Today's Sports

  • Knights go 2 and 2 on the week

    By Gerard Flanagan

    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights’ play in the Green County Wooden Bat Invitational was delayed after their scheduled game against Pulaski County on March 31 was rained out. Depsite that, the Knights were still in action this week against the Atherton Rebels on March 28, the Thomas Nelson Generals on March 29, the Holy Cross Cougars on April 1, and the Warren East Raiders on April 2.

  • Knights take 3 out of 4 games...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent
    The Marion County Lady Knights began their week on March 28 when they went on the road to play the Thomas Nelson Generals.
    The Lady Knights came away with an 8-0 victory.
    Pitcher Haley Mattingly recorded 16 strikeouts and also gave up only one hit in a shutout effort; she also retired the first nine batters she saw in the game. Senior Kylie Benningfield also had a solid game from the plate, going 3-4 and hitting an RBI. She also recorded a run.

  • Hitting the mark


  • New coach to hire new staff

    Marion County High School’s football team not only has a new head coach, but it will soon have an entirely new coaching staff.
    Word on the street is that Allen Harmon, who officially began his new position at MCHS on March 28, fired all of the coaches from the 2015 season.
    But, according to Harmon, that’s not true.
    “I spoke with pretty much all the coaches and offered them other opportunities within the program,” he said. “I did not come in and completely fire the staff.

  • BASEBALL: Knights beat Pulaski,...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took home a 7-4 win at the Pulaski County Maroons on March 21.
    The Knights were helped by three errors committed by Pulaski County in the top of the first as they jumped out to the early lead. Marion County's only hit of the opening inning came when Luke Thomas' bunt stayed just inside fair territory.

  • Epps pride

    Washington beat the University of Kentucky women in Rupp Arena in the NCAA Tournament regional semifinals on Friday, March 25. Kentucky junior Makayla Epps had 30 points in the NCAA Tournament loss to Washington, becoming just the fifth UK woman to score 30 or more points in an NCAA Tournament game. She finished the season with 546 points, the ninth best single season total in UK history.

  • The Game Plan - March 30, 2016

    March 30
    MCHS at Nelson County

    March 31
    Knights vs. Pulaski County in Green County Wooden Bat Invitational

    April 1
    Knights vs. Holy Cross in Green County Wooden Bat Invitational

    Lady Knights at Carroll County tournament

    April 2
    Knights in Green County Wooden Bat Invitational


  • Expect the unexpected

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    You never know what's gonna happen in the NCAA Tournament.
    As is my custom, I filled out my bracket and made my picks. This year, I took more care when I made my picks and did some research on all of the teams. You'd think I'd get a few more right than usual. Obviously, I'm not going to fill out a perfect bracket yet I fool myself into thinking that this is the year.

  • Turkey season opens for youth...

    Hope everyone had a blessed Easter. Of course Easter also means it’s just a very short time until wild turkey season opens. Matter of fact, the 2016 youth season for turkeys opens this coming weekend - April 2-3. It’s a great way to get a youngster into hunting.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights offense...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights took home an 11-1 victory against the LaRue County Lady Hawks on March 21. The Lady Knights scored seven runs in the first two innings and never looked back as they won by the 10-run rule.
    Abby Scott had a solid night from the batting box as she went 2-4 and scored two RBIs. She also scored two runs.
    Eighth-grader Haley Mattingly picked up her third win of the season as she struck out five and gave up only one run.