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High School Sports

  • Knights close strong to top Bethlehem

    In a game that was closer than the score would suggest, the Marion County Knights defeated the visiting Bethlehem Eagles, 69-56, on Saturday in the fifth annual Autism Classic.
    The game was tight throughout, but the Knights (10-6) put the game away in the final minutes. Marion County Coach Montrelle Irvin said he told his team at the half that he thought they would wear down the Eagles (12-4).
    “That’s where our conditioning and hard work comes in,” Irvin said.

  • Lady Knights pick up a pair of wins

    The Marion County Lady Knights capitalized on the turnovers created by their defensive pressure to put away the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats, 67-46, in the fifth annual Autism Classic on Saturday.
    Sisters Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty combined for seven three-pointers, including five in the first half, and 24 points. The sisters were named co-MVPs of the game.

  • Marion County in command

    On Jan. 10 Marion County hosted a double-header against Washington County. Both Marion County teams added a win to their records.  

    Lady Knights beat Lady Commanders 

    The Lady Knights (7-7) picked up at 60-24 win over the Lady Commanders (1-9).

  • Lady Knights lose to Lady Waves

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • Lady Knights lose to Lady Waves

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • YEAR IN REVIEW: Top Sports Stories of 2014

    The biggest stories don't always have happy endings, and sometimes they transcend the sports pages.
    Marion County had a lot to celebrate in 2014. The Lady Knights claimed more district titles in basketball and volleyball, and the Knights tennis team had a year to remember on the court.
    Individual players reached career milestones and turned in spectacular single-game performances.
    Unfortunately, Marion County lost one of its sideline generals to a difficult disease.
    Here are the biggest sports stories of the past year.

  • Marion County sweeps C'ville

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    The New Year started off great for Marion County, with both the Knights and Lady Knights winning over Campbellsville on Jan. 2.
    The Lady Knights (6-5) played the Lady Eagles (5-9) first, and won, 58-24.
    “It was a good district win for our team,” Head Coach Anthony Epps said. “I really liked the effort and energy our team played with. It was our third win in a row. Hopefully, we can keep the momentum going in the New Year.”

  • Knights lose to Trojans

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    On Jan. 3 the Marion County Knights (6-6) visited the Barren County Trojans (11-3). Unfortunately for the Knights, they did not come home with a win, losing 60-52.
    In the first quarter, the Knights started strong, taking a 21-11 lead.
    In the second quarter, the Trojans added 24 points, and the Knights added only seven to fall behind at the half, 35-28.

  • Lady Knights take two in holiday tournament

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost their opening game Saturday in the Franklin Family Chevrolet Holiday Jam at Nelson County, but responded with back-to-back wins in the consolation bracket.

  • Knights win two of three over weekend

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    Marion County got off to a rocky start in the Campbellsville Holiday Classic, but the Knights bounced back to win their final two games over the weekend.

    The Knights stand at 5-5 on the season.