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Today's Sports

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights home meet...

    The Marion County Aquaknights were finally able to hit the pool on Saturday at a swim meet at the Kentucky School for the Deaf. Marion County competed with Boyle County, Danville and Lincoln County. The boys finished second while the girls were third overall.

  • Vaught’s Views: Michigan duo,...

    Many Kentucky football fans were disappointed that the Wildcats finished 7-5 last season and lost their last three games, including the Music City Bowl game to Northwestern.
    Former Kentucky quarterback Freddie Maggard, now an analyst for the Kentucky Radio Network as well as Kentucky Sports Radio, has a different opinion.
    “I said Kentucky overachieved by going 7-5, and I am sticking by that,” said Maggard.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Thomas’ late...

    Once again, the Knights held a double-digit lead only to see it wither away. And, once again, they turned to clutch play down the stretch. They came out on top after withstanding one last gasp from the Dragons.
    Luke Thomas made two free throws with 8.5 seconds left and Marion County staved off Green County 60-57 at the Roby Dome on Jan. 9. Thomas finished with 16 points, including four threes.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 17, 2018

    1.18.18
    SWIMMING
    Swim meet at Russell Co., 7 p.m. Eastern

    1.19.18
    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights vs. Taylor Co., Away, 7:30 p.m.
     
    1.20.18
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights vs. Bethlehem, Away, 7:30 p.m.
    * Subject to Change

    BASKETBALL
    Knights and Lady Knights vs. C’ville, Away
    Lady Knights 6 p.m.
    Knights 7:30 p.m.
    * Subject to change

    1.23.18
    SWIMMING

  • What’s your choice now?

    Aldon Smith recorded 14 sacks as a rookie for the San Francisco 49ers in 2011, breaking Charles Haley’s team record for most sacks by a rookie. In his second season, Smith had 19.5 sacks and was named to both the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro First Team. He was making a name for himself and was building a very successful career.
    Then, it all came crashing down. What brought on the fall of a talented, up and coming player?

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    With the wintry weather that hit Kentucky last week, numerous games were cancelled or postponed, including the Lady Knights’ three games last week.
    The Lady Knights were scheduled to play Bullitt East on Monday, Campbellsville on Friday and Green County on Saturday, but all those games were cancelled due to the inclement weather.

  • SWIMMING: Boys, girls teams both...

    The Marion County Aquaknights had solid performances top to bottom at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Invite at the University of Campbellsville on Jan. 5.
    Marion County’s women’s team finished fifth out of 11 teams, posting a score of 78 while the Aquaknights men’s team finished first with a score of 200, 10 more than Pulaski County, who finished in second.

  • Vaught’s Views: Laura Rutledge...

    By Larry Vaught

    Just a few hours after she worked the Alabama-Georgia national football championship game, ESPN/SEC Network reporter Laura Rutledge was in Rupp Arena for the Kentucky-Texas A&M basketball game.
    She managed to get to Lexington in time for UK’s shoot around before the game and liked the references Kentucky coach John Calipari made to the national championship game won by Alabama in overtime the night before.

  • YOUTH FOOTBALL: Local youth...

    Four Marion County youth football players were selected to play in the Diamond Sports Group All-American football games last month. The showcase featured top athletes from across the country.
    Lane Dougherty, Baylor Murphy, Evan Wheatley and Walker Wiser were selected to play in the games, which were held in Virginia Beach Dec. 26-Dec. 31.
    Dougherty is a fourth grader at Calvary Elementary School. Murphy is a fourth grader at St. Augustine. Wheatley is a fifth grader at West Marion Elementary and Wiser is a fifth grader at Calvary Elementary.

  • Campbellsville sports editor...

    By Jordan Alves
    Sports information director
     

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — The Campbellsville community lost a dear friend on Sunday morning, January 7, 2018. Bobby Brockman, the long-time sports editor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal, passed away in his sleep at the age of 61.