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Today's Sports

  • Girls tennis team has rough start

    The Marion County High School girls' tennis team had a rough start to their 2012 season. The Lady Knights traveled to LaRue County, and were handily defeated.
    Taylor Corbett fell to Michelle Seymour in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. Alyssa Farmer fell to Nancy Howell, 6-2, 6-4. Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy lost to Paige Nalley and Amelea Miller, 6-4, 6-2. Madeline Peterson and Emma Thompson lost to Haylee Best and Madison Lee, 6-0, 6-0. The lone victory for the Lady Knights came from Allie Evans who defeated Caitlin Lewis, 8-5.

  • Loretto Youth League sign-ups

    Sign-ups for the Loretto slow pitch softball and T-ball league will be held every Wednesday night in the month of March from 6-7 p.m. at the Loretto Ball Park under the pavilion. If rain or cold weather it will be held in the city hall.
    The leagues are:
    • T-ball 3-5 yrs. (hit off the tee)
    • Girls 6-7-8-9 yrs. Softball (coach pitched)
    • Girls 10-11-12 yrs. Softball (coach pitched)
    • Boys 6-7-8-9 yrs. Softball (coach pitched)
    • Boys 10-11-12 yrs. Softball (coach pitched)
    • Coed 13-17 yrs.

  • Caring Place hosting basketball...

    The Caring Place is sponsoring a co-ed basketball tournament for fourth- and fifth-graders  from Marion, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties, March 31-April 1.

  • I love the madness of March

    Well, this is most likely my favorite month of the year, especially this past week. I love watching basketball, and with the first three rounds of the NCAA tournament taking over our television sets, I just can't get enough. For 12 hours straight, on two separate days, basketball took over my television.  With all tournament games being broadcast, the recall button got overworked the past few days switching back and forth between games.

  • Warm weather adds to Cabin Fever...

    Over the years our Mid-KY Bass Anglers Cabin Fever Bass Tournament has been held in all types of weather. We've fished in the rain and cold. Sometimes it's been freezing rain, and I think once it was snowing!
    But, I know I've never fished in shorts, tee shirt and sandals. At least not till last Sunday. At our tournament, you could've closed your eyes and thought "May" or maybe even "June."
    The 80-degree, by my thermometer, "summer" temperature even had the little pop-up storms associated with the warm season.

  • Lady Knights win season opener

  • 5K PROM-enade has been cancelled

    The 5K PROM-enade walk/run event, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 24, has been cancelled due to a lack of preregistered runners.

  • Baseball and Softball Teams in...

    After the Knights baseball team split their opening two games of the season, they have done the same in the next two games.  The Knights picked up a win over Bardstown to open the season, but then fell to Danville in the following game.  The Knights improved to 2-1 on the year with a 7-2 win over Berea last Saturday.  On Monday night, the team hosted border rival Washington County and fell 5-4 to the Commanders.  After the loss to the Commanders, the team now has an overall record of 2-2 and will return to action on Tuesday night when they travel to John Hardin.

  • Baseball Teams Splits First Two...

    On Tuesday night, the Marion County High School baseball team opened up their 2012 season with a win over Bardstown.  The Knights jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, and held a 5-2 advantage after five innings.  The Tigers plated three runs in their half of the sixth inning before the Knights tacked on the winning two runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the 7-5 victory.  Eric Farmer picked up the win in relief.

    Bardstown (0-1):  0   0   1   1   0   3   0 - 5

  • The Game Plan: March 14

    March 14
    Baseball
    The Knights baseball team vs. Danville (Away)

    March 16
    Tennis
    Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams compete in LaRue County (Away)

    March 19
    Softball
    The Lady Knights softball team vs. Washington County (Away)
    Tennis
    Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams vs. Taylor County (Home)

    March 20
    Softball