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High School Sports

  • SWIMMING: Johnson resigns as swim coach

    The Marion County Aquaknights are gearing up for their 2017 campaign, but they will be under new leadership in the upcoming season.
    Katie Johnson resigned as Marion County’s head coach back in August after three seasons at the helm. Johnson had previous coaching stints at Thomas Nelson and Nelson County before taking over as head coach for Marion County.
    “Through much thought and prayer I have decided to resign from my position as head swim coach at Marion County High School,” Johnson told the Enterprise.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cards take down Lady Knights for district title

    For another season, the district volleyball title won’t reside in Marion County. Their recent loss to Taylor County is bitter pill for the Lady Knights to swallow. A competitive third set turned into a rout due to some questionable calls, and Taylor County shut out the Lady Knights for the district title, 10-25, 16-25, 13-25, at Campbellsville High School on Oct. 17.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Miller, Perkins lead Cards to district title

    For the third straight season, the Marion County Knights faced the Taylor County Cardinals in the district title game last week. A matchup billed as a clash between two bitter district foes eventually gave way to a one-sided affair. It was a disastrous outing for the reigning district champs.
    With the championship game moved to John J. Boswell Field, Taylor County dominated from start to finish in a 6-0 win over the Knights Thursday evening and avenged a 2-0 loss last season to Marion County in the title game.

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County suffers 38-8 loss to Jags, fall to 0-8

     

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights’ season ends in 1-0 loss to Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Oct. 11 in the 18th District Tournament.
    “Season ending losses are never easy and this one was especially tough because of how well we had been playing down the stretch,” Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.
    Kenzie Knight scored the only goal 12 minutes into the game. Marion County had 13 shots on goal, but was unable to turn them into goals.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights fall in four sets to Lady Maroons

    On several occasions, the Lady Knights had a chance to finish things off against Pulaski County on Oct. 10. But, untimely errors and a stout Lady Maroons squad kept the Lady Knights at bay as Pulaski County won in four sets, 25-21, 20-25, 18-25, 23-25.
    Mary Ann May's seven kills, along with six from Sarah Clark, were not enough to overcome hitting errors Marion County fell victim to in the game.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights end season with 5-0 victory over Estill County

    Marion County’s season wasn’t trending in the right direction with postseason near, with the Knights losing in six of their last seven games.
    With a solid effort against Estill County, the Knights got a little momentum in time for the district tournament, defeating the Engineers 5-0 in Irvine on Oct. 3 in the final regular season game for Marion County.
    “We played very well,” Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley said. “I’m very pleased with the way we played. It was a great way to end the season.”

  • FOOTBALL: Winless Knights face defending district champs

    After getting a bye week to rest and regroup, the Marion County Knights will get back on the field Friday evening in Nicholasville against the East Jessamine Jaguars. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
    “East Jessamine is a good ball club,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “They’re big and physical. We’ll have to play good, fundamental football and be ready to match their physicality.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights’ historic winning streak ends with second loss to Fort Knox

    The Lady Knights’ hot hand has been cooled off a bit.
    Marion County’s five-game winning streak - the first since 2003 - came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the Fort Knox Lady Eagles on Oct. 2. It was the second meeting between these two teams. Fort Knox also won the first meeting, 4-1, in August.

  • GOLF: Spalding shoots 83 at state meet

    Ethan Spalding shot an 83 at the state tournament on Oct. 3 at the Bowling Green Country Club.
    “Overall, it was an awesome experience not only for myself but for Ethan,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “I feel like Ethan held his emotions in check really well. He didn't seem nervous or too excited. He played well I thought. Had a couple of bad breaks but didn't let those faze him at all.”
    The cut to make it past day one was 77. Spalding missed the cut.