Today's Sports

  • Knights pick up first district...

    Tuesday of last week, the Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Campbellsville to take on the Taylor County Cardinals. The Knights would jump out to an early 2-1 lead after the opening inning, but weren’t able to muster much offense after that.
    The Cardinals would score four runs in the second inning and five in the third inning to break the game open, and cruise to a 14-5 victory. The loss, the fourth in a row for the Knights, dropped their record to 5-7 overall and 0-3 in the district race.

  • Sports Briefs

    Spalding to become golf coach at MCHS
    Marion County High School Head Baseball Coach Chad Spalding was recently named the new golf coach at Marion County High School. With the resignation and retirement of last year’s golf coaches, a vacancy became available. The decision by the site-based decision making council will be finalized in their meeting today. See next week’s issue for more details.

    Women’s volleyball registration

  • Swimmers take honors at banquet

    Recently, the swim team held their annual banquet at the Lebanon Country Club, with approximately 70 people in attendance. Several swimmers took home honors.
    Numerous swimmers were awarded at this year’s banquet.  The awards are as follows:

    Regional Place Winners
    - Boys 200 Medley Relay: 11th place - Ryo Ogasawara, Jordan Mattingly, Nathan Devine, Austin Howard,; Jordan Mattingly, 12th place - 200 Free
    - Girls 200 Free Relay: 11th place - Johannah Leake, Amber Howard, Olivia Carrico, Brooke Lee

  • 4-27-11 Linescores

    April 21
    Braves   0 0 2  -  2
    Yanks    9 4 4 - 17
    Katie Overstreet’s strong pitching performance led the Yanks to their first victory in league play.  The Braves joined the ranks of the beaten and they were the last undefeated team in the league.

    Rangers    2  0  1 0  1  2 - 6
    Red  Sox    0  2  0 6  2 - 10

  • Girls have strong week

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, defeating Nelson County on the road and Bethlehem at home. Their only loss of the week came to a strong regional competitor in Elizabethtown.
    When discussing last week’s meets, Head Coach Angela Holt commented on the play of Taylor Corbett and Alyssa Farmer.

  • Boys take two of three games

    The Marion  County Knights boys tennis team was able to play in three matches last week, beating Nelson County and Bethlehem and losing to Elizabethtown.  Their match on Saturday against Casey County was cancelled due to weather. Head Coach Chase Burdette said that these matches made for a good week of tennis for the Knights.
    The loss that Marion County suffered was to a strong Elizabethtown team, but in the match, the doubles team of Jacob Burdette and Noah Swencki were able to defeat their opponents to take the top doubles spot in the region.

  • Tonight's baseball game has...

    The Marion County High School baseball team's game at Bardstown, scheduled for tonight, April 25, has been cancelled.

  • Coach gets the ‘big bucks’



  • Hike and Bike event was windy...

    Saturday morning the annual Hike and Bike event was held at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. Despite cold and wet weather conditions, the turnout for the race was impressive. Nearly 70 runners and a handful of bikes began and completed the 5K/10K course that began and ended at the park.
    Family Bike & Hike 2011 results in descending order with name, age and time are:
    • Dale Daugherty, 42, 19:20.8
    •Joe Pat Cecil, 39, 22:13.8
    • Shelly Peterson, 35, 24:29.4
    • Otha Allen, 59, 26:10.3
    • Dalton Riggs, 12, 28:53.5

  • Champs