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Today's Sports

  • Reader-era football in full...

    Rob Reader believes a coach-led team can be good. A player-led team, however, can be great.

    In two months as Marion County’s head football coach, he has shown his commitment to that belief.

    A team council, tasked with discussing team issues with Reader, was formed. The council, which the players voted on, wrote a mission statement that will guide the team into a new era after four seasons of struggle: “Rise from the past to change the future.”

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS: Kash Daniel...

    By Larry Vaught

    His first two years at Kentucky he played in all 26 games but linebacker Kash Daniel really was not much more than just a special teams player.
    He admits it took some soul-searching to lead to the performance he had last season where he was third on the team with 84 tackles and ranked 24th in the SEC with 6.3 tackles per game.

  • Soccer camp

    The Marion County High School soccer program hosted a soccer camp July 29-31 at the high school

  • ‘Experience of a lifetime’

    Marion County High School senior Jayla Cowherd recently returned from Australia, where she competed in the Down Under Sports volleyball tournament. Cowherd, a member of the MCHS volleyball team, said the trip greatly benefited her as a volleyball player.

    “In Australia, they had me passing in the back row, which I don’t do over here,” she said. “It’ll be easier for me to hit the targets. It helped me with my arm swing a lot.”

  • State Champs parade

    The Marion County 10-12 Softball All-Stars participated in a parade through downtown Lebanon Sunday to honor their state championship and regional tournament appearance. The team defeated Boyd County 3-1 to win the state title and advance to the Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights set...

    The Marion County Lady Knights have spent the past three seasons steadily progressing back to the top of the region.

    Last season, the Lady Knights were a heartbeat away from a chance to win the district title and compete in the region tournament. It was not to be, as Taylor County delivered Marion County a crushing defeat in the district tournament.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Senior-led Knights...

    The 2018 season for the Marion County Knights was rough. The Knights only managed three wins — though one was a district tournament victory.

    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley returns a team eager to get redemption for a 3-16-1 campaign last season. Led by eight experienced seniors, Marion County looks poised to do just that.

  • No-call, again

    Over six months after a controversial no-call cost the New Orleans Saints a chance to go to Super Bowl 53, one New Orleans attorney isn’t ready to get over it.

  • Blasts from the Past - MCHS...

    The annual Marion County Alumni Soccer Game was held on Friday at Elmer George Field. The Maroon Team won 5-2

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights could...

    David Hibbard believes this season could be a season to remember for the Marion County Lady Knights.

    That is, if everything falls into place.

    The Lady Knights return a considerable amount of firepower off last season’s team, and reinforcements might be on the way as Marion County prepares for a potentially history-making 20th season.

    Four seasons have passed since Marion County’s last district title in 2014. Since then, the Lady Knights have watched as the Taylor County Lady Cardinals have won four consecutive district titles.