Today's Sports

  • Knights win at Sayre, lose...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to play the Sayre Spartans on Jan. 8
    The Knights overcame foul trouble, poor free throw shooting, and an 11-point deficit to win 58-55. Despite the obstacles his team had to overcome, Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said his players played as a team.
    Junior Isaac Lanham notched 12 points and 12 rebounds along with three assists in the contest.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 13, 2016...

    Jan. 15
    Knights and Lady Knights at home vs. Campbellsville

    Jan. 16
    Autism Classic: Knights vs. South Warren and Lady Knights vs. North Bullitt

    Jan. 19
    Knights and Lady Knights at Adair County


  • Win some, lose some

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Saturday, Jan. 9, was the beginning of the NFL Playoffs, with the ultimate prize being a trip to Super Bowl 50 and a chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl 50 is no regular Super Bowl. however. It's the 50th Super Bowl to be played in the league's history, which is a pretty big deal.

  • Lady Knights notch two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Casey County Lady Rebels on Jan. 4, in their second game of the new year.
    The Lady Knights pulled off a three-point win in, 49-46, a closely contested game that featured several lead changes.
    Several Lady Knights stepped up, including guard Halei Howard, who finished with 20 points, including a coast-to-coast lay-up as time expired that sealed the victory for the Lady Knights.

  • SCMS defeats WCMS

    St. Charles Middle School’s sixth, seventh and eighth grade Jr. Knights defeated Washington County Middle School last week.

  • Kentucky’s weather makes hunting...

    The holidays have passed and I pray everyone made it through safe and sound!
    Now that we’re into January I have to say that in all my years I don’t remember the weather being as mild as it is now. (That being said, as I write this, the weather’s nice. But, by the time it’s typed, printed, and to your door it may well be snowing… or it could still be unseasonably warm, sorta!)

  • UK fans haven’t seen the true...

    By Larry Vaught

    Former University of Kentucky standout Craig Yeast is returning to the college coaching ranks.
    He's the new offensive coordinator at Division III Franklin College, which is located just south of Indianapolis. He had been head coach at Freemont Ross High School in Ohio after previously coaching wide receivers at Tiffin College in Ohio.
    Franklin runs a spread offense that Yeast likes. Last year Franklin threw for over 4,000 yards and averaged 531 yards and 42 points per game. The team went 8-3 and made the NCAA playoffs.

  • VanDyke kills his first buck

    Caleb VanDyke, 7, killed his first buck on Dec. 26. He is the son of Tony and Kasi VanDyke of Bradfordsville.

  • Knights finish fourth in...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights concluded the Campbellsville Holiday Classic with a 63-51 loss against the Lincoln County Patriots on Dec. 28, the final day of the tournament.
    Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said his team put a better game in on the offensive and defensive side of the ball and also played three good quarters. However, in the end, they could not keep the Patriots from putting the ball in the basket on their way to a 12-point loss.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 6, 2016...

    Jan. 8
    Knights at Sayre

    Jan 9
    Lady Knights and Knights at Washington County

    Jan. 11
    Lady Knights at Lincoln County

    Jan. 12
    Knights at home vs. Green County