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Today's Sports

  • BASEBALL: Knights rally to...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Coming off two close losses, the Knights defeated the Campbellsville Eagles 14-13 on April 21. The Knights would go to work early and score four runs in the first inning. Dalton Hammond reached base on an error, Luke Thomas singled, Andrew Spalding was hit by a pitch and Travis Wiser singled in two runs. Spalding would score on an Eagles throwing error and Kelly Mattingly's one-out groundout would score Wiser.  

  • Tee Time: Leave the course in...

    By Dennis George
    Guest columnist

    This column has run before, but with more golfers heading to the course as the weather improves, I think it bears repeating.
    I’ve added some thoughts on taking care of the golf course, thoughts that were ingrained in me from a man who taught me how to appreciate the beauty of a well-maintained golf course.
    To get to the first tee at the Lebanon Country Club, a golfer must pass by a plaque under a flagpole, which has the following inscription.

  • The Game Plan - April 27, 2016

    April 27
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. Danville

    April 28
    BASEBALL
    Knights at Taylor Co.

    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights vs. Thomas Nelson

    TENNIS
    Knights at Danville

    April 29
    BASEBALL
    Knights at North Hardin

    TENNIS
    Knights vs. North Hardin/St. X

    May 1
    TENNIS
    Knights in seed meeting

    May 2
    BASEBALL

  • A helping hand

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

  • Woods and Waters: The turkeys...

    Last week I told you about “Dumb Thumb Syndrome.” And as I thought, it’s a common ailment among anglers. I received several calls from others confirming my assumptions.
    One call in particular was interesting. Not only did the guy confirm the illness, he also offered a cure! Well, not so much as a cure. It was more along the lines of a treatment. I tried his treatment plan and so far it seems to help… not eliminate, but help!

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights drop two...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began this week on the road against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on April 18 and took home a 5-2 victory.  
    The Lady Knights' bats were alive early as the Lady Knights scored two runs in the top of the first. Both teams would be locked in a pitchers' duel until the Eagles broke through and scored two in the seventh, sending the game to extra innings.  

  • TENNIS: Knights preparing for...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights hit the tennis courts last weekend, April 17-20, for the Heartland Conference Tournament.
    The boys double team consisting of Dylan Bradshaw and Bandon Miles fell in the opening round 4-6, 6-2, and (11-9). In the boys singles, Bryce Spalding won, defeating Samuel Kessler 6-1, 6-1 in the final round.

  • Vaught’s Views: Connecticut...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has been busy handing out scholarship offers to players in the 2017 and 2018 recruiting classes the last two weeks.
    One intriguing prospect is Putnam Science Academy (Connecticut) guard Hamidou Diallo. He has a bevy of scholarship offers, including Connecticut and Duke.
    Diallo plays AAU summer basketball for the New York Rens, based in his hometown of Queens, N.Y., in the Nike Youth Basketball League.

  • Middle school baseball action
  • Knights drop two this week

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took a 1-0 loss against the Eagles on April 13 in Campbellsville. Luke Thomas pitched six innings and took the loss for the Knights as he surrendered only two hits. Unfortunately, one of those hits was a first inning home run by the Eagles with two outs. Marion County had several chances to tie or take the lead but could not deliver.
    The Knights' four hits in this game came from Andrew Spalding, Thomas, Ty Murphy and Cody Browning.