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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights hit...

    With their home opener against Ft. Knox in the rearview mirror, the Marion County Lady Knights now turn their attention to an away game against a team that failed to get out of the semifinals of its district tournament. 
    Marion County will find themselves matched up with the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs in E'town  at 7 p.m., Aug. 23. John Hardin could not find a spot in the district title game last season, falling 5-0 to Central Hardin in the semifinals. The Lady Bulldogs did however, win the play-in game, 9-0, against Ft. Knox. 

  • GOLF: Knights fall to Commanders...

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Lincoln Homestead Golf Course on Friday for a late afternoon matchup with Washington County.
    Marion County didn't get the results they were looking for against the Commanders, falling 160-168.
    "Losing is never fun but I think this was a good thing for the guys," Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said. "Gotta reevaluate things and take a look at the top five."
    Bryce Spalding led Marion County with a 38 while Ethan Spalding finished with a 39.

  • Middle school basketball...

    Monday, Aug. 7

    Game 1
    Saint Augustine 6th grade vs. Washington County middle 6th grade girls

    Saint Augustine 41
    Washington County 6

    Saint Augustine: G. Benningfield 12 points, A. Raikes 12 points, B. Mattingly 2 points, M. Benningfield 9 points, E. Hardin 4 points, J. Mullins 2 points

  • Marion County athletes dominate...

    Marion County sports has had wide reaching success in both the Little League level this season, and at the high school level in softball and baseball.
    The Marion County 10-12 Softball Little League All-Stars made history by becoming the first-ever Little League softball team from Marion County to win a regional tournament game when they defeated Nebraska 10-8 in the Little League Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis on July 24. 

  • Vaught’s Views: Clinkscale is a...

    By Larry Vaught

    With all the football he watches on the practice field or in the film room, Kentucky secondary coach Steve Clinkscale doesn’t always want to watch football on TV when he gets home.
    Often, though, his wife, Jasena, has a different idea.
    “My wife watches more football at home than I do. I come home and I don’t want to watch football and she wants to watch football all day Saturday and Sunday. I just want to watch TV and relax. But not her. She loves watching football,” said Clinkscale.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights face...

    When Marion County takes the court for its first volleyball games, a win is not a given. In fact, the first three games Marion County has on the schedule could go either way, according to Head Coach David Hibbard.
    “It just depends on how well we show up and play,” he said. 
    The first matchup of the 2017 season Lady Knights, against Woodford County Yellowjackets, was last night in Versailles. Hibbard expected it to be an evenly contested matchup. 

  • Youth baseball
  • Brown, Robinson resign as...

    Tom Brown and Dallas Robinson have both resigned from their positions as athletic directors for Marion County Public Schools.
    Brown resigned as district athletic director to assume duties as the acting superintendent for Nelson County Public Schools. The position became available after Anthony Orr resigned as superintendent effective July 31. Brown's resignation as district athletic director was effective on July 31, as well, and he began his duties as acting superintendent in Nelson County on Aug. 1.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Different faces,...

    Marion County lost 10 seniors from last season's district championship squad and also lost its leading scorer. Despite that lost firepower, Knights Head Coach Greg Conley still has high expectations for the 2017 team.
    "I still have very high expectations," said the veteran coach, in his 11th season as head coach at Marion County. "I say 'still' because Logan Spalding is not returning this season. Obviously, he's a very, very good player and we're going to miss him, but we're making plans without him."

  • The Game Plan - Aug. 9, 2017

    Aug. 10
    VOLLEYBALL
    Scrimmage
    Lady Knights at home vs. Bardstown, 7 p.m.

    Aug. 11
    FOOTBALL
    Scrimmage
    Knights at home vs. Thomas Nelson, 6 p.m.

    GOLF
    Knights vs. Washington County (at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course), 5 p.m. boys only

    Aug. 12
    BOYS SOCCER
    Scrimmage
    Knights vs. Rowan County (at Madison Southern), 10:30 a.m.

    GOLF