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High School Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Knights play well, but fall short in scrimmage

    The Marion County High School football team kicked off their 2016 campaign in scrimmage action at the Thomas Nelson Generals on Aug. 12, but fell short 27-20. The Knights and Generals played until halftime before the varsity teams stepped aside to allow the junior varsity teams to play in two 10-play rotations. There were also three rotations of red zone play between the varsity squads.

  • GOLF: Knights split pair of matches

    The Marion County Knights hit the green on Aug. 10 against the Campbellsville Eagles and Taylor County Cardinals at the Campbellsville Country Club. In what Knights Head Coach Joey Reed called an “ugly match,” the Knights pulled out the win, posting a 174 team score. The Cardinals posted 176 while the Eagles posted a 204.
    “All of the guys didn’t play the way I wanted them to,” Reed said. “It was ugly, but a win is a win.”
    Houston Raikes led the Knights in the match with a score of 41.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights bounce back with win in final scrimmage

    The Marion County Knights bounced back from two losses in scrimmage play last week with a 2-1 win against the Franklin County Flyers on Aug. 13.
    "We played very, very well in the game and were able to move the ball around well," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said. "I feel we are definitely ready for the regular season."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights split scrimmages

    The Marion County Lady Knights began pre-season action in Bardstown versus the Tigers on Aug. 9, but fell in three sets, 21-25, 25-23, 31-37.
    Though the Lady Knights were unable to secure the win in a close game, Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard drew several positives from the scrimmage.
    "We played with energy and intensity all night," he said. "We started strong and finished strong in all three sets."

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights drop two scrimmages

    The Marion County Knights warmed up for the 2016 season with two scrimmages on Aug. 7, but dropped both of them.
    The Knights first played the Madison Central Indians and lost 6-2. Alan Guzman and Colby Hood each had one goal in the match as the Knights fell behind 5-0 by halftime.
    "To be honest, we were just asleep," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said. "We did not respond well at all and were not prepared. However, eventually, we came out of it after halftime and played much better in the second half."

  • Three interim assistant athletic directors hired

    Three assistant athletic directors have been hired to oversee sports at Marion County High School. Jan Brady, Michael Holt and Dallas Robinson will be serving as interim athletic directors for one year.
    Brady will oversee finances and administrative items such as paperwork. She will also oversee golf, tennis and swimming. Holt will oversee football, boys basketball, baseball, softball and will also maintain the teams' KHSAA webpages. Robinson will oversee volleyball, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball and track.

  • FOOTBALL Knights preparing for new season with new coaching staff

    The Marion County Knights football team is looking to put a winless 2015 campaign behind them and get back to winning for the 2016 season.
    Allen Harmon is entering his first season as head coach after Corey Crume left to become the receivers coach at Kentucky State University.

  • GOLF: Knights golf team charging into season

    The Marion County Knights golf team is looking forward to a new season with a new head coach. Joey Reed was selected to be the Knights' head coach to replace Chad Spalding, who stepped down after last season.
    The Knights will be fielding 13 players, including three seniors: Luc Buckman, Aams Mattingly and Andrew Spalding.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Mixed results at Bluegrass State Games

    The Marion County Lady Knights were in action in the Bluegrass State Games over the weekend.
    The Lady Knights began play on July 29 against the Henry Clay Blue Devils, losing 5-21, 6-21.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Coach has ‘high expectations’ for his team

    The Marion County High School Boys Soccer Team is looking to build off its 2015 campaign, in which they advanced to the Fifth Region Tournament as runner-ups of the 18th District. The Knights finished with a 10-11 record last season.
    "We were competitive last season," Head Coach Greg Conley said. "We didn't go as far as we wanted to go last season, and this season I am looking to make sure that doesn't happen again. I want to do something this postseason. I have high expectations for this team.”