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Today's Sports

  • Divine places in hurdles

    Marion County High School track team members who qualified for state competition competed on the campus of the University of Louisville Thursday. Natavia Young was the only member of the team to place in the medals throughout the event. To earn a medal in the meet, a participant must place in the top eight spots. Young jumped 15’ 4.5” in the long jump event, which garnered her eighth place. Young also jumped 34’ in the triple jump, which was good for fourth place.

  • Knights’ season comes to a close


    The  Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Adair County Wednesday night to play Campbellsville in the 20th District tournament. The Knights couldn’t get their offense going, only scoring two runs and giving up six runs to Campbellsville. The loss would take away the opportunity to make a regional tournament appearance, and put Marion County’s overall record for the 2011 season at 11-14. Marion County’s Devin Spalding and Dylan Spalding were named to the 20th District All-Tournament Team.

  • Sports Briefs

    Sluggers host tourney
    The Marion County Sluggers hosted its 4th annual Memorial Day Madness softball tournament over the weekend.  The fundraiser  supports the Sluggers which gives local girls 7 through 14 the chance to play competitive softball.  Six local teams, including the return of the Bradfordsville Royal Aces, competed with 11 out of town teams in the two-day event.  The 14-and-under sluggers with two shutout victories won the 14-and-under exhibition over the Shely County Slammers.

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  • 20th District Tournament begins

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team began the postseason Monday night against Taylor County at Talley Field.  With the threat of rain looming, the game progressed into the seventh inning before being postponed due to lightning.  The Lady Knights were trailing 12-7 in the top of the seventh inning with one out and Taylor County batting. The game was set to resume last night with the championship game of the 20th district softball tournament to follow. Results were unknown as of press time.

  • Several qualify for state tourney

    Thursday evening, the Marion County track teams competed in the regional meet in Elizabethtown. Six individuals and two relay teams qualified for competition at the state level. The state track meet will be held tomorrow at the University of Louisville.
    Two days before the regional meet, sophomore standout Brooks Divine was medically cleared to return to the team.

  • Burdette/Swencki win regionals

    The majority of the Marion County Knights tennis team is finished competing for the season, but the doubles duo of Jacob Burdette and Noah Swencki will be heading to the state tournament, which will be held at the Sayre High School tennis courts starting tomorrow. Burdette and Swencki won the regional tournament Thursday night. They won four matches in the regional tournament to not only qualify them for state, but to give them the high honors at the tournament.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Sluggers tie for first
    Fifteen teams, including four locally based teams, competed in the United Southern Girls Softball Fast Pitch tournaments in the 14-and-under, 12-and-under and 10-and-under divisions.
    The Marion County Sluggers tied for first in the rain-shortened 14-and-under division winning two pool games behind twin two hit shut out pitching performances of Ashley Walls and Monie Matney. The Bluegrass Blaze also went undefeated in pool play and the Fern Creek Fusion came in third place.

  • 5-25 Linescores

    SOFTBALL
    Girls Little League
    May  17
    Rays    5  6  3 0  4  -  18
    Cardinals    3  5  1  2 0  -  11
    Kenlee Stout’s three hits, three runs and four RBI’s helped the Rays to a league leading 7 and 1 record.  Maddie Pettus scored three and knocked in two as well.  Alexis Sickles had two hits, including an inside the park home run, and five RBI’s for the Cardinals.