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Today's Sports

  • Knights and Lady Knights upset...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

  • In Memory...

    The Simpson family recently accepted a proclamation from the City of Lebanon and former players in memory of long-time coach Tommy Simpson. Pictured, from left, are Margaret, Todd, Tessa and Taylor Simpson.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 27, 2016...

    Jan. 28
    SWIMMING
    Swim meet at Lebanon Aquatic Center (senior night)

    Jan. 29
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights and Knights at Nelson County

    Feb. 1
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights at Mercer County

    Feb. 2
    BASKETBALL
    Knights at home vs. North Hardin
     

  • Backs to the wall

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    One of the most famous goal line stands in both NFL and college football occurred in Super Bowl 43 between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Cardinals Quarterback Kurt Warner had his team in position late in the first half to take the lead when he dropped back to throw at the two-yard line inside of the one. Steelers’ linebacker James Harrison, however, had other plans, as he dropped back into coverage and intercepted Warner's pass at the goal line.

  • Woods and Waters: Coyote hunting...

    As I sit here staring out the window at the lump of snow hiding my truck all I can think is what happened?
    A week ago I was talking about how ‘un-winter’ like the weather had been. And now, the world is white!
    Hunting? Nope, not for a while. Most would say the next legal thing to hunt would be wild turkeys. Course, that’s not till April!
    So what’s to do till April? We gotta hunt something… Right? Well, as you might have guessed coyote hunting comes to mind. Surprised? Didn’t think so!

  • Vaught’s Views: Vanderbilt is...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky is one of the schools pursuing 6-9 junior Jarred Vanderbilt, who is only 16 years old and ranked as one of the top 10 recruits in the 2017 recruiting class.
    "He's going to be really special at the next level," Victory Prep (Texas) coach Rodney McCray, a former Louisville and NBA star, said.

  • Knights steal win from Eagles in...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights kicked off the week by hosting the Green County Dragons on Jan. 12.
    Despite holding a lead for most of the game, the Knights’ offense sputtered late in a 50-46 loss.
    “We played as a unit tonight,” Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “All I want is effort, and that’s what we had tonight. We had energy and we had effort.”

  • Division champs

    The Marion County High School Cheerleaders competed at Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday for the "The Battle of the Bluegrass" where they received first place in their division.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 20, 2016...

    The Game Plan

    Jan. 22
    BASKETBALL
    Knights and Lady Knights at Taylor County

    Jan. 28
    SWIMMING
    Swim meet at Lebanon Aquatic Center (senior night)
     

  • Finishing it off

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    One of the most exciting events in sports, if not the most exciting, is the comeback. Think about it for a moment. A team is down by a substantial margin in the game, and storms back late to win it. What once seemed impossible or highly unlikely happened, in the blink of an eye.
    Other times, a team isn’t down by a large margin but pulls off a crazy play or series of plays to tie or win the game in the waning seconds. It happened on Saturday between Green Bay and Arizona.