Today's Sports

  • The Game Plan - May 11, 2016

    May 13
    Knights at Central Hardin

    Lady Knights at Jeffersontown Tournament

    May 14
    Lady Knights at Jeffersontown Tournament

    May 16
    Knights at Russell County

    Lady Knights vs. Danville

    May 17
    Knights vs. Thomas Nelson (senior night)

  • World of change

    By Gerard Flanagan, Sports Correspondent

    The sports world is full of change. Change can come in the form of a head coach's resignation, a player's retirement, or a sudden injury. Change can either be embraced, rejected, or a mix of both. You first reject it but come to accept it, or vice versa.

  • Woods and waters: Barely a...

    As 2016’s spring turkey season neared its end I was determined to hunt the last weekend hard … real hard!
    I was up at 4:30 a.m., so I could get in my ground blind early. You know, to let the woods “settle down.”
    As the sun was barely cresting the horizon I heard it - a gobble. A few minutes later I heard another, or was it the same one? But the second gobble was closer. Wait a minute; maybe it is the same bird … headed my way!

  • Softball: Lady Knights notch two...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began last week with a 5-0 win against the Russell County Lakers on May 3. The win improved the Lady Knights' record to 18-5.
    Haley Mattingly threw another shutout, giving up only six hits. Abby Scott went 3-4 from the plate and hit two doubles while Kylie Benningfield added three RBIs to the cause, including two in the first inning.

    Marion    4-0-0-0-1-0-0-5

  • Boys tennis team's run ends...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights boys tennis team's season came to an end on May 2 in the semifinals against the Taylor County Cardinals. The boys lost 3-2.
    Bryce Spalding won his singles match 6-1, 6-0, while Colby Hood also won his singles match 6-0, 6-0. However, they could not secure a win in doubles play.

  • Vaught’s Views: There’s reason...

    By Larry Vaught

    After failing to get to a bowl the last two years despite having great chances to do so each year, coach Mark Stoops knows many fans are disgruntled and need to see improvements on the field to believe again in the program like they did when he first got to UK.
    He said the maturity of quarterback Drew Barker, who started games at the end of last season, is one reason to be optimistic.

  • MCHS Knight signs with SCC to...

    Marion County guard Tyler Wethington (center) signed a letter of intent to play basketball at St. Catharine College. Pictured with him are from left, Helen Spalding (grandmother), Candi Spalding (mother), Carlee Jo Wethington (sister), Wethington, Blake Wethington (brother), Steve Wethington (father) and Kristen Murphy. In back row, from left, MCHS Principal Michael Abell, James Rodney Spalding (uncle), St. Catharine coach Joe Krupinski, and Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin.

  • Glasscock kills turkey

    Coy Glasscock killed this 23-pound turkey with a bow recently. The turkey had a 10-inch beard and 3/4 spurs.

  • Let's play ball!

    The Marion County Middle School A Baseball Team defeated Taylor County Monday evening 6-5. The B team was defeated 10-4. Marion County also took losses over the weekend against Bardstown Middle School A team 2-4 and B team 3-11.

    The Marion County Middle School Softball team defeated Spencer County on April 18 (A game 9-0, B game 7-0). They are currently 10-1-1.

  • Southern Kentucky Starz

    Pictured is the Southern Kentucky Starz team. They won the Battle of the Borders Tournament in Louisville on Sunday, March 20. This is their third consecutive tournament win. Emily Helms and Jayla Cowherd of Marion County are both on the team and are also both Marion County Lady Knights.