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High School Sports

  • Cheer champs

    Marion County High School and Lebanon Middle School cheerleaders competed in the 2015 Bardstown All Stars Fall Cheer and Dance Classic this past weekend. Both teams received first place in their divisions. MCHS and LMS will compete again on Dec. 2.

  • Cross Country improves times throughout the season

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross Country saw a lot of improvement over the course of this season. Although neither team won a race, both teams improved their times in almost every contest.

  • Girls soccer improves, still ends up winless

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The 2015 season was one of growth for the Marion County High School girls soccer team.
    After the loss of six seniors, Head Coach Derek Cissell looked to the middle schools to put more numbers on his roster and more talent on the field. Although Cissell was successful in adding almost double the players to his roster, the Lady Knights were winless all season.

  • Volleyball spends 2015 season playing catch-up

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School volleyball team could not uphold their eight-year streak this time around. The Lady Knights went 14-21-1 this season – their first losing record since 2007.
    The season was off to a rough start, after losing their first three games to Woodford County, Nelson County and Thomas Nelson. The Lady Knights went on a good run and evened their season record after defeating Adair and Washington counties and Bethlehem, but their success was short-lived.

  • Football: Knights rebuilding, reflecting

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights concluded a rough season with a 46-33 loss at Washington County Commanders, finishing the season 0-10. 
    "We just didn't do as well as I hoped," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "The guys had a brand new coach and we lost key pieces."
    The Knights lost Cameron Nalley to a collarbone injury, Luke Abell to a concussion and Trey Downs to a turf toe at various points in the season. 

  • Basketball: Knight Madness

    The Marion County Knights hosted “Knight Madness” Monday, Nov. 2, to introduce the 2015-16 boys basketball teams.
     

  • Basketball: Young Knights preparing for season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Coming off a 14-11 season, the Marion County Knights boy's basketball team are looking for improvement as they head into the 2015-16 campaign.
    The Knights are coached this year by Montrelle Irvin, and their roster includes three seniors.
    "We're just a young team," Irvin said. "Everyone's new and we're gonna see what happens."

  • Soccer: Knights reflect on season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights, despite a loss in the regional tournament, saw much improvement in both the win-loss column and overall play.
    The Knights finished 10-11-0, an improvement over their 3-14-3 record last season.
    "I was very pleased with the overall play this season," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Cross country: Hyatt, Mills lead Knights in 2AA Regional Meet

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross County ended their season at the 2AA Regional Meet on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Logan County High School in Russellville. The Lady Knights finished ninth of nine teams, and the Knights finished 11th of 11 teams.

  • Football: Knights lose season finale, finish winless

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were one game away from a winless season, and marched into their rivalry game at the Washington County Commanders on Friday, Oct. 30.
    The Knights (0-10) lost 46-33 to finish the season winless.
    "I'm proud of the kids for playing to the final whistle," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "It was encouraging.”