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High School Sports

  • Soccer: Taylor County defeats Lady Knights in district

    The Marion County Lady Knights’ season came to a close when they were shutout by the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 8-0 in their first round of the 18th district tournament on Oct. 16. 

    With their final game aside, Lady Knights Coach Derek Cissell said he wasn’t disappointed with the team’s performance. 

  • Volleyball: Raising awareness

    In typical Marion County High School fashion, the Marion County Lady Knights hosted a breast cancer awareness event on Oct. 16.

    The event featured the Lady Knights (18-16) battling it out with the Pulaski County Lady Maroons (22-12). 

    Unfortunately, Marion County lost in four heated sets, 30-28, 19-25, 25-21, 26-24.

  • Football: Knights win another ‘one’

    History always repeats itself.
    Picking up from where they left off last week – in soaking conditions, the Marion County Knights took their third one-point win of the season over the Mercer County Titans on Oct. 10. The Knights (5-2)  won the heated affair 20-19.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights pick up senior night victory

    The Marion County Lady Knights took a victory over the Bardstown Lady Tigers on Oct. 9.
    Adding icing to the top of their cake, the 3-1 victory was a sweet ending for the 12 seniors of the team because it also happened to be senior night.
    “We played really hard in the beginning,” Lady Knights senior Mckenzie Reynolds said.
    The Lady Knights (18-14) lost a chance to win the game in the third set and finished 25-21, 25-18, 21-25, 25-22.
    Reynolds said they relaxed in third set which is what gave Bardstown (13-16) the win.

  • Soccer: Marion County hosting district tournaments

    On Oct. 9, the Marion County Knights visited the Bethlehem Eagles for their final game of the regular season. Unfortunately, the Knights fell 6-1 in the contest against the Eagles (9-8-1).
    The Knights (3-13-3) will begin post-season play on Tuesday after press time. Marion County will host this year’s 18th district tournament, and will be hosting all soccer district tournaments until further notice.

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  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to E’town

    The Lady Knights entered a three-game losing streak when they fell to the Elizabethtown Panthers on Oct. 2. 

    The Lady Knights fell 3-0 dropping all three sets 25-16, 25-15, 25-13.

    Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said the difference between the Lady Knights and Lady Panthers was serve and serve receive.

  • Golf: Marion County ends season at regional tournament

     The Marion County Knights’ season came to a close as they finished 14th out of 20 schools in the 4th Region Tournament  on Sept. 30. The match was held at Connemara in Nicholasville.

    According to KHSAA, the West Jessamine Colts won the regional title with a total of 306 strokes. They were led by Connor Haas, who shot a 72.

  • Football: Cards fly by Knights

     Playing in icy wind and rain, the Marion County Knights ended their winning streak with a loss to the Taylor County Cardinals, 30-8, in their first district game of the season. 

    The Knights (4-2) were held scoreless by the Cardinals (2-4) until their final minute of play.

  • Soccer: Tigers, Panthers scratch out wins over Knights

     The Marion County Knights were sunk in two battles against the Elizabethtown Panthers on Sept. 30, and the Bardstown Tigers (9-4) on Oct. 2. They tied their fight with the Fort Knox Eagles (3-14) on Oct. 4.  

    They fell to the Tigers 4-1, and tied the Eagles, 1-1.

    Despite keeping the Panthers (14-4) on their toes, the Knights fell 3-0 with two goals and a penalty kick.