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Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs

    Spalding to become golf coach at MCHS
    Marion County High School Head Baseball Coach Chad Spalding was recently named the new golf coach at Marion County High School. With the resignation and retirement of last year’s golf coaches, a vacancy became available. The decision by the site-based decision making council will be finalized in their meeting today. See next week’s issue for more details.

    Women’s volleyball registration

  • Swimmers take honors at banquet

    Recently, the swim team held their annual banquet at the Lebanon Country Club, with approximately 70 people in attendance. Several swimmers took home honors.
    Numerous swimmers were awarded at this year’s banquet.  The awards are as follows:

    Regional Place Winners
    - Boys 200 Medley Relay: 11th place - Ryo Ogasawara, Jordan Mattingly, Nathan Devine, Austin Howard,; Jordan Mattingly, 12th place - 200 Free
    - Girls 200 Free Relay: 11th place - Johannah Leake, Amber Howard, Olivia Carrico, Brooke Lee

  • 4-27-11 Linescores

    SOFTBALL
    MARION COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE
    April 21
    Braves   0 0 2  -  2
    Yanks    9 4 4 - 17
    Katie Overstreet’s strong pitching performance led the Yanks to their first victory in league play.  The Braves joined the ranks of the beaten and they were the last undefeated team in the league.

    Rangers    2  0  1 0  1  2 - 6
    Red  Sox    0  2  0 6  2 - 10

  • Girls have strong week

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, defeating Nelson County on the road and Bethlehem at home. Their only loss of the week came to a strong regional competitor in Elizabethtown.
    When discussing last week’s meets, Head Coach Angela Holt commented on the play of Taylor Corbett and Alyssa Farmer.

  • Boys take two of three games

    The Marion  County Knights boys tennis team was able to play in three matches last week, beating Nelson County and Bethlehem and losing to Elizabethtown.  Their match on Saturday against Casey County was cancelled due to weather. Head Coach Chase Burdette said that these matches made for a good week of tennis for the Knights.
    The loss that Marion County suffered was to a strong Elizabethtown team, but in the match, the doubles team of Jacob Burdette and Noah Swencki were able to defeat their opponents to take the top doubles spot in the region.

  • Tonight's baseball game has...

    The Marion County High School baseball team's game at Bardstown, scheduled for tonight, April 25, has been cancelled.

  • Coach gets the ‘big bucks’

     

     

  • Hike and Bike event was windy...

    Saturday morning the annual Hike and Bike event was held at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. Despite cold and wet weather conditions, the turnout for the race was impressive. Nearly 70 runners and a handful of bikes began and completed the 5K/10K course that began and ended at the park.
    Family Bike & Hike 2011 results in descending order with name, age and time are:
    • Dale Daugherty, 42, 19:20.8
    •Joe Pat Cecil, 39, 22:13.8
    • Shelly Peterson, 35, 24:29.4
    • Otha Allen, 59, 26:10.3
    • Dalton Riggs, 12, 28:53.5

  • Champs
  • MCHS boys place second, girls...

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights track and field teams had a good showing at the Green County All-Comers meet held Thursday night. Overall, the boys team won second place with 124 points behind only Green County (162 points), and the girls’ team placed third with 81 points behind LaRue County (122 points) and Green County (143 points).
    “I am very proud of the effort I am getting from the kids,” Head Coach Robby Peterson said.