Today's News

  • Cardinals grounded

    Junior wide receiver Lincoln Haydon and senior running back Justin Dawson scored two touchdowns each to help lift Marion County a win on Homecoming night.

    Friday night, the Knights toppled the Taylor County Cardinals, 39-22, and picked up a win in their district opener.

    “We had the speed advantage … and that is what allowed us to win the ball game,” Marion County Coach Jeff Robbins said.

  • Eagles, Lady Knights end in a draw

    The Marion County Lady Knights started well on senior night, taking a 3-0 lead over the North Bullitt Lady Eagles on Oct. 2.

    But North Bullitt came back in the second half to earn a tie, 3-3.

    “It doesn’t start much better than that,” Lady Knights Coach Devin Johnson said. “You got to finish though.”

  • Over in a flash

    A little lightning shortened the Marion County Knights’ match Saturday night, but they had enough time to take a 5-0 win over the Fort Knox Eagles.

    The referees spotted lightning as the teams were returning to the field for the second half, which caused a mandatory 30-minute delay. Shortly thereafter, the teams agreed to call the game instead.

  • Two losses for Lady Knights

    Central Hardin visited the Marion County Lady Knights on Oct. 1 and returned home with a win. The Lady Bruins won the match in three sets, 25-17, 25-13, 25-20.

    “We couldn’t pass to save our lives,” Marion County Coach David Hibbard said.

    Nevertheless, Hibbard did see a bright spot for the Lady Knights. During the first half of the third set, Marion County was outplaying the Lady Bruins, even forcing them to take a timeout while trailing 17-12.

  • Gerald Mattingly Memorial Golf Scramble

    Friends and family gathered at Lebanon Country Club for the seventh annual Gerald Mattingly Memorial Golf Scramble Saturday. The event raises funds for Hospice, and is held in memory of Gerald Mattingly who received care from Hospice before he passed away. This year, the golf scramble raised $13,448.75 for Hospice.

  • Linescores, Oct. 9

     SCMS vs Bloomfield away 10/1/13

    6th grade ended in tie 18-18

    Kristi Martin 7 pts, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, Jenny Mattingly 6 pts, 6 rebounds, 8 steals, Katie Mattingly 2 pts, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals, Emily Helms 1 point, 6 rebounds, 2 asssit and two steals, Lee Ann Jones 2 pts, Mckenzie Bagwell 5 rebounds, 2 steals


    7th grade won 26-15

  • Filly wins at Red Mile
  • Knight Time 5K is Friday, Nov. 1

    Who has the most spirit? Marion County or Washington County?

    Come to Lebanon on Friday, Nov. 1, for a fun, competitive run/walk open to everyone, including runners and walkers from other parts of the region and state.

    Pick your team or choose to stay neutral! Stay and watch the “Border War” Marion County vs. Washington County football game after the race (entry not included.) 

  • Another state record that just got away

    Had a real interesting story from my friend Ed Heckel.

    Seems he was fishing the Kentucky River a few weeks ago when he apparently hooked into a monster. The fish stripped all the 25-pound test mono off his reel before breaking it.

    So, Ed lost all his fishing line, plus a $10 Muskie lure.

    The Muskie, about a 60-incher, which would be a state record, broke Ed’s heart with its departure.

  • Marion County closes season at regional tourney

    Marion County High school golfers ended their season at the Region 4 tournaments on Sept. 30 at Campbellsville Country Club (boys) and Oct. 1 at South Park Country Club in Louisville (girls).
    According to Marion County Coach Chad Spalding, it was a rough end to the season for the boys team.
    “It was a disappointing day for us,” he wrote in an email. “We simply played our worst 18 holes of the year.”
    There was one exception, however, Spalding wrote that Mason Gadberry turned in his best 18-hole performance of the fall. Gadberry led Marion County with an 84.