Today's Sports

  • Tourney champs

    Pictured is the Southern Kentucky Starz team. They won the Mid-State tournament in Smyrna, Tennessee on Saturday, March 12. This is their second consecutive tournament win. Pictured are Emily Helms and Jayla Cowherd who both play for the Marion County Lady Knights.

  • UKC Hunt winners

    Pictured are the winners of the UKC Hunt, which took place on March 25. They are, from left, Daren Cox (first place registered class), Billy Joe Yocum (third place registered class) and Jacob Benningfield (second place registered class).

  • BASEBALL: Knights drop pair of...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School Knights baseball team hit the field on March 14 against the Bethlehem Tigers and lost 7-6 after rallying to close the gap.
    Andrew Spalding started the game at pitcher but was pulled in the third after giving up four earned runs on six hits. Luke Thomas replaced Spalding and did not give up an earned run.

  • The Game Plan - March 23, 2016

    March 23
    Knights vs. Green County

    March 26
    Knights at Casey County Invitational

    March 28
    Knights at Atherton

    Lady Knights at Thomas Nelson

    Knights at Nelson County

    March 29
    Knights at Thomas Nelson

    Knights vs. Caverna

  • Memories

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    We all have had moments in our lives that were breathtaking, heartbreaking, and unbelievable. We remember these moments for years and years, and they never really truly leave our minds. We reflect on them through pictures, first-hand accounts or video. We ask people, "Do you remember?" Or, "Where were you when this happened?"

  • All Fired Up About Baseball 5K...

    Madison Hardin, 12, a seventh grader at Lebanon Middle School, ran in the "All Fired Up for Baseball 5K" on Saturday, May 12. She finished first female overall, winning a miniature whiskey barrel made by Kentucky Cooperage, the sponsor of the race. Madison's sister, Morgan Hardin, 9, a fourth grader at Calvary Elementary School, won first place female 11 and under. They are the daughters of Michelle Cash of Lebanon and the late John Hardin. Their grandmother is Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • Woods and Waters: Responsible...

    To be honest, I didn’t realize that the crimes of trespass and theft (that’s taking fish and/or game) were as bad as they are!
    After my article came out last week I had several farmers, i.e. landowners, tell me some horror stories. Most were trespass, but one fellow told me about having a calf shot … calf didn’t die.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights make...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights were in action against the Green County Dragons on March 16 and at the Lexington-Catholic Lady Knights on March 18.
    The Lady Knights defeated the Dragons 4-3. The win was the Lady Knights' first ever win against Green County in varsity history.
    The Lady Knights would score first in the bottom of the first and would score all four of their runs in the first three innings.

  • Tennis teams gaining valuable...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School tennis teams were in action at Hart County on March 18. The girls came away with a 5-4 win, however the boys weren’t as successful. But, both teams gained valuable experience, according to Head Coach Landon Williams.
    "The Hart County match was very beneficial for both squads because we played about six hours of tennis,” he said. “The players for both squads enjoyed the opportunities and the girls did just enough to come away with a 5-4 win.”

  • Vaught’s Views: Losing Tyler...

    By Larry Vaught

    Nothing Kentucky freshman Jamal Murray did this season surprised Larry Blunt, his coach at Orangeville Prep in Canada.