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Today's Sports

  • Golf: Todd Abell wins Lebanon...

    By Dennis George
    Golf correspondent

    Todd Abell fired a one-under-par 70 in the opening round of the club championship at Lebanon Country Club and then held on to capture the title despite shooting an 80 in the final round.
    He led Matt Elkins and Joey Reed by five shots after the first day of play.
    Elkins and Taylor Brady, whose 79 left him nine shots behind, were able to catch Abell in the final round.

  • St. Charles and Lebanon Middle...

    Two teams who know each other well on the field as opponents are joining forces this season.
    The St. Charles Middle School and Lebanon Middle School football teams have merged together for the upcoming football season to form the Marion Middle Knights. The team is being coached by co-head coaches Brian Pirkle and Wayne Sickles.
    "It's a good deal for all involved," Sickles said. "I am looking forward to a great conference and hopefully winning the conference."

  • Woods and Waters: The ‘...

    Coming up in just three weeks is one of an outdoorsman’s … or woman’s… most important dates!
    I hate saying it, but if ya don’t know what it is then shame on you. It’s when friends get together have a great time and, if you’re lucky, eat a great redneck cookin’.

  • Vaught’s views: Morris family is...

    By Larry Vaught

    When it comes to playing basketball, Maci Morris has to have it in her blood.
    The Kentucky sophomore guard's mother, Patti, was a standout at Harlan High School and played at Transylvania. Her father, Lewis, was a standout athlete at Cumberland High School and went on to play at East Tennessee State and Cumberland College.

  • Southern Kentucky Katz win the...

    Southern Kentucky Katz won the Kaos Classic 8U tournament on May 28th at Trace Creek Park. The Southern Kentucky Katz beat the Lake Cumberland Cruisers in the championship game to go undefeated. Pictured, front row from left, are Hannah Gupton, Myleah Read, Maddie Deering, Brianna Browning and Kendra Gaddie; middle row from left, Lily Murphy, Adrian Browning, Lexi Derringer, Saylor Lee, Ta'Zaria Owens and Tori Gribbins; back row from left, coaches Jamie Browning, Greg Gaddie, Kirby Gribbins and David Deering.
     

  • Southern Kentucky Katz win Trace...
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  • Marion County 8u All Stars

    Marion County 8u All Stars finished runner-up in the state regional tournament recently in Georgetown. Pictured are, front row from left, Ellie Benningfield, Addilynn Bartley, Maci Hutchins, Kendall Thompson, Karly Spalding and Bridgette Farris; back row from left, are Chole Spears, Haylee Mattingly, Tori Gribbins, Kendra Gaddie, Abbi Million and Dez Washington. Coaches are, from left, Eric Thompson, Kirby Gribbins and Greg Gaddie.

  • Three interim assistant athletic...

    Three assistant athletic directors have been hired to oversee sports at Marion County High School. Jan Brady, Michael Holt and Dallas Robinson will be serving as interim athletic directors for one year.
    Brady will oversee finances and administrative items such as paperwork. She will also oversee golf, tennis and swimming. Holt will oversee football, boys basketball, baseball, softball and will also maintain the teams' KHSAA webpages. Robinson will oversee volleyball, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball and track.

  • Sharing golf stories aplenty

    By Dennis George

    Golf courses are a great place to share stories with friends, in part because of the amount of time that can be spent standing around while waiting to hit. Let me share some with you.