High School Sports

  • History makers

    The 2017 Marion County High School baseball team was recognized during Marion County’s boy/girl doubleheader against Washington County on Feb. 6. The team won the first regional title in program history and advanced to the state tournament’s semifinals. Marion County finished last season with a 28-7 record.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Marion County squares off against Adair County in first round of district tourney

    Third time is the charm. At least, that’s what the Knights are hoping for.
    With a spot in the district title game and regional tournament on the line, Marion County and Adair County square off for the third time this season in the 20th District Tournament at Campbellsville High School. The two squads play at 7 p.m., Feb. 21.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights to take on Taylor County in district tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights are hoping their late season momentum will carry over into the postseason.
    Despite a 79-55 loss to Boyle County Friday, which ended the Lady Knights’ six-game win streak, the Lady Knights’ record stood at 14-10 and the team has gone 8-2 since a mid-season losing streak.

  • Kentucky Strong

    Boys and girls basketball teams for Marion County and Washington County joined together for a moment of silence on Feb. 6 to honor victims of the school shooting at Marshall County High School on Jan. 23. The teams also wore shirts that said “Marshall Strong” during pregame warmups.

  • BASKETBALL: 1993 State Championship team to be honored

    Marion County High School’s 1992-93 boys basketball state championship team will be honored on March 17 during the state tournament semifinals.
    Marion County Athletic Director Michael Holt is asking for any member of that team who will be able to attend the game to reserve a spot by emailing him at michael.holt@marion.kyschools.us.
    One ticket will be provided for each team member and one will be provided for a guest. Any questions should also be directed to Holt at that email. Reservations are due by March 5.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Matchups against Colonels and Eagles await Knights

    It looks like Mother Nature will cooperate this time and Marion County will finally square off with the Bethlehem Eagles on Saturday in Bardstown, with the game tipping off at 7:30 p.m.
    The Knights and Eagles had originally been scheduled to meet on Jan. 20, but poor weather forced the game to be postponed for a later date. Bethlehem is 8-13 this season, suffering a heartbreaking 54-52 loss to Green County on Saturday.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights face Rebels, Admirals as regular season closes out

    Four more games remain for the Marion County Lady Knights and roughly a week and a half is left before the 20th District Tournament begins at Campbellsville High School.
    In their final game on the road for the regular season, Marion County will travel to Danville to take on the Boyle County Lady Rebels at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 9.
    The Lady Rebels won’t make it easy on Marion County, holding a 16-6 record before taking on Southwestern last night. Boyle County put the brakes on a three-game skid back on Feb. 2 with a 57-44 win over Danville on Feb. 2.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights to face Hornets, Commanders at home

    A brief two game home stand awaits Marion County (12-9) but before they can get back on the home court, the Knights will travel to Russell Springs this Saturday for a game against the Russell County Lakers.
    Game time is 8 p.m. Eastern. Through 20 games and before taking on Casey County Friday, Tate Richardson led Russell County in scoring with 16.6 PPG. Brayon Scales was second with 14.7 PPG.

  • Freshman boys basketball team wins tourney

    The Marion County High School boys won the Nelson County Freshmen Tournament on Saturday. Pictured are, front row from left, Lathan Hamilton, Devin Gibson and J.T. Lee; back row from left, are Head Coach Tony Tonge, Ethan Mattingly, Kanyon Spalding, Patrick Benton, Dominick White, Markell Bell, Spencer Lucas and Assistant Coach Mark Bell.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights face Taylor County to kick off busy stretch

    Lady Knights Head Coach Kelly Wood drew a Clint Eastwood reference to describe Marion County’s play thus far this season.
    “Good, bad and ugly,” Wood said. “We’ve been a little bit of all three but most teams are. We’re young, though. It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon so we got to finish strong. That’s what we got ahead of us. The team gets along great. They’re such great kids.”