Today's Sports

  • Marion County softball finishes...

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team became the first team in school history to reach the finals of the 5th Region Tournament. Before that, four teams had made it to the semifinals in 1995, 1998, 2002, and 2010.

  • Turkey: Raikes

    Houston Raikes killed this 16-pound Jake on April 6 on their family farm. He is the son of Johnnie and Linda Raikes of Bradfordsville.

  • Fishing tournament winners

    Woodlawn Baptist Church held its second annual bass tournament on Saturday, May 26 at Fagan Branch. There were a total of 13 boats and 24 people fishing. The winners of this year's event were, first place, with total fish weight of 3.50 pounds, John Wright (left) and Josh Fowlers. Second and third place, which tied with total fish weight each of 3.27 pounds, were Stacy Benningfield and Joe Hickey and the boat team of Harold and Edward Orberson. The big bass winner was John Wright with a single fish weighing 1.92 pounds.

  • Volunteers needed for Warrior...

    With more than 5,000 people already signed up to participate in the state's inaugural Warrior Dash, event organizers are looking for volunteers to help make the event run more smoothly.
    The event will take place on Saturday, June 23, at Popes Creek Ranch in Lebanon.
    Who can help

  • Lady Knights Softball team is...

  • Disappointment on the Diamond

    The Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Taylor County High School on May 22, playing the Adair County Indians in the first round of the 20th District Tournament. After a hard fought battle that went into extra innings, the Knights fell short, 2-1, taking away their chance to compete in the championship game and the regional tournament. With this loss, Marion County finishes the season with a 15-18 record.
    Adair County 2, Marion County 1

  • Soccer tryouts in Nelson County

    Nelson County Elite will have tryouts for U-12 girls interested in playing competitive soccer for 2012-fall season. Scheduled date for tryouts are 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., June 5-6, at Dean Watts Park. Martin Bodkin, National C License Coach, will coach team. Point of Contact is Jamie Blanford at (502) 331-1595 or email jwblanfo@dishmail.net.

  • Sweet and sour

    Well, as you can tell from the title, I have something good to write about this week and something I would rather not have to write about. Let's start with the good.

  • The Game Plan, May 30

    May 30
    5th Region Championship Game (Home)

    5th Region Championship Game (E'town)

    May 30-31
    MCHS Baseball Camp

  • May moves to Morthland

    Marion County High School will soon be without an athletic trainer once again as current athletic trainer Jennifer May pursues another job opportunity at Morthland College in West Frankfort, Ill.
    After the departure of Glen Richardson in May of 2011, the Marion County School System agreed to an annual contract with KORT physical therapy of Lebanon. May was hired by KORT, and then appointed to be the athletic trainer at Marion County High School. May's first day at Marion County High School was July 25, 2011.