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High School Sports

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights lose to Larue, Taylor

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School’s volleyball team lost to LaRue County on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1-3. The Lady Knights lost on the following Thursday to district rival Taylor County in a 0-3 sweep.
    After two losses, the Lady Knights travelled to Campbellsville High School to compete in the “Can You Dig It” tournament. The Lady Knights played three matches, but only won one. They lost to Fort Knox 1-2, defeated John Hardin 2-0, and tied with Thomas Nelson at one set a piece.

  • Soccer: 24 years and 200 victories

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley has coached soccer for going on 24 years, both at the high school and college level, and has won several district titles.
    Now he can add his 200th win to his list of accomplishments.
    Conley earned his 200th victory of his coaching career against the Christian County Colonels on Sep. 12, with a 6-1 victory during the Boots and Butts Soccer Classic in Hopkinsville. 

  • Soccer: Knights drop two in back-to-back games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to play the Danville Admirals on Sep. 18. The game was originally scheduled for Sep. 15, but had to be postponed due to the funeral of Paul Spalding. 
    Against the Admirals (7-3), the Knights lost 3-2. 
    "It was a great game. Very competitive," Knights Coach Greg Conley said.
    Knights midfielder Colby Hood scored two goals for the Knights, who Conley said were "fighting and coming after the Admirals."

  • Cross country team competes in Taylor County

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross Country made their season debut Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Taylor County All Comers Meet in Campbellsville. The Knights placed 2nd of two teams with a score of 38, and the Lady Knights ran uncontested as a team, scoring 15 points.

  • Football: Knights dealt another loss at North Bullitt

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Still winless in their first four games, the Marion County Knights looked to get their first win on Friday, Sep. 18 when they played the North Bullitt Eagles. 
    Despite a fast start, the Knights lost 40-6.
    "This game was a lot different," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "We had a faster start."

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 23 edition

    Thursday, Sept. 24
    CROSS COUNTRY - Marion Co. at the Taylor Co. All-Comers meet
    GOLF - Nelson Co. at Knights
    SOCCER - Barren Co at Knights, 7:30 p.m.
    Lady Knights at Ft. Knox, 7:30 p.m.
    VOLLEYBALL - Lady Knights at Taylor Co, 5:30 p.m.

    Monday, Sept. 28
    SOCCER - Casey Co at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.
    VOLLEYBALL - Lady Knights at Thomas Nelson, 7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 29
    GOLF - Knights at regional tournament, TBA
    SOCCER - Knights at Elizabethtown, 7 p.m.

  • Girls soccer team still working for its first win

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Girls Soccer lost another two games last week at home against Nelson County and Warren Central.
    The Lady Knights lost to the Lady Cardinals by mercy rule (0-10) on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
    On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Lady Knights were defeated by the Lady Spartans 0-6.
    The Lady Knights remain in last place in both the region and the district, but are continuing to gain experience with each game.

  • Golf: Knights have tough outing at Heartland, bounce back with two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Green County Country Club on Sep. 14 to participate in the Heartland Conference Tournament. 
    The Knights had a rough outing in the match, finishing fourth. 
    "It was a rough outing," Knights Coach Chad Spalding said. "We did not perform well at all." 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights grab two district wins

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Volleyball has stepped up their game, securing two district wins last week against Adair County and Campbellsville. Friday, the Lady Knights travelled to Whitely County for their first tournament of the regular season – the First Priority Lady Colonel Volleyball Classic. Here, the Lady Knights played teams from across the state, winning three of their five matches.

  • Soccer: Knights take third in Boots & Butts Classic

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled on Sept. 8 to play the Hart County Raiders.
    The Knights pulled out a victory, 8-2.
    “We played very, very well and I was pleased with the game,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.
    For the Knights (6-4), Dalton Hammond, Alan Guzman, Blake Thompson and Kelly Mattingly scored one goal apiece. Colby Hood and Dylan Bradshaw scored two goals apiece. Guzman also had four assists.