Today's Sports

  • Too hot to fish

    In case you're wondering, being outside when the temperatures are over 100 degrees is just a little insane, unless of course you have to be.

    As for me, I haven't stepped outside in a week. First off, I have a spider bite on my hand that's been giving me fits. I don't know what kind it was. We weren't formally introduced, but I know it hurt!

    Anyway, my hand swelled to three times its normal size and was accompanied by a high fever.

  • 11-12 tournament champs:...

     The Cardinals were the winners of the 11-12 year-old Marion County Little League Tournament. Pictured are, front row, from left, Ethan Sparks, Kyle Thomas, Ashton Lanham, John Hillman, Justin Elder, Mitch Mattingly and Zander Hyatt; second row, Assistant Coach Joe Mattingly, Kelly Mattingly, Ethan Wood, Chance Gordon, Logan Peterson and Head Coach Tim Peterson. They were sponsored by Jaywear. 

  • 10 and under tournament winners

     Lumberjaxx came in runner up in the 10U Summer Slam tournament recently in Lebanon. They are, front row from left, Parker Barnett, Owen Mattingly, Dalton Sallee, Dawson McCarty, Davis Rafferty, Tegan Bradshaw, John Adams; middle row from left, Mason Sullivan, Ethan Wood and Ryan Lee Hayes; and coaches Scott McCarty, Mitch Rafferty, John Mattingly and Head Coach Steve Hayes. 

  • Weather causes delays in Little...

    The 9-10, 11, and 11-12 Little League district tournament games in Jamestown have been affected by rain and lightning delays.

  • State softball tournament starts...

    The 5th Region champion Marion County 9-10 girls all-star softball team will play in the state Little League Tournament this weekend in Winchester.

    Pool play will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.Sunday and 5 p.m. on Monday. If they win two of the three games they will advance to Wednesday at 6 p.m.

  • 9-10 team wins the district

    The girls 9-10-year-old Marion County All-Stars will be making a trip to the state tournament in July 7-11 Winchester. The locals advanced to state competition after winning the district tournament championship game Thursday night against South Hardin 11-1. The All-Stars had gone 3-0 in pool play in the district tournament, defeating South Hardin, Washington County, and Russell County to move into the championship game.

    Marion County 11, South Hardin 1

  • 11-12 team takes second in...

    The girls' 11-12 year old Marion County All-Star team had two chances to advance to the state tournament, both games against Washington County.  The locals won their games earlier in the week against Russell County and Washington County to reach championship round undefeated in the double-elimination tournament. However, the Marion County All-Stars fell to Washington County last Thursday and Friday night, ending their chance at advancing to state competition in Winchester.

    Washington County 12, Marion County 6

  • Big Blue Nation

    As I have previously discussed, Jessica and I are members of the Big Blue Nation and watch every Wildcat game that we possibly can. Also, if you remember, Jessica's uncle Bobby Joe Farmer was a subject of a column previously on the same topic. We are proud of our team, and recently the rest of the country found out why we thought this past season's squad was one of the best.

  • Game Plan, July 4

    July 2-8
    Boys All-Star District Tournament at Russell County

    July 7-12
    Girls All-Star State Tournament at Winchester


  • Games participates in state golf...

    Former Marion County High School standout golfer Beverly Brockman Games recently completed play in the 86th Women's State Kentucky Golf Association State Amateur tournament held at the Elizabethtown Country Club.
    Games played in the championship flight, and faced off with some of the best golfers in the state.  
    In the opening round on Tuesday of last week, Games defeated Susan Stewart 2 & 1 to advance. The following day, Games took down April Butler 2 & 1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the championship bracket.