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Today's Sports

  • Local radio announcer inducted...

    By Zack Peñalva
    Landmark News Service

    After acting as the radio voice of Washington and Marion counties sports for nearly three decades, Hal B. Goode still has a special appreciation for what youth sports can do.
    “You get to meet all kinds of people and see some of these players that excel [academically] and are able to come through high school and get a scholarship and go on to college,” said Goode. “That’s always exciting. How [sports] change their lives.”

  • TENNIS: Swencki keeps up high...

    Noah Swencki’s inaugural season as Marion County High School’s head tennis coach didn’t end the way he had hoped.
    Year two in the Swencki-era is nearing its beginning and the former Marion County tennis star - who won region in doubles in 2011 and 2012 - has high expectations for his team this year, with the 2018 campaign set to start on March 12 against LaRue County at Graham Memorial Park. All home matches will be at Graham Memorial Park.

  • Vaught’s Views: 'Blonde...

    By Larry Vaught

    He came to Kentucky known as the “Blonde Bomber” because of his bleach blonde hair and long-range shooting ability.
    Jay Shidler laughs at the thought of the nickname now 40 years after he was part of Kentucky’s 1978 national championship basketball team.

  • All Fired Up About Baseball 5K...

    Support the Marion County High School baseball team by participating in the All-Fired Up About Baseball 5K Run/Walk on March 17.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Indians knock...

    CAMPBELLSVILLE — Marion County was fired up heading into its third matchup with Adair County, hoping to finally knock off the Indians and get a berth in the regional tournament at the Roby Dome. Standing in their way was a dynamic freshman, a stealthy veteran and their supporting cast.
    They have struck once again and dashed the Knights’ hope for a run to the regional crown in an 86-76 triumph on Feb. 21 in the 20th District Tournament at Campbellsville High School, knocking Marion County out of postseason play.

  • The Game Plan - Feb. 28, 2018

    March 2
    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Fifth Region Tournament semifinals(at Central Hardin High School), 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

    March 3
    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Fifth Region Tournament championship game(at Central Hardin High School), 7:30 p.m.

     

  • Scandal, cash and cover-ups

    Money talks and you know what walks.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Eagles...

    CAMPBELLSVILLE — With a few minutes still left to play, the Campbellsville bench started clapping and jumping up and down in celebration. The moment the final buzzer sounded, the Campbellsville bench and student section spilled onto the court to celebrate.
    Finally, to wrap up a stellar night for the Lady Eagles, Campbellsville Athletic Director Tim Davis presented the district championship trophy to the Lady Eagles after they defeated Marion County 51-41 Friday night, setting off one last celebration before the district champions cut down the nets.

  • Vaught’s Views: Losing record...

    By Larry Vaught

    Vic Schaefer thought Mississippi State had a good defensive plan to stop Maci Morris, Kentucky’s leading scorer. He felt like the Bulldogs, who finished Southeastern Conference play unbeaten and are considered the team to beat for the national title, made Morris work for any shot she got.
    Yet in Sunday’s regular-season final, Morris still went 8-for-15 from the field and had 22 points for Kentucky. It was her sixth straight game with 20 or more points, something no other UK player had ever done.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights blow...

    Grand finale indeed.
    On Senior Night Thursday, Marion County sent its senior out in the best way possible, crushing the Beth Haven Bearcats 83-31.
    Next stop? Adair County in the district tournament. Win and you live. Lose and you’re done.
    Senior Lez Means scored 17 points and hit 3-6 threes. Senior Luke Thomas had 10 points and tied a career-high with five steals and fellow senior Connor Higdon had four points and rebounds.