Today's Sports

  • Boys basketball: Knights drop...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were back on the hardwood against the Nelson County Cardinals on Jan. 29.
    The Knights lost, 73-57, dropping their record to 7-15.
    "We were beat on the boards," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "We could not keep them off the boards."
    Both teams kept it close in the first half, as the Knights secured a 36-32 halftime lead. However, the Knights would begin to fall behind, as they were outscored 43-21 in the second half.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School is searching for a new football coach after head coach Corey Crume resigned Wednesday, Jan. 27. He has accepted a coaching position at Kentucky State University where he will be coaching wide receivers.
    "It's a good opportunity to get my foot in the door in the college ranks," Crume said. "It's a once in a life time opportunity."

  • A great story

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Last Sunday, Jan. 24, the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers punched their tickets to the Super Bowl, albeit in very different fashions. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady dueled until the clock struck zero, while Cam Newton took over and steamrolled the Cardinals.

  • Girls basketball: Lady Knights...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their 10-day break with a road game against the Nelson County Lady Cards on Jan. 29.
    Despite a hard fought effort, the Lady Knights could not secure a victory, losing 59-57.
    The loss dropped the Lady Knights to 8-8.
    "The girls played a great game but came up a little short," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "I was very pleased with the overall defensive effort by the whole team.”

  • Marion County Little League...

    When: Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in February
    Where: Graham Memorial Park, new concession stands

  • Woods and waters: Hunting and...

    When the weather’s bad and you’re stuck not being able to hunt or fish you start philosophizing (yes, that’s a real word) about stuff!
    What I’ve been thinking about is how alike most hunting and sport fishing are, which helps explain the obsession to do either or both!
    Take bass fishing and coyote hunting as examples. With both you have custom equipment you’ll use. A good truck for scouting and getting to your hunt location could compare to a bass boat. You need a boat to get from place to place, looking for a concentration of bass.

  • Aquaknights compete in final...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in their final home swim meet of the season on Jan. 28 at the Lebanon Aquatic Center against Bethlehem, Thomas Nelson and Nelson County.
    The final home swim meet was also senior night, and senior swimmers Kenlee Stout, Laura Rice, Kennedy Mayo, Chelsie VanWhy and Caroline Cobb were recognized.

  • Chelsie VanWhy to swim at...

    Marion County High School senior Chelsie VanWhy accepted a swimming scholarship from Campbellsville University last week. Pictured are, front row from left, Harry VanWhy, Chelsie VanWhy, Sherry VanWhy and Campbellsville University Coach Casey Smith; back row from left, are MCHS Swim Coach Katie Kelien and MCHS Principal Mike Abell.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky signee...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky signee Sacha Killeya-Jones, ranked as the nation's No. 14 senior by 247Sports, will be playing at Pulaski County High School in Somerset Saturday at 6 p.m. against Josh Jackson, one of the nation's top-ranked unsigned seniors.
    Killeya-Jones originally committed to Virginia before changing his mind and switching to Kentucky. His coach at Virginia Episcopal is Curtis Staples, a former standout at Virginia.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    Corey Crume, Marion County High School head football coach, has resigned effective immediately.
    According to an email from Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, Crume has accepted a position to coach football at Kentucky State University. He has submitted a letter of resignation for his teaching position as the high school's in-school detention teacher and as the school's head football coach.
    "I would like to wish Coach Crume the best and appreciate his work for the 2015-2016 school year," Schlosser wrote in her email.