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Today's Sports

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky coach...

    By Larry Vaught

    Having his son on the team could guarantee that Kentucky coach John Calipari will be at Kentucky the next four or five years. Or at least that is what Calipari recently told ESPN.
    Brad Calipari is a freshman walk-on at UK and is excited about the opportunity to be part of the program he has become so enamored with since his father left Memphis for Lexington in 2009.
    However, he has no idea what this year will be like basketball-wise.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights knock...

    Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said his team had been working to perform when the pressure was on. Perhaps that work paid off, as the Lady Knights won two straight close sets to defeat the Thomas Nelson Generals, 25-16, 25-23, 26-24, at the Roby Dome on Oct. 3.
    "This was one of the most consistently solid performances of the season," Hibbard said. "We played at the same level for three straight sets, which is something we have been working very hard to do. Our offense clicked very well with us," Hibbard said.

  • Hardin sisters dominate Bourbon...

    Madison, left, and Morgan Hardin ran in the Bourbon Festival Spirit 5K held in Bardstown, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 and won top honors. Madison, 13, an eighth grader at Lebanon Middle School, won first place overall female. Morgan, 10, a fifth grader at Calvary Elementary, won first place female age 18 and under. They are the daughters of Michelle Cash of Lebanon and the late John Hardin. Their grandmother is Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • Father, son duo complete...

    Gary Wilkerson and his 10-year-old son, Cade, ran the Pokey Pig 5K and decided to add the firefighter challenge to the race, which means they ran the race in full turnout out gear. “Lebanon's next recruit in training,” Gary said.

  • Lady Knights win again

    The Marion County Lady Knights have now won more games this season than they did in the previous two seasons combined.
    A 2-1 win against the Breckinridge County Lady Tigers (2-12) gave the Lady Knights (2-11-1) their second win of the season.
    "It was good to get another win," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "We did many things well on offense and we were able to put people in different positions and played well."

  • Knights fall to Colts

    The Marion County Knights' losing streak has reached six games after a 57-21 loss against the West Jessamine Colts on Friday, Sept. 30. The loss sent the Knights to 1-6.
    "We actually came out playing good football," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. "However, later on, we had some breakdowns in the secondary that allowed them to score."
    The Colts (3-4) would take advantage of the breakdowns in the Knights secondary several times in the first half to take a 37-6 lead into the half.

  • Knights drop two home games

    Two goals in five minutes. Four goals in 10 minutes, and six goals by halftime. The No. 9 Mercer County Titans turned their game against the Marion County Knights on Sept. 27 into a 9-0 blowout win behind a quick start and missed opportunities by the Knights who were in action for the first time since clinching the No. 1 seed in the district tournament.

  • Lady Knights drop two

    Poor defensive play doomed the Marion County Lady Knights in a loss against the Russell County Lakers on Sept. 26. The Lady Knights lost 19-25, 23-25.
    "We were totally undisciplined in our defensive rotations tonight," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said. "We simply could not keep the Lakers from doing whatever they wanted on offense. We tried to make rallies in both sets at the end but our defense simply let us down. We also did not handle their aggressive serving well. This was one of our worst serve-receive matches of the whole season.

  • Lebanon runners win Tri-County...

    he 2016 Tri-County Trifecta was completed this past Saturday. The overall champions of the three races were David Winebrenner Jr, in the male category, and Madison Hardin in the female category, both of Lebanon.
    Complete race results are listed at www.headfirstperformance.com.

  • One more time

    Sports are unpredictable, and that's what makes them exciting. That's what makes people watch, and that's one of the many reasons the stadiums are filled.