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Today's Sports

  • District defeat for baseball...

    It ended with silent tears, crackling voices, and a parent saying, “Good job, MC.”

    Despite the solemn ending, the Marion County Knights charged into battle against the Campbellsville Eagles in the first round of the 20th District Tournament on May 19.

    The Knights fell to the Eagles 4-0, ending their season with a 10-17 record.

    For Knights Coach Patrick Campbell, the feeling could be described in one word: “Heartbreak.” 

  • Knights looking to improve

     A devastating defeat in the 20th District Tournament ended the Marion County Knights’ season with the team’s record ending at 10-17, but for Knights Coach Patrick Campbell, the season has been an interesting ride.

    “It was a fun season with lots of ups and downs,” Campbell said. “Our record doesn’t show the talent of this team, and with rainouts it really made it hard to keep any kind of momentum going.”

  • Moo Crew Classic softball...

     The Moo Crew Classic is scheduled for June 7 at Graham Memorial Park. 

    This is a co-ed softball tournament, and each team must have at least four female players. The entry fee is $150 per team.

    The winning team with receive shirts and a trophy. For more information, call 270-699-5521 or 270-402-7875.

  • Marion County softball dealt...

     Though they fell in the 20th District Tournament on May 20, the Marion County Lady Knights are far from down or out. In fact, they beat out 12 other schools to finish sixth in the region with a 16-9 record.

    According to Coach Todd Spalding, the team overcame adversity and went above and beyond his expectations.

    “Our kids played really hard and I thought we were successful this season,” Spalding said. 

  • Another fun weekend fishing

     My favorite two words: Early Deadline!

    Well, here goes. Saturday morning dawned clear and promised great weather. A little after 8 a.m. we were beginning to wonder. Then the kids, both young and old, started to show up.

    They were greeted by bouncies, minnow race trays, plastic bass casting game, available boat rides and of course fishing!

  • Murphy signs with Campbellsville...

     Abby Murphy has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Campbellsville University. Murphy was joined by her parents, Hannah and Byron Jones, and her grandmother, Nancy Bliss. Standing with her, from left, are Marion County Athletics Director Robby Peterson, assistant volleyball coach Jordan Reinle, Lady Knights Volleyball Coach Dave Hibbard, assistant coach Kelly Cowan, and MCHS Principal Mike Abell.

  • Calhoun signs with Berea College

     Alexus Calhoun signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Berea College. Calhous is pictured with her mother, Autria Calhoun, her father, David Hazelwood. Standing behind them are Lady Knight Coach Anthony Epps (left) and assistant coach Robert “Boobie” Spalding. Kenny Mills, who assisted with Lady Knights this season, is not pictured.

  • JV softball ends season with win

     The Marion County High School junior varsity softball team finished its season with a 4-1 victory over Washington County on May 16.  

    Allison Maupin struck out four, and Kelly Overstreet had an RBI and two runs for Marion County.  

    The Lady Knights finished the season with a 22-4-1 junior varsity record, winning 22 of their last 23 games. This included four victories in one day to become the champion of the Pulaski County Invitational Tournament in April.  

  • St. Augustine takes second in...

     The St. Augustine Middle School baseball team knew it needed a strong performance to defeat Taylor County in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference baseball championship Sunday afternoon at Nelson County High School. Taylor County entered the game as the top seed and with an unblemished 20-0 record. St. Augustine finished its regular season with a 10-5 record but was seeded sixth in the 10-team conference.

  • Volleyball camp is June 9-11 at...

     Marion County High School is hosting a volleyball camp for players entering grades six through 12 in the fall. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday, June 9 through June 11, in the Robey Dome. The three-day camp will focus in basic volleyball skills, including passing, setting, hitting, serving, offense and defense.