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Today's Sports

  • Miles gets first deer

    Lauren Miles shot her first deer, a 6-point buck, on her family's farm in Raywick.

  • Mid-Kentucky Bass Anglers set...

    The Mid-Kentucky Bass Anglers held their organizational meeting and set up the 2012 schedule. The rules remain the same as last year’s and most of the lakes will be the same, with two changes. Salem Lake has been dropped from the schedule and Liberty Lake has been added. The schedule is as follows:
    • March 18, Cabin Fever Open on Fagan Branch, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • April 1, Green River, launch from Ramp One, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • April 22, Liberty Lake, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Freshwater fishing vacation at...

    Just spent a couple of weeks in one of my favorite places. My sister and brother-in-law went on a cruise, so the wife and I stayed with my dad at Myrtle Beach.
    While it wasn't exactly "at the beach," to me it was even better! Better because their back deck is about sixty feet from the high water mark of the Waccamaw River and most of their front yard is a pond stocked with beam, a.k.a. bluegills.

  • Local teen wins National Wild...

    A love for hunting and a well-written essay made Daniel Raikes, 13, of Bradfordsville a national contest winner and won him and his family an all-expense paid trip to Nashville, Tenn., recently.

  • Marion County takes second in JV...

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball headed to Taylor County High School Wednesday to play in their 20th district tournament.
    After defeating Campbellsville in the opening game of the tournament, the Lady Knights fell to Adair County in a close game to take the runner-up title. Sophomores Colleen Rakes and Alexus Calhoun led the way for the junior varsity teams in each of the two games. Rakes scored 11 points in the Campbellsville game and Calhoun scored 10 points in the final against Adair County.

  • Senior night

    I have been involved in several senior night celebrations, both as a basketball and softball player and as a softball coach. Each time, it was an emotional time that I still remember to this day.

  • Knights fall to Bardstown

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team headed to Bardstown to take on the Tigers on Tuesday of last week. After a stellar first half where the Knights led by one point heading into the break, the defensive pressure by the Tigers stepped up and the baskets would not fall for the Knights in the second half.  Marion County would go on to lose this contest by a final score of 70-50, after hanging tough for much of three quarters. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with 23 points, 15 of those in the first half.

  • Knights lose in tough battle...

    The Marion County Knights took on the Trojans from North Hardin on senior night Friday night in the Roby Dome. The Knights battled all night long against the big, fast, and athletic Trojans and stayed within striking distance throughout the game. However, in the end they fell by a final score of 63-50. Senior Carlos Litsey led the way for the Knights with 13 points.

  • Lady Knights win battle of top 5...

    The Marion County Lady Knights traveled to John Hardin High School Saturday afternoon to take on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Valentine’s Day Shootout. After a close game early on in which Boone County led at the end of two quarters, the Lady Knights closed the game on a 10-0 run to seal the 65-50 victory. Junior Makayla Epps led the way for Marion County with 21 points.

  • Lady Knights Take Down Mercy...

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Mercy Lady Jaguars on Tuesday evening in their regular season finale.  With the two teams battling back and forth throughout the first half, the score remained close.  Marion County led 28-23 after two quarters.  The third period was as close as the first two as the two teams each scored at least five unanswered points at one time during the third quarter.  The Lady Knights opened up the final frame on a 12-4 spurt to break the game open.  Marion County went on to win by a final score of 59-46.