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High School Sports

  • Fort Harrod Classic

    Thursday, the Marion County varsity boys’ basketball team took on Deming High School in the Fort Harrod Classic at Mercer County High School. This was the Knights fourth and final game in the tournament, and their only win in those four outings. Marion County was able to keep Deming in check during the first half, heading into the halftime break down only six points at 25-19.  

  • Republic Bank Holiday Classic

    On Wednesday of last week, the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls’ basketball team took on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.
    After being down by 20 points with 2:08 remaining in the first half, the Lady Knights rallied to tie the game at 63 at the end of regulation to force an overtime period. Despite the massive comeback, Marion County fell just short, losing by two points with a final score of 71-69.

  • Strong second half leads to Knights’ victory over Dragons

    The Marion County Knights played the Green County Dragons on Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After the first quarter, the Knights trailed by two points due in large part to streaky shooting by Green County early on. The Knights and Dragons were evenly matched throughout the frame, and baskets were traded evenly until the score was 12-10 with Green County ahead.

  • Girls slip past Southwestern

    In the first game of the Republic Bank Classic last Saturday morning at Lexington Catholic, the Marion County Lady Knights girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Southwestern by four points in a 58-54 victory. Junior guard Bre Elder poured in 29 points to help the Lady Knights slip past the previously undefeated Warriors.
    “Bre stepped up and played a great game,” Lady Knight Head coach Trent Milby said.

  • Lady Knights pound Green County by 35

    On Tuesday of last week, the Marion County Lady Knights faced the Green County Lady Dragons at the Roby Dome. The Lady Knights raced ahead from the beginning and were able to keep the Lady Dragons on the ropes. A quick spurt early in the first quarter from the locals gave a glimpse of how the game would play out.  Marion County’s up-tempo offense and smothering defense proved to be too much for Green County in a 77-42 rout.

  • Casey County game cancelled because of icy roads

    The Marion County Knights were scheduled to travel to Liberty Thursday of last week to play the Casey County Rebels in a Junior Varsity/Varsity game. 

    However, due to bad road conditions, this game was cancelled. The game has not been rescheduled at this time.
     

  • Knights defeat Campbellsville 57-47 in district game

    Friday, the Marion County varsity boys’ basketball team battled Campbellsville at the Roby Dome. From the opening tip, the two teams fought for the lead until midway through the fourth quarter when the Knights began to pull away. Marion County made 21 of 39 shots from inside the arc in the game for an impressive shooting percentage of 54 percent. The locals stretched the lead to 12 points late in the fourth period and went on to win the game by 10 points, with a final score of 57-47.

  • Lady Knights face tough competition in Ohio

    The Marion County girls’ basketball teams will travel to Pickerington, Ohio to play in the Key Bank Holiday Cage Classic beginning Dec. 28 and wrapping up on Dec. 30. The Lady Knights will face some tough competition throughout this classic. There are eight teams in the field, and nearly all of them are ranked very high in their respective states/divisions.  

  • Knights surprise Commanders

    On Friday night at the Roby Dome, the Marion County Knights varsity boys’ basketball team picked up their first win of the season, defeating the border rivals of Washington County by a score of 52-30.
    In Head Coach Anthony Epps’ first game, the Knights came out on fire and never looked back. Senior guard Josh Brockman paved the way for the Knight victory with a 29-point explosion.  

  • Holiday tournament time

    The Marion County Knights will hit the road to face Casey County tomorrow night in Liberty at 8 p.m. The Knights split their two decisions with the Rebels last year, coming away with a home victory on Dec. 18 and a road loss on Dec. 23.  Both games were decided by less than five points. 
    The following night the boys will be back at home to host Campbellsville at 7:30. Last season, Campbellsville ended the Knights brief postseason appearance with a 75-59 decision.