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Today's Sports

  • Rain washes out one tourney;...

     Well guys, we got through Mother’s Day all right, except for those of you who forgot!

    For those of you who fell for a wife’s biggest lie i.e. “Don’t bother getting me anything this year,” I hope you learned your lesson!

    As for me, I took the wife out Saturday, got her a charm for her Pandora bracelet then took her to lunch on Sunday.

  • Goodin-Rodgers cleared to play

    After a missed season and a long wait, former Marion County Lady Knight Kyvin Goodin-Rodgers has been cleared to return to play for the University of Kentucky.

    Goodin-Rodgers tweeted on April 30 that she felt good to be cleared to return to the court.

    In October, Goodin-Rodgers was diagnosed as having a pulmonary embolism, which forced her to sit out the 2013 season.

  • Linescores, May 14

     Marion County youth softball

    May 2

    Dodgers  0  0  4  -  4

    Rays        5   5 4  -  14

    Baylee Tungate and Carly Jo Thomas eached scored twice for the Rays fourth win. For the Dodgers Aubrey Knopp and D’yara Spalding each had RBI singles.

     

  • The Game Plan, May 7

    May 7

    Baseball

    Danville at Marion Co, 5:30 p.m.

    Softball

    Adair Co at Marion Co, 6 p.m.

    May 8

    Softball

    Marion Co at Danville, 6 p.m.

    May 9

    Softball

  • Storm shortens Danville meet

    Before being punctuated by expected storms, Marion County once again secured top spots in the Danville All-Comers meet on April 29. Among those slots taken were the girls 100 meter dash with Miranda Bradshaw taking first place, the triple jump with Meredith Bartley taking first place, and the boys triple jump with Justin Dawson taking second place. 

    The girls would take second in the event and the boys would take seventh.

    Results:

  • Paying dues

     It has been a busy week in the sports world, not only here in Marion County, or in Kentucky, but also abroad. 

    Here at home, the Lady Knights have been kicking butt and taking names, while the Knights have had a rough week and took only one win.

    Of course, on May 3 the Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs, as it has for 140 years. In case you don’t know which horse won, it was California Chrome. 

  • Lady Knights fall to Taylor...

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ winning streak ended abruptly as they were defeated 4-2 in eight innings by the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on April 30. It was the team’s second time doing battle this season. 

    Lady Knights Coach Todd Spalding was not enthusiastic about the Lady Knights’ play. 

    “When you play a good team, you can’t afford to make mistakes,” Spalding said. 

  • Marion County begins play in...

    Unseasonal weather would not dampen the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights as took to the courts for the tennis regionals on May 2 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. Marion County emerged victorious in several matches. 

    Luck and skill would both play a role in Marion County’s advancement in the tournament. 

  • Over the net

     Tennis could be seen as a delicate balance between fierce fighting and elegant hand-eye coordination mixed with good sportsmanship and footwork.

    Alex Spalding, a junior at Marion County High School, has a grip on that balance. In fact, he may even have mastery of it. 

    That’s because he’s been earning wins for the Knights for the last five years and taking plaques and trophies back to his school.

  • Baseball Knights drop three of...

     The Marion County Knights went in swinging but came out with heads hanging after being defeated by the Taylor County Cardinals 10-0 in five innings on May 1. 

    Knights Coach Patrick Campbell said his expectations going into the game were for the team to play well.