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High School Sports

  • Lancaster, Simpson, Robbins inducted into MCHS Football Hall of Fame

    Charles Lancaster, Sr., Todd Simpson and the late Jeff Robbins were inducted into the Hall of Fame before the football team’s district game against the Mercer County Titans on Friday - a 48-20 loss for the Knights.
    Lancaster has been the voice of Marion County football for more than 40 years. He’s been involved football longer than that, serving as an announcer at St. Joseph’s College - which closed in May - in Indiana from 1954-58. He also played St. Augustine School from 1952-54.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights sweep seasons series against Adair

    Top to bottom, start to finish, Marion County was dominant.
    The Lady Knights turned in one of their most dominant performances this season, defeating a struggling Adair County squad in three sets, 25-15, 25-10, 25-12, at the Roby Dome last Monday. The win gave Marion County a sweep of the regular season series against the Lady Indians.
    “We knew this wouldn’t be much of a contest so we worked on some of our new offensive schemes and tried out some different personnel groups,” Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Marion County falls to Anderson County in rainy outing

    The rain falling and picking up as the game progressed, Marion County and Anderson County dueled in a defensive showdown at Elmer J. George Field on Sept. 12, playing to a scoreless tie at the half.

  • FOOTBALL: Knights fall to 0-5, set sights on district opener

    No goal line stands this time. No comebacks this go around.
    In a dominating performance Friday in Springfield, the Washington County Commanders blew past the Marion County Knights 42-6, sending the Knights to an 0-5 start.
    “We didn’t play well in any facet of the game, on offense, defense or special teams,” Marion County Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t execute.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights grab first win of the season

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team are winless no more.
    Marion County clinched their first win of the season against the Monroe County Lady Falcons Saturday in the Trojan Classic, 2-1.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Offense hot as Lady Knights grab win

    Marion County’s offense was hot. Very hot.
    Three Lady Knights hit double-digit kills and Marion County grabbed a four set win over the Boyle County Lady Rebels (26-24, 25-17, 24-26, 25-13) on Sept. 11 in Danville.
    “This was a good win for us against a very scrappy team,” Marion County head Coach David Hibbard said. “We played solid all night and our offense was as good as I have seen it. When you have over 50 kills in a night, you're doing some good things.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights lose halftime lead, fall 6-3 to Boyle County

    Marion County changed their strategy up, trying to catch the Boyle County Rebels off guard during their match-up on Sept. 5. For the first half, it was working, with the Knights grabbing a 3-2 halftime lead. Eventually, Boyle County got settled in, finding their stride and finding victory, 6-3, over the Knights.
    “We didn’t run the offside trap because [Chris] McMann knows what style we play,” Head Coach Greg Conley said, “so we changed it up and caught them [Boyle County] off guard in the first half.”

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County still in search of win after loss to Lloyd Memorial

    The Marion County Knights are still in search of their first win of the season after falling to the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field, 42-6.
    “I thought the team played with a lot of competitive spirit,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities in the red zone, but we still played with a lot of fight.”

  • A pretty grand start

    Hurricanes, 30-point comebacks, double overtime thrillers and a whole lot of cheering fans.
    College football has officially begun ladies and gentlemen! The usual elements are at play - thrilling games and cheering fans among others - but early in this 2017 season, several new factors are also at play, creating everything from headaches, to newness, to excitement.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out for fifth straight game

    For the fifth straight game, the Marion County Lady Knights were shut out, this time by the Franklin County Lady Flyers, 10-0, on Sept. 7 in Frankfort.