Today's Sports

  • Big Mak(ayla)

    Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps’ said competing in the 2013 McDonald’s All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday evening, was an amazing experience.

  • Epps Competes in McDonald's...

    Last Wednesday night, Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps competed in the 2013 McDonald's All American Game at the United Center in Chicago as a member of the East team.  Epps finished the game with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist in the East's 92-64 loss to the West team.  Epps became the first Marion County player to be selected for this honor and one of only three girls ever in the state of Kentucky.

  • Tennis teams get mixed results...

    Despite the cold temperatures, the Marion County tennis teams visited LaRue County March 26. The teams followed with another road match at Taylor County Thursday.

  • Knights take second in wooden...

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played in four games last week after some games were cancelled due to cold and rainy weather. Marion County made it to the championship game of the Green County Wood Bat Invitation tourney, where they lost 12-6 to Green County. The Knights now sit at 4-4 on the season.

    Mercer County 6, Marion County 2
    The Marion County Knights baseball team went on the road Thursday to play Mercer County, where they lost, 6-2.  

  • Tough week for Lady Knights

    Due to cold and rainy conditions last week, the Marion County Lady Knights softball team was not able to play any games until Friday and Saturday in the Lady Laker Classic in Russell County.  The Lady Knights competed in four games during the tournament, losing three of the four, taking their overall record to 3-4 on the season.

  • Weekend offers hunting and...

    Coming up this weekend are several activities to keep anyone entertained!
    For the hunter, we have the spring youth wild turkey weekend coming up on April 6-7.
    Some things to keep in mind: Make sure the youth has a gun that fits. Pattern your gun at 25 to 30 and aim where the birds’ neck meets his body. If possible use a full blind, if you don’t have a full blind back up to a tree trunk/brush and don’t move (it’s said a turkey can see a blink)! Don’t over-call and wait for your bird to come to you, which could take a while.

  • ThatEppsKid

    Who would have thought that a tiny sixth grader that scored three points in her varsity debut on the Marion County High School basketball team on Dec. 15, 2006, against Danville would turn out to be the top basketball player in the state of Kentucky and one of the best players in the entire country? If you said you would, you had some high hopes for a sixth grader. Sure, the name Epps brings with it some high notoriety, but for her to have accomplished all the things that she did is truly a remarkable feat.  

  • Track team competes without its...
  • Lady Knights make all star teams

    The Kentucky Lion’s Eye Foundation announced the names of the members of the 2013 senior and junior all-star teams recently. After winning Miss Basketball, Makayla Epps will headline the senior game and will wear the No. 1 jersey.  Along with Epps, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Logan Powell were named to the team.  The head coach of the team will be Chris Souder from Mercer County High School and the assistant coach will be Jennifer Parsons from Corbin High School.

  • Miss Basketball

    That was the first word to come out of Makayla Epps’ mouth Friday night during her acceptance speech after being named Kentucky’s Miss Basketball.
    Surrounded by many of her peers, her coaches and her family at a reception held at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville, Epps went on to say how special this award was to her.
    Epps is currently in Chicago, Ill., preparing for the McDonald’s All-American game tonight.