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High School Sports

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Harmon pours in 37 to lead Indians to 88-77 win

    The dynamic Zion Harmon is living up to the attention that’s been following him around and the numerous colleges that have extended him an offer to play.
    The top recruit in the Class of 2021 put up 35 points and led Adair County to an 88-77 victory over Marion County on Friday. In four games at Adair County, Harmon is averaging 38 PPG and converting on 53.3 percent of his shots.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights rumble past Fairdale

    Marion County made quick work of putting Fairdale away.
    Dailyn Spalding scored 17, Tanika Williams added 12 and the Lady Knights ran away with an 80-15 victory on Dec. 5 in Louisville. All but two Marion County players scored in the game and the team shot 57 percent from the field.
    The Lady Knight defense was also shutting down an already anemic Lady Bulldog offense-averaging a mere 23.2 points in the first five contests of the season- forcing 23 steals and holding Fairdale to 6-32 shooting.

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights get six top-two finishes in opening meet

    In the opening swim meet of the season, the Marion County Aquaknights finished in first or second place in six events.
    “We did great for our first meet,” Marion County Head Coach Brian Pirkle said. “They were focused and knew what they had to do. They also backed and cheered each other on.”

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Means scores 45, Knights beat Tigers in overtime

    Lez Means is getting a knack for working his way into the record books. Tying a school record in made free throws with 18, Means scored 45 on Nov. 28 as Marion County defeated the Bardstown Tigers 94-86 in overtime. The win marked Marion County’s first win over Bardstown since Feb. 14, 2006.
    Means was recognized before the game for setting a school record last season against Beth Haven in made threes with 10.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights fall in Wood’s coaching debut

    The Lady Knights were very close to a victory in their season opener.
    Three Lady Knights hit double digits, but Marion County fell 53-51 in Kelly Wood’s coaching debut at Marion County on Nov. 28 at the Roby Dome.
    Maddie Wood led Lady Knights with 15 points. Katie Mattingly had 14 and Dailyn Spalding had 10.

  • KNIGHT MADNESS
  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights begin extended trip away from Roby Dome

    For just over two weeks, the Knights’ faithful will have to hit the road to watch Marion County in action. The Roby Dome bleachers will sit vacant as the Knights kick off an extended stint away from their home floor early in the season.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: New look Lady Knights face Jags, Dawgs this week

    Kelly Wood is starting to see his new system click with the Marion County Lady Knights.
    “We seem to be getting better getting used to the new stuff,” Wood said. “We’re hoping we can play basketball within our system. It just takes time. We got to become automatic when it comes to playing.”
    The Lady Knights hit the court for the season opener last night against Bardstown. They host the East Jessamine Jaguars tomorrow night.

  • SWIMMING: Marion County set to hit pool for first meet

    With a little extra preparation under their belts, the Marion County Aquaknights have their eyes set on their first meet of the 2017-18 season. The Aquaknights decided not to compete at the first scheduled meet on Nov. 18 in order to get more practice in.
    With that extra practice now in, Head Coach Brian Pirkle is expecting a solid performance from his team when they compete at T.K. Stone Elementary at 1 p.m., Dec. 2. Marion County will be teaming up with Nelson County and Thomas Nelson to take on Elizabethtown in the meet.

  • BASKETBALL: Knights score 94 in final scrimmage at Jamboree Classic

    The Marion County Knights’ offense was rolling, firing on all cylinders, and shooting just under 50 percent. If they can find more of those performances, who knows what the Knights can do?
    Marion County piled up 94 points in their final scrimmage, dominating from start to finish against the Whitfield Academy Wildcats Saturday afternoon at the King of the Bluegrass Jamboree. The Knights forced 26 turnovers and outrebounded the Wildcats 39-35.