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Today's Sports

  • Knights beat Marion County (Tenn...

    Chris Southall atoned for missed free throws down the stretch earlier in the year Saturday night by draining four in the final minute against Marion County (Tenn.) to clench a 64-60 victory during the KFC/Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Classic.

    Southall, named the player of the game afterwards, accounted for 24 of the Knights' points, 10 of which came in the crucial fourth quarter.

    The Knights held a 10-point lead early in the fourth quarter but watched as the Warriors chipped their way back into the game.

  • District play resumes this week

    Marion County and Campbellsville battle to resume 20th District play this week. The teams vie for the third seed in the district and a better seed in the end of season tournament.

    Adair County just wrapped up an appearance in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic. They faced Madisonville-North Hopkins on Monday. They feature Jon Hood, a University of Kentucky recruit and a Mr. Basketball candidate. Results of that game were unknown at press time.

    Adair County resumes district play on Jan. 20 against Marion County.

  • Knights win one, lose three in...

    The Marion County Knights claimed seventh place in the Jessamine County Invitational on Saturday afternoon with a 61-48 win against Pineville at East Jessamine High School.

    The Knights (2-5) finally got a win against struggling Pineville (7-4), who had only lost one game and was on a six game win streak before entering the tournament.

    Marion County jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half and maintained it through the second half, holding off Pineville in a battle of four seeds on the last day of play.

  • Knights, North Hardin in...

    The Marion County (Ky.) Knights defeated West Jessamine, 57-53, to earn a spot in the championship game of the KFC/Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Classic at 9 p.m. tonight.

    The Knights will face North Hardin, which withstood a late rally by Doss, to win 48-43 in the last game Sunday night.

    Earlier in the day, Marion County (Tenn.) defeated Washington County, 81-72, and Lexington Lafayette beat the Wanneroo Wolves from Australia, 73-43.

    The schedule for Monday's games is as follows:

    3 p.m. (No. 3 seeds) Marion County (Tenn.) vs. Doss

  • Day two of the KFC / Taco Bell...

     Game one

    Doss 63, Wanneroo 28

    Wanneroo was already in the bonus by the end of the first quarter. They capitalized in the second quarter by scoring all 11 of their points off free throws. They held Doss to 10 points and went into halftime down 30-22.

  • Lady Knights win in first round

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated Covington Holmes 53-35 on Friday during the first round of the Kentucky Bank Holiday Classic in Paris, Kentucky. 

    The Lady Knights will face Ballard Memorial in the second round on Saturday at noon at Paris High School. 

  • Hoops hysteria hits Roby Dome

    Friday marks the tip-off for the seventh annual KFC/Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Tournament at the Roby Dome.

    This year's tournament features a top team in the Fifth Region (North Hardin), tough competition from Lexington (Lafayette, West Jessamine) and Louisville (Doss), a border rival (Washington County), a team from the land down under (Australia) and two Marion County teams (Kentucky and Tennessee).

    Tickets at the door are $6. Discounts can be found through the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission including tournament passes for $16.

  • Knights win one, lose one

             The Marion County Knights claimed seventh place in the Jessamine County Invitational on Saturday afternoon with a 61-48 win against Pineville at East Jessamine High School.

    The Knights (2-5) finally got a win against struggling Pineville (7-4), who had only lost one game and was on a six game win streak before entering the tournament.

  • Lady Knights underestimate Tates...

    The young Lady Knights (4-2) brought their "C" game when they showed up to play on the second day of the Lady Admirals Tournament in Danville on Saturday.

    Tates Creek (2-5), who's first win of the season came the night before against Danville (2-2), held their own against the Knights for three quarters and then dominated the last stanza to win 60-49.

    "I think we weren't ready to play," said Head Coach Trent Milby. "We were lazy on defense."

  • Lady Knights underestimate Tates...

             The young Lady Knights (4-2) brought their “C” game when they showed up to play on the second day of the Lady Admirals Tournament in Danville on Saturday. 

    Tates Creek (2-5), who’s first win of the season came the night before against Danville (2-2), held their own against the Knights for three quarters and then dominated the last stanza to win 60-49.