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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights grab...

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team are winless no more.
    Marion County clinched their first win of the season against the Monroe County Lady Falcons Saturday in the Trojan Classic, 2-1.

  • GOLF: Knights finish third in...

    After Marion County’s performance in the Heartland Conference Tournament, Joey Reed is a very happy coach.
    Very happy.
    “I am the happiest coach in the state,” he said. “We have gotten better and better each week.”
    The Knights shot a 319 as a team - their first sub-320 outing in any tournament in seven years - and earned a third place finish on Sept. 12 at the Campbellsville Country Club. Taylor County shot a 295 while Campbellsville shot a 308.

  • Vaught’s Views: Sports...

    By Larry Vaught

    He’s not flashy or overly dramatic, but just being himself worked perfectly for Rob Bromley at WKYT-TV (Channel 27) in Lexington for just over 40 years.
    That run ends Sept. 29 when Bromley retires after doing what he came to love — covering University of Kentucky sports.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Offense hot as Lady...

    Marion County’s offense was hot. Very hot.
    Three Lady Knights hit double-digit kills and Marion County grabbed a four set win over the Boyle County Lady Rebels (26-24, 25-17, 24-26, 25-13) on Sept. 11 in Danville.
    “This was a good win for us against a very scrappy team,” Marion County head Coach David Hibbard said. “We played solid all night and our offense was as good as I have seen it. When you have over 50 kills in a night, you're doing some good things.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights lose...

    Marion County changed their strategy up, trying to catch the Boyle County Rebels off guard during their match-up on Sept. 5. For the first half, it was working, with the Knights grabbing a 3-2 halftime lead. Eventually, Boyle County got settled in, finding their stride and finding victory, 6-3, over the Knights.
    “We didn’t run the offside trap because [Chris] McMann knows what style we play,” Head Coach Greg Conley said, “so we changed it up and caught them [Boyle County] off guard in the first half.”

  • Death: Loretto native, football...

    By Larry Vaught
    Correspondent

    Ray Callahan, a Loretto native and the first coach to win an official high school state football championship at Danville, passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 84.
    He was head coach at Danville from 1959-62 and had a 28-14-1 record. His 1962 team went 9-2-1 and beat Corbin 13-6 at Stoll Field in Lexington to win the state championship. He was named state coach of the year.

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County still in...

    The Marion County Knights are still in search of their first win of the season after falling to the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field, 42-6.
    “I thought the team played with a lot of competitive spirit,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities in the red zone, but we still played with a lot of fight.”

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 13, 2017

    Sept. 13
    GIRLS SOCCER
    VS. Frankfort (Home), 6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 14

    BOYS SOCCER
    VS. Bethlehem (Home), 7:30 p.m.

    VOLLEYBALL
    VS. Taylor Co. (Away), 7:30 p.m.

    GOLF
    VS. Bardstown (Home), 5 p.m.

    Sept. 15
    FOOTBALL
    VS. Washington Co. (Away), 7:30 p.m.

    Sept. 16
    GIRLS SOCCER
    Trojan Classic

  • A pretty grand start

    Hurricanes, 30-point comebacks, double overtime thrillers and a whole lot of cheering fans.
    College football has officially begun ladies and gentlemen! The usual elements are at play - thrilling games and cheering fans among others - but early in this 2017 season, several new factors are also at play, creating everything from headaches, to newness, to excitement.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut...

    For the fifth straight game, the Marion County Lady Knights were shut out, this time by the Franklin County Lady Flyers, 10-0, on Sept. 7 in Frankfort.