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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Marion County closes out regular season with a win

    The Knights are riding into the postseason with momentum. 
    Kelly Mattingly and Cody Browning each went 2-3 at the plate while Travis Wiser gave up only three hits and two unearned runs in five innings on the mound, leading Marion County to a 6-2 win against the Boyle County Rebels to wrap up the regular season last week.
    "It was a great way to finish the season and get momentum going into the playoffs," Marion County Head Coach Patrick Campbell said. 

  • SOFTBALL: Spalding to resign as head coach at end of season

    Jonathan Spalding has announced he will be stepping down as head softball coach at the end of this season. 
    "I've been with the program for six years and decided that was as long as I wanted," Spalding said. "It was fun but it was a hard obligation. I knew I had to walk away at some point." 

  • The Game Plan - May 24, 2017

    May 29-31
    BASEBALL
    Regional tourney
    Knights in regional tourney (at Marion County)

    SOFTBALL
    Regional tourney
    Lady Knights in regional tourney (at Central Hardin)

     

  • The Captain

    On May 14, The Captain took the field at Yankee Stadium for one final time. Though he retired at the end of the 2014 season, this New York Yankees legend still walked onto the baseball diamond as a packed crowd assembled at Yankee Stadium cheered on, savoring this Yankee great's walk onto the field. 

  • Marion County Middle School Softball wins conference

    Marion County Middle School Softball won the Mid Kentucky Conference regular season and conference tournament for the second year in a row. In the tournament, Marion County defeated St Dominic 8-0 and Bardstown 7-3 in the championship.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights finish district play undefeated

    Caroline Buckman hit a two-RBI single to break a scoreless tie in the seventh and Haley Mattingly came within one hit of a perfect game as Marion County finished district play with a perfect 6-0 record May 15 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles (14-15, 2-4) in an 8-0 win.
    Buckman's hit set off an eight run seventh inning for the Lady Knights.

  • TENNIS: Spalding, Knights' season ends in first round

    Bryce Spalding's run in the state tournament came to a quick end. 
    Spalding fell 6-0, 6-2 in the opening round of the boys' singles draw to Rui Pinto from Kentucky Country Day.
    "Bryce went into the match with a good mindset," Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was a good opportunity for him to play better players than he's used to. He knew these kids were next level players. It was a learning experience for him. He played well but he had an unlikely draw."

  • TRACK: Personal records set at state meet

    The Marion County track team looked to end the 2017 campaign on a high note with a solid performance at the state track meet at the University of Kentucky Friday. 
    Blake Thompson was able to set a personal record in both the 110-meter hurdles (16.46 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (41.55 seconds). He finished in the top 10 in both events. 

  • Vaught’s Views: The rules could be changing in college football

    By Larry Vaught

    If the American Football Coaches Association has its way, college football players would be allowed to play in four games and still be able to count that as a redshirt season.
    Most coaches already seem to be in favor of the potential change, including influential Alabama coach Nick Saban.

  • Former teacher, band director pleads guilty to sexual offenses

    Curtis Bennett, former Marion County High School teacher and band director, pled guilty to several sex offenses in Marion Circuit Court last week.
    Bennett was first arrested on Jan. 6, 2016, after an investigation found evidence of inappropriate activity between Bennett and a female student.
    At that time, he pled not guilty to the charges.
    On May 2, 2016, Bennett was indicted for 13 felony counts involving unlawful interaction with minors.