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High School Sports

  • Football: Despite loss, Knights ready for the season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the regular season Aug. 22 against the Nelson   County Cardinals in the inaugural Bardstown-Nelson County Bowl.  
    Unfortunately, the Knights left the field with a 35-7 loss to kick off the season.  

  • Soccer: Knights open with two wins, 14 goals

    By Gerard Flangan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the 2015 season by rolling past Campbellsville, 9-0, on Aug. 18 at home.  
    Eight Knights players scored, including forward Alan Guzman, who scored two goals in the game. Colby Hood, Dalton Hammond, Blake Thompson, Shinnoskakee Mukae, Kelly Mattingly and Justin Elder also scored one goal apiece for the Knights against the Eagles (0-4).  
    “We had a well-balanced attack,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights drop two

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County volleyball had a rough start in its first two matches of the regular season.
    The Lady Knights (0-2) travelled Aug. 18 to Woodford County for their first match, but fell in three sets, losing 25-22, 33-31, 25-25. Marion County returned to its home court on Aug. 20 to take on the Nelson County Cardinals, losing in five sets, 25-22, 21-25, 18-25, 25-16 and 15-13.

  • Knights slay Dragons on the links

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

     The Knights traveled south on Aug. 20 to play the Green County Dragons.  
    The Knights came out as victors in the match, winning 176-192.  
    Knights Coach Chad Spalding said that his team didn’t fare too well in the match, but nonetheless, he was glad to see that his team pulled out the victory.  
    According to Spalding, Ethan Spalding shot a 46, while most other players shot between a 46 and a 49.

  • Soccer: Marion County loses opener on the road

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began their season with a disheartening loss at Sayre School on Aug. 22. The Lady Knights lost by mercy rule in the second half, 10-0.
    With the addition of so many new players, the Lady Knights (0-1) were unsure of their performance going into Saturday’s game.
    “I was anxious. I was ready to get the season started and see where we stood,” Marion County Coach Derek Cissell said.

  • Tonight's girls soccer match has been cancelled

    The soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19, between Fort Knox and the Marion County Lady Knights has been cancelled.

    The match was cancelled due to the anticipated weather this evening. According to the National Weather Service, showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights playing with ‘energy’

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights showed a lot of promise last week when they took on the North Hardin Lady Trojans and the Bardstown Lady Tigers in their first scrimmages of the season.
    “Our scrimmages both went well,” Coach David Hibbard said of his Lady Knights.
    Both scrimmages were timed, rather than played in the typical three-set format, so scoring was different than regular season gameplay.

  • Golf: Knights charge into season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    With matches against the Green County Dragons, Bardstown Eagles, and the Meade County Green Wave behind them, the Marion County Knights golf team is ready to take on this season.
    “We are much improved from last season, from top to bottom,” Coach Chad Spalding said.
    Coming off .500 season in 2014, the Knights are fielding 14 players for both varsity and junior varsity.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights have high expectations

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

     

    Marion County High School volleyball has some big shoes to fill in the wake of its 2014 district title.
    “After losing 12 seniors from last year’s team, I’m not sure yet how we are going to look,” Coach David Hibbard said.

  • Soccer: Marion County seeks to improve with experience

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

     

    Coach Derek Cissell has made some serious changes to the Marion County girls soccer team.
    After a less than impressive season last year, Cissell has looked to the middle schools for players and has nearly tripled his previous roster.
    “We’re really young and inexperienced, but we’re really coming together as a team,” Cissell said.