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Today's Sports

  • Napier wins Lebanon Open

    Recently, more than 40 disc golfers traveled to Graham Memorial Park for the 2010 Lebanon Open disc golf tournament.

    Dutch Napier of Owensboro took home top honors in the Pro Open, beating out Eric Gallusser and Scott Rief of Louisville. Jason Thompson of Lexington cam in fourth while Robbie Wildt of Louisville finished fifth. Jeremy Watts and Martin Young tied for sixth.

    Jay Embree of Lexington won first place in the Advanced men's division. Josh Winfrey of Lawrenceburg finished second.

  • Volleyball program looks to make...

    With the addition of transfer middle hitter Katie Dingus to an already talented squad, the Marion County High School volleyball team has all the pieces to make a run at their first regional title.

    "This could be the best team in program history as they try to defend back-to-back district titles and make a push for a regional title," MCHS volleyball Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • Girls golf gunning for region,...

    The Marion County High School girls golf team returns five of last year's top six golfers this season. This season, their sights are set higher than a region runner-up finish. This time, they want the title outright.

    "We're excited about the season and about representing Marion County well," Head Coach Danny McFall said. "Every practice and every match is to get ready for the region."

    McFall enters his third season at the helm. His previous two seasons have ended with state tournament berths for an individual and for the team.

  • Hills win Cornhole Classic

    The fourth annual Heart of Kentucky Cornhole Classic presented by Bud Light drew more than 40 teams on Saturday, with Team Hill/Hill from Ohio emerging from the field as the overall winners.

    Tournament director Ray Osborne said attendance was down for this year's event but only because three other tournaments nearby drew away some of the regulars.

    Team Hill/Hill won $1,300 for first place while Team Atha/Atha, also from Ohio, took home $600 for second place. Team Duke/Derrick from Louisville took home $150 for third place.

  • Soccer team takes bronze

    The Marion County High School boys' soccer team took home a bronze medal at the Bluegrass State Games on Sunday against Villa Madonna after a penalty kick showdown.

    The performance equals the best the Knights have done under Head Coach Greg Conley.

    "This particular team is so young that it makes it special. Not to mention surviving the heat this weekend," Conley said.

    Conley sent his team home on Saturday after a 5-0 loss to Collins. He waited around to see if the Knights would make it to the medal round, not expecting them to advance.

  • Heart of Kentucky Cornhole...

    This year's Heart of Kentucky Cornhole Classic will be held this Saturday during the Kentucky Bourbon and BBQ MusicFest.

    The tournament accepts 64 teams. The entry fee is $50 per two-man team for this double-elimination event.

    Teams can register at the Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission office at 239 N. Spalding Ave. Ste. 200, Lebanon KY 40033 or online at www.visitlebanonky.com.

  • All-Stars make history

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  • Boys eliminated after pool play

    Marion County faced a win or go home situation on Monday of last week against South London at the 9-and-10-year-old Little League state tournament.

    The All-Stars' bats never woke up as they lost 3-0 in a defensive battle. The loss would eliminate them from the tournament after pool play.

    Marion County could only manage two hits, a single by Trent Farmer in the first and a double in the sixth, against South London's pitching staff.

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  • Elder competes on Pepsi Junior...

    More than 50 junior golfers from all over the state made a stop at Rosewood Golf Course on Tuesday of last week to compete on the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour.

    Among those golfers was Marion County’s Joseph Elder, whose home course in Rosewood.

    Elder shot a 46 on the front nine in the steady rain to finish ninth in the boys’ 15-and-16-year-old division. He is currently ranked No. 13 in the overall points standings in his age division.