade Davis to lead off the 10th inning and the American League team defeated the National League team 2-1 at Marlins Park. The AL clinched its fifth straight victory in the star-studded affair that was dominated by superb pitching instead of powerful slugging. 

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Hoppes wins...

    He was there just for the experience. 
    He got a lot more than he bargained for.
    Nate Hoppes, a sophomore at Marion County High School, recently competed in the Regional Junior Olympics at Cedarville University in Ohio July 6-8. Hoppes won the decathlon event, scoring 3,835 points and winning in his age group in the event by 632 points.   
    "It felt pretty amazing, Hoppes said. "I had a good time and I was glad all my hard work paid off."