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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win on senior night

    The Marion County Knights dug deep and found some more magic on the most magical of nights.
    The Knights won 4-2 against the Frankfort Panthers Tuesday, Oct. 4, on senior night behind two key goals from senior Alan Guzman, one of 10 seniors honored before the game.
    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said he was proud of his seniors and the way they played in their final regular season home game. He was also pleased with his whole team's performance.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights defeat Lady Eagles

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated the Fort Knox Lady Eagles 4-0 on Oct. 3 to record their third win of the season.
    "It was a good confidence boost," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "It was good for my players to see they actually improved instead of me telling them in practice how much they have improved."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights knock off Generals

    Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said his team had been working to perform when the pressure was on. Perhaps that work paid off, as the Lady Knights won two straight close sets to defeat the Thomas Nelson Generals, 25-16, 25-23, 26-24, at the Roby Dome on Oct. 3.
    "This was one of the most consistently solid performances of the season," Hibbard said. "We played at the same level for three straight sets, which is something we have been working very hard to do. Our offense clicked very well with us," Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights clinch No. 1 seed in district

    The Knights and the Taylor County Cardinals spent 80 minutes of regulation, 10 minutes of overtime, and 13 penalty kicks trading blows.
    Blake Thompson settled the duel on the 13th penalty kick of the night, as his shot propelled the Knights to a 3-2 win over the Taylor County Cardinals on Sept. 22 and made them the No. 1 one seed in district tournament.

  • FOOTBALL: Mistakes send Knights to 1-5

    Mistakes once again plagued the Marion County Knights in their 43-6 loss to the Mercer County Titans in the Horns Home Improvement Game on Sept. 23.
    "I was disappointed in regards to the lack of physicality," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We weren't able to match Mercer County's physicality on defense as well. Mercer County did a good job at being physical."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 3-0 on Sept. 21. It was the Lady Knights' final district game of the regular season.
    "We were only down 2-0 at the half and I feel we played well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "I moved Taylor Simpson up top to get the offense going and to also show Taylor County something new."

  • GOLF: Knights record three wins to close season

    The Marion County Knights began the week against the Washington County Commanders on Sept. 2 and posted a 162-177 win. Junior Houston Raikes led the Knights with a 39 while Bryce Spalding, Ethan Spalding and Trent Farmer each posted a 41.
    The Knights also won against the Campbellsville Eagles on Sept. 21, 169-212. Bryce Spalding led the Knights with a 40, while Ethan Spalding posted a 41. Jon Connor Ross posted a 43, Houston Raikes posted a 45, and Trent Farmer posted a 47.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights grab No. 2 seed

    A new look offense and defense was not enough to counteract the Lady Knights' mistakes in a loss at the LaRue County Lady Hawks in four sets (28-26, 21-25, 17-25, 20-25) on Sept. 20.
    The loss dropped the Lady Knights to 10-10 overall.
    "We felt like we needed to adjust our line-up to get more offense after our tournament so we made a few changes and played much better," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights tie for third time

    The Knights tied for the third time this season against the Anderson County Bearcats, 3-3, on the road on Sept. 13.
    "We did play very well, but we made a silly mistake that got them on the board halfway into the half," Head Coach Greg Conley said. "We had several good opportunities but failed to capitalize."
    The Knights (7-4-3) then made another defensive mistake, allowing the Bearcats (4-5-1) to make it 2-0 going into the half.

  • FOOTBALL: Eagles fly past Knights

    Mother Nature sent bolt after bolt of lightning, forcing the kickoff of the Marion County-North Bullitt game to be postponed by nearly an hour Friday night, Sept. 16.
    Then, after kickoff, North Bullitt (4-1) sent lightning strikes of their own, racing to a 47-18 win on John J. Boswell Field amidst a flurry of big plays and mistakes committed by the Knights (1-4).
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said his team dug themselves into a hole early.