Today's Sports

  • SCC trainer will call Little...

    At 24 years of age, Justin Farr is young to be a college athletic trainer.
    But Farr, in his first year as the trainer at St. Catharine College, finds himself in even older company in his secondary occupation, that of an accomplished umpire.
    And accomplished would very well describe Farr’s umpiring credentials as the native of Clarksville, Ind., has already called balls and strikes in some prestigious venues.
    The most recent call came from the Little League World Series where he will umpire the softball World Series in Portland, Oregon in this month.

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  • Duncan wins first in division at...

    Keegan Duncan, 14, won first place in his division in the Midwest Nationals wrestling competition in Bloomington, Ill., recently.
    Duncan is the grandson of David and Evelyn Wise of Calvary and the nephew of Curtis Wise also of Calvary. He is the son of Sabrina and Kelly Duncan of Goshen in Oldham County.

  • Girls wrap up scrimmage

    The Marion County High School volleyball team kicked off their season last week with three scrimmages, two against Green County and Casey County on Tuesday of last week and the other against Bardstown on Thursday. When asked about his team’s play in the scrimmages, Head Coach David Hibbard said that both scrimmages gave him the chance to see what some of his younger players have and how the team would respond to adversity.

  • Trooper Island tourney held at...

    The Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Golf Tournament fundraiser was held at Rosewood Golf Club on July 29. The golf tournament has been used for years as the primary Kentucky State Police Post 15 fundraiser, according to public affairs officer William Gregory with the Kentucky State Police. Trooper Island is a free summer camp for boys and girls ages 10 through 12 located at Dale Hollow Lake in Cumberland County.

  • Tee Time

    The boys golf team competed in the Taylor County Invitational held at the Campbellsville Country Club Saturday. Head Coach Chad Spalding commented on the teams performance.
    “Joseph Elder was one over through 11 holes before an hour rain delay, and simply lost his momentum after that”, Spalding said.

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  • Soccer season heats up

    Practices have been underway for a while for both the boys and girls soccer teams at Marion County High School. With the extremely hot weather that has been in the area for the past couple of weeks, the teams have resorted to practicing early in the morning or late at night when the temperature is not so excessive.  The unusual practice times have not deterred the teams from concentrating on their goals.

  • Sports Briefs 8-3-11

    Fall Baseball League
    Sign-ups for fall baseball will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Little League Concession Stand. Ages are 9-12 for the 2012 Season.
    Contact Tim Peterson at (270) 940-0351 for more information.

    Season passes available
    Marion County High School is selling season passes for its sporting events for the 2011-12 year.
    A football season pass, which includes five home games, costs $20 ($30 for chair back seating).

  • Fall soccer registration will be...

    The Marion County Youth Soccer Association will hold its fall soccer registration at the new concession stand at the soccer fields on Fairground Road in Lebanon Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. until noon.
    Registration received after Aug. 7 will not be assured of being placed on a team.
    Additional registration forms are available at www.mcys.webs.com.