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Today's Sports

  • A wild series

    Bizarre? Childish? Heated?
    The recent series between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles could best be described as all three. It was a series that by far produced the most drama and craziness this baseball season, and the ensuing madness all started with a slide on April 21.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mills resigns...

    Kenny Mills resigned as head coach of the Marion County girls basketball team on Friday, May 5. Mills has accepted a position as vehicle maintenance supervisor at the Marion County Public Schools bus garage. He will formally begin his new duties July 1. 

  • SOFTBALL:Marion County clinches...

    Though it wasn't the prettiest of wins, Marion County will take it.
    The Lady Knights clinched the top seed in the district tournament for the first time since 2013 on May 3 with a 2-1 win over the Taylor County Lady Cardinals. 

  • Foreign exchange students take...

    Sophia Kroscke and Ida Fjeldskar are embracing their time spent here in the United States as foreign exchange students. It's different over here, they say, but it's been fun. 

  • Vaught’s Views: Kevin Knox fools...

    By Larry Vaught

    Even though Kentucky and Indiana no longer play annually, the two basketball coaching staffs certainly have some interesting ties now.
    Two of John Calipari’s former assistant coaches, Ed Schilling and Bruiser Flint, are on new coach Archie Miller’s staff at Indiana and both readily acknowledge Calipari has had a big influence on their careers.

  • BASEBALL Knights score five in...

    Taylor County quickly shot out to a 2-0 lead in the opening inning on April 25. 
    Marion County responded quickly themselves, taking advantage of four walks and a couple of Cardinal errors in the second inning to score all five of their runs in a 5-2 win.

  • Sports briefs

    Marion County Little League standings
    (As of April 30

    12U Baseball
    Cubs         4-0
    Dodgers     2-2
    Reds         2-2
    Indians     2-2
    Astros         1-3
    Braves     1-3

    12U Softball
    Rangers     3-0
    Angels     1-1
    Reds         1-1
    Dodgers    1-2

  • The Game Plan - May 3, 2017

    May 3
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights home vs. Taylor Co. 6 p.m.

    May 4
    BASEBALL
    Knights home vs. Green Co. 6 p.m.

    TENNIS
    Knights at regional tourney (at Freeman Lake Park)

    TRACK
    Knights at Bardstown Invitational

    May 5
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights away at C’ville, 6 p.m.

    May 8
    BASEBALL
    Knights home vs. Bethlehem, 5:30 p.m.

    TENNIS

  • You've been drafted

    In the City of Brotherly Love, 253 people joined some exclusive company this past weekend. 
    The NFL held its annual draft in Philadelphia April 27-29 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where the NFL's 32 teams selected from a wide pool of players and looked to find a missing piece for a championship team, find a young, talented player to build around, or bolster an already talented roster. 

  • Marion County Middle School...

    The Marion County Middle School Knights are 10-2 in the conference and 11-6 overall. They are in first place in the conference. They competed in an A team tournament this past weekend, taking a loss and a win. District tournament play starts May 15.  
    The following players lead the team in these areas:
    • Gabe Nelson - 28 hits
    • Parker Barnett - 10 doubles and six triples
    • Owen Cox - 12 walks
    • Brice Pirkle and Kyle Mattingly are tied with 1 hours
    • Brice Pirkle - 21 RBIs