Today's Sports

  • Don’t let the heat beat you

    By Bailey Foxworth

    Sports correspondent

    When I woke up last Tuesday, I didn’t know exactly what the day would hold. I knew I’d have to go to practice, eat breakfast, go back to practice, eat lunch, go back to practice, take a nap and go back to practice again. Cross country preseason training only really consists of eating, sleeping and running.
    But sometimes, things don’t always go according to schedule.

  • Opening of dove season is a...

    Coming up on Sept. 1 is a very important day for a lot of us. That’s the opening day of the 2015 dove season … and the start of this year’s hunting seasons as far as I’m concerned.
    The dove hunting opener is one of the biggest social events of the season.

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  • Game Plan, August 26

    Wednesday, Aug. 26
    SOCCER - Lady Knights at Grayson Co, 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 27
    GOLF - Knights at LaRue Co.
    SOCCER - Knights at John Hardin, 8 p.m.
    Volleyball - Lady Knights at Washington Co, 7 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 28
    FOOTBALL - Elizabethtown at Knights, 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 29
    SOCCER - Knights at N. Hardin, 11 a.m.
    Lady Knights at N. Hardin, 7 p.m.

    Monday, Aug. 31

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights playing...

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights showed a lot of promise last week when they took on the North Hardin Lady Trojans and the Bardstown Lady Tigers in their first scrimmages of the season.
    “Our scrimmages both went well,” Coach David Hibbard said of his Lady Knights.
    Both scrimmages were timed, rather than played in the typical three-set format, so scoring was different than regular season gameplay.

  • Golf: Knights charge into season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    With matches against the Green County Dragons, Bardstown Eagles, and the Meade County Green Wave behind them, the Marion County Knights golf team is ready to take on this season.
    “We are much improved from last season, from top to bottom,” Coach Chad Spalding said.
    Coming off .500 season in 2014, the Knights are fielding 14 players for both varsity and junior varsity.

  • The joys of practice

    By Gerard Flanagan

    Sports correspondent

    “Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.”   

    We talking about practice? Well, at least I am today.

  • MCHS grad joins EKU Hall of Fame

    By Nathaniel Bryan 

    Landmark News Service

    When Beverly (Brockman) Games graduated from Marion County in 1992 and attended Eastern Kentucky University, the now-Elizabethtown resident had no idea at the time her decision would lead her to a successful golf career, meeting her husband Andy Games and landing a spot in the EKU Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • Big weekend for fishing...

    It was about a perfect day Saturday to be fishing. While it might have been a little hot, the wind blew … of course it “always” blows … which made it tolerable.
    There were 25 boats that made the tournament, which was a big disappointment, especially considering the amount paid out! And no, there weren’t enough boats registered to cover the payout!
    But, they paid out what was advertised.

  • MCHS hosting cheer camp

    Marion County High School will be sponsoring its Knights Youth Cheer Camp from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23 at MCHS. 
    The cost is $30, and forms have been distributed to all schools for students in kindergarten through the eighth grade.
    Participants will perform at Marion County’s first home football game on Friday, Aug. 28.
    For more information, contact Amy Mattingly or Courtney Murphy 270-692-6066.