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Today's Sports

  • Deer: Bland

    Brooklynne Bland, age 9, killed her first buck, a 13-pointer. She is the daughter of Keith and Lara Bland.
     

  • Deer: Smith

    Avery Smith, age 9, killed this 9-point buck on Dec. 30, 2012, in Taylor County. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Lisa Smith.

  • Divine set to defend indoor...

    Marion County High School senior Brooks Divine competed in the Henderson County Invitational indoor track and field meet recently. Divine finished second in the pole vault event by clearing 14’ 0”. The winner of the completion from Evansville, Ind., cleared 14’ 6”.
    This past weekend, Divine headed back to Henderson County to compete in a pole vault only event. Divine failed to clear the bar after three tries and received no height.

  • JV Knights second in district...

    The Marion County High School junior varsity boys basketball team headed to Adair County High School to play in their district tournament Saturday. The Knights opened up the tournament with a win over Taylor County, but fell to Adair County in the finals.
    Marion County defeated Taylor County by a final score of 49-44 to advance to the finals. Clay Rodgers led four Knights in double figures with 15 points in the win.

    Taylor Co.     16  8   8 12 – 44

  • Adair County tops Lady Knights...

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball team headed to Adair County Wednesday to take part in their district tournament.
    After a back and forth game, the Lady Knights fell by a final score of 47-46 in double overtime in the first game of the tournament.

    Marion Co.   10 6 14 5 7 4 – 46
    Adair Co.     16 5   6 8 7 5 – 47
    Marion County: Haeli Howard 13, Jordan Thomas 12, Kaylee Wheatley 9, Kendyl Powell 4, Ambrasia Adams 4, TT Adams 4
     

  • Track clinic Feb. 25 at Marion...

    There will be a USATF Track Certification clinic held at Marion County High School on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a USATF official/member is invited to attend. The clinic will be put on by Gordon Bocock, (USATF Kentucky Chairman), and the cost is $25 per person.
    All parents of Marion County track athletes are encouraged to attend in order to get certified before we host the region this year.

  • Hyatt signs with Campbellsville...

    Marion County High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Alex Hyatt signed with Campbellsville University to play football recently. Hyatt is among a group of 38 high school seniors to sign with the Tigers from states as far away as Hawaii.
    Marion County Head Football Coach Jeff Robbins said Hyatt was a “hard working kid that gives exceptional effort.”
    In total, Campbellsville University now has 70 members in its recruiting class, the largest under current Head Coach Perry Thomas.  

  • Surrounded by decoys, looking...

    This is one of those “self-imposed” early deadline articles. Self-imposed because come Sunday evening when I usually turn my article in I’ll be fishing my second day of a three-day snow goose hunt in Arkansas.
    We, Terry Davis, Ryan Mattingly, Billy Thompson, three of Terry’s friends and I booked a hunt with Premier Flight Guide Service. We hunt in Arkansas, close to Newport, surrounded by around 1,500 decoys made up of shells, full body and wind socks.

  • Lady Knights rankings, Feb. 13

    National Rankings
    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 8
    Marion County: No. 7 (27-0) as of Feb. 7
    USA Today Sports Super25
    Marion County: No. 6
    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll
    Marion County: No. 5
    National Poll: No. 16

  • Epps an honorable mention on...

    The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the 20-player roster for the 22nd WBCA All-American Game presented by Nike to be played on April 6 in New Orleans.  
    Nineteen of the 20 All-Americans are ranked in the 2013 Full Court Fresh 50.  In addition, players from 11 states were selected to participate in the prestigious game. California led the way with five players while three players from Georgia got the nod. Only one player from Kentucky made the team, Rebecca Greenwell from Owensboro Catholic.