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Today's Sports

  • Soccer: Lady Knights fall to...

     The Marion County Lady Knights’ defense was put to the test when they took on the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Sept. 8. As a “Super Harvest Moon” rose over the horizon, the Lady Knights (1-9) fell to the Lady Bulldogs (5-2), 2-0.

    Despite the loss, they Lady Knights were upbeat after the match and as a group was feeling more confident and thought they played with more effort.

  • Golf: Knights have great week

     The Marion County Knights had a good week , taking third in the Heartland Conference on Sept. 8, and defeating the Washington County Commanders in four-ball on Sept. 11. 

    The Heartland Conference featured six teams. The Taylor County Cardinals placed first with a score of 308. The Knights’ score was 344. 

    Houston Raikes was a medalist in the Heartland Conference and secured fourth place overall. 

  • Sluggers win tourney

     The Marion County 8U Slugger Softball team took first place at the seventh Annual Labor Day Classic held at Graham Memorial Park recently. Pictured, front row from left, are Gracie Benningfield, Kendra Gaddie, Tori Gribbins, Renee Benningfield, Reece Caldwell and Maggie Jo Benningfield; middle row from left, are Charleigh Browning, Olivia Livers, Mary Beth Overstreet, Emily Gardner, Ann-Taylor Rakes, Rose Caldwell and Brooklyn Gaddie; back row from left, are coaches Joe Browning and Mike Benningfield.

  • Linescores, Sept. 17

    Sept. 9 SCMS 8th grade defeats St. Augustine 40-9 at SCMS

    Cassidy Logsdon 14 pts, 1 reb, 6 steals, Elise Carpenter 4 pts 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, Sammi Jo Potters 4 pts, 4 rebounds, Marley Allender 4 pts, 3 rebounds, Jenny Mattingly 4 pts, 1 rebound, 3 steals, Mckenzie Bagwell 4 pts, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, Abby Scott 2 pts, Katie Mattingly 2 pts

  • Don’t rain on a hunter’s dove...

     I heard about an interesting, though somewhat scary incident the other day.

    Seems a group of my friends were shooting doves earlier in the season when something tragic happened.

  • Game Plan, Sept. 10

    Sept. 10

    Soccer

    Lady Knights at LaRue Co., 6 p.m.

    Sept. 11

    Soccer

    Boyle Co. at Knights, 6 p.m.

    Volleyball

    Taylor Co. at Lady Knights, 7 p.m.

  • Patriot Day

    Tomorrow will be an infamous day: Sept. 11. Sadly, the date requires no explanation, and the only thing that makes the day standout on my calendar are the words “Patriot Day.”

    Tomorrow, many of us will talk with family, friends and even strangers about where we were when we found out the Twin Towers were hit. We will say what our reactions were when we heard the news and remember how the day unfolded.

  • Football: Tigers can’t be tamed...

     Despite playing with fire in their bellies, the Marion County Knights were vanquished against the Bardstown Tigers, 45-18, on Sept. 5.

    Knights Interim Head Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said the Knights played poorly during the opening of the game. 

  • Soccer: Lady Knights drop two

    The Marion County Lady Knights had another tough week, falling to the Hart County Lady Raiders (3-2) on Sept. 4 and the Sayre School Lady Spartans (3-3-1) on Sept. 6.

    Marion County (1-7) fell to Hart County, 5-1, and the Sayre School, 4-0.

    “Most of our girls played the full 80 minutes,” Lady Knights Coach Dereck Cissell said at the end of their game against the Lady Spartans. 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to...

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost 3-1 to the Washington County Commanderettes on Sept. 4.

    The Lady Knights (1-5) fell after taking only the first set 23-25, 25-13, 25-14, 25-19.

    The Lady Knights took a quick 5-0 lead in the first set before letting the Comanderettes score eight straight points to claim an 8-5 advantage.