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  • Linescores (Aug. 29 edition)

    St. Augustine middle school girls basketball

    Aug. 9

    St. A 8th grade: 16

    Saint Catherine:: 24

    St. A: G. Benningfield 12, B. Mattingly 2, A. Rakes 2

    St. C: Amelia 14, Macawl 2, Madison 2, Katie 4, Mattie 2

    Aug. 13

    St. A 8th grade: 21

    North Washington: 7

    St. A: G. Benningfield 12, A. Rakes 6, Jenna 3

    North Washington: Jada 3, Alivia 2, Grace 2

    Aug. 14

    St. A 8th: 13

  • Time to plant for a fall vegetable harvest


  • SOFTBALL: Wheeler competes in Buckeye Showdown

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ softball season might have ended back in June, but that didn’t mean one of their own was going to hang up her cleats. Travel softball, many tournaments and a high-profile game in Ohio highlighted a busy, yet successful summer for freshman Alex Wheeler.

    Wheeler recently participated in the Buckeye Showdown RecruitFest and All-Star Games in Columbus, Ohio July 5-8 at Lou Berliner Park. The Buckeye Showdown brought together around a thousand softball players from across the United States and even Canada.

  • Tips to make fall weaning easier


  • Registration underway for Farmers National Bank Pokey Pig 5K

    Registration for the Farmers National Bank Pokey Pig 5K Run/Walk at Marion County Country Ham Days is now underway.

    This year marks the 10th anniversary Farmers National Bank has sponsored the Pokey Pig 5K Run/Walk. Under their direction, the race has become one of the biggest Ham Days events growing from around 200 runners in 2009 to more than 1,000 participants in 2017. The Farmers National Bank Pokey Pig 5K is Saturday morning Sept. 29, starting at 8 a.m.

  • Stepping up

    In sports, we often hear the phrase “step up” quite a bit, especially toward the beginning of sports season.

    Pundits, fans and coaches will call on many players to “step up” and improve their play in the upcoming season. Those calls are amplified if a star player has left a team. Questions float around about who might replace them. When a player is seen as that replacement, the calls for them to step up go into overdrive.

  • FOOTBALL: Knights fall to Union County 48-6

    Marion County preparing for home opener against Bardstown

    Marion County struck first. Then Union County struck again. And again. And again as the Braves handed the Knights another blowout loss, 48-6, Friday evening in Morganfield.

    “We just didn’t come out and match the intensity of Union County early,” Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “Had some breakdowns in the secondary and upfront that allowed them to make some good plays on us.”

  • The Game Plan - Aug. 29, 2018

    Aug. 29
    Lady Knights vs. Lincoln Co. (Away), 6 p.m.

    Weeknight Warfare All-Comers meet (at Thomas Nelson), 5:30 p.m.

    Aug. 30
    Knights vs. LaRue Co. (Away), 6 p.m.

    Lady Knights vs. Nelson Co. (Home), 7:15 p.m.

    Knights vs. LaRue Co. (Away), 4:45 p.m.

    Aug. 31

    Knights vs. Bardstown (Home), 7:30 p.m.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights open district play against Hawks

    After a 3-2 loss to the Casey County Rebels on Aug. 20, several Knights players called a team meeting to discuss the team’s early season troubles and a how best to overcome them.

  • Don’t struggle, ask for help

    I’ve never been shy when it comes to talking about personal matters on the opinion page.

    I’ve written about my family’s history with alcohol abuse.

    I’ve written about my struggles with an eating disorder when I was in college. 

    I’ve written about experiencing postpartum depression after having my son.

    I’ve put myself out there, and I’ve never regretted it or been ashamed of it.