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Today's Sports

  • Concentrate on the future and...

    Editor’s note: This column was written for the Dec. 28 edition, but wasn’t published because of early holiday deadlines.

    Hope everyone had a great Christmas with family, friends, and above all, Christ. Personally, I love it when families get together for his birthday parties!
    I also love it when everyone is nice. The simple things like simply speaking to strangers and watching them smile just makes the season.
    But for me at least the high point of the whole season - after the birth of Christ of course - is family!

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights gearing up...

    The Marion County Aquaknights are preparing for their third meet of the season, and Head Coach Katie Johnson is positive heading into the meet against Campbellsville and Taylor County on Jan. 7.
    “I expect competitiveness as I usually do before going into meets,” she said. “However, being that we will be competing against teams similar to ours, I expect us to outswim them and see some really strong times.”

  • Vaught’s Views: Calipari trying...

    By Larry Vaught

    Nickeil Alexander-Walker has one word to describe what type of player his cousin, Kentucky signee Shai Alexander is.
    “Phenomenal. Phenomenal. Phenomenal. Phenomenal,” said Alexander-Walker, who is the Kentucky signee’s teammate at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga. “He sees the floor great. He is really starting to score a lot more.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights invade...

    Off an extended break, the Knights (5-5) return to the basketball court for the first time after a thrilling victory against the Eagles on Dec. 17. Only this time, it will be on the Eagles’ home court in the Campbellsville High School Holiday Classic Dec. 28-30. Marion County opens play at 5:30 p.m. today against the Monroe County Falcons. The Falcons (5-5) will tangle with the Knights after winning 67-60 against the Todd County Central Rebels (3-7) on Dec. 21 in the Warren East Holiday Hoops Classic.

  • The Game Plan - Dec. 28, 2016

    Dec. 28-30
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights at Campbellsville High School Holiday Classic

    Jan. 3
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights against Russell County, 8 p.m.

    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights at Casey County, 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 6
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights against Sayre, 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 7
    BASKETBALL
    Knights and Lady Knights against Washington County, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)

  • A new chapter
  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Rebels...

    Coming off a 2-1 performance in the Bardstown Holiday Classic, the Marion County Lady Knights will receive an extended break from the basketball court before beginning the new calendar year on the road Jan. 3 against the Casey County Lady Rebels. The Lady Rebels sit at 10-2 this season and are No. 1 in the 12th Region, so far.
    "They are a good ball club," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "They are young, but they play good defense."

  • Vaught’s Views: ‘I love Kentucky...

    By Larry Vaught

    Despite all the accolades she’s garnered over the last four years, Makayla Epps still considers herself just a “county/country kid” who has been blessed with all she has accomplished.
    The Kentucky senior guard from Marion County earned one All-American honor last year. Two years she’s been named to the All-Southeastern Conference team. She’s leading a young team in scoring this year.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky...

    By Larry Vaught

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Defense leads...

    A strong defensive effort led the Knights to a 72-41 win against the Green County Dragons in the second leg of the boy-girl doubleheader Dec. 13.
    "We really came to play tonight. We were going on all cylinders," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "It was a whole team effort."
    Lez Means led the Knights with 13. Travis Wiser led the Knights on the glass with seven rebounds.

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