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Today's Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights open...

    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.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights-Tigers...

    For the past two seasons, physicality, chippy play and red cards haven’t been in short supply when the Marion County Knights and Bardstown Tigers have faced off.
    Much of the same might be on the menu when the two foes play in Bardstown at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 28.
    Another tough match against Bardstown might just be what the doctor ordered for Marion County, who needs to play much more physical, says Head Coach Greg Conley.

  • VanWhy begins another chapter as...

    Harry VanWhy III has been on quite a journey in his life.

    He’s previously taught in three other school systems, coached several other sports and been up and down the beaten path many, many times.

    After living a life on the road, VanWhy hopes he’s finally found his home right here in Marion County. VanWhy begins another chapter in his life as the head coach for the cross country team, officially getting the nod on Aug. 3. VanWhy, who was born in Bradenton, Florida, first moved to Kentucky in 2006, but then went back to Florida in 2011 for one year.

  • FOOTBALL: Knights shutout, blown...

    Marion County Head Coach Allen Harmon said Marion County had several chances to convert and put points on the scoreboard. The Knights failed to capitalize on those chances. LaRue County, meanwhile, took advantage of everything the Knights gave them. It all added up to a runaway victory for a high-flying Hawks squad.
    LaRue County flew away with a 48-0 victory on Friday in Hodgenville, reminiscent of their 49-8 trouncing of the Knights last season in Lebanon.

  • The Game Plan - Aug. 22, 2018

    Aug.22
    GIRLS SOCCER
    Lady Knights vs. Ft. Knox (Away), 6 p.m.

    GOLF
    Knights vs. Bethlehem (Away), 4:45 p.m.

    Aug. 23
    BOYS SOCCER
    Knights vs. E’town (Home), 7 p.m.

    VOLLEYBALL
    Lady Knights vs. Adair Co. (Home), 8 p.m.

    Aug. 24
    FOOTBALL
    Knights vs. Union Co. (Away), 8 p.m.

    Aug. 25
    BOYS SOCCER
    Knights vs. Bullitt Central (Away), 11:30 a.m.

  • I am grateful

    New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is quite thankful to be playing football. Not just because he loves the sport, but because his career almost ended.

    On Aug. 30, 2016, Bridgewater, who at the time played for the Minnesota Vikings, tore his ACL in his left knee and dislocated the knee joint. Quick action by the team’s training staff and doctors saved Bridgewater’s leg.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights look...

    The last time Marion County had a winning record at any point in the season was all the way back in 2008 when Neil Payne was the head coach and most of the players on this year’s team were barely in elementary school.

    The season before under Brenda McIlvoy was the last season the Lady Knights ended with a winning record.

    After pitching two shutouts and scoring a combined 18 goals in three games last week, Marion County is off to a 2-1 start and hungry to keep on winning.

  • Linescores

    St. Augustine middle school girls basketball

    Thursday, Aug. 9
    Saint Augustine 7th grade vs. Saint Catherine
    Saint A: 20
    Spencer Co: 16
    Saint Augustine: G. Benningfield 10, B. Mattingly 6, A. Rakes 2, J. Mullins 2
    Saint Catherine: Katie 6, Mattie 8, Emma 2

    Saint Augustine 8th grade vs. Saint Catherine
    Saint Augustine: 16
    Saint Catherine: 24
    Saint Augustine: G. Benningfield 12, B. Mattingly 2, A. Rakes 2

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights set...

    The Marion County Lady Knights have a chance to grab two important wins when they face two district opponents after a tough matchup with Taylor County on Monday.

    Marion County’s second district game this season will put them against the Adair County Lady Indians at 8 p.m., tomorrow.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky was...

    Alonzo Crowder was not surprised when New Jersey five-star wing Kahlil Whitney verbally committed to Kentucky because the star player had not even started high school when he let Crowder know UK was his “dream school” even then.