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High School Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights’ historic winning streak ends with second loss to Fort Knox

    The Lady Knights’ hot hand has been cooled off a bit.
    Marion County’s five-game winning streak - the first since 2003 - came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the Fort Knox Lady Eagles on Oct. 2. It was the second meeting between these two teams. Fort Knox also won the first meeting, 4-1, in August.

  • GOLF: Spalding shoots 83 at state meet

    Ethan Spalding shot an 83 at the state tournament on Oct. 3 at the Bowling Green Country Club.
    “Overall, it was an awesome experience not only for myself but for Ethan,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “I feel like Ethan held his emotions in check really well. He didn't seem nervous or too excited. He played well I thought. Had a couple of bad breaks but didn't let those faze him at all.”
    The cut to make it past day one was 77. Spalding missed the cut.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights finding their groove just in time for district tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights are well-improved after playing in the Fillie Fall Fling in Cynthiana on Saturday, according to Head Coach David Hibbard.

  • Knights still winless after loss to district foe West Jessamine

    The Marion County Knights seniors got a great celebration before the game Friday evening against the West Jessamine Colts.

    The game’s end result, however, didn’t provide the best end to the celebratory night, as Marion County dropped to 0-7 on the season with a 35-12 loss to West Jessamine. The win assured the Knights a winless record on their home field — John J. Boswell Field — for the season.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Taylor County outlasts Knights for top seed

    The top seed was on the line.
    After 80 minutes and two overtimes, Taylor County came out on top. With the game tied at two, Taylor County booted in the game-winning kick in the second overtime, grabbing the top seed in the district and a 3-2 win.
    “Wow, what a game,” Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said “We played absolutely, absolutely outstanding. I am incredibly proud of my guys. I’m proud of the way we played and the way we kept our heads through adversity. We just kept battling. We had a lot of heart tonight. A lot of heart.”

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County falls 48-20 to Titans on Homecoming

    Homecoming night was sweet and sour Friday evening for the Knights.
    Several Hall of Fame inductions made the night a special one, but it still ended in a loss for Marion County, falling to the Mercer County Titans 48-20.
    “I was pleased with the overall effort and physicality of the team,” Marion County Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We had a bad first quarter with all the turnovers and spotted [Mercer County] points.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights mercy rule opponent for first time since 2006

    The Marion County Lady Knights grabbed three wins this week to improve their record to 4-8.
    Marion County began the week with a win over Casey County, 3-1, on Sept. 18 in Liberty.
    “It was a very physical match but I was pleased with way we handled it and how we played down the stretch,” Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.

  • GOLF: Marion County wins three of four this week

    The Marion County Knights competed in four golf matches this week, winning three of four matches.
    “Overall, it was a good week for us,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “I told the guys I didn’t want them to worry about any match but to prepare themselves for region back on Monday. I wanted us to take advantage of a week of competitive golf and focus on playing under pressure.”

  • Lancaster, Simpson, Robbins inducted into MCHS Football Hall of Fame

    Charles Lancaster, Sr., Todd Simpson and the late Jeff Robbins were inducted into the Hall of Fame before the football team’s district game against the Mercer County Titans on Friday - a 48-20 loss for the Knights.
    Lancaster has been the voice of Marion County football for more than 40 years. He’s been involved football longer than that, serving as an announcer at St. Joseph’s College - which closed in May - in Indiana from 1954-58. He also played St. Augustine School from 1952-54.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights sweep seasons series against Adair

    Top to bottom, start to finish, Marion County was dominant.
    The Lady Knights turned in one of their most dominant performances this season, defeating a struggling Adair County squad in three sets, 25-15, 25-10, 25-12, at the Roby Dome last Monday. The win gave Marion County a sweep of the regular season series against the Lady Indians.
    “We knew this wouldn’t be much of a contest so we worked on some of our new offensive schemes and tried out some different personnel groups,” Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard said.