Today's Sports

  • Basketball: Young Knights...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Coming off a 14-11 season, the Marion County Knights boy's basketball team are looking for improvement as they head into the 2015-16 campaign.
    The Knights are coached this year by Montrelle Irvin, and their roster includes three seniors.
    "We're just a young team," Irvin said. "Everyone's new and we're gonna see what happens."

  • Soccer: Knights reflect on season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights, despite a loss in the regional tournament, saw much improvement in both the win-loss column and overall play.
    The Knights finished 10-11-0, an improvement over their 3-14-3 record last season.
    "I was very pleased with the overall play this season," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Cross country: Hyatt, Mills lead...

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross County ended their season at the 2AA Regional Meet on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Logan County High School in Russellville. The Lady Knights finished ninth of nine teams, and the Knights finished 11th of 11 teams.

  • Benefit softball tournament for...

    This Saturday there will be a benefit softball tournament at Graham Memorial Park for a local baby boy named Eli. One-year-old Eli was diagnosed with SMA type 1. His life is overwhelmed with multiple specialty visits, as well as inpatient hospital stays. He is enrolled in a Gene Therapy Trial that has given him a better quality of life for the past few months. Eli has to travel to Columbus, Ohio for this trial study and he has to be cared for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He will also have to undergo plasmapheresis.

  • Football: Knights lose season...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were one game away from a winless season, and marched into their rivalry game at the Washington County Commanders on Friday, Oct. 30.
    The Knights (0-10) lost 46-33 to finish the season winless.
    "I'm proud of the kids for playing to the final whistle," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "It was encouraging.”

  • Golf team finishes season with...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights golf team finished its play a month ago, but they are still reflecting on their season. 
    "Overall, I'm pleased with how the season went," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "We had a good overall record."
    Though Spalding said he was disappointed with his team's postseason play, he said his players were a "good bunch of kids who respected the coaches, hosts of golf matches and opponents." 

  • Mid-KY Bass Anglers 2015 awards...

    First off, Bobby Thomas took a very nice elk during their annual trip to Colorado. I didn’t get any details but will pass them along when I get to talk with Bobby.
    One of my friends has been fishing for striped bass on Cumberland with little success. He tells me he sees lots of shad balls (schools) but no stripers bustin’ em (eating them).
    Said the last time he went the water was extremely rough. He’s hoping it’ll be better this weekend.

  • Vaught’s Views: ESPN analyst...

    By Larry Vaught

    Can John Calipari really be less demanding on his players this year as he says he will be because of the team’s lack of experience and maturity?
    From what ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg saw when he watched two Kentucky practices last month, he thinks the UK coach can do exactly that.

  • Volleyball loses in first round...

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School Volleyball Team ended their season Tuesday, Oct. 27, when they lost 0-3 to Central Hardin in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament in Greensburg. Central Hardin finished second in the regional tournament.
    The loss brought the Lady Knights season record to 14-21-1, ending their chances at redeeming themselves against district champions Taylor County.

  • Mattingly kills deer

    Luke Mattingly, 6, killed a button buck Oct. 10, on a family farm in Calvary. His parents are B.J. and Missy Mattingly.