Today's Sports

  • Gordon is 4-H State Champion

    Adriana Gordon is the 2019 4-H State Champion for Pony Flags and received a Montana Silversmiths belt buckle. She is a member of the Marion County 4-H Boot & Saddle Club. She’s the daughter of Barry and Chequita Gordon.


    The Marion County 8U Baseball All-Stars finished as runners-up at the Katz Klassic tournament in Campbellsville July 6. Pictured, front row from left, are Jordan Walston, Jaxon Lewis, Ethan Mullins and Bryce Cecil; middle from left are Bubba Churchill, Braylon Railey, Sam Butler, Liam Hafley, Thomas Moore and Isaac Smith; back from left are Assistant Coach Eddie Walston, Head Coach David Butler and Assistant Coach Billy Olivier.

  • Beginning again

    Summer break is coming to an end, signaling the impending start of school in Marion County. However, the thought that school is near invokes a different thought in me: high school sports are near.

  • Junior golf

    Approximately 55 children age 5-13 participated in junior golf, which was led by Marion County High School Head Golf Coach Joey Reed.

  • MCHS golf team is a young group...

    Joey Reed acknowledged this season — and likely the next three or four seasons — will be a time of rebuilding for the Marion County golf program.

    This season, he’s got a young team, and that presents a host of challenges, challenges he says he is excited to take on.

  • First-ever Alumni Volleyball...

    The first-ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament is at 6 p.m., this Friday, July 26, at the Roby Dome, and many former Marion County volleyball greats are eagerly awaiting another chance to take the court at the Roby Dome.

    Head Volleyball Coach David Hibbard expects the tournament to be a smashing success, based on what he has seen so far.

    “We have had overwhelming positive and energetic support for this tournament,” Hibbard said. “I was actually surprised at how many former players were thrilled to be doing this.”

  • Marion County Softball 10-12 All...

    The celebration went well into the night in Columbia on Thursday evening as scores of Marion County faithful poured onto the field to celebrate with their All-Stars. Marion County is headed to the state tournament in Indianapolis, and they intend to stick around for a while.

    The Marion County 10-12 Softball All-Stars completed their run back to Indianapolis with a thrilling 3-1 win over Boyd County in the state tournament championship Thursday at Joe Johnson Little League Field.

  • The things not done

    Taking risks is a tempting choice to make, yet it’s also a scary choice to make. On one hand, a risk presents a huge reward if it pays off. However, if a risk fails, then the results can be unpleasant or even disastrous. That’s what deters so many from taking risks, not knowing what awards might await.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS: Production and...

    By Larry Vaught

    Recruiting rankings have never been a huge topic of conversation for Keion Brooks Sr. and his son, Keion Brooks Jr., a Kentucky five-star freshman basketball player.

    Brooks Jr. was ranked among the nation’s top 15 players in the 2019 recruiting class but some believe he could be even better playing for coach John Calipari than some suspect.

  • Little League Softball Champions

    The Yankees defeated the Phillies 11-8 to win the 12U league championship on June 27. Pictured, front from left, are Kendall Thompson, Addi Mattingly, Arabella Riggs, Amelia Spalding and Maggie Benningfield; back row from left, are Assistant Coach Eric Thompson, Jamie Zearing, Jianna Porter, Rose Caldwell, Assistant Coach Mark Caldwell, Reece Caldwell, Addison Edelen, Haylee Mattingly and Head Coach Stacy Benningfield.