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High School Sports

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights win on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began their week with a tough task as they hosted the North Hardin Trojans at the Roby Dome on Feb. 2.
    While the Knights kept it close early on, eventually, they ended up losing 77-47.
    "The first quarter wasn't actually that bad," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said.
    The Knights only found themselves down 29-18 to the Trojans (22-5, 9-1, 8-0) going into the locker room.

  • Freshman champions

    The Marion County High School freshman girls basketball team recently won the district tournament. They are, front row, from left, Brooke Osbourn, Carly Jo Thomas, Kristi Martin, Ja'kell Johnson, Dari Brown, Dailyn Spalding and Jenny Mattingly; back row from left, are Coach Gayle Bell, Jala Cowherd, LeeAnn Jones, Emily Gordon, Mckenzie Bagwell, Kaylee Cheatham, Katie Mattingly, Emily Helms and Coach Tony Tonge.

  • Lady Knights defeat Commanders on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion Lady Knights started off their week in rough fashion with a 78-33 loss against the Mercer County Titans.
    "Mercer was a very good team," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "They shot the ball better than any team I have seen. We didn't have an answer for them. I want the girls to put that game behind them and let's move on."

  • Homecoming winners

    Pictured are the Marion County High School Homecoming winners. They are, from left, freshman princess Abby Scott, sophomore princess Isabella Glasscock, junior princess Emma Edlin, Homecoming Queen senior Mayte Gamez Huerta and Homecoming King senior Devon Mattingly.
     

  • Boys basketball: Knights drop two games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were back on the hardwood against the Nelson County Cardinals on Jan. 29.
    The Knights lost, 73-57, dropping their record to 7-15.
    "We were beat on the boards," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "We could not keep them off the boards."
    Both teams kept it close in the first half, as the Knights secured a 36-32 halftime lead. However, the Knights would begin to fall behind, as they were outscored 43-21 in the second half.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School is searching for a new football coach after head coach Corey Crume resigned Wednesday, Jan. 27. He has accepted a coaching position at Kentucky State University where he will be coaching wide receivers.
    "It's a good opportunity to get my foot in the door in the college ranks," Crume said. "It's a once in a life time opportunity."

  • Girls basketball: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards in close game

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their 10-day break with a road game against the Nelson County Lady Cards on Jan. 29.
    Despite a hard fought effort, the Lady Knights could not secure a victory, losing 59-57.
    The loss dropped the Lady Knights to 8-8.
    "The girls played a great game but came up a little short," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "I was very pleased with the overall defensive effort by the whole team.”

  • Aquaknights compete in final home swim meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in their final home swim meet of the season on Jan. 28 at the Lebanon Aquatic Center against Bethlehem, Thomas Nelson and Nelson County.
    The final home swim meet was also senior night, and senior swimmers Kenlee Stout, Laura Rice, Kennedy Mayo, Chelsie VanWhy and Caroline Cobb were recognized.

  • Chelsie VanWhy to swim at Campbellsville University

    Marion County High School senior Chelsie VanWhy accepted a swimming scholarship from Campbellsville University last week. Pictured are, front row from left, Harry VanWhy, Chelsie VanWhy, Sherry VanWhy and Campbellsville University Coach Casey Smith; back row from left, are MCHS Swim Coach Katie Kelien and MCHS Principal Mike Abell.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    Corey Crume, Marion County High School head football coach, has resigned effective immediately.
    According to an email from Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, Crume has accepted a position to coach football at Kentucky State University. He has submitted a letter of resignation for his teaching position as the high school's in-school detention teacher and as the school's head football coach.
    "I would like to wish Coach Crume the best and appreciate his work for the 2015-2016 school year," Schlosser wrote in her email.