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High School Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights make varsity history

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights were in action against the Green County Dragons on March 16 and at the Lexington-Catholic Lady Knights on March 18.
    The Lady Knights defeated the Dragons 4-3. The win was the Lady Knights' first ever win against Green County in varsity history.
    The Lady Knights would score first in the bottom of the first and would score all four of their runs in the first three innings.

  • Tennis teams gaining valuable experience

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School tennis teams were in action at Hart County on March 18. The girls came away with a 5-4 win, however the boys weren’t as successful. But, both teams gained valuable experience, according to Head Coach Landon Williams.
    "The Hart County match was very beneficial for both squads because we played about six hours of tennis,” he said. “The players for both squads enjoyed the opportunities and the girls did just enough to come away with a 5-4 win.”

  • BASEBALL: Knights drop season opener

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School Knights Baseball Team kicked off the regular season with a disappointing 9-0 loss against cross-border rival Washington County on March 9.
    Despite the loss, Knights Head Coach Patrick Campbell still had reason to be optimistic about the season.

  • Harmon hired as new football coach

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Allen Harmon has been hired as the new head coach for Marion County High School's football team.
    Harmon most recently served as the offensive coordinator at McCracken County in 2014 after having served in the same position at Lone Oak High School.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights split opening two games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost a scrimmage against the Garrard County Lady Lions on March 8, 2-0.
    The Lady Lions struck first in the top of the second with a run, but senior Kenlee Stout recorded the third out to contain the damage. The Lady Lions would extend the lead to 2-0 helped in part by a Lady Knights error in the sixth.
    Caroline Buckman recorded a double for the Lady Knights in the sixth with two outs.

  • Tennis team opens season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County tennis teams played in two scrimmages on March 8 in a boys match against Danville and then on March 9 against Adair County. 
    After their two scrimmages, the Knights kicked off the regular season with a rough start against the Campbellsville Eagles on March 11, falling 6-3. 

  • MCHS names new football coach

    Allen Harmon has been hired as the new head coach for Marion County High School's football team.

    Harmon most recently served as the offensive coordinator at McCracken County in 2014 after having served in the same position at Lone Oak High School.

  • MCHS basketball season ends at region

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

  • Hall of Fame

    Long-time Marion County Knights and Lady Knights basketball announcer Eugene Campbell was recently inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame. Campbell, left, is pictured with Marion County High School Athletic Director Robby Peterson.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights advance to regional tourney despite loss

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights had a tall order ahead of them as they faced the Adair County Indians on Feb. 25 in the district tournament, and for the second time this season, the Knights pulled off the upset, as they won 68-57. The win also gave the Knights their first regional tournament berth since 2012.