Today's Sports

  • Boys basketball: Knights drop...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights played two scrimmages on Nov. 14 and Nov. 21 to get ready for the season. They played the Butler Bears on Nov. 14 in the NEXT UP! Recruits Jamboree, but came up short, 49-39.
    "We had a slow start in the game," Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "We got better each quarter though."
    The Knights shot 29.5 percent from the floor and committed 21 turnovers.

  • Kentucky’s Epps: ‘It was time...

    By Jennifer Smith
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Makayla Epps had some big decisions to make in April.
    Recently cited for several alcohol-related charges in her hometown, Epps sat down with her Kentucky coach to discuss her future.
    He was blunt with his team’s scoring leader, the All-Southeastern Conference First Team guard.

  • Fit Kids compete in Fall Cheer...

    Fusion All-Stars with Lebanon Fit Kids competed in Bardstown Nov. 14 at the Fall Cheer and Dance Classic. Fusion Tiny Cheer team, Fushion Junior team and Fusion Senior team all received first place. Fusion Senior team also won Grand Champs, and all teams won the spirit award.

  • The Game Plan - Nov. 25 edition

    Nov. 30
    Knights at Glasgow, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

    Dec. 1
    Lady Knights and Knights at home vs. Bardstown

    Dec. 3
    Lady Knights at. John Hardin

    Dec. 4
    Knights at Russell Co., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    Lady Knights at home vs. E’town

    Dec. 5
    Knights at North Hardin vs. Meade Co.

  • It's never the same

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    I sit here for a moment and think about all the sports games I have watched, or at least those I can remember. Some were blowouts, some were nail-biters, some were displays of offensive finesse, and some were defensive struggles.

  • Girls basketball: Lady Knights...

    By Gerard Flangan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights are ready for the upcoming 2015-16 season despite a recent change at the head coaching position. The Lady Knights will field 27 total players for the junior varsity and varsity.
    This year, the Knights will return two seniors to the team, Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty.

  • Camo up, hide in your blind, and...

    It was a good week of hunting … though not productive. I passed on a couple of four pointers and one six.
    If you remember, I said I’d shoot the first doe I saw. Well, I should’ve said I’d shoot the first doe I could “safely” shoot.
    The does I saw last Thursday … 11 in one field… all presented shots that would have been questionable at best. In reality, I “might could’ve shot” but it was about then minutes before I would’ve run out of shooting light, and time!

  • Swim team competes in first meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights swimming team has been hard at practice preparing for their first meet of the season, which was on Nov. 21.
    Swimmers for this year include Andy O'Daniel, Ida Lenort, Chelsie VanWhy, Justin Spalding, Brandon Miles, Eli Nelson, Luc Buckman and Laura Rice.  
    Head Swim Coach Katie Keilen said that coming into the season, there were a few swimming techniques that the team needed to work on, but that the team is always ready to compete in any match.

  • Vaught’s Views: New Zealand...

    By Larry Vaught

    Now that he has signed his letter-of-intent and will soon be joining the University of Kentucky basketball program, Tai Wynyard of Auckland, New Zealand, says he can’t wait to get to Lexington.
    “I'm really excited to get into the system and just start balling and learning everything I can,” said the 6-9, 230-pound forward who was part of the World Select Team that beat Team USA at the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit.

  • Head coach for Lady Knights...

    The Lady Knights begin their season on Dec. 1, and they’re currently searching for a new head coach after the resignation of Landon Williams, effective Nov. 20.
    Williams declined to comment about his decision to resign.
    Williams replaced Anthony Epps, who accepted a job as an itinerant special education teacher in the Campbellsville Independent Schools.