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High School Sports

  • SWIMMING: Adjustments on tap for Aquaknights

    When the Marion County Aquaknights hit the pool for their final regular season meet at Shelby County on Jan. 28, expect things to be a little different.
    "We will be adjusting some things as far as organization of relays and trying swimmers in other strokes to tinker with before regions in Russell County," Aquaknights Head Coach Katie Johnson said.
    Thus far, the Aquaknights have performed well and have given it their all, according to Johnson.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights roll past Dragons, again

    No Lez Means? No problem for the Knights.
    The Knights' leading scorer, reeling from a concussion he suffered against Washington County, sat out Marion County's second duel with the Green County Dragons on Jan. 10.
    The Knights didn't miss a beat, rolling to a 73-40 victory as Mason Sullivan scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Luke Thomas also scored 12 points off four three-pointers and Trevor Douglas led the Knights with 14.

  • Lady Knights come up short

    Forty seconds into the final quarter, Haeli Howard squared up and drained a three to tie the game against the Lincoln County Lady Patriots at 51 on Monday, Jan. 9.
    It's as close as Marion County would get after that, as the Lady Patriots staved off a Lady Knights comeback to win 71-60 at the Roby Dome.
    "I think we played a little timid in the first half of the game," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said, "but I thought, coming out in the third quarter, our defense picked up."

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: District race tightening up for Knights

    Tuesday's matchup with the Adair County Indians all of a sudden took on major postseason implications.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights set to battle Cards

    The schedule doesn't get any easier for the Marion County Lady Knights, especially with one of the top teams in the Fifth Region in the horizon in Nelson County.
    First, the Lady Knights must contend with Tim Peterson's Taylor County Lady Cardinals, who will visit the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Jan. 20. The Lady Cards, who were a respectable 9-7 heading into their matchup with the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers Jan. 13, are looking to put an end to a losing streak that reached five games after a 60-35 loss to the Russell County Lakers Jan. 13.

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights impressive in third meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights impressed in both the boys and girls division in the third swim meet of the season on Jan. 7
    The boys finished third in team scores (172) while the girls posted a score of 124, good for second in the meet
    “Our team did excellent,” Head Coach Katie Johnson said. “I was beyond surprised of how well they did considering we just came off Christmas break and no practice during the snow days.”

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights lose lead against rival

    Washington County Commander D.T Yocum continues to give the Knights nightmares.
    Yocum, who averaged 22.5 in the two meetings between the cross-county rivals last year, scored 35 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, as the Marion County Knights saw a 12-point lead evaporate against Washington County, falling 80-75 in the Border War at the Roby Dome Saturday, Jan. 7.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights take on Campbellsville Eagles Friday

    Twenty-seven days after the Marion County Knights dispatched district-rival Campbellsville in overtime at the Roby Dome, the struggling Eagles will be looking for some revenge when they host the Knights at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 13.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights preparing for district foes

    After taking care of business on Saturday night against the Washington County Commanderates, the Marion County Lady Knights will turn their focus to another cross-county rival, this time within the 20th district. In Marion County's third district game of the season, the Lady Knights will make the journey to Campbellsville High School this Friday, Jan. 13, to tangle with the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, anxiously awaiting a chance to avenge their 50-26 loss at the Roby Dome Dec. 17.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights crush Commandarettes

    A strong defensive effort powered the Marion County Lady Knights to a 56-23 win Saturday night over the Washington County Commanderettes. Haley Howard led all scorers with 26.
    "I was real happy with it," Mills said. "We knew Washington County had been struggling but they're young. Lena [Bramblett] will have her team ready in the next couple of years to be contenders."
    Eight Lady Knights scored in the game. Leah Hazelwood and Tete Adams each added six rebounds.