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High School Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win district

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Lady Knights began district tournament play on May 24 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles. The Lady Knights secured a 6-0 win to punch their ticket to the district title game and the 5th Region Tournament.
    Mariella Curtis and Abby Scott each went 2-3 with an RBI. Pitcher Haley Mattingly turned in another solid performance, giving up only two hits and recording eight strikeouts.

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  • TENNIS: Season ends at state tournament

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights sent three players to the state tournament held at the University of Kentucky on May 19. Junior Dylan Bradshaw fell 6-2, 6-3 to Luke Morris from Mason County. The doubles team of Hank Hardin and Bryce Spalding also fell to Nick Newton and Jacob Young from Greenwood 6-2, 6-1.
    "There is a large increase in talent at the state tournament," Knights Head Coach Landon Williams said. "We were competitive in both matches, so that's definitely a plus for us."

  • BASEBALL: Knights drop two, compete in district tourney this week

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began the week with a 6-2 loss at LaRue County on May 18. Junior Cody Browning went 1-3 with two RBIs for the Knights while Jared Bradshaw also hit 1-3 from the plate and scored a run. Ty Murphy hit 1-2 with a walk. The Knights gave up three runs in the first two innings but scored two to pull within one run. The Hawks scored three in the bottom of the fourth to put the game away.  

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  • MCHS football team having a shoe drive to raise funds, make a difference

    The Marion County High School Football Team has launched a shoe collection drive to raise money for new equipment.
    Shoe donations will also support micro-enterprises in developing nations and reduce what goes into landfills.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week with a 7-2 win against the Russell County Lakers on May 18. It was the Lady Knights' final home game of the season and also senior night.  

  • TRACK: Knights compete in regional meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School track team competed in the Class 2A, Region 2 meet on May 14 at Elizabethtown.  

  • BASEBALL: Bruins end Knights’ winning streak

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took home a 10-0 win against the Bethlehem Eagles on May 9. The Knights jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Dalton Hammond led off the inning with a double, Luke Thomas singled off a bunt, and Hammond scored on a Travis Wiser groundout. Thomas scored on an error when the Eagles mishandled Jared Bradshaw's groundball.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win two of three

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began this week at the Jefferstown Charger Classic on May 13 against the Spencer County Lady Bears with a 4-0 victory. The game remained scoreless until the fifth inning when Brianna Mattingly's two-run RBI single opened the scoring for the Lady Knights. Haley Mattingly produced a solid outing from the mound, giving up only four hits and striking out eight.

  • TENNIS: Knights send three to state

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Though regional team competitions ended on May 3, the Knights were still in action in individual postseason play on May 6 in the first round of postseason play.