Today's Sports

  • Foreign exchange students take...

    Sophia Kroscke and Ida Fjeldskar are embracing their time spent here in the United States as foreign exchange students. It's different over here, they say, but it's been fun. 

  • Vaught’s Views: Kevin Knox fools...

    By Larry Vaught

    Even though Kentucky and Indiana no longer play annually, the two basketball coaching staffs certainly have some interesting ties now.
    Two of John Calipari’s former assistant coaches, Ed Schilling and Bruiser Flint, are on new coach Archie Miller’s staff at Indiana and both readily acknowledge Calipari has had a big influence on their careers.

  • BASEBALL Knights score five in...

    Taylor County quickly shot out to a 2-0 lead in the opening inning on April 25. 
    Marion County responded quickly themselves, taking advantage of four walks and a couple of Cardinal errors in the second inning to score all five of their runs in a 5-2 win.

  • Sports briefs

    Marion County Little League standings
    (As of April 30

    12U Baseball
    Cubs         4-0
    Dodgers     2-2
    Reds         2-2
    Indians     2-2
    Astros         1-3
    Braves     1-3

    12U Softball
    Rangers     3-0
    Angels     1-1
    Reds         1-1
    Dodgers    1-2

  • The Game Plan - May 3, 2017

    May 3
    Lady Knights home vs. Taylor Co. 6 p.m.

    May 4
    Knights home vs. Green Co. 6 p.m.

    Knights at regional tourney (at Freeman Lake Park)

    Knights at Bardstown Invitational

    May 5
    Lady Knights away at C’ville, 6 p.m.

    May 8
    Knights home vs. Bethlehem, 5:30 p.m.


  • You've been drafted

    In the City of Brotherly Love, 253 people joined some exclusive company this past weekend. 
    The NFL held its annual draft in Philadelphia April 27-29 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where the NFL's 32 teams selected from a wide pool of players and looked to find a missing piece for a championship team, find a young, talented player to build around, or bolster an already talented roster. 

  • Marion County Middle School...

    The Marion County Middle School Knights are 10-2 in the conference and 11-6 overall. They are in first place in the conference. They competed in an A team tournament this past weekend, taking a loss and a win. District tournament play starts May 15.  
    The following players lead the team in these areas:
    • Gabe Nelson - 28 hits
    • Parker Barnett - 10 doubles and six triples
    • Owen Cox - 12 walks
    • Brice Pirkle and Kyle Mattingly are tied with 1 hours
    • Brice Pirkle - 21 RBIs

  • SOFTBALL: Marion County shuts...

    Marion County has continued its run of dominance in district games this season. 
    Haley Mattingly struck out 14 and allowed only four hits as she recorded her 10th win and eighth shutout this season in the Lady Knights' 6-0 win against Adair County (4-15. 1-5) on April 25. 

  • TENNIS: Boys tennis team wins...

    Marion County's rough ending to the season is a distant memory. 
    Four Knights won their respective events at the Heartland Conference tournament April 24-25, with the boys winning the overall conference title and the girls finishing as overall runners-up.

  • Male track team finishes third...

    Marion County's male athletes finished third and Stephen Salgado improved his triple jump by three feet to set a new personal of 42' 1" in the Cardinal Classic at Nelson County High School on April 25. 
    The new personal record put Salgado within a foot of the school record.