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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights claim district title

    On Saturday night, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team continued its streak of perfection with a 72-41 win over Adair County in the championship game of the 20th district tournament to improve to 32-0 on the season.  Marion County jumped out to an early 15-0 lead, and cruised to the easy victory.  Makayla Epps led all scorers with 19 points followed by Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 13 and Patrice Tonge with 10 points.

     

  • Lady Knights overpower Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team advanced to the championship game of the 20th District Tournament by defeating Taylor County on Thursday night. Marion County was led by Makayla Epps with 19 points and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 14 points. After leading 30-2 at the end of the first quarter, Marion County went on to win by a final score of 65-26.

    Taylor County 2 11 3 10 - 26

    Marion County 30 16 13 6 - 65

  • Knights fall in district opener

    On Wednesday night, the Marion County Knights headed to Adair County to take part in the 2013 20th district tournament.  Their opening round opponent would be the host team Adair County.  The Indians controlled the game throughout and came away with the 65-45 win to end the Knights' season.  Latrelle Irvin was the lone Knight to score in double figures with 10 points.  Marion County ends their season with a final record of 11-17.

     

    Marion County 4 13 12 16 - 45

    Adair County 23 17 14 11 - 65

  • Track clinic rescheduled for March 13 at MCHS

    The USATF track certification clinic scheduled to take place at Marion County High School at 6 p.m., Feb. 25, has been rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict. The clinic will now take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 13. If you plan on attending, please notify Keith Brown at Marion County High School by phone at (270) 692-6066, ext.103 or by email, keith.brown@marion.kyschools.us.
     

  • Divine competes at UK indoor track meet

    Marion County High School senior Brooks Divine traveled to Lexington recently to compete in the University of Kentucky High School Invitational. Divine competed in the pole vault event only. He was able to clear 13’0”, and finished in 12th place overall. The winner of the pole vault event cleared 15’6”.
    Divine will wrap up his indoor season when he competes in the Mason Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville on March 2.
    He will be defending his indoor state pole-vaulting championship there.

  • Spalding inducted into KHSBCA Hall of Fame

    Randall Spalding was inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA) Hall of Fame during a ceremony held in Louisville on Jan. 19. Spalding is the uncle of Marion County High School Head Baseball Coach Chad Spalding.
    Randall was inducted along with six other men, three of those being inducted as umpires.

  • Knights fall to Hawks, Bulldogs

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team had their last game of the regular season Friday night at home against LaRue County. It was also senior night. In a game where the Knights stayed within striking distance all night long, LaRue County’s star player, Kelton Ford, poured in a career-high 39 points to lead the Hawks to a 68-60 victory. The Knights finished the regular season with a record of 11-16.

  • Lady Knights season reaches a Mercy-ful end

    The Marion County Lady Knights went on the road Feb. 12 to take on Mercy Academy in their last regular season game. After winning their previous 29 games, Marion County had little trouble in capping off an impressive 30-0 undefeated regular season. Patrice Tonge led the way with a career-high 22 points in the 64-46 win.
    “We played a really good game,” Head Coach Trent Milby said. “We were really focused on the game and went to a tough place to win, and won.”

  • Triple Threat

    Three Marion County Lady Knights have received invitations recently to try out for the Kentucky squad in the annual Kentucky/Indiana all-star game sponsored by the Lions Eye Foundation. The tryouts will be held on March 23-24 at Georgetown College.  
    Last season, Marion County’s Bre Elder played in the game. This year, the game will once again be played in Freedom Hall on June 14, and will travel to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis the following night.

  • Lovin’ it: MCHS’ Epps a McD’s All-American

    Makayla Epps has made history in Marion County again.
    Epps was recently chosen to play on the most prestigious and highly recognized high school all-star game in the country, the McDonald’s All-American game. No other athlete in Marion County history has ever been chosen as a member of this elite team.
    Epps is currently averaging 23.3 points per game, 4.2 steals per game, and 4.5 assists per game, all while her team has just finished a perfect 30-0 regular season.