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Today's Sports

  • Football: Lebanon Middle gets...

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    On May 30, the Lebanon Middle School Patriots football team traveled to Campbellsville University to play in a Seven-on-Seven Passing Tournament.
    “It was the first time the kids have ever participated in something like this, it was a new and fun experience for them,” LMS Coach Tom Sullivan said.
    The Patriots played Drake and beat them, 20-16, and they lost to Lexington Catholic, 22-16, and Northern Pulaski, 26-20.

  • A day of laughs and tears

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

     

    Well, people of Marion County, school is officially over. What a relief! Now I wonder if some of the parents are relieved or if they’re freaking out because their child is going to be home all summer. I know I wrote a column about finals and the students moving up a grade and wishing them luck. Now I can officially say I am a Marion County High School graduate and you students are now a grade higher!

  • Seeking the end of Kentucky’s...

    I was talking with a fellow hunter when a discussion about coyote hunting came up. He sort of surprised me when he said, “You must really hate coyotes to want to kill ‘em all.”
    Well, he was kind of right! I do think that every coyote should be eliminated, but I also accept that it’s not possible.

  • Catfish: Smith

    Payten Smith, 8, caught an eight-pound catfish in a farm pond in Marion County. She is the daughter of Andy and Sandy Smith.
     

  • Linescores, June 3

    Marion County Little League Softball
    May 17

  • Lady Knight signs with St....

    Kaitlyn Rollins, a 2015 Marion County High School graduate, has signed to join the St. Catharine College Patriot volleyball program. Rollins will provide help to the Patriot hitters that graduated three senior hitters from last season, and she will help out the team’s GPA. At Marion County, she was a familiar face on the honor roll.
     “It’s always great to be able to keep the local talent close to home,” Patriot Coach Jason McDannold said. “You can never have enough kids from the surrounding counties.”

  • Taylor County museum hosting...

    Hiestand House-Taylor County Museum is seeking participants and sponsors for its annual fund-raising golf scramble on June 19 at the Campbellsville Country Club.
    Entry fees are $50 for individuals and $200 for a foursome.  Mulligans, skirts, long driver competition and a putting competition will be part of the day’s competition, which will kick off with a pizza lunch at noon. Tee-off begins at 1:00 p.m.
    Those wishing to play should contact Betty Jane Gorin at 270-465-8726, or Mike Kehoe at  270-465-3620.

  • SCC Women’s basketball holding...

    The St. Catharine College women’s basketball team will be hosting a camp for boys and girls ages 5-15 this summer.
    The camp will take place on June 22 and 23 at Lourdes Hall on the campus of St. Catharine College. Sessions for both days will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and drop-off for campers will begin at 8 a.m.
    Each camper will be provided a t-shirt with the camp fee, which is $50 per camper. If a camper brings a friend then the cost for each person is $40. In order to receive the t-Shirt a camper must pay and be registered by June 12.

  • Bradshaw takes third in state...

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

     

    Three members of the Marion County track team traveled to the Shively Track and Field Complex at the University of Kentucky on May 20 to compete in the Class 2A state track meet.
    Junior Meredith Bartley, and sophomores Cameron Nalley and Dylan Bradshaw represented Marion County.
    Bradshaw was the only track member that made it to the finals and placed third in Class 2A in the pole vault.

  • Pride and joy

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

     

    The past couple of weekends I’ve had the opportunity to attend the state tennis tournament and the state track meet, and other than state basketball, I had never been to a state event. It has been the most interesting experience for me, a good experience.