Today's Sports

  • The week in sports

    As I sit at my computer typing my column this week, I have a heavy heart. It's hard to think of something to write, so I chose to take a look back at last week in the sports world, coming up with two sporting events that I wanted to discuss.

  • Goodin-Rogers decommits from...

    Marion County High School senior to be Kyvin Goodin-Rogers recently decommitted from the University of Louisville. Almost exactly one year ago, Goodin-Rogers and teammate Makayla Epps verbally committed to the University of Louisville.  Now, Goodin-Rogers has rescinded her commitment, while Epps remains intent on playing for the Lady Cardinals.
    According to Goodin-Rogers' mother, Kiyonta Goodin, "Kyvin has opened back up her recruitment, and has already taken calls from several schools."

  • Linescores: June 13

    Girls 6-8-year-olds softball final results
    June 7
    Athletics 10, Reds 7
    The Athletics overcame a late Reds rally to win the minor league softball championship.

  • Running on Full

    By Nick Schrager
    Summer intern

  • Don't forget about Father...

    The Warrior Dash, a major outdoor event, is coming to Popes Creek Ranch in a week or so - June 23.
    Last I checked the registration was at almost 5,000 and wasn't closed yet!
    This Warrior Dash involves some intense conditioning just to compete. Then there's three or four miles of "obstacles." "Warriors" will run through the woods, stumble/wade through mud and water, climb walls, jump through fire and all kinds of other challenges.

  • Softball team receives awards

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team held their annual postseason banquet at the Stillhouse restaurant. Several players from the regional runner-up team took home hardware.
    Co-MVP's of the varsity team were given to Abby Miles and Ashley Walls. On the junior varsity team, co-MVP awards were taken home by Lexi Maupin and Madison Avritt. Emily Fenwick was given the award for the most hits and most runs on the season.
    The award for the most RBI was taken home by Ashley Walls, while Abby Miles took home the award for the most extra base hits.

  • The Voice of the Lady Knights -...

    Eugene Campbell has been the man behind the microphone at all home games for the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team since 2007.
    Campbell began by working some St. Augustine games, then started keeping book for Coach Freddie Leathers at Marion County High School. Upon Leathers' departure, Coach Trent Milby was hired and Campbell began to announce at the Lady Knights games.
    There are several reasons why Campbell has a love for this position, but most of all he does it for the kids.

  • Mattingly turtle hunt

    The 7th Annual Mattingly Memorial Day Turtle Hunt in remembrance of 'Lil Tony' Mattingly was held May 8. Hunting this year were Little Bob Williamson, Timmy Dale Mattingly, Tony Blair and Tony Mattingly Sr. Chris Smothers and Buster Shuck also hunted but were absent from photo. They caught 25 turtles.

  • Fish: Bradshaw

    This is one of three muskie fish Alex Bradshaw caught with the help of his good buddy Johnny Switser. The biggest fish weighed 24-pounds and was 42-inches long.

  • 9-10 baseball champs

    Pictured are the Rangers, winners of the 9-10-year-old Marion Co. Little League regular season. They are, front row, from left, Camden Stiles, Jake Thomas, Vincent Battcher and Cade Thompson; second row, Cameron Tungate, Dakin Caldwell, Connor Roney, Ryan Luckett, Jamison Epps and Owen Mattingly; back row, coaches John A. Mattingly, Pat Thomas and Matt Thompson. Absent from photo is Andrew Walton. They finished the regular season with a record of 11-2.