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High School Sports

  • BASEBALL: Knights drop season opener

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School Knights Baseball Team kicked off the regular season with a disappointing 9-0 loss against cross-border rival Washington County on March 9.
    Despite the loss, Knights Head Coach Patrick Campbell still had reason to be optimistic about the season.

  • Harmon hired as new football coach

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Allen Harmon has been hired as the new head coach for Marion County High School's football team.
    Harmon most recently served as the offensive coordinator at McCracken County in 2014 after having served in the same position at Lone Oak High School.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights split opening two games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost a scrimmage against the Garrard County Lady Lions on March 8, 2-0.
    The Lady Lions struck first in the top of the second with a run, but senior Kenlee Stout recorded the third out to contain the damage. The Lady Lions would extend the lead to 2-0 helped in part by a Lady Knights error in the sixth.
    Caroline Buckman recorded a double for the Lady Knights in the sixth with two outs.

  • Tennis team opens season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County tennis teams played in two scrimmages on March 8 in a boys match against Danville and then on March 9 against Adair County. 
    After their two scrimmages, the Knights kicked off the regular season with a rough start against the Campbellsville Eagles on March 11, falling 6-3. 

  • MCHS names new football coach

    Allen Harmon has been hired as the new head coach for Marion County High School's football team.

    Harmon most recently served as the offensive coordinator at McCracken County in 2014 after having served in the same position at Lone Oak High School.

  • MCHS basketball season ends at region

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

  • Hall of Fame

    Long-time Marion County Knights and Lady Knights basketball announcer Eugene Campbell was recently inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame. Campbell, left, is pictured with Marion County High School Athletic Director Robby Peterson.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights advance to regional tourney despite loss

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights had a tall order ahead of them as they faced the Adair County Indians on Feb. 25 in the district tournament, and for the second time this season, the Knights pulled off the upset, as they won 68-57. The win also gave the Knights their first regional tournament berth since 2012.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights concluded the regular season with an 11-12 record overall and secured the No. 2 seed en route to a matchup with the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Feb. 23.
    The Lady Knights split the regular season series with the Lady Cardinals.
    This time, the Lady Knights secured a 50-38 win against the Lady Cardinals to advance to the district championship.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights waiting for regular season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    With the regular season a few weeks off, the Marion County Lady Knights are ready to begin the regular season and to build on their 22-13 campaign from last season.
    "Our goal this season is to compete for a region championship," Lady Knights Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. "We need to put ourselves in a position to compete for that region championship, which I believe we can."