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    Running back Trey Downs began his senior season with a bang. 
    On the first of play from scrimmage of the 2016 season opener against the Nelson County Cardinals, Downs took a handoff from quarterback Mason Sullivan and scampered 51 yards of a touchdown as Marion County bolted to a 55-21 season opening win. 

  • 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." 


    The Marion County 8-10-year-old Little League Softball All-Stars are state champions. 
    Behind three strikeouts from Gracyn Mattingly and a four-run fifth inning, Marion County clinched the state title in LaGrange with a 4-2 win over Boyd County.
    "This was an outstanding, hard fought championship game by both teams," Head Coach Jim Reed said. "Gracyn pitched great. Defensively, we had a stellar performance, but offensively we couldn't get much going. Boyd County is a very well coached team." 

  • 10-12 All-Stars win state title...

    Celebration was wide and abound at Walsh Park on July 12. 
    Marion County is going to Indianapolis. 
    The ever solid pitching and batting lifted Marion County to a 10-0 victory over North Oldham on July 12 as Marion County clinched the state title and a spot in the Little League Softball Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis. 
    “I am excited for these girls to get to be a part of this experience and represent the state of Kentucky against other state champions," Head Coach Joe Browning said.

  • Vaught’s Views: Romeo Langford...

    By Larry Vaught

    He might not have played as well or as much as he wanted — and a minor injury contributed to that — during the FIBA Under 19 World Cup, but that won’t impact the way New Albany (Indiana) guard Romeo Langford will finish the summer or his final high school season.

  • Edelen recently signed to play...

    Bailey Edelen, 18, a 2017 graduate of Frankfort High School, has signed to play baseball at the University of Cincinnati-Clermont, a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.
    Edelen lettered in baseball and basketball at FHS.

  • Southern Kentucky Katz

    Southern Kentucky Katz girls 10U softball team finished runner-up in the Audience1 Invitational.


  • 9-10 Baseball All-Stars - Marion...

    Marion County's 9-10-year-old Little League baseball season came to an end with a 6-3 loss on Saturday against Glasgow. 
    "We had great pitching by Nate for about four innings," Coach Billy Spalding said. "I'm very proud of my team. Most of them were nine-year-olds. We lost to a very, very good defensive team. They made some good plays."
    Noah Spalding went 2-3 in the game. Nate Wright had six strikeouts, but gave up eight hits on the mound.


    The Marion County 9-10 Softball All-Stars defeated the North Laurel 12-10 on Monday. Marion County plays in the championship game at 7 p.m., today, July 12.