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Today's Sports

  • Patience

    “Patience is a virtue.”

  • Season ends for Knights

    As the sun faded into the horizon on a warm May evening, so did a chance for Marion County to grab another district title.

    One run, then another and then another went up on the scoreboard. An untimely stretch in the fourth and fifth innings left the Knights reeling, searching and hoping for a response that might keep the season alive.

    It all came down to one last gasp, one last push to save the season. The bases were loaded. Two outs.

  • Sports Briefs
  • Spalding goes down in opening...

    It was a quick exit from the top stage in high school tennis for Bryce Spalding.

    Facing the toughest competition for high school tennis in Kentucky, Spalding took a 6-0, 6-0 loss to Campbell County’s Anderson McDowell at the state tennis meet at Shillito Park on May 17.

    The opening round loss ended Spalding’s season.

  • Knights win final home game of...

    After bangs of thunder that bellowed over Dave Hourigan Field forced Marion County’s final home game to be postponed for nearly an hour and 45 minutes, all was quiet for the first three and a half innings when action finally got underway.

    But, bringing back memories of last season’s numerous big innings they compiled, the Knights struck for five runs in the fourth to get a 7-2 victory over the Barren County Trojans on May 16.

  • Boyle County defeats Lady...

    Boyle County scored all three of their runs in the first inning and it was all they needed to defeat Marion County 3-1 on Thursday in Danville.

    Boyle County (21-10) reached base on an error and then drew a walk. With two runners on base, Keely Bowling launched a three-run home run.

  • A time to bet

    In 1992, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was passed, prohibiting sports betting in all but a handful of states, most notably Nevada, the only state where a person could wager on the outcome of a single game. Oregon, Delaware and Montana were permitted to continue sports betting on a limited basis under the law.

  • First-ever alumni football game...

    Are you a former football player at Marion County?

    If so, you’ll soon get another chance to shine under the bright lights of John J. Boswell Field.

    The Marion County High School football team is hosting the first-ever alumni football game, which will be held at 8 p.m., July 20, on John J. Boswell Field.

  • Wiser named Fifth Region Spring...

    If there’s one word that someone could use to describe Travis Wiser, thankful would almost certainly come to mind.

    Thankful for his coaches. Thankful for his parents. Thankful for his teammates. Just thankful to play baseball.

    Now, he’s got something else to be thankful for - being named the Fifth Region Spring Student-Athlete of the Year by Fifth Region Athletic Directors.

  • Knights ends season on high note...

    Marion County’s season ended just like it began: dodging weather.

    Thunderstorms forced the Class 2A State Track Meet to be postponed at 5:29 p.m. on Friday, prior to the 100-meter dash. The meet resumed at 4 p.m., Saturday.

    At the state meet, Stephan Salgado finished 14th in the boys long jump with a 18’ 10” distance. He finished 11th in the boys triple jump with a 40’ 9” distance.