Today's Sports

  • Lady Knights win one of three

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights kicked off the week by going on the road to face the Lincoln County Lady Patriots on Monday, Jan. 11.
    The Lady Knights were unable to pull out the victory in a close game as they fell by two, 64-62.
    "We played an excellent game against Lincoln County. Our offense and defense were really clicking," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said.

  • Woods and waters: The weather...

    The weather for the rest of the winter is going to follow a predictable pattern. Between dusk and dawn it’ll be dark! The rest of the day will have varying degrees of light! With the weather we’ve been experiencing so far, that’s about the only prediction anyone can be sure of!

  • Aquaknights compete well in...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondents

    The Marion County Aquaknights came off a long break from the pool with a meet on Jan. 9 at Campbellsville University against Campbellsville High School, Taylor County, Bethlehem, and Oneida Baptist.
    The girls 200-meter medley relay team placed first in the meet with a time of 2:26.13. The team consisted of Ida Lenort, Andy O'Daniel, Chelsie VanWhy and Laura Rice.

  • Vaught’s Views: It’s more about...

    By Larry Vaught

    There was a time during the offseason that Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell worried that star junior guard Makayla Epps might not stay at UK — and that was long before he had three players transfer and another player he had to dismiss off this year's team.
    Mitchell had suspended his star player in May after she was cited on alcohol-related charges in her hometown of Lebanon in late April. He did not specify at the time how long the suspension would be or exactly what she would have to do to be part of the team this season.

  • Knights win at Sayre, lose...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to play the Sayre Spartans on Jan. 8
    The Knights overcame foul trouble, poor free throw shooting, and an 11-point deficit to win 58-55. Despite the obstacles his team had to overcome, Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said his players played as a team.
    Junior Isaac Lanham notched 12 points and 12 rebounds along with three assists in the contest.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 13, 2016...

    Jan. 15
    Knights and Lady Knights at home vs. Campbellsville

    Jan. 16
    Autism Classic: Knights vs. South Warren and Lady Knights vs. North Bullitt

    Jan. 19
    Knights and Lady Knights at Adair County


  • Win some, lose some

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Saturday, Jan. 9, was the beginning of the NFL Playoffs, with the ultimate prize being a trip to Super Bowl 50 and a chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl 50 is no regular Super Bowl. however. It's the 50th Super Bowl to be played in the league's history, which is a pretty big deal.

  • Lady Knights notch two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Casey County Lady Rebels on Jan. 4, in their second game of the new year.
    The Lady Knights pulled off a three-point win in, 49-46, a closely contested game that featured several lead changes.
    Several Lady Knights stepped up, including guard Halei Howard, who finished with 20 points, including a coast-to-coast lay-up as time expired that sealed the victory for the Lady Knights.

  • SCMS defeats WCMS

    St. Charles Middle School’s sixth, seventh and eighth grade Jr. Knights defeated Washington County Middle School last week.

  • Kentucky’s weather makes hunting...

    The holidays have passed and I pray everyone made it through safe and sound!
    Now that we’re into January I have to say that in all my years I don’t remember the weather being as mild as it is now. (That being said, as I write this, the weather’s nice. But, by the time it’s typed, printed, and to your door it may well be snowing… or it could still be unseasonably warm, sorta!)