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Today's Sports

  • Republic Bank Holiday Classic

    On Wednesday of last week, the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls’ basketball team took on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.
    After being down by 20 points with 2:08 remaining in the first half, the Lady Knights rallied to tie the game at 63 at the end of regulation to force an overtime period. Despite the massive comeback, Marion County fell just short, losing by two points with a final score of 71-69.

  • Season brings out honesty, geese

    An unexpected development in this holiday season is the honesty it’s brought out in the big oil companies.
    Unlike in the past when gas prices were tied to natural disasters, which always happened over a holiday season, this year, no excuses were made that I’ve heard about.
    Gas prices were jacked up because: it’s a big travel season; and the oil companies can do it and theres nothing we can do to stop it!
    So, happy holidays!

  • Knight basketball history

    The Marion County Knights’ basketball program has had its ups and downs over the 41 seasons it has been in existence. To start with, there have been 11 different head coaches, with the longest tenured head coach being Tim Davis who coached the Knights for 12 seasons in the 1980s and 1990s.
    A quick look through history will show some of the reasons for the swings in the program’s history. 

  • Knight basketball history

    The Marion County Knights’ basketball program has had its ups and downs over the 41 seasons it has been in existence. To start with, there have been 11 different head coaches, with the longest tenured head coach being Tim Davis who coached the Knights for 12 seasons in the 1980s and 1990s.
    A quick look through history will show some of the reasons for the swings in the program’s history. 

  • Strong second half leads to...

    The Marion County Knights played the Green County Dragons on Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After the first quarter, the Knights trailed by two points due in large part to streaky shooting by Green County early on. The Knights and Dragons were evenly matched throughout the frame, and baskets were traded evenly until the score was 12-10 with Green County ahead.

  • Girls slip past Southwestern

    In the first game of the Republic Bank Classic last Saturday morning at Lexington Catholic, the Marion County Lady Knights girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Southwestern by four points in a 58-54 victory. Junior guard Bre Elder poured in 29 points to help the Lady Knights slip past the previously undefeated Warriors.
    “Bre stepped up and played a great game,” Lady Knight Head coach Trent Milby said.

  • Former coach wins 500th game

    Former Marion County Knights Head Coach Tim Davis, who currently is the head coach at Campbellsville, picked up his 500th win as a head coach on Saturday, Dec. 11, against Grayson County in the Cameron Irvin Classic at North Hardin High School by a score of 58-56. Davis becomes one of only 41 coaches in Kentucky that have achieved this milestone.

  • Linescores 12-22-10

    Marion County
    Youth Basketball League

    December 19
    10- and 11-Year Old Girls

    At St. Charles Middle School
    Mercury 27: Aaliyah McAtee 2, Katie Overstreet 2, Jordan Thomas 16, Lauren Walton 2, Elizabeth Hughes 3, Savannah Goode 2.
    Mystics 14: Faith Pittman 6, Eternity Smith 2, Kiah Cox 3, Amanda Miles 1, Caroline Buckman 2.

    Comets 28: Morgan Mattingly 10, Leah Hazelwood 2, Caroline Reed 11, Alice Farmer 1, Alaysia White 4.

  • Lady Knights pound Green County...

    On Tuesday of last week, the Marion County Lady Knights faced the Green County Lady Dragons at the Roby Dome. The Lady Knights raced ahead from the beginning and were able to keep the Lady Dragons on the ropes. A quick spurt early in the first quarter from the locals gave a glimpse of how the game would play out.  Marion County’s up-tempo offense and smothering defense proved to be too much for Green County in a 77-42 rout.

  • Casey County game cancelled...

    The Marion County Knights were scheduled to travel to Liberty Thursday of last week to play the Casey County Rebels in a Junior Varsity/Varsity game. 

    However, due to bad road conditions, this game was cancelled. The game has not been rescheduled at this time.