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Today's Sports

  • District Champs

    The Marion County Lady Knights had no trouble winning the 20th District championship game Friday night in the Roby Dome against the Taylor County Lady Cardinals, jumping out to an early 19-0 lead and never looking back.

  • Lady Knights win regional opener

    The Fifth Region basketball tournaments started Monday night, and the Marion County girls improved to 23-6 on the season with a 58-36 win over North Hardin (12-17).

    The Lady Knights next opponent will be Nelson County (18-12), which is coming off a 67-56 win over Hart County, also on Monday night. Marion and Nelson counties are scheduled to play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 at the Roby Dome.

    Regional play continues tonight, March 1, at the Roby Dome when Elizabethtown faces Taylor County at 6:30 p.m. and LaRue County faces Washington County at 8 p.m.

  • Deer hunting meeting Feb. 28

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and Dr. James Angel are hosting a meeting Monday about 2011-12 hunting season.

    The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Centre Square, 239 N. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the status of the deer herd and the regulations for the 2011-12 hunting season in Marion County.

  • Knights pound Commanders

     The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team traveled to Springfield to take on the Washington County Commanders in a border rivalry Saturday night.  The Knights outscored the Commanders in all four quarters of the game, and easily defeated the home team by 29 points with a final score of 74-45 boosting their record to 13-9. Three Marion County players scored in double figures, with senior Deshawn Douglas leading the way with 18 points. Junior Carlos Litsey captured his seventh double-double of the season in the game, scoring 10 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.

  • Knights win final game

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team hosted the LaRue County Hawks at the Roby Dome Friday evening. Despite a late surge by the Hawks in the fourth quarter, the Knights held on to defeat LaRue County with a final score of 63-58 on senior night. The win capped of the season for the Knights and they hold a 14-11 record heading into the district tournament. Three Marion County players scored in double figures, with junior Carlos Litsey leading the way with 17 points, connecting on eight of nine field goals in the game.

  • No Mercy - Lady Knights beat...

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team traveled to Louisville to play the Mercy Academy Jaguars Tuesday of last week. Marion County led all but 34 seconds in the game, holding on to beat Mercy by a final score of 51-47.
    Junior Bre Elder and sophomore Makayla Epps led the way for the Lady Knights with 18 points and 16 points, respectively. The win gave the Lady Knights their fifth consecutive 20 win season.

  • AquaKnights compete in region...

    The swim team participated in the Region 3 swim meet recently. According to Coach Colleen Ryan, this winter’s weather created some challenges for the team regarding its ability to practice and attend meets, but the swimmers didn’t let it slow them down.
    “We faced another obstacle when the flu took out two of my strongest swimmers, one was my Senior Captain Annaliece Mattingly, right before the regional meet while a third strong swimmer was unable to swim due to a death in the family,” she said.

  • Knights lose in comeback bid

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team traveled to Danville to take on the Boyle County Rebels Monday of last week. After being down by as many as 15 points late in the third quarter, the Knights cut the deficit to three near the end of the game but came away short with a final score of 54-47.  Senior Deshawn Douglas led the way for Marion County with 15 points on the night.

  • Sign up to play ball in Loretto

    Loretto Youth League slow-pitch softball and T-ball signups are held from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday in March at the Loretto Ball Park.
    The cost is $25 for one child; $40 for two children in the same family; and $55 for three or more in one family.
    Bring the form to the park or fill it out and mail application with fee to Loretto Youth League, Attn. Earl and Amanda Whitlock, 8000 Hwy. 52, Loretto, Ky. 40037.
     

  • Linescores 2-23-11

    Saturday
    2011 Mid-Kentucky Middle School Conference Tournament At St. Charles
    First Round
    St. Charles Sixth-Grade 46 (record: 7-5): Cameron Nalley 13, Logan Nalley 8, Caleb Gribbins 7, Landon Russell 5, Dylan Bradshaw 4, Cody Browning 4, Aams Mattingly 3, Joey Anderson 2.
    Washington Co. 15
    St. Charles                 17 17 4 8 – 46
    Washington Co.         6  4  2  3 – 15
    Round 2