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Today's Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights prepare...

    After a scrimmage at Garrard County Monday evening, the Marion County Lady Knights will kick off the regular season at 6 p.m., tomorrow, at home against the Thomas Nelson Generals. The Lady Knights will be seeking to defend their district title as they come off a 25-8 campaign last season that included a 5-0 win against the Taylor County Lady Cardinals to clinch the district championship. Marion County, however, was blown out in the Fifth Region Tournament, 11-1, by the Hart County Lady Raiders. 

  • TENNIS: Williams resigns,...

    Despite new leadership for Marion County High School’s tennis team, the goals are still very much the same as the 2017 campaign gets underway. 

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights season...

    The Marion County Aquaknights’ season came to an end at the regional swim meet at the Russell County Natatorium Complex in Russell Springs, Feb. 10-11.
    The boys 200 medley relay team consisting of Justin Spalding, Brandon Miles, Eli Nelson and Matthew Miles finished with a time of 1:53.33 in the championship and 1:54.19 in the preliminaries, finishing third and second respectively and advancing to championship rounds.   

  • All Fired Up 5K is March 11

    Help celebrate the capital of the bourbon barrel manufacturing industry, support high school baseball at its best, and enjoy a beautiful 5K run in downtown Lebanon on March 11. The All Fired Up About Baseball 5K will begin at 9 a.m. It will begin and end at the Marion County Heritage Center, located on 120 West Main Street. Immediately after the race, the awards presentation will take place.  

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights'...

    The Knights haven’t been able to find a winning formula against the Taylor County Cardinals this season, and it cost them dearly this time. 
    Taylor County shot 57.6 percent from the field and TreVon Smith scored 17 of his game-high 35 points in the first half as the Cardinals coasted to a 95-73 win Thursday evening in the 20th District Tournament. It was Marion County’s third loss to Taylor County, and ended the Knights’ season. 

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Epps leaving...

    Makayla Epps has been around the sport of basketball her entire life. It's taken her on quite the journey. She helped the Marion County Lady Knights win the state championship in 2013, and she's become the face of University of Kentucky women's basketball.
    She's loved every moment of it.
    "I thank God and my coaches that have pushed me to become a better player,” Epps said. “I've always had a love of basketball. The fans make it fun. The good players, competition make it fun. So many different things make it fun."

  • The Game Plan - March 1, 2017

    March 3
    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Regional tournament semifinals
    6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. (at Marion County)

    March 4
    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Regional tournament championship game
    7 p.m. (at Marion County)

    BASEBALL
    Knights at home against Lincoln County
    12 p.m. (scrimmage)

    March 6
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights away at Garrard County
    6 p.m. (scrimmage)

    March 7
    BASEBALL

  • Changing teams

    The trade deadline nearing and seeking a big, season-changing move, the New Orleans Pelicans took a chance and made one of the biggest moves this season and in the last several seasons. With one single trade, the Pelicans finalized a blockbuster move and nabbed a three-time All Star center.  

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    UPDATE: Lady Knights advance to region semifinals
    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated the LaRue County Lady Hawks 55-48 Monday evening to advance to the semifinals in the Fifth Region Tournament. The Lady Knights play the Elizabethtown Panthers at 6 p.m., Friday, March 3, in the Roby Dome.

    DISTRICT CHAMPS

  • Lady Knights advance to district...

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 59-40 last night, Feb. 21, to advance to the 20th District Tournament championship game.

    Marion County will play the Adair County Lady Indians at 7:30 p.m. Eastern, Friday, in Adair County.

    Adair County defeated the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, 57-56, in triple overtime last night to advance.