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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win district opener

    The Marion County Knights began the week on Aug. 30 against the Hart County Raiders in the first district game of the season and won 9-2.
    The Knights (3-2-2) opened scoring 1:43 into the game with Logan Spalding's first goal of the night, but the Raiders (2-3) tied it up 18 seconds later at one apiece.
    "We finally got more organized and began to play the way we are capable of," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Knights open season with young team

    The Marion County Knights opened the season on Aug. 31 at the Bardstown All-Comers Meet.
    "I have a young team and they have a long way to go," Head Coach Sherbie King said. "Overall, though, I am very proud of their efforts."
    Jenna Cecil led the Knights in the girls' 5K run with a time of 31:11.18. Brianna Mattingly finished with a 32:45, while Chelsea Brady finished with a time of 33:18.
    For the guys, Bryce Barnett finished with a time of 22:25.96, while Ty Wheeler finished with a time of 23:42.18.

  • FOOTBALL: Too many turnovers cost Knights home opener

    The Marion County Knights took the field on Sep. 2 for the season's first home game against the Bardstown Tigers and looked to bounce back from a rough loss at Elizabethtown a week earlier. But, they could not overcome first half mistakes as they lost 46-20.
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said his team did not play a clean first half offensively.
    "We had too many turnovers," he said. "Just like against Elizabethtown, if you give them opportunities, they're going to make you pay."

  • GOLF: Knights add 3 wins

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Bardstown Country Club-Maywood on Aug. 29 in a triple header against the Bardstown Tigers, Bethlehem Eagles and Nelson County Cardinals. The match was originally to be played at the Bardstown Country Club-Woodlawn but was moved due to field conditions.
    The Knights scored a 177, Bardstown scored a 191, Bethlehem scored a 195, and Nelson County scored a 214, meaning the Knights secured three wins.
    "Once again it was another 'played bad but got the win' kind of night," Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights lose to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week against the Nelson County Lady Cardinals on Aug. 29 at the Roby Dome, but lost in four sets of play, 18-25, 25-7, 26-28, 20-25.
    "We seem to come out flat in most of our first sets this season and did that again tonight," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said. "Almost no offense was the result of our poor defense. I'm surprised we were as close as we were."

  • Boys soccer: Knights shut out twice this week

    The Marion County Knights were in action at the Bardstown Tigers on Aug. 23, but tied in the second straight game, this time playing to a 2-2 draw.

  • FOOTBALL: Mistakes plague Knights in loss to E’town

    Coming off a dominating performance against the Nelson County Cardinals to open the season, the Marion County Knights looked to notch a win against the Elizabethtown Tigers on Aug. 26, but fell 41-6.
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon explained his team came out with good energy to start but failed to take advantage of several opportunities.
    "When you give a good team like E'town turnovers and fail to take advantage of opportunities, they're going to make you pay," Harmon said.

  • Girls soccer: Lady Knights earn first win in two years

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week against the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Aug. 22, but fell 6-1.
    "We played relatively well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "We are getting better with each game offensively and we were able to stay with them defensively."
    Johnson also said improvement offensively is one of the main focuses this season.

  • GOLF: Knights split matches last week

    The Marion County Knights were back in action last week after a two-week break from the green due to rain. They faced the Green County Dragons on Aug. 23, and were also scheduled to play the Adair County Indians that day, as well, but they did not show.
    The Knights won the match, 172-194.
    "We didn’t play the way we wanted to or that we are capable of but I'm proud of my guys' progress," said Knights Head Coach Joey Reed. "Mentally, we are getting better and keeping our frustration level down, and we're just playing the game."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights split games at home

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their win at the Somerset Spiketacular with a dominating win against the Adair County Lady Indians at the Roby Dome on Aug. 23. The Lady Knights won 25-10, 25-6, 25-16.
    "We dominated this match from start to finish," said Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard.