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  • Vaught’s Views: Future UK track...

    By Larry Vaught

    It was almost 25 years ago that Kevin Young became the first person to run the 400-meter hurdles in less than 47 seconds. His time of 46.78 seconds set a world record — and 25 years later it still stands.
    Young, who won the gold medal in the 1992 Olympics while breaking the record set by Edwin Moses, was at the Maximum Velocity Track & Field Camp at Centre College in Danville last week sharing his expertise with youngsters from Kentucky and other states.

  • 12U League Champs

    The Digital Touch Photography Angels are the 12U League Champs. They are, front row from left, Maddie Hardin, Anna Allender, Chloe Spears, Marissa Nulle and Gracyn Mattingly; middle row Leah Wright, Emma Sullivan, Reece Caldwell, Rose Caldwell and Addie Buckman; back row are coaches Tim Wright, Mark Caldwell and Daniel Mattingly.

  • Future Football Knights
  • Jamfest champs
  • Sluggers win Braggin’ Right...

    The Marion County 10U Sluggers won the Braggin' Rights Tournament on Saturday, June 17. The 12-team tourney required the Sluggers to play six games to come out on top.

  • First time is the charm

    When Andrew Morrow's fly ball fell squarely into the glove of Nicholas O'Daniel for the final out, the celebration was on at Dave Hourigan Field. Knights’ players stormed out of the dugout, piling on top of each other in celebration. Marion County Head Coach Patrick Campbell hugged his family and friends. Assistant Coaches Jason Buckman and Toby Tungate shared a hug together, as well, and Knights’ fans cheered ever so loudly. 

  • Perfection on the mound  

    In the more than 140 years of Major League Baseball, over 210,000 games have been played. Triumph, heartbreak and the can-you-believe-that moments have all made their way into some of the most famous, memorable and thrilling MLB games in history. There were moments that captivated baseball and non-baseball fans alike. Triumphs that seemed impossible became reality. Heartbreak was on center stage and there were moments where history was made.   

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bruins win region...

    When Central Hardin's Emily Bryant lofted a two-home run over the fence in the fifth, it felt like a body blow for the Marion County Lady Knights. The Lady Knights' bats were cold, unable to respond, squeaking out only five hits, one run and striking out eight times in the regional title game on May 31. 
    It was a disappointing end to an amazing ride for the Lady Knights. 

  • Vaught’s Views: Standout high...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kevin Knox Sr. was a football player at Florida State and thought for many years that his son, Kevin Jr., might be an even better college football player than he was.
    Kevin Knox Jr. was a quarterback who could throw the ball 85 yards in the air, according to his father.
    “He could move and throw on the run,” Knox Sr. said. “But when he got to be 6-7 and wearing a size 16 1/2 shoe, we kind of started saying at 15 years old we might need to take a look at this.”

  • MCHS baseball team headed to...

    The Marion County Knights defeated the Nelson County Cardinals 10-0 on May 31 for the regional title, and have advanced to the state tournament with the win. It is the Knights' first regional title and state tournament appearance in program history.