Yeah, I know that I wrote a column last week and all of you were hoping to hear from Jessica this week. Well, you will have to wait one more week. As soon as I mentioned to Jessica that I had an idea for a column, she jumped on that and here I sit typing away.
Former Marion County High School Lady Knight Bre Elder has been getting some playing time as a freshman at the University of Dayton in Ohio. On the season the Lady Flyers are 6-0 and are currently ranked in the top 25 for only the third time in program history. Currently, the Lady Flyers are 24th in the Associated Press poll and 25th in the coaches' poll. Earlier in the season, Dayton took down then 13th ranked Vanderbilt 71-66 in Dayton and then 25th ranked DePaul 92-80 in the Maggie Dixon Classic.
The Marion County High School Knights varsity and junior varsity basketball teams took on DuPont Manual at Male High School in their final preseason scrimmage Saturday. The junior varsity team won three of four quarters and went on to win their scrimmage, but the varsity team dropped three of four quarters and did not fare as well.
Marion County took the first two quarters of the junior varsity scrimmage, each by at least six points. Chase Lancaster and Anton Cowherd each led the team with six points in the first period that the junior varsity Knights won 19-13.
The Marion County High School Knights basketball team hosted their annual maroon-white scrimmage on Monday of last week. Prizes were given out, the Marion County High School band and cheerleaders performed, and the freshman and junior varsity/varsity teams scrimmaged each other.