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High School Sports

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights take district

    Moving like a freight train, the Marion County Lady Knights hosted and took the 20th district tournament for the seventh year in a row on Oct 22. They took the championship and advanced to regional play by defeating the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 3-1 and the Adair County Lady Indians 3-0. It was the Lady Knights ninth district title in 15 years.

    “It feels pretty good,” Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said after the win. “I’ll take that.” 

  • Football: District play ends on a down note

    The Marion County Knights lost their second game in a row on Oct. 24 when they visited the Lexington Catholic Knights. Marion County was stomped by the competition 43-13 under a running clock. 

    Marion County’s Interim Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said Lexington Catholic has excellent players.

  • Soccer: Knights gain valuable experience in tough season

    After a long fall season, the Marion County Knights’ year came to an end when they fell 3-2 to the LaRue County Hawks in the first round of the 18th District tournament.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights are looking to the future

     The Lady Knights’ season left a sour taste in their mouths. After finishing 1-18, the Marion County Lady Knights’ season came to a close after an 8-0 loss to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals (14-3-1) in the first round of the 18th District tournament. 

    Despite the rough ending, Lady Knights Coach Derek  Cissell was optimistic.

  • Football: Magical night turned sour

    A special night turned sour when the Marion County Knights had their senior night stripped away from them on Oct. 17, when the Knights (5-3) hosted and fell to the Boyle County Rebels, 38-12.

     

    To start the evening. Knights Coach Jeff Robbins presented footballs to the seniors on the team. Afterwards, the team along with others took time to honor  Robbins with a huddle on the edge of the field.

  • District defeat: Soccer Knights fall, 3-2

    The Marion County Knights ended their season after losing their first game of the 18th District tournament on Oct. 14.

    Despite taking a 2-0 lead, the Knights were defeated by the LaRue County Hawks for the second time this season, 3-2.

  • Soccer: Taylor County defeats Lady Knights in district

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ season came to a close when they were shutout by the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 8-0 in their first round of the 18th district tournament on Oct. 16. 

    With their final game aside, Lady Knights Coach Derek Cissell said he wasn’t disappointed with the team’s performance. 

  • Volleyball: Raising awareness

    In typical Marion County High School fashion, the Marion County Lady Knights hosted a breast cancer awareness event on Oct. 16.

    The event featured the Lady Knights (18-16) battling it out with the Pulaski County Lady Maroons (22-12). 

    Unfortunately, Marion County lost in four heated sets, 30-28, 19-25, 25-21, 26-24.

  • Football: Knights win another ‘one’

    History always repeats itself.
    Picking up from where they left off last week – in soaking conditions, the Marion County Knights took their third one-point win of the season over the Mercer County Titans on Oct. 10. The Knights (5-2)  won the heated affair 20-19.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights pick up senior night victory

    The Marion County Lady Knights took a victory over the Bardstown Lady Tigers on Oct. 9.
    Adding icing to the top of their cake, the 3-1 victory was a sweet ending for the 12 seniors of the team because it also happened to be senior night.
    “We played really hard in the beginning,” Lady Knights senior Mckenzie Reynolds said.
    The Lady Knights (18-14) lost a chance to win the game in the third set and finished 25-21, 25-18, 21-25, 25-22.
    Reynolds said they relaxed in third set which is what gave Bardstown (13-16) the win.