Today's Sports

  • Pride and joy

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent


    The past couple of weekends I’ve had the opportunity to attend the state tennis tournament and the state track meet, and other than state basketball, I had never been to a state event. It has been the most interesting experience for me, a good experience.

  • Keeping tabs on deer and...

    With the Memorial Day weekend, I had another early turn-in, so you’ll get another short article this week.
    I got my 2014-15 season’s deer harvest report the other day. It showed that this past season was the second highest harvest — with 138,892 animals taken — since the Department of Fish and Wildlife started keeping records. It was also the third consecutive year when more than 130,000 deer were killed.
    Owen County leads the state with 3,470 deer taken. Statewide, 45.7 percent of the deer checked were does.

  • Softball: Lady Knights first...

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team were the runner-up in last week's 20th District tournament, which earned them a spot in the 5th Region tournament at North Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Marion County (22-11) was scheduled to play the Central Hardin Lady Bruins (29-7) Monday afternoon to open regional play, but that game has been moved to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26.

  • Marion County 8U Sluggers win...

    Marion County 8U Sluggers won the third annual Whitney Roberts Tournament in Lexington July 27-28, playing seven games to take the championship.

  • State bound

    By Casey Sowers

  • True All-Stars

    By Casey Sowers

  • 9-10 All-Stars beat Boyle County

    By Casey Sowers

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation...

    Question of the week: In how many states can you hunt elk?
    Well, I don’t know either!
    What I do know is you can hunt them in Kentucky!
    What are the odds of getting drawn to hunt one of those Kentucky elk?

  • Softball: Lady Knights, Taylor...

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated Campbellsville, 2-1, in the first round of the 20th District softball tournament on Tuesday. 

    They will face the Taylor County Lady Cardinals for the district championship at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Marion County High School.

    The Lady Cardinals defeated Adair County, 1-0, in their first round game.

  • Game Plan, May 20

    May 20

    District championship, 6 p.m. at Marion County High school
    District tournament: Taylor County vs. Campbellsville, 7 p.m.

    May 21
    District championship, 7 p.m. at Marion County High school

    May 22
    State meet at the University of Kentucky