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High School Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights beat C'ville to stay undefeated in district  

    Marion County steadily built a 6-1 lead before Campbellsville's Brenna Wethington sent a two-run home run over the left field fence. Suddenly, now only three runs separated these two district rivals last Monday with an inning left to play.
    Playing on their home away from home, the Lady Knights were able to stay undefeated in district play with a 6-3 win against the Lady Eagles (7-11, 2-2) in a game moved to Graham Memorial Park due to a rain-soaked Talley Field. 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights against LaRue, look to bounce back at Heartland

    Marion County looked to build some momentum before play in the Heartland Conference, but a tough outing at LaRue County Thursday foiled those plans.
    "It was rough," Marion County Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was really, really rough for us."

  • MCHS track teams finish second in conference
  • BASEBALL: Marion County continues district play, heads to Louisville  

    District play continues for Marion County with two games at Adair County (6 p.m., tomorrow) and at home against Taylor County (5:30 p.m., April 25). Marion County however has two games in between the two district games against DuPont Manual (11:30 a.m., Saturday) and Butler (2 p.m., Saturday). Both games in Louisville will be played at DuPont Manual High School. 

  • SOFTBALL: Carpenter hits two homers, Mattingly pitches second perfect game  

    Elise Carpenter hit two home runs, Haley Mattingly pitched her second perfect game this season in three innings, and Marion County used a 10-run first inning to blow past Adair County (1-10, 0-1) 15-0 in the opening game of regular season district play for both teams April 10.
    "When you score 10 runs in the first inning, it makes it hard for the other team to do anything," Lady Knights Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. "We hit the ball really well. They didn’t give it to us." 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights against Bulldogs, Eagles

    The Knights were a bit sluggish coming off Spring Break last Monday against John Hardin at Graham Memorial Park April 10, with both the boys and girls winning only one match each on the afternoon. In doubles, Hank Hardin and Collin Abell pulled off a win, 7-5, 6-0. Emily Gordon, for the girls, also won her singles match, 6-3, 6-3. However, Ireland Cassidy lost her singles match 4-6, 5-7, and both girls doubles teams lost. Hope Rawlings and Brooke Davis fell 0-6, 4-6 and Mya Emmons and Eden Kessler fell 0-6. 1-6. 

  • TRACK: Knights record 20 top five finishes in meet

    Marion County continues to impress on the track and field course. In Thursday's Green County All-Comers Meet, the Knights had 20 runners finish in the top five of their events and also saw five runners place in first.

  • TRACK: Knights setting eyes on regionals

    The postseason is drawing closer and closer for the Marion County High School Track and Field team. 
    Marion County only has a month left before they will travel to Bardstown High School May 9 for the Class AA, Region Two meet. Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said he’s expecting his runners to continue giving solid efforts as the postseason draws closer.

  • TENNIS: Knights face LaRue before Heartland Conference

    Marion County's final tennis match before the Heartland Conference tournament will come against some stiff competition, according to Knights Head Coach Noah Swencki. Marion County will pick up their tennis rackets and lace up their sneakers to conclude regular season play April 18 at LaRue County before the Heartland Conference tournament begins April 22. 
    "LaRue County is a pretty decent team," Swencki said. "We will want it to be a competitive match. They'll be a solid team and they won't be a pushover."

  • SOCCER: Local soccer player to compete in Europe

    By Peter W. Zubaty
    Landmark News Service

    Local high schools will be well represented in The Netherlands, with three area soccer players being selected for the overseas trip with Kentucky’s Olympic Development Program.