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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights clinch No. 1 seed in district

    The Knights and the Taylor County Cardinals spent 80 minutes of regulation, 10 minutes of overtime, and 13 penalty kicks trading blows.
    Blake Thompson settled the duel on the 13th penalty kick of the night, as his shot propelled the Knights to a 3-2 win over the Taylor County Cardinals on Sept. 22 and made them the No. 1 one seed in district tournament.

  • FOOTBALL: Mistakes send Knights to 1-5

    Mistakes once again plagued the Marion County Knights in their 43-6 loss to the Mercer County Titans in the Horns Home Improvement Game on Sept. 23.
    "I was disappointed in regards to the lack of physicality," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We weren't able to match Mercer County's physicality on defense as well. Mercer County did a good job at being physical."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 3-0 on Sept. 21. It was the Lady Knights' final district game of the regular season.
    "We were only down 2-0 at the half and I feel we played well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "I moved Taylor Simpson up top to get the offense going and to also show Taylor County something new."

  • GOLF: Knights record three wins to close season

    The Marion County Knights began the week against the Washington County Commanders on Sept. 2 and posted a 162-177 win. Junior Houston Raikes led the Knights with a 39 while Bryce Spalding, Ethan Spalding and Trent Farmer each posted a 41.
    The Knights also won against the Campbellsville Eagles on Sept. 21, 169-212. Bryce Spalding led the Knights with a 40, while Ethan Spalding posted a 41. Jon Connor Ross posted a 43, Houston Raikes posted a 45, and Trent Farmer posted a 47.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights grab No. 2 seed

    A new look offense and defense was not enough to counteract the Lady Knights' mistakes in a loss at the LaRue County Lady Hawks in four sets (28-26, 21-25, 17-25, 20-25) on Sept. 20.
    The loss dropped the Lady Knights to 10-10 overall.
    "We felt like we needed to adjust our line-up to get more offense after our tournament so we made a few changes and played much better," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights tie for third time

    The Knights tied for the third time this season against the Anderson County Bearcats, 3-3, on the road on Sept. 13.
    "We did play very well, but we made a silly mistake that got them on the board halfway into the half," Head Coach Greg Conley said. "We had several good opportunities but failed to capitalize."
    The Knights (7-4-3) then made another defensive mistake, allowing the Bearcats (4-5-1) to make it 2-0 going into the half.

  • FOOTBALL: Eagles fly past Knights

    Mother Nature sent bolt after bolt of lightning, forcing the kickoff of the Marion County-North Bullitt game to be postponed by nearly an hour Friday night, Sept. 16.
    Then, after kickoff, North Bullitt (4-1) sent lightning strikes of their own, racing to a 47-18 win on John J. Boswell Field amidst a flurry of big plays and mistakes committed by the Knights (1-4).
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said his team dug themselves into a hole early.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights drop three this week

    Taylor Simpson's game tying goal with 3:19 sent a wave of euphoria across the field for the Lady Knights, but just as quickly as it came, the Hart County Lady Raiders snuffed it out on the foot of Olivia Nichols, who scored two goals in the final three minutes to give the Lady Raiders a 3-1 win on the Lady Knights' home field on Sept. 12.

  • GOLF: Knights finish third at Heartland Conference

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Lincoln Homestead Golf Course for the Heartland Conference Tournament on Sept. 12, finishing third out of six teams.
    "I am very proud of how my team played in Heartland," Head Coach Joey Reed said. "I just wanted my guys to play to the best of their ability."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights storm back to defeat Lady Eagles

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week at Adair and, for the second time this season, defeated them, winning in three sets, 25-12, 25-11, 25-17 on Sept. 13.
    "We handled business pretty well in a situation where we could have been pretty sloppy," Head Coach David Hibbard said. "Our middles dominated the match for us."