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High School Sports

  • Boys soccer: Knights shut out twice this week

    The Marion County Knights were in action at the Bardstown Tigers on Aug. 23, but tied in the second straight game, this time playing to a 2-2 draw.

  • FOOTBALL: Mistakes plague Knights in loss to E’town

    Coming off a dominating performance against the Nelson County Cardinals to open the season, the Marion County Knights looked to notch a win against the Elizabethtown Tigers on Aug. 26, but fell 41-6.
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon explained his team came out with good energy to start but failed to take advantage of several opportunities.
    "When you give a good team like E'town turnovers and fail to take advantage of opportunities, they're going to make you pay," Harmon said.

  • Girls soccer: Lady Knights earn first win in two years

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week against the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Aug. 22, but fell 6-1.
    "We played relatively well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "We are getting better with each game offensively and we were able to stay with them defensively."
    Johnson also said improvement offensively is one of the main focuses this season.

  • GOLF: Knights split matches last week

    The Marion County Knights were back in action last week after a two-week break from the green due to rain. They faced the Green County Dragons on Aug. 23, and were also scheduled to play the Adair County Indians that day, as well, but they did not show.
    The Knights won the match, 172-194.
    "We didn’t play the way we wanted to or that we are capable of but I'm proud of my guys' progress," said Knights Head Coach Joey Reed. "Mentally, we are getting better and keeping our frustration level down, and we're just playing the game."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights split games at home

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their win at the Somerset Spiketacular with a dominating win against the Adair County Lady Indians at the Roby Dome on Aug. 23. The Lady Knights won 25-10, 25-6, 25-16.
    "We dominated this match from start to finish," said Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win season opener

    The Marion County Knights finally hit the soccer field for the season opener on Aug. 16 against the Campbellsville Eagles and notched a 6-3 win, powered by four goals from junior Logan Spalding, who played his first soccer game since the end of the 2014 season. He had left the team to focus on motor cross.
    "Logan absolutely exploded in this match," Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Knights bolt to win season opener amidst lightning delay

    By Dennis George
    Correspondent

    The records will show that a flash of lightning early in the second quarter stopped the Marion County-Nelson County football game with the Knights leading 33-7.
    However, lightning actually struck much earlier - on the game’s first play from scrimmage when the Knights’ Trey Downs took a hand-off from Mason Sullivan and scampered 51 yards for a touchdown.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights bounce back after rough season opener

    The Marion County Lady Knights dropped their season opener against the Grayson County Lady Cougars 10-0.
    The Lady Cougars opened scoring at the 33:34 mark with a goal that sailed over goalkeeper Carrington McKay's head. She finished the game with five saves but gave up seven goals before Sophia Kroschke stepped in, recording three saves but giving up three more goals.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights begin season with two losses, bounce back and win Somerset Spiketacular

    The Marion County Lady Knights began their 2016 campaign at the Roby Dome on Aug. 16 against the Woodford County Lady Yellow Jackets but weren’t able to come away with a win, losing 18-25, 25-20, 22-25.
    "We came out totally flat and played like we were afraid to play volleyball," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • MCHS cross country team wants to have fun and improve this season

    The Marion County High School Cross Country Team is planning to have fun and improve as a team this season, according to Head Coach Sherbie King.
    "Last season was one of the best seasons in a long time," he said. "I had a girls varsity team that placed second and third at several meets."
    The Knights will have a total of 20 players on this year's team but will have no senior leadership. Of the players on this year's team, King is expecting big things out of two returning runners and also a "bright new runner."