Today's Sports

  • What’s your choice now?

    Aldon Smith recorded 14 sacks as a rookie for the San Francisco 49ers in 2011, breaking Charles Haley’s team record for most sacks by a rookie. In his second season, Smith had 19.5 sacks and was named to both the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro First Team. He was making a name for himself and was building a very successful career.
    Then, it all came crashing down. What brought on the fall of a talented, up and coming player?

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights...

    With the wintry weather that hit Kentucky last week, numerous games were cancelled or postponed, including the Lady Knights’ three games last week.
    The Lady Knights were scheduled to play Bullitt East on Monday, Campbellsville on Friday and Green County on Saturday, but all those games were cancelled due to the inclement weather.

  • SWIMMING: Boys, girls teams both...

    The Marion County Aquaknights had solid performances top to bottom at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Invite at the University of Campbellsville on Jan. 5.
    Marion County’s women’s team finished fifth out of 11 teams, posting a score of 78 while the Aquaknights men’s team finished first with a score of 200, 10 more than Pulaski County, who finished in second.

  • Vaught’s Views: Laura Rutledge...

    By Larry Vaught

    Just a few hours after she worked the Alabama-Georgia national football championship game, ESPN/SEC Network reporter Laura Rutledge was in Rupp Arena for the Kentucky-Texas A&M basketball game.
    She managed to get to Lexington in time for UK’s shoot around before the game and liked the references Kentucky coach John Calipari made to the national championship game won by Alabama in overtime the night before.

  • YOUTH FOOTBALL: Local youth...

    Four Marion County youth football players were selected to play in the Diamond Sports Group All-American football games last month. The showcase featured top athletes from across the country.
    Lane Dougherty, Baylor Murphy, Evan Wheatley and Walker Wiser were selected to play in the games, which were held in Virginia Beach Dec. 26-Dec. 31.
    Dougherty is a fourth grader at Calvary Elementary School. Murphy is a fourth grader at St. Augustine. Wheatley is a fifth grader at West Marion Elementary and Wiser is a fifth grader at Calvary Elementary.

  • Campbellsville sports editor...

    By Jordan Alves
    Sports information director

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — The Campbellsville community lost a dear friend on Sunday morning, January 7, 2018. Bobby Brockman, the long-time sports editor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal, passed away in his sleep at the age of 61.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Marion County...

    After drawing two technical fouls early in the fourth quarter of Marion County’s 74-66 win against Sayre Friday, Jamison Epps was sidelined for Marion County’s game against Washington County Saturday and Green County last night. He’s scheduled to return when Marion County faces the Campbellsville Eagles at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 12, in Campbellsville.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Draw to be used...

    Teams in the 20th District will no longer be seeded in this year’s district tournament in boys basketball. Back in February, athletic directors from the four schools in the 20th District - Marion County, Campbellsville, Taylor County and Adair County - voted to use a blind draw to determine matchups for the district tournament effective for the 2017-18 season. The decision was made 3-1, and means district standings will no longer be used to determine matchups.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 10, 2018

    Jan. 12
    Lady Knights and Knights vs. C-ville (Away), 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    Jan. 13
    Autism Classic
    Lady Knights vs. Green Co. (Home), 6 p.m.
    Autism Classic
    Knights vs. Taylor Co. (Home), 8 p.m.
    Jan. 15
    Lady Knights vs. Central Hardin (Away), 7:30 p.m.
    Jan. 16


  • The emotion of sports

    You always see them in sports to some degree and in some form. Victory, defeat, the thrill of a big play and coming up just short have given us the greatest displays of emotions.
    Thousands upon thousands of sports games have been played over the years