Today's Sports

  • Sluggers win Braggin’ Right...

    The Marion County 10U Sluggers won the Braggin' Rights Tournament on Saturday, June 17. The 12-team tourney required the Sluggers to play six games to come out on top.

  • First time is the charm

    When Andrew Morrow's fly ball fell squarely into the glove of Nicholas O'Daniel for the final out, the celebration was on at Dave Hourigan Field. Knights’ players stormed out of the dugout, piling on top of each other in celebration. Marion County Head Coach Patrick Campbell hugged his family and friends. Assistant Coaches Jason Buckman and Toby Tungate shared a hug together, as well, and Knights’ fans cheered ever so loudly. 

  • Perfection on the mound  

    In the more than 140 years of Major League Baseball, over 210,000 games have been played. Triumph, heartbreak and the can-you-believe-that moments have all made their way into some of the most famous, memorable and thrilling MLB games in history. There were moments that captivated baseball and non-baseball fans alike. Triumphs that seemed impossible became reality. Heartbreak was on center stage and there were moments where history was made.   

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bruins win region...

    When Central Hardin's Emily Bryant lofted a two-home run over the fence in the fifth, it felt like a body blow for the Marion County Lady Knights. The Lady Knights' bats were cold, unable to respond, squeaking out only five hits, one run and striking out eight times in the regional title game on May 31. 
    It was a disappointing end to an amazing ride for the Lady Knights. 

  • Vaught’s Views: Standout high...

    By Larry Vaught

    Kevin Knox Sr. was a football player at Florida State and thought for many years that his son, Kevin Jr., might be an even better college football player than he was.
    Kevin Knox Jr. was a quarterback who could throw the ball 85 yards in the air, according to his father.
    “He could move and throw on the run,” Knox Sr. said. “But when he got to be 6-7 and wearing a size 16 1/2 shoe, we kind of started saying at 15 years old we might need to take a look at this.”

  • MCHS baseball team headed to...

    The Marion County Knights defeated the Nelson County Cardinals 10-0 on May 31 for the regional title, and have advanced to the state tournament with the win. It is the Knights' first regional title and state tournament appearance in program history.

  • BASEBALL: Knights clinch...

    REGION TOURNEY UPDATE: The Knights defeated the Hart County Raiders, 14-4, to advance to the semifinals in the regional tournament. Marion County played Bardstown Tigers Tuesday, May 30.

    Marion County made history against the LaRue County Hawks, notching a 20-win season for the first time since 2002. The Knights made more history against the Campbellsville Eagles, adding some illustrious hardware to the trophy case and doing something a Knights squad hadn't accomplished since 1988. 

  • Changing times

    The National Football League announced on May 23 that it was relaxing rules concerning touchdown celebrations among other rules changes. 
    The NFL, sometimes mockingly called the No Fun League for what many see as overbearing and restrictive celebration rules, will now allow players to use the football as a prop, celebrate on the ground and group celebrations. In a statement, the league said it was relaxing the rules on celebrations "to allow players more room to have fun after they make big plays." 

  • Vaught’s Views: UK players get...

    By Larry Vaught

    Jarred Vanderbilt will be reporting to Kentucky June 6 as scheduled and apparently is fine after injuring his lower right leg/ankle late in the Jordan Brand Classic in April.
    “Everything is going well,” said Robert Vanderbilt, Jarred’s father. “He’s feeling good, looking good. He just can’t wait until he gets his opportunity at Kentucky.”
    Robert Vanderbilt said his son was told to stay off the leg after the injury and has been doing exactly that.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights repeat as...

    REGION TOURNEY UPDATE: The Lady Knights defeated the North Hardin Trojans Monday, 5-0, to advance to the semifinals in the Fifth regional tournament. Marion County played Hart County last night.

    Haley Mattingly was pitching lights out. 
    She had to, with her offense unable to find many runs. Then Abby Scott put a single into centerfield and later slid into home plate in the bottom of the fourth when Kelly Overstreet hit an RBI double with two outs.