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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Miller, Perkins lead Cards to district title

    For the third straight season, the Marion County Knights faced the Taylor County Cardinals in the district title game last week. A matchup billed as a clash between two bitter district foes eventually gave way to a one-sided affair. It was a disastrous outing for the reigning district champs.
    With the championship game moved to John J. Boswell Field, Taylor County dominated from start to finish in a 6-0 win over the Knights Thursday evening and avenged a 2-0 loss last season to Marion County in the title game.

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County suffers 38-8 loss to Jags, fall to 0-8

     

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights’ season ends in 1-0 loss to Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Oct. 11 in the 18th District Tournament.
    “Season ending losses are never easy and this one was especially tough because of how well we had been playing down the stretch,” Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.
    Kenzie Knight scored the only goal 12 minutes into the game. Marion County had 13 shots on goal, but was unable to turn them into goals.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights fall in four sets to Lady Maroons

    On several occasions, the Lady Knights had a chance to finish things off against Pulaski County on Oct. 10. But, untimely errors and a stout Lady Maroons squad kept the Lady Knights at bay as Pulaski County won in four sets, 25-21, 20-25, 18-25, 23-25.
    Mary Ann May's seven kills, along with six from Sarah Clark, were not enough to overcome hitting errors Marion County fell victim to in the game.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights end season with 5-0 victory over Estill County

    Marion County’s season wasn’t trending in the right direction with postseason near, with the Knights losing in six of their last seven games.
    With a solid effort against Estill County, the Knights got a little momentum in time for the district tournament, defeating the Engineers 5-0 in Irvine on Oct. 3 in the final regular season game for Marion County.
    “We played very well,” Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley said. “I’m very pleased with the way we played. It was a great way to end the season.”

  • FOOTBALL: Winless Knights face defending district champs

    After getting a bye week to rest and regroup, the Marion County Knights will get back on the field Friday evening in Nicholasville against the East Jessamine Jaguars. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
    “East Jessamine is a good ball club,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “They’re big and physical. We’ll have to play good, fundamental football and be ready to match their physicality.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights’ historic winning streak ends with second loss to Fort Knox

    The Lady Knights’ hot hand has been cooled off a bit.
    Marion County’s five-game winning streak - the first since 2003 - came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the Fort Knox Lady Eagles on Oct. 2. It was the second meeting between these two teams. Fort Knox also won the first meeting, 4-1, in August.

  • GOLF: Spalding shoots 83 at state meet

    Ethan Spalding shot an 83 at the state tournament on Oct. 3 at the Bowling Green Country Club.
    “Overall, it was an awesome experience not only for myself but for Ethan,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “I feel like Ethan held his emotions in check really well. He didn't seem nervous or too excited. He played well I thought. Had a couple of bad breaks but didn't let those faze him at all.”
    The cut to make it past day one was 77. Spalding missed the cut.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights finding their groove just in time for district tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights are well-improved after playing in the Fillie Fall Fling in Cynthiana on Saturday, according to Head Coach David Hibbard.

  • Knights still winless after loss to district foe West Jessamine

    The Marion County Knights seniors got a great celebration before the game Friday evening against the West Jessamine Colts.

    The game’s end result, however, didn’t provide the best end to the celebratory night, as Marion County dropped to 0-7 on the season with a 35-12 loss to West Jessamine. The win assured the Knights a winless record on their home field — John J. Boswell Field — for the season.