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  • Girls soccer: Lady Knights earn...

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week against the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Aug. 22, but fell 6-1.
    "We played relatively well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "We are getting better with each game offensively and we were able to stay with them defensively."
    Johnson also said improvement offensively is one of the main focuses this season.

  • GOLF: Knights split matches last...

    The Marion County Knights were back in action last week after a two-week break from the green due to rain. They faced the Green County Dragons on Aug. 23, and were also scheduled to play the Adair County Indians that day, as well, but they did not show.
    The Knights won the match, 172-194.
    "We didn’t play the way we wanted to or that we are capable of but I'm proud of my guys' progress," said Knights Head Coach Joey Reed. "Mentally, we are getting better and keeping our frustration level down, and we're just playing the game."

  • Woods and Waters: Opening day of...
  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky coach...

    By Larry Vaught

    Which game on the Kentucky football schedule should be considered the key game to UK's success this year?
    That's the question I posed to various media members who cover Kentucky football on a daily basis to give you an idea what they were thinking as the Cats prepare to open play Saturday night against Southern Mississippi.
    Here's what the media members had to say.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights split...

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their win at the Somerset Spiketacular with a dominating win against the Adair County Lady Indians at the Roby Dome on Aug. 23. The Lady Knights won 25-10, 25-6, 25-16.
    "We dominated this match from start to finish," said Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard.

  • Making small deposits

    It’s zero degrees outside but that doesn’t keep Dallas Robinson from sweating. Steam rolls off his body and his heart pounds as he stands ready to push the bobsled into motion with his other teammates. He knows he could die. It’s happened to other athletes in the past. After all, he’s about to get on a sled that will reach up to 95 miles per hour and he’s wearing limited protective gear. He could be ejected. The sled could flip over. But all he’s thinking about is the push.

  • Baker claims Home Run Derby...

    By John Overby
    Landmark News Service

    Beau Baker was “very excited” when he was chosen to compete in the recent Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge in Branson, Missouri, but even that feeling was nothing compared to how he felt after winning the 10-year-old Home Run Derby and being a contributor on a team that would go on to win the event’s championship.
    “It was a good experience,” Beau said. “Not a bunch of kids get to do this … You’ve gotta take advantage of it.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win season...

    The Marion County Knights finally hit the soccer field for the season opener on Aug. 16 against the Campbellsville Eagles and notched a 6-3 win, powered by four goals from junior Logan Spalding, who played his first soccer game since the end of the 2014 season. He had left the team to focus on motor cross.
    "Logan absolutely exploded in this match," Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Tee Time: Don Wood is one of the...

    By Dennis George
    Golf columnist

    For the past six decades, 78-year-old Don Wood has been a fixture in Kentucky golf circles.
    The easygoing gentleman is well known to golfers in the area.
    Since 1961, he’s made the trip to Bardstown nearly every Sunday during the golf season to play golf with the likes of John Prewitt, Randall Burba, Haydon Spalding, Tommie Hurst and others.

  • Knights bolt to win season...

    By Dennis George

    The records will show that a flash of lightning early in the second quarter stopped the Marion County-Nelson County football game with the Knights leading 33-7.
    However, lightning actually struck much earlier - on the game’s first play from scrimmage when the Knights’ Trey Downs took a hand-off from Mason Sullivan and scampered 51 yards for a touchdown.