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High School Sports

  • GOLF: Knights take down Eagles, Commanders  

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Campbellsville Country Club on Thursday to take on both the Campbellsville Eagles and the Washington County Commanders in a boys-only match, putting up a solid performance as the Knights defeated both teams. Marion County shot a 175, Campbellsville shot a 188 and Washington County shot a 189. 
    Ethan Spalding and Bryce Spalding both led the Knights with a 42. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights open season with victory, record 31 kills 

    David Hibbard said his team was a little nervous to start the season opener against Woodford County on Aug. 14. Those nerves didn't last long. Behind 11 kills each from Mary Ann May and Chloe May, the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Yellowjackets in four sets (22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-18) in Versailles.  
    "We were aggressive, but we hit balls out on offense, missed a few serves and just couldn't get a passing rhythm,” Hibbard said. “Even then, we still almost won the first set."

  • Scoreboard- Aug. 15, 2017

    BOYS SOCCER

    John Hardin 12

    Marion County 2

    Final

     

    VOLLEYBALL

    Marion County 3

    Woodford County 1

    (22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-18)

    Final

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights prepare for district rival Campbellsville 

    After beginning the season against a tough John Hardin team, Marion County will face a team that took them to a tie last season. 
    In the Knights' second home game of the 2017 season, Marion County welcomes the Barren County Trojans for a 7:30 p.m. matchup tomorrow. 
    "Our game against Barren County will be an interesting game as we tied them last season," Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • FOOTBALL: Young Knights ready to grow, develop in 2017 campaign  

    Marion County Head Coach Allen Harmon is preparing to field a young squad for the 2017 season.
    "We're going to be very young," he said. "We're probably going to start several sophomores and some freshman. We'll be a very youthful team. The upper class will help us though. They provide strong leadership and are good young men."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights hit road for two games 

    With their home opener against Ft. Knox in the rearview mirror, the Marion County Lady Knights now turn their attention to an away game against a team that failed to get out of the semifinals of its district tournament. 
    Marion County will find themselves matched up with the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs in E'town  at 7 p.m., Aug. 23. John Hardin could not find a spot in the district title game last season, falling 5-0 to Central Hardin in the semifinals. The Lady Bulldogs did however, win the play-in game, 9-0, against Ft. Knox. 

  • GOLF: Knights fall to Commanders, goals still the same

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Lincoln Homestead Golf Course on Friday for a late afternoon matchup with Washington County.
    Marion County didn't get the results they were looking for against the Commanders, falling 160-168.
    "Losing is never fun but I think this was a good thing for the guys," Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said. "Gotta reevaluate things and take a look at the top five."
    Bryce Spalding led Marion County with a 38 while Ethan Spalding finished with a 39.

  • Marion County athletes dominate in softball, baseball this year

    Marion County sports has had wide reaching success in both the Little League level this season, and at the high school level in softball and baseball.
    The Marion County 10-12 Softball Little League All-Stars made history by becoming the first-ever Little League softball team from Marion County to win a regional tournament game when they defeated Nebraska 10-8 in the Little League Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis on July 24. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights face solid competition in Bethlehem, Washington County 

    When Marion County takes the court for its first volleyball games, a win is not a given. In fact, the first three games Marion County has on the schedule could go either way, according to Head Coach David Hibbard.
    “It just depends on how well we show up and play,” he said. 
    The first matchup of the 2017 season Lady Knights, against Woodford County Yellowjackets, was last night in Versailles. Hibbard expected it to be an evenly contested matchup. 

  • Brown, Robinson resign as athletic directors

    Tom Brown and Dallas Robinson have both resigned from their positions as athletic directors for Marion County Public Schools.
    Brown resigned as district athletic director to assume duties as the acting superintendent for Nelson County Public Schools. The position became available after Anthony Orr resigned as superintendent effective July 31. Brown's resignation as district athletic director was effective on July 31, as well, and he began his duties as acting superintendent in Nelson County on Aug. 1.