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Today's Sports

  • 2010 stories deserve second take

    As 2010 closes out, many different things have happened in the sports world in Marion County. Here are a few of the top items that we chose to be included in the year in review of 2010.

    Lady Knights defeat Mercy
    Kyvin Goodin-Rogers dominated Mercy with 25 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks while giving the visitors a nightmare match up.

  • Hunting
  • Nelson County Cardinals will...

    The Marion County Knights will host the Nelson County Cardinals Tuesday Jan. 4. The Knights have had limited success against the Cardinals over the past few seasons.
    Since the 2002-03 season, Marion County has only defeated Nelson County three times while having 14 losses in that same time period.

  • Fort Harrod Classic

    Thursday, the Marion County varsity boys’ basketball team took on Deming High School in the Fort Harrod Classic at Mercer County High School. This was the Knights fourth and final game in the tournament, and their only win in those four outings. Marion County was able to keep Deming in check during the first half, heading into the halftime break down only six points at 25-19.  

  • Linescores 12-29-10

    Lebanon Middle School
    Boys Basketball
    Dec. 20
    Lebanon Middle Eighth-Grade 47 (record 8-4): Quamane Johnson 2, Dre Bridgewater 2, Austin Douglas 2, MacKensie McFarlane 4, Robbie Spalding 2, Zack Abell 16, Anton Cowherd 19.
    At St. Augustine 37.
    LMS    10 13 15 9 - 47
    St. A    12 4 8 13 - 37

    Lebanon Middle Seventh-Grade 31 (record 8-4): Javen Adams 2, Deshay Epps 5, Austin Douglas 6, Tye Murphy 8, Tyler Wethington 10.
    At St. Augustine 22.
    LMS    1 12 4 14 - 31

  • 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.