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Today's Sports

  • Denied

    For 35 years, the Clemson Tigers sought to once more taste it. For 35 years, the Clemson Tigers watched 16 other teams taste it. Last year, the Tiger's quest for it nearly ended at the University of Phoenix Stadium, but the Alabama Crimson Tide denied the Tigers. This year's duel had both teams singing a different tune.

  • Lady Knights come up short

    Forty seconds into the final quarter, Haeli Howard squared up and drained a three to tie the game against the Lincoln County Lady Patriots at 51 on Monday, Jan. 9.
    It's as close as Marion County would get after that, as the Lady Patriots staved off a Lady Knights comeback to win 71-60 at the Roby Dome.
    "I think we played a little timid in the first half of the game," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said, "but I thought, coming out in the third quarter, our defense picked up."

  • LMS wins volleyball tourney

    Lebanon Middle School’s volleyball team competed in a seventh grade volleyball tournament Jan. 13-14. LMS A team won the tournament and LMS B team came in third place out of eight teams, Campbellsville, St. Augustine, Woodford County, Anderson County and LaRue County.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: District race...

    Tuesday's matchup with the Adair County Indians all of a sudden took on major postseason implications.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    The schedule doesn't get any easier for the Marion County Lady Knights, especially with one of the top teams in the Fifth Region in the horizon in Nelson County.
    First, the Lady Knights must contend with Tim Peterson's Taylor County Lady Cardinals, who will visit the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Jan. 20. The Lady Cards, who were a respectable 9-7 heading into their matchup with the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers Jan. 13, are looking to put an end to a losing streak that reached five games after a 60-35 loss to the Russell County Lakers Jan. 13.

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights impressive...

    The Marion County Aquaknights impressed in both the boys and girls division in the third swim meet of the season on Jan. 7
    The boys finished third in team scores (172) while the girls posted a score of 124, good for second in the meet
    “Our team did excellent,” Head Coach Katie Johnson said. “I was beyond surprised of how well they did considering we just came off Christmas break and no practice during the snow days.”

  • Vaught’s Views: Like father,...

    By Larry Vaught

    From the time she stepped on the court at Kentucky, Makayla Epps knew there would be comparisons to her father, former UK point guard Anthony Epps.
    She didn’t mind because her father has had a huge influence on her game. However, she also thinks of him in a bit different manner.
    “Me and him are a lot the same. My mom says I am like his twin. It’s crazy because he’s male and I am female. We are 20 years apart but we are so similar with actions, emotions,” the Kentucky senior said.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights lose...

    Washington County Commander D.T Yocum continues to give the Knights nightmares.
    Yocum, who averaged 22.5 in the two meetings between the cross-county rivals last year, scored 35 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, as the Marion County Knights saw a 12-point lead evaporate against Washington County, falling 80-75 in the Border War at the Roby Dome Saturday, Jan. 7.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights take on...

    Twenty-seven days after the Marion County Knights dispatched district-rival Campbellsville in overtime at the Roby Dome, the struggling Eagles will be looking for some revenge when they host the Knights at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 13.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 11, 2017

    Jan. 13