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High School Sports

  • Soccer: Knights making improvements

     After losing a huge and powerful starting lineup, the Marion County Knights have jumped into the fight and have emerged half way through the season with a few victories notched in their armor. 

    Senior forward Ozwaldo Cruz said the toughest opponents the team has faced so far have been the John Hardin Bulldogs (14-2) and the North Hardin Trojans (10-4). The Knights (3-10-2) fell to the Bulldogs 6-1 and the Trojans 3-0.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights staying positive despite losses

     The Marion County Lady Knights have had a tough season. With the team sitting at 1-9, they have faced opponents from both near and far and taken their only victory out of the grasp of the Fort Knox Lady Eagles (0-8). Since that win, the team has been mercied out by the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs (6-7) and the Thomas Nelson Generals (9-4).

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to Lakers, top Hawks

     On Sept. 25, the Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Russell County Lady Lakers 2-1 in a neck and neck battle of 25-19, 17-25, 25-23.

    Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said the game was decided by a few mistakes by Marion County.

    “We made a couple of bonehead plays,” Hibbard said. 

  • Football: District play starts Friday

     After their 41-34 victory over the LaRue County Hawks on Sept. 26, the Marion County Knights will start district play this week.

    The Knights are 4-1, but they won’t be letting their guard down. 

    When asked what opponents the Knights have to watch out for, Knights Interim Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly gave a simple, clear response: “All of them.” 

  • One more time

    In football, no game ends in a tie.  

    On Sept. 20, the Marion County Knights took their third win of the season with a one-point victory over the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots, 21-20 in overtime.  

  • Volleyball wins four in a row

     The Marion County Lady Knights put together a four-game winning streak, which included wins over the Adair County Lady Indians on Sept. 16, and the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Sept. 18.

    Against the Lady Indians (4-6), the Lady Knights’ strong serving and offense allowed them to win 25-15, 25-17, 25-17.

  • Golf: Knights slay Dragons

     Marion County Knights struck down the Green Country Dragons last week 176-203.

    “[We had] a slow start but finished up strong,” Trevor Burchell said. 

    Burchell said Elijah Ratliff from Green County played well. Ratliff led Green County by shooting a 38.

    “The top performers were steady,” Burchell said. 

  • Soccer: Knights struggle in tough week

     The Marion County Knights lost three straight games last week against the Thomas Nelson Generals (2-8) on Sept. 16, the Danville Admirals (3-7) on Sept. 18, and the Frankfort Panthers (7-4) on Sept. 20.

    Marion County only managed two goals in all three games, losing to the Generals 5-1, the Admirals 3-1, and the Panthers 5-0. 

  • Soccer: Lady Knights drop three more

    The Marion County Lady Knights opened their week of play with a 6-1 loss to the Western Hills Lady Wolverines (6-4) on Sept. 15.

    Lady Knights Coach Derek Cissell appeared upset at half time.

    “We didn’t show up ready to play,” he said after the game. “We came out lackadaisical and before we knew it we were down three goals.”

  • Cross country: Brahm takes third at LaRue County meet

     Marion County’s cross country team competed at LaRue County on Sept. 11 and at the Mercer County All-Comers on Sept. 16.

    Unfortunately, Marion County didn’t take any top spots in Mercer County, though Laurel Brahm took a third place win in LaRue County. 

    LaRue County meet:

    Girls 2,500 meter run 

    Third place, Laurel Brahm, 11:48.08