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Today's Sports

  • Lady Knights hold teams scoreless

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team played in two games during the Spring Break week, one at home against Casey County and one game on the road against LaRue County, winning both of those to take their overall record to 7-2.  
    "I think our kids are improving and I think we have the potential to get much better," Head Coach Todd Spalding said. "We begin district play this week with Adair and Taylor so it is a big week for us. Both are good teams but we are just as good in my opinion if we play to our capabilities."

  • Track teams struggle


    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights headed to Cecilia to take part in the 2012 Central Hardin Invitational Saturday, March 31. Both teams struggled in nearly every event, and no individual or relay team finished higher than fifth place. Overall, the girls' team accumulated just 8.5 team points while the boys' team managed only 11 points at the meet.  
    Individual results for the girls' team are as follows:

  • Horse show grand champion

    Emerson Blandford, daughter of Sharon and Perry Blandford of Nashville, Tenn., participated in the Stones River Pony Club Horse show on March 17. Emerson received the Grand Champion Award for combined jumping and dressage. She also received first place for combined jumping and dressage and fourth place for dressage. Emerson is the granddaughter of Doug and Barbara Wright and Phyllis and Joe Blandford of Lebanon.

  • Military Appreciation 5K is...

    The seventh annual Military Appreciation Day (MAD) 5K will be held at 7 a.m., Saturday, April 21, at Idle-Hour City Park in Springfield. After the race, there will be an entire day of family events. For more information, go to the MAD 5K facebook page or register on www.active.com.

  • SCC Patriots baseball teams team...

    On Friday, March 9, the University of the Cumberlands (UC) Patriots and the St. Catharine College Patriots baseball teams partnered together in an effort to help the people affected by the tornado damage that occurred throughout Kentucky recently.
    Although fierce competitors on the diamond, the two teams decided to come together to lend support to the East Bernstadt area and the families that desperately are searching for relief. Both schools are within 80 miles of East Bernstadt with students that are attending both institutions from the area.

  • First turkey: Gaddie

    Brooklyn Gaddie killed her first turkey on April 7. It weighed 21 pounds, had a 10-inch beard and one-inch spurs. She is the daughter of Greg and Jill Gaddie.

  • Indoor soccer champs

    The Marion County Snappers U12 Indoor Soccer Team placed first in the winter 2 indoor soccer session at Kentucky Indoor Soccer and Sports in Lexington.
    Front row (from left): Cameron Huff, Ethan Spalding, Blake Thompson, Logan Spalding, and Justin Elder. Back row: Coach Greg Huff, Bryce Barnett, Noah Spalding, Luke Montgomery, Gregory Blake, Colby Hood and Coach Chad Hood.

  • Baseball team ends week strong

    The Marion County High School varsity baseball team played in two games this past week, hosting West Jessamine on March 26 at Dave Hourigan Field, and going on the road March 28 to take on LaRue County. The March 26 game was suspended in extra innings with the score 2-2, and the Knights lost the game against LaRue County 11-0, taking the team's overall record to 3-4 heading into the Green County Wood Bat Invitational.
    Knights vs. LaRue County

  • Knights take third place in...

    The Marion County High School Knights varsity baseball team competed in the Green County Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend. By going 2-1 in the tournament, the Knights secured a third place finish. After a couple of wins, and a loss the team now sits at 5-5 overall.

  • Knights tennis team dominates

    The Marion County Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, taking on Adair County and Nelson County at home on Monday and Tuesday, and traveling to Bethlehem Thursday night. They went 3-0 on the week.
    The Knights have no matches this week due to Spring Break.
    Thursday, the Knights defeated the Bethlehem Eagles, 5-0.  
    In singles action, Noah Swencki defeated Bethlehem's Riley Coots, 6-0, 6-0.  Marion County's Alex Spalding won his match against Adam Rogers, 6-1, 6-0. Ryker Cassidy beat Jessie Plouvier, 6-0, 6-0.