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High School Sports

  • 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.”

  • Golf team finishes season with good overall record

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights golf team finished its play a month ago, but they are still reflecting on their season. 
    "Overall, I'm pleased with how the season went," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "We had a good overall record."
    Though Spalding said he was disappointed with his team's postseason play, he said his players were a "good bunch of kids who respected the coaches, hosts of golf matches and opponents." 

  • Volleyball loses in first round of region

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School Volleyball Team ended their season Tuesday, Oct. 27, when they lost 0-3 to Central Hardin in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament in Greensburg. Central Hardin finished second in the regional tournament.
    The loss brought the Lady Knights season record to 14-21-1, ending their chances at redeeming themselves against district champions Taylor County.

  • Soccer: Knights' season ends against Trojans

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Despite a loss in the district championship, the Marion County Knights advanced to the 5th Region Tournament, where they played the North Hardin Trojans on Oct. 1 at Nelson County High School.
    The Knights (10-11 overall, 6-7 regional) lost 5-0, ending their season in disappointment.
    "We played very well, with the exception of the last 20 minutes in the first half," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.