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High School Sports

  • Knights split four games during holiday break

    Recently, the Marion County High School Knights basketball team competed in the Campbellsville University Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School. In the first game, the Knights took on the Shelby County Rockets. The game was close early on before the Knights slowly pulled away and came away with a 77-55 win.
    The teams battled early as neither team led by more than two points for the first five and half minutes of the game. Late in the first period, the Knights put together 6-2 spurt to grab an 18-12 lead as the first quarter closed out.

  • MCHS to honor 1993 state champions

    On Friday, Feb. 1, Marion County High School will hold “1993 night” to honor the 1993 boys basketball team’s state championship.
    According to Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, a ceremony will take place at halftime of the boys game against Taylor County.
    There will also be a mixer in the library for fans, team members and families.

  • Autism Awareness Classic is Jan. 19

    The schedule for the third annual Autism Awareness Classic was announced recently. The tournament will feature four games, three girls contests and one boys game played at Marion County High School.

    At 3 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19, Washington County and Shelby County will play in the first girls contest.  Following that game, DuPont Manual will take on Bowling Green in another girls game scheduled for 4:45 p.m.

  • Battles in the Bluegrass

    Bluegrass Cellular Inc. recently announced its lineup for the third annual basketball Battles in the Bluegrass high school sports program. The Battles in the Bluegrass program showcases rivalry games throughout central Kentucky. This year’s featured rivalries were selected with the help of a panel of Kentucky sports writers.

  • Knights have strong showing at Bethlehem tourney

  • In the Bank

    The Marion County Lady Knights opened their games in the Republic Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic with an easy 60-25 win over the East Carter Lady Raiders on Dec. 21.

    East Carter hit a free throw one minute and 18 seconds into the game, but would not score again until nine seconds remained in the opening frame. As the lead grew from 5-1, to 24-4 as the period ended, four different Lady Knights had scored led by Kyvin Goodin-Rogers’10 points.

  • Aquaknights compete in WCI Swim Meet

    On Dec. 15, the Marion County Aquaknights headed to Woodford County to compete in the 11th annual WCI Swim Meet at Falling Spring Arts and Recreation Center.  As a combined team the Aquaknights finished in 13th place with 93 total points.  The girls team finished in 11th place with 52 points while the boys team finished in 13th place with 41 points.

    Individual results for the girls’ team are as follows:

  • Knights fall to Panthers

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team hosted the Elizabethtown Panthers Dec 18 at the Roby Dome The Knights came into the game riding a three-game winning streak, but could not extend that streak any further, falling to Elizabethtown by a final score of 62-47.

  • Swim team going strong

    The Marion County Aquaknights hosted a swim meet against Nelson County at the Lebanon Aquatic Center Dec. 11. On that night, a pair of school records fell and several members of the Marion County team won their events. Individual results for that meet are as follows:

  • Top 10 sports stories of 2012

    As we look back and reflect on the year that has nearly passed us by, we recall some of the most memorable sports moments that occurred over the last 12 months.  Here are 10 of the best.

    10. Tennis teams in state tourney