Today's Sports

  • St. Catharine College honors...

    At the annual awards banquet St. Catharine College recognized the 2011-12 Athletes of the Year. That honor went to senior softball player Kasie Prather and senior basketball player Brandon Johnson.
    Prather, a senior from Lancaster, was recently named to the All Mid-South Conference First Team. The Patriot center fielder led the team in batting average at .436, hits (88), doubles (21) and walks (18). She was second on the team in home runs with 11 and, even as a leadoff hitter, was fourth on the team in runs batted with 32.

  • St. Catharine to hold baseball...

    The St. Catharine College baseball team will hold its annual baseball camp at Dean Watts Park in Bardstown on June 4 and June 6. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon each day. It is for players aged six years to 18 years. The cost is $55 per camper. Siblings will be given a $5 per child discount.
    The camp will be conducted by St. Catharine head assistant coach Terry Davis along with Patriot assistant Bryan Allen and members of the 2012 Patriot team. The camp will emphasize hitting, fielding, throwing and base running.

  • SCC to again offer golf lessons

    St. Catharine golf coach Joan Rizer will again be offering golf lessons as a fundraiser for her Patriot men's and women's teams. The lessons will be held at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.
    To set up a time for lessons or for more information call Coach Rizer at (502) 507-4777.

  • The outdoors defined Jerry Stine

    Last week my friend Jerry Stine passed away after a hard-fought battle. But, if you want details, look elsewhere! I prefer to remember some of the good times and stories I heard... Well, not all the stories!
    Jerry a.k.a. Scoutmaster, "Stinky" and Sir, was a good-time kind of guy. Jokes, pranks, parties and the outdoors all defined my friend.

  • Turkey season ended without a...

    Turkey season ended without so much as a shot fired from me. And amazingly I'm not that disappointed!
    I'm not really disappointed, because I saw birds and "could" have shot several. Instead, I did as my friend Ed Heckel often does. I looked at the bird, pointed my finger, and said "bang." So, in my minds eye, that was a dead bird!

  • Divine qualifies for state

    The Marion County High School boys and girls track teams headed to Central Hardin to compete in the regional meet to determine qualifiers for the upcoming state tournament Thursday. Overall, the girls team finished in 8th place with 24 points and the boys team finished in 5th place with 56 points.

  • T-ball
  • Knights baseball team has tough...

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team lost three games last week, putting the team's overall record at 11-14, while their district standings are 2-4. The Knights were set to head to West Jessamine on Saturday afternoon, but rain forced the game to be cancelled.

    Marion County 3, Garrard County 12

    The Knights went on the road to face Garrard County Friday night, where they came up short in the outing 12-3.

  • Let's play ball!

    Little League action is in full effect at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon.


  • Sometimes you can't pick...

    It was hard to narrow down just one topic this week for my column, so I decided to try to incorporate all three things that were on my mind.