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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights lose halftime lead, fall 6-3 to Boyle County

    Marion County changed their strategy up, trying to catch the Boyle County Rebels off guard during their match-up on Sept. 5. For the first half, it was working, with the Knights grabbing a 3-2 halftime lead. Eventually, Boyle County got settled in, finding their stride and finding victory, 6-3, over the Knights.
    “We didn’t run the offside trap because [Chris] McMann knows what style we play,” Head Coach Greg Conley said, “so we changed it up and caught them [Boyle County] off guard in the first half.”

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County still in search of win after loss to Lloyd Memorial

    The Marion County Knights are still in search of their first win of the season after falling to the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field, 42-6.
    “I thought the team played with a lot of competitive spirit,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities in the red zone, but we still played with a lot of fight.”

  • A pretty grand start

    Hurricanes, 30-point comebacks, double overtime thrillers and a whole lot of cheering fans.
    College football has officially begun ladies and gentlemen! The usual elements are at play - thrilling games and cheering fans among others - but early in this 2017 season, several new factors are also at play, creating everything from headaches, to newness, to excitement.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out for fifth straight game

    For the fifth straight game, the Marion County Lady Knights were shut out, this time by the Franklin County Lady Flyers, 10-0, on Sept. 7 in Frankfort.

  • GOLF: Marion County grabs solid win over Eagles and Dragons

    The Marion County Knights kicked off last week by grabbing a 164-192 win over the Bethlehem Eagles on Sept. 6 at the Lebanon Country Club in Marion County’s home opener.
    “I was really proud of the way my team played,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “We didn’t give up, my guys stayed the course and continued to battle mentally. Ethan Spalding played a great round. He had nine straight pars.”

  • VOLLEYBALL: Marion County shut out by stout Bardstown Tigers

    Marion County knew they had to play near perfect volleyball to stay with the Bardstown Lady Tigers. In the end, the Lady Tigers - who are now 15-1 - turned to their overwhelming firepower to grab a two-set win (21-25, 13-25) over the Lady Knights in Bardstown on Sept. 5.
    “Bardstown is a great team and we knew if we didn't come ready to play, they would embarrass us,” Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard said. “So, we came ready to play.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights draw red cards in shutout loss to Bardstown 

    The Knights match with Bardstown last year was both physical and chippy, with red cards assessed. When Bardstown and Marion County met up on Aug. 29 in Lebanon, much the same happened, with three ejections, a whole lot of physicality and two important Knights players sidelined with suspensions for at least the next two games.   

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out twice this week

    The Marion County Lady Knights were unable to find their offense this week as they were shut out by the Western Hills Lady Wolverines 10-0 on Aug. 28 and by district rival LaRue County 7-0 on Aug. 30. Despite the shutouts, Marion County head coach Daniel Johnson said his team had a solid start but could not sustain it for the whole match.

  • GOLF: Knights defeat Green County

    Ethan Spalding shot a 37, Bryce Spalding put up a 45, Devon Murphy and Jon Connor Ross had a 46 and Dalton Sallee had a 47 to lead Marion County to a 174-199 over Green County at the Green County Country Club on Aug. 29.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights score convincing win over district rival

    The Marion County Lady Knights put their firepower on full display, dispatching the Adair County Lady Indians handily in three sets (25-8, 25-8, 25-14) in Columbia Aug. 28, and scoring a solid win in the district opener. 
    "This was a feel-good night for us to get our first district win and push our record to 3-1," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.