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High School Sports

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights pick up first two wins

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    After struggling in their first week of the regular season, the Marion County Lady Knights are finally starting to look like the defending district champions they are. Coming off their first two losses of the season, the Lady Knights struggled against Thomas Nelson Aug. 24 at home and fell in four sets (25-19, 25-14, 19-25, 25-23).

  • Football: Panthers outscore Knights in home opener, 53-6

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights hosted the Elizabethtown Panthers in the home opener on Aug. 28.  
    The Knights struggled out of the gate, and could not get much going as they fell to the Panthers, 53-6. After the game, Knights Coach Corey Crume said his team is still attempting to figure things out.  

  • Golf: Marion County chips in a pair of victories

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

  • Soccer: Knights have rough week, drop three matches

    By Gerard Flanagan  
    Sports correspondent

    Coming off a hot start to the season in which they grabbed two wins and 14 goals, the Knights hosted the Bardstown Tigers on Aug. 25. The Knights dropped this match, 3-0, their first loss of the season.
    “It was just a frustrating match,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said. “We were outplayed, outpossessed, and outshot.”

  • Football: Despite loss, Knights ready for the season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the regular season Aug. 22 against the Nelson   County Cardinals in the inaugural Bardstown-Nelson County Bowl.  
    Unfortunately, the Knights left the field with a 35-7 loss to kick off the season.  

  • Soccer: Knights open with two wins, 14 goals

    By Gerard Flangan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the 2015 season by rolling past Campbellsville, 9-0, on Aug. 18 at home.  
    Eight Knights players scored, including forward Alan Guzman, who scored two goals in the game. Colby Hood, Dalton Hammond, Blake Thompson, Shinnoskakee Mukae, Kelly Mattingly and Justin Elder also scored one goal apiece for the Knights against the Eagles (0-4).  
    “We had a well-balanced attack,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights drop two

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County volleyball had a rough start in its first two matches of the regular season.
    The Lady Knights (0-2) travelled Aug. 18 to Woodford County for their first match, but fell in three sets, losing 25-22, 33-31, 25-25. Marion County returned to its home court on Aug. 20 to take on the Nelson County Cardinals, losing in five sets, 25-22, 21-25, 18-25, 25-16 and 15-13.

  • Knights slay Dragons on the links

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

     The Knights traveled south on Aug. 20 to play the Green County Dragons.  
    The Knights came out as victors in the match, winning 176-192.  
    Knights Coach Chad Spalding said that his team didn’t fare too well in the match, but nonetheless, he was glad to see that his team pulled out the victory.  
    According to Spalding, Ethan Spalding shot a 46, while most other players shot between a 46 and a 49.

  • Soccer: Marion County loses opener on the road

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began their season with a disheartening loss at Sayre School on Aug. 22. The Lady Knights lost by mercy rule in the second half, 10-0.
    With the addition of so many new players, the Lady Knights (0-1) were unsure of their performance going into Saturday’s game.
    “I was anxious. I was ready to get the season started and see where we stood,” Marion County Coach Derek Cissell said.

  • Tonight's girls soccer match has been cancelled

    The soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19, between Fort Knox and the Marion County Lady Knights has been cancelled.

    The match was cancelled due to the anticipated weather this evening. According to the National Weather Service, showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening.