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High School Sports

  • BASEBALL: Marion County continues district play, heads to Louisville  

    District play continues for Marion County with two games at Adair County (6 p.m., tomorrow) and at home against Taylor County (5:30 p.m., April 25). Marion County however has two games in between the two district games against DuPont Manual (11:30 a.m., Saturday) and Butler (2 p.m., Saturday). Both games in Louisville will be played at DuPont Manual High School. 

  • SOFTBALL: Carpenter hits two homers, Mattingly pitches second perfect game  

    Elise Carpenter hit two home runs, Haley Mattingly pitched her second perfect game this season in three innings, and Marion County used a 10-run first inning to blow past Adair County (1-10, 0-1) 15-0 in the opening game of regular season district play for both teams April 10.
    "When you score 10 runs in the first inning, it makes it hard for the other team to do anything," Lady Knights Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. "We hit the ball really well. They didn’t give it to us." 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights against Bulldogs, Eagles

    The Knights were a bit sluggish coming off Spring Break last Monday against John Hardin at Graham Memorial Park April 10, with both the boys and girls winning only one match each on the afternoon. In doubles, Hank Hardin and Collin Abell pulled off a win, 7-5, 6-0. Emily Gordon, for the girls, also won her singles match, 6-3, 6-3. However, Ireland Cassidy lost her singles match 4-6, 5-7, and both girls doubles teams lost. Hope Rawlings and Brooke Davis fell 0-6, 4-6 and Mya Emmons and Eden Kessler fell 0-6. 1-6. 

  • TRACK: Knights record 20 top five finishes in meet

    Marion County continues to impress on the track and field course. In Thursday's Green County All-Comers Meet, the Knights had 20 runners finish in the top five of their events and also saw five runners place in first.

  • TRACK: Knights setting eyes on regionals

    The postseason is drawing closer and closer for the Marion County High School Track and Field team. 
    Marion County only has a month left before they will travel to Bardstown High School May 9 for the Class AA, Region Two meet. Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said he’s expecting his runners to continue giving solid efforts as the postseason draws closer.

  • TENNIS: Knights face LaRue before Heartland Conference

    Marion County's final tennis match before the Heartland Conference tournament will come against some stiff competition, according to Knights Head Coach Noah Swencki. Marion County will pick up their tennis rackets and lace up their sneakers to conclude regular season play April 18 at LaRue County before the Heartland Conference tournament begins April 22. 
    "LaRue County is a pretty decent team," Swencki said. "We will want it to be a competitive match. They'll be a solid team and they won't be a pushover."

  • SOCCER: Local soccer player to compete in Europe

    By Peter W. Zubaty
    Landmark News Service

    Local high schools will be well represented in The Netherlands, with three area soccer players being selected for the overseas trip with Kentucky’s Olympic Development Program.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights held scoreless, lose on unearned run

    A misjudged throw in the fifth and a poor showing from the bats doomed Marion County in their opening game of the Lady Cardinal Classic Saturday in Campbellsville. 
    The Lady Knights fell to the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 1-0. 
    "We struck out 10 times and had three errors.  You cannot win a game with that kind of statistic," Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. 

  • BASEBALL: Knights blow out Highlanders

    Marion County’s hot bats travel wherever the Knights go. 
    In the Knights’ opening game of the Great Smoky Mountain Invitational, a steady offensive performance that saw Marion County score in each inning lifted the Knights to a 16-3 win against the Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders Friday evening. 

  • BASEBALL: Knights travel to Tennessee, begin district play