Today's Sports

  • Local teams advance to semifinals

    Last Saturday in LaGrange at Walsh Park, the 11-12 year old Marion County All-Stars played Valley Sports in the opening round game of the 2011 Kentucky State Softball Tournament. Valley Sports entered the game as the district two runner-up.
    The game started slow, but Marion County stepped on the gas in the third and fourth innings to put the game away.  

  • Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation...

    The Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation (KJGF) made a stop at Rosewood Golf Club Tuesday of last week. The KJGF is an organization that encourages members to raise money to “drive out child abuse” by partnering with Sunrise Children’s Services. 
    Overall, there were 14 divisions of golfers, ranging from 10 and under to college students. Two local golfers competed in the event. Amy Brown and Olivia Carrico, both set to graduate from Marion County High School in 2012, participated in the 16-18-year-old girls division.

  • SCC student will host triathlon

    For her internship in sports and recreation, St. Catharine College student Jennifer Craig is required to plan and coordinate an event that falls within that discipline. To that end, Craig has delved into a quite ambitious project called the Lanham’s Health & Fitness “Back 2 School” Fitness Challenge.
    The event, to take place in Bardstown Aug. 6, will include a two-mile walk, a 10K run and a mini-triathlon.The triathlon will include a 300-meter swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 5K run.

  • Lebanon Lumberjax are champs
  • Marion County 11-Year-Old All...
  • Girls get superior rating

  • Teams lose out in tournament

    As reported last week, the Marion County 11 year old All-Star team dominated in district tournament play and will make a state appearance starting July 16th at Graham Memorial Park. However, the 9-10 and 11-12 year old All-Star teams lost  early in the district tournament, and did not advance to state. Here are the results from the July 4 games in which the two teams competed and lost to Campbellsville.

    9- and-10-year-olds
    Campbellsville 11, Marion County 5

  • Local youth getting an early...

    Cody McElroy is not your typical 8-year-old boy.
    His favorite thing to do is something that you would not expect. From an early age, McElroy took an interest in bull riding and has since held an interest in the sport. While very young, McElroy would sit and watch the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) on television for hours on end and would “ride” on someone’s back pretending to be riding a bull.  

  • 7-13-11 Game Plan

    7/14 - Girls Softball State Tournament Finals

    7/16-7/20 - Boys Little League State Tournament at Graham Memorial Park

  • Lexington Legends hosting peanut...

    Peanuts have been a staple of baseball concessions for years, but on Tuesday, July 12, the Lexington Legends will be hosting a peanut-free game.

    Whitaker Bank Ballpark will become a peanut-free facility for one night so individuals with allergies can take in a night of baseball with peanut-free concessions. The event is sponsored by Family, Allergy and Asthma.