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High School Sports

  • Football: Knights win in a shootout

    The Marion County Knights had a battle of epic proportions when they took on the LaRue County Hawks in a rescheduled game on Sept. 26. The Knights won the fray with a decisive touchdown and conversion 41-34. The Knights’ improved to 4-1 as they prepare to enter district play.

  • New face helping local athletes

     Though Marion County High School fans’ will have to wait until the spring season to see new coaches in action, there’s already a new face on the fields and courts.

    In case you’ve already seen him and was wondering who he is, his name is Josh Heines, and he’s the new athletic trainer for MCHS’s athletic program. 

  • Golf: Marion County wins two

     It came down to two strokes. 

    The Marion County Knights took a hard earned victory after defeating the Campbellsville Eagles 175-177 on Sept. 22.

    “I’m pleased with the victory, that’s for sure,” Knights Coach Chad Spalding said after the match. 

  • Soccer: Knights making improvements

     After losing a huge and powerful starting lineup, the Marion County Knights have jumped into the fight and have emerged half way through the season with a few victories notched in their armor. 

    Senior forward Ozwaldo Cruz said the toughest opponents the team has faced so far have been the John Hardin Bulldogs (14-2) and the North Hardin Trojans (10-4). The Knights (3-10-2) fell to the Bulldogs 6-1 and the Trojans 3-0.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights staying positive despite losses

     The Marion County Lady Knights have had a tough season. With the team sitting at 1-9, they have faced opponents from both near and far and taken their only victory out of the grasp of the Fort Knox Lady Eagles (0-8). Since that win, the team has been mercied out by the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs (6-7) and the Thomas Nelson Generals (9-4).

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to Lakers, top Hawks

     On Sept. 25, the Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Russell County Lady Lakers 2-1 in a neck and neck battle of 25-19, 17-25, 25-23.

    Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said the game was decided by a few mistakes by Marion County.

    “We made a couple of bonehead plays,” Hibbard said. 

  • Football: District play starts Friday

     After their 41-34 victory over the LaRue County Hawks on Sept. 26, the Marion County Knights will start district play this week.

    The Knights are 4-1, but they won’t be letting their guard down. 

    When asked what opponents the Knights have to watch out for, Knights Interim Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly gave a simple, clear response: “All of them.” 

  • One more time

    In football, no game ends in a tie.  

    On Sept. 20, the Marion County Knights took their third win of the season with a one-point victory over the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots, 21-20 in overtime.  

  • Volleyball wins four in a row

     The Marion County Lady Knights put together a four-game winning streak, which included wins over the Adair County Lady Indians on Sept. 16, and the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Sept. 18.

    Against the Lady Indians (4-6), the Lady Knights’ strong serving and offense allowed them to win 25-15, 25-17, 25-17.

  • Golf: Knights slay Dragons

     Marion County Knights struck down the Green Country Dragons last week 176-203.

    “[We had] a slow start but finished up strong,” Trevor Burchell said. 

    Burchell said Elijah Ratliff from Green County played well. Ratliff led Green County by shooting a 38.

    “The top performers were steady,” Burchell said.