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High School Sports

  • Short stay

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team traveled to Nelson County High School to compete in the 5th Region Tournament May 27. The Lady Knights made it to the regional tournament after winning their first round district game against Campbellsville. Marion County drew Central Hardin, and played the Lady Bruins on Memorial Day.

  • Lady Knights preparing for all-star contests

    Four Lady Knights will participate in a series of all-star games in the coming weeks.
    Alexus Calhoun will play for the Kentucky Junior All-Stars when they face the Indiana Junior All-Stars.
    The first game between the junior all-star squad will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Greenfield Central High School in Greenfield, Ind.
    The junior all-stars will play again at 5 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at St. Xavier High School in Louisville.

  • Spalding stepping down as Marion County baseball coach

    Recently, Marion County High School Head baseball coach Chad Spalding submitted his resignation from coaching baseball effective June 30, 2013.  Spalding will remain the head coach of the golf team.  In a letter of resignation submitted to the Enterprise, Spalding stated that he felt his 17 years as coach of the baseball Knights were successful and that some of the moments he experienced while coaching are some of the most memorable in his lifetime.
    Spalding’s full letter reads:

  • Knights fall in district opener

    The Marion County Knights baseball team competed in the 20th District Tournament last week in Adair County. The team was scheduled to play on May 21, but due to rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, the first round game for Marion County was held Thursday night. The Knights played the Taylor County Cardinals in Adair County at the Lindsey Wilson College baseball field. Marion County could not produce enough runs in the game, however, and fell to Taylor County 8-5 in eight innings of play, spoiling their chance to advance to the 5th Region Tournament.

  • Tongue signs with Pikeville University

    Marion County Lady Knight Patrice Tonge signed to play college basketball at the University of Pikeville recently. Pictured are, front row from left, Tony Tonge, Patrice Tonge and Gayle Bell; back row from left, are Lady Knights Assistant Coach Anthony Epps, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Anthony Tonge, Pikeville Head Coach Joanna McNamee, Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby, Patty Bell, MCHS Principal Stacey Hall and Pikeville Assistant Coach Erica Webb.
     

  • Lady Knights finish second in district

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team competed in the 20th District Tournament last week, playing their first round game on Mya 20 at Campbellsville.
    After defeating Camp-bellsville, 14-2, the Lady Knights advanced to the district championship game against Taylor County, which was played Wednesday night. Marion County lost to Taylor County 4-0, becoming the district runner-ups. The games were played at the Lindsey Wilson College softball field as Adair County hosted the tournament.

  • First Lady Knights softball camp

    The first Marion County Lady Knights softball camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17-19 at the MCHS softball field.
    During the camp, players will learn batting, fielding, pitching, catching and team skills.
    The third day of the camp, June 19, is for pitchers and catchers only.
    The fee for the camp is $35 per player. A sack lunch and t-shirt is included.
    Anyone interested in participating should reply to Coach Todd Spalding at toddspaldinglaw@hotmail.com no later than June 15.

  • Knights outlast Bardstown, Nelson County

    The Marion County Knights baseball team finished up their regular season winning two of their four games last week.
    The Knights lost to Bethlehem and Russell County on the road before defeating Nelson County at home and beating Bardstown on the road. The Knights closed the regular season with an 18-12 record.  
    Marion County was scheduled to play Taylor County in the opening round of district play last night. If they won, will play the winner of Adair County/Campbellsville tonight in Adair County.

    Marion County 18, Bardstown 10

  • Lady Knights win three of four to close season

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball won three of their final four regular season contests, leaving their record at 22-9 going into district play.
    Marion County defeated Campbellsville, 14-2, on Monday in the first round of the district tournament. They were scheduled to play Taylor County last night for the championship of the 20th District Tournament.

  • Top players take out tennis Knight, Lady Knights

    Three members of the Marion County tennis teams competed in the state tournament last Thursday.
    Sophomore Alex Spalding, who won the regional crown, competed in the state tournament at Shillito Park for the Knights, while the duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy, who were regional semifinalists to earn their state spot, competed at the University of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Center for the Lady Knights.