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High School Sports

  • Softball: Lady Knights notch two wins on the road

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began last week with a 5-0 win against the Russell County Lakers on May 3. The win improved the Lady Knights' record to 18-5.
    Haley Mattingly threw another shutout, giving up only six hits. Abby Scott went 3-4 from the plate and hit two doubles while Kylie Benningfield added three RBIs to the cause, including two in the first inning.

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  • Boys tennis team's run ends at semis

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights boys tennis team's season came to an end on May 2 in the semifinals against the Taylor County Cardinals. The boys lost 3-2.
    Bryce Spalding won his singles match 6-1, 6-0, while Colby Hood also won his singles match 6-0, 6-0. However, they could not secure a win in doubles play.

  • MCHS Knight signs with SCC to play basketball

    Marion County guard Tyler Wethington (center) signed a letter of intent to play basketball at St. Catharine College. Pictured with him are from left, Helen Spalding (grandmother), Candi Spalding (mother), Carlee Jo Wethington (sister), Wethington, Blake Wethington (brother), Steve Wethington (father) and Kristen Murphy. In back row, from left, MCHS Principal Michael Abell, James Rodney Spalding (uncle), St. Catharine coach Joe Krupinski, and Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin.

  • BASEBALL: Knights bring home two wins last week

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began this week on the road against the Adair County Indians on April 26 in a 20th District game. The Knights took an 8-3 comeback win with extra innings. The Knights were able to tie up at three apiece in the eighth inning, and Luke Thomas would push the Knights ahead when he got a bases-loaded ground ball past Adair County's third baseman, which would push Ty Murphy across for the go ahead run.

  • Exchange students give American sport a try

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    A change of scenery can be tough on anybody, but for Mook Reunsang and Chaio Chen, their change of scenery involves going halfway around the globe to a new place where they have no family or friends.
    Reunsang and Chen are two foreign exchange students from Thailand and China, and they are members of the Marion County Lady Knights softball team.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win 3 straight games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Sitting at 14-5 on the season, the Marion County Lady Knights took on the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on April 25 at home, looking to notch a win after losing two straight. The Lady Knights would end the losing streak as they notched a 7-1 victory.

  • Tennis teams begin postseason play

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights began the week at home against the LaRue County Hawks on April 25. The girls lost their matches, 4-1, while the boys won theirs by a score of 3-2.
    Allie Evans secured the Knights' lone win for the girls, winning 6-1, 6-0 in singles. In the boys matches, Bryce Spalding won 6-1, 6-1 while Colby Hood also won 6-1, 6-0. Both those wins were in singles play. The doubles teams consisting of Dylan Bradshaw and Hank Hardin won their match 6-0, 6-0.

  • BASEBALL: Knights rally to defeat Eagles in thriller

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Coming off two close losses, the Knights defeated the Campbellsville Eagles 14-13 on April 21. The Knights would go to work early and score four runs in the first inning. Dalton Hammond reached base on an error, Luke Thomas singled, Andrew Spalding was hit by a pitch and Travis Wiser singled in two runs. Spalding would score on an Eagles throwing error and Kelly Mattingly's one-out groundout would score Wiser.  

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights drop two this week

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began this week on the road against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on April 18 and took home a 5-2 victory.  
    The Lady Knights' bats were alive early as the Lady Knights scored two runs in the top of the first. Both teams would be locked in a pitchers' duel until the Eagles broke through and scored two in the seventh, sending the game to extra innings.  

  • TENNIS: Knights preparing for postseason

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights hit the tennis courts last weekend, April 17-20, for the Heartland Conference Tournament.
    The boys double team consisting of Dylan Bradshaw and Bandon Miles fell in the opening round 4-6, 6-2, and (11-9). In the boys singles, Bryce Spalding won, defeating Samuel Kessler 6-1, 6-1 in the final round.