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Today's Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights finish...

    Caroline Buckman hit a two-RBI single to break a scoreless tie in the seventh and Haley Mattingly came within one hit of a perfect game as Marion County finished district play with a perfect 6-0 record May 15 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles (14-15, 2-4) in an 8-0 win.
    Buckman's hit set off an eight run seventh inning for the Lady Knights.

  • TENNIS: Spalding, Knights'...

    Bryce Spalding's run in the state tournament came to a quick end. 
    Spalding fell 6-0, 6-2 in the opening round of the boys' singles draw to Rui Pinto from Kentucky Country Day.
    "Bryce went into the match with a good mindset," Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was a good opportunity for him to play better players than he's used to. He knew these kids were next level players. It was a learning experience for him. He played well but he had an unlikely draw."

  • TRACK: Personal records set at...

    The Marion County track team looked to end the 2017 campaign on a high note with a solid performance at the state track meet at the University of Kentucky Friday. 
    Blake Thompson was able to set a personal record in both the 110-meter hurdles (16.46 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (41.55 seconds). He finished in the top 10 in both events. 

  • Vaught’s Views: The rules could...

    By Larry Vaught

    If the American Football Coaches Association has its way, college football players would be allowed to play in four games and still be able to count that as a redshirt season.
    Most coaches already seem to be in favor of the potential change, including influential Alabama coach Nick Saban.

  • BASEBALL: Spalding, Thomas shut...

    A shutout win against a top team in the Fifth Region is a good way to rebound from two straight losses. 
    Andrew Spalding and Luke Thomas pitched their second combined shutout this season and Marion County used a four-run second inning to defeat the visiting Bethlehem Eagles 6-0 on Dave Hourigan Field. The loss was only the second game in which Bethlehem (18-10, 8-4) was held scoreless this season. The Eagles also fell 11-0 to Nelson County on April 25.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: King resigns as...

    Sherbie King has resigned as head coach of Marion County High School’s cross country team. His resignation was effective May 8.
    King said he’s stepping down because of health issues.
    "I don't want cross country runners currently in the program to quit just because there's a new coach," he said.
     

  • Sports briefs

    Women’s volleyball league signups are Thursday
    Signups for the women’s volleyball league at Graham Memorial Park will be on Thursday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m., at the pavilion by Lebanon Aquatic Center. At least one team member must be present to sign up, present a roster and go over league rules. The fee is $50 per team.

  • The Game Plan - May 17, 2017

    May 18
    BASEBALL
    Senior Night
    Knights at home vs. LaRue Co., 5:30 p.m.

    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at Nelson Co., 6 p.m.

    TENNIS
    Knights at state tourney (Lexington)

    May 19
    BASEBALL
    Knights at home vs. Boyle Co., 5:30 p.m.

    TRACK
    State tourney
    Class AA state championships (Lexington)

    TENNIS
    Knights at state tourney (Lexington)

    May 20
    TENNIS

  • The road to the finals

    The Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs. 

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights score six...

    An explosive inning was just what Marion County needed when playing Russell County last week. The Lady Knights scored all six of their runs in the fourth inning. Haley Mattingly shut down the Russell County lineup and Marion County defeated the Lakers (14-16, 6-0) 6-0 in Russell Springs on May 9. 
    "It was nice to come off a six day layoff and win on the road," Marion County Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. "We had to grind through it a little though."