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Today's Sports

  • One and not done

    In 2005, the NBA had a problem on its hands.
    A steady stream of high school players were jumping into the NBA, only to flame out and become a bust. This was bad for the game. Players with potential were spoiling their chance at stardom and the league was losing talented players who just weren’t ready for the pro game.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    Dailyn Spalding had 13 points and four Lady Knights pulled down four rebounds to end the regular season with a 52-30 win over the Frederick Douglass Broncos on Thursday at the Roby Dome on Senior Night.
    “We really had balanced scoring and we handled the ball well,” Coach Kelly Wood said. “We kept a lead for most of the game. We didn’t give anything back.”
    Jayla Cowherd, Leah Hazelwood, Carrington McKay and Tanika Williams all hauled in four rebounds. Katie Mattingly and Spalding had three rebounds.

  • Vaught’s Views: New book shares...

    By Larry Vaught

    Forty years ago Kentucky had a dominating basketball season that ended with UK beating Duke in the national championship game behind  an unbelievable 41-point performance by Jack “Goose” Givens.
    He was 18-for-27 from the field but also had eight rebounds — second best on the team — and two assists in the 94-88 win. But what many forget is that Rick Robey also had a fantastic game with 20 points on 8-for-11 shooting and 11 rebounds.

  • History makers

    The 2017 Marion County High School baseball team was recognized during Marion County’s boy/girl doubleheader against Washington County on Feb. 6. The team won the first regional title in program history and advanced to the state tournament’s semifinals. Marion County finished last season with a 28-7 record.
     

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Marion County...

    Third time is the charm. At least, that’s what the Knights are hoping for.
    With a spot in the district title game and regional tournament on the line, Marion County and Adair County square off for the third time this season in the 20th District Tournament at Campbellsville High School. The two squads play at 7 p.m., Feb. 21.

  • The Game Plan - Feb. 14, 2018

    Feb. 15
    BASKETBALL
    Senior Night
    Knights vs. Beth Haven (Home), 7:30 p.m.
    Lady Knights vs. Frederick Douglass (Home), 6 p.m.

    Feb. 20

    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    20th District Tournament
    Lady Knights vs. Taylor County (at C-ville High School), 6 p.m.

    Feb. 21

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    20th District Tournament
    Knights vs. Adair County (at C-ville High School), 7 p.m.

    Feb. 23
    GIRLS BASKETBALL

  • Telling a story

    Stories are everywhere in sports. There are stories about games, about coaches, fans and players. There are stories that bring joy and stories that bring heartache. Some stories transcend sports itself, bringing light to the human condition. Some stories captivate us with stellar achievements. Some stores are remembered well after they’ve happened due to their significance.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    The Marion County Lady Knights are hoping their late season momentum will carry over into the postseason.
    Despite a 79-55 loss to Boyle County Friday, which ended the Lady Knights’ six-game win streak, the Lady Knights’ record stood at 14-10 and the team has gone 8-2 since a mid-season losing streak.

  • Kentucky Strong

    Boys and girls basketball teams for Marion County and Washington County joined together for a moment of silence on Feb. 6 to honor victims of the school shooting at Marshall County High School on Jan. 23. The teams also wore shirts that said “Marshall Strong” during pregame warmups.

  • BASKETBALL: 1993 State...

    Marion County High School’s 1992-93 boys basketball state championship team will be honored on March 17 during the state tournament semifinals.
    Marion County Athletic Director Michael Holt is asking for any member of that team who will be able to attend the game to reserve a spot by emailing him at michael.holt@marion.kyschools.us.
    One ticket will be provided for each team member and one will be provided for a guest. Any questions should also be directed to Holt at that email. Reservations are due by March 5.