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Today's Sports

  • Marion County Little League...

    When: Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in February
    Where: Graham Memorial Park, new concession stands
     

  • Woods and waters: Hunting and...

    When the weather’s bad and you’re stuck not being able to hunt or fish you start philosophizing (yes, that’s a real word) about stuff!
    What I’ve been thinking about is how alike most hunting and sport fishing are, which helps explain the obsession to do either or both!
    Take bass fishing and coyote hunting as examples. With both you have custom equipment you’ll use. A good truck for scouting and getting to your hunt location could compare to a bass boat. You need a boat to get from place to place, looking for a concentration of bass.

  • Aquaknights compete in final...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in their final home swim meet of the season on Jan. 28 at the Lebanon Aquatic Center against Bethlehem, Thomas Nelson and Nelson County.
    The final home swim meet was also senior night, and senior swimmers Kenlee Stout, Laura Rice, Kennedy Mayo, Chelsie VanWhy and Caroline Cobb were recognized.

  • Chelsie VanWhy to swim at...

    Marion County High School senior Chelsie VanWhy accepted a swimming scholarship from Campbellsville University last week. Pictured are, front row from left, Harry VanWhy, Chelsie VanWhy, Sherry VanWhy and Campbellsville University Coach Casey Smith; back row from left, are MCHS Swim Coach Katie Kelien and MCHS Principal Mike Abell.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky signee...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky signee Sacha Killeya-Jones, ranked as the nation's No. 14 senior by 247Sports, will be playing at Pulaski County High School in Somerset Saturday at 6 p.m. against Josh Jackson, one of the nation's top-ranked unsigned seniors.
    Killeya-Jones originally committed to Virginia before changing his mind and switching to Kentucky. His coach at Virginia Episcopal is Curtis Staples, a former standout at Virginia.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    Corey Crume, Marion County High School head football coach, has resigned effective immediately.
    According to an email from Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, Crume has accepted a position to coach football at Kentucky State University. He has submitted a letter of resignation for his teaching position as the high school's in-school detention teacher and as the school's head football coach.
    "I would like to wish Coach Crume the best and appreciate his work for the 2015-2016 school year," Schlosser wrote in her email.

  • Knights and Lady Knights upset...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

  • In Memory...

    The Simpson family recently accepted a proclamation from the City of Lebanon and former players in memory of long-time coach Tommy Simpson. Pictured, from left, are Margaret, Todd, Tessa and Taylor Simpson.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 27, 2016...

    Jan. 28
    SWIMMING
    Swim meet at Lebanon Aquatic Center (senior night)

    Jan. 29
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights and Knights at Nelson County

    Feb. 1
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights at Mercer County

    Feb. 2
    BASKETBALL
    Knights at home vs. North Hardin
     

  • Backs to the wall

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    One of the most famous goal line stands in both NFL and college football occurred in Super Bowl 43 between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Cardinals Quarterback Kurt Warner had his team in position late in the first half to take the lead when he dropped back to throw at the two-yard line inside of the one. Steelers’ linebacker James Harrison, however, had other plans, as he dropped back into coverage and intercepted Warner's pass at the goal line.