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High School Sports

  • Divine signs with UK Track and Field

    Brooks Divine signed his national letter of intent on March 29, with the University of Kentucky track and field team. Brooks is pictured with his parents Steve and Lee Ann Divine, along with Marion County High School Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Coach James O’Hare, and Principal Stacey Hall.

  • Lady Knights opens district play with a pair of victories

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team opened district play by  hosting Adair County April 8 and visiting Taylor County April 9. Marion County won both contests, to improve to 9-5 overall.
    “We had an excellent start to district play beginning 2-0,” Coach Todd Spalding said. “We have a big week ahead of us with two more district games and then Washington County. If we can sweep the district games this week we will be in an excellent position to win our second straight district championship.”

  • Knights win four of five

    The Marion County Knights baseball team had a great week, picking up four wins in five contests. The Knights defeated John Hardin, LaRue County, Taylor County and Elizabethtown, Their only loss came against Adair County.
    Marion County stands at 9-7 overall and 1-1 in the district.
    “This was the best week of the season we have had so far,” Coach Chad Spalding said.

    Marion County 3, John Hardin 0

  • Strong week for tennis teams

    The Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams each won all three matches they had last week.
    April 8 gainst Washington County, the Lady Knights and Knights both won 4-1. In girls’ play, Alyssa Farmer defeated Amelia Hilton 6-0, 6-1, Allie Evans defeated Erica Walker 6-0, 6-1, and Miranda Bradshaw defeated Rachael Cook 8-0 in singles play.
    In doubles action, Madison Cassidy and Elyssa Holt defeated Amelia Hilton and Erica Walker 6-0, 6-0, but Gabby Sims and Erika Weir defeated Rebecca Evans and Madeline Peterson 6-1, 6-1 for the Lady Knights only loss in the match.

  • Lady Knights help Kentucky All-Stars to win

    Marion County Lady Knights Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Coach Trent Milby headed to Crestview Hills Saturday to take part in the 22nd annual Kentucky versus Ohio All-Star game.
    Friday, participants took part in a skills challenges, including three-on-three, one-on-one, and a slam dunk challenge. In the one-on-one challenge, Makayla Epps defeated Serena Sandusky from Bryan Station 14-8, and then edged the Ohio team champion Briana Quisenberry on a last second shot to claim the overall championship in the one-on-one event.

  • On top of their field

    The Marion County track team hosted its all-comers meet at Marion County High School Saturday. The Knights and Lady Knights posted some impressive times and showings at the meet, and collected several first place finishes. Overall, the team won 13 events and it was a great night for the team, according to Assistant Coach Daniel Johnson.

  • High school soccer meetings are April 18, 23

    Parents of students interested in playing high school soccer should be aware of a few upcoming meetings.

    Parents of boys in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing high school soccer should attend at meeting at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Marion County High School library.

  • Knights drop two of three

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played three games during spring break week, losing two of the three contests. Marion County’s record on the season now stands at 5-6.
    “I think our team is growing,” Coach Chad Spalding said. “We have hit well the first third of the season and the pitching has been better than average. We will continue to work to get better with the gloves and clean baseball.”

    Marion County 13, Metcalfe County 2

  • Lady Knights bounce back

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team defeated Thomas Nelson on April 1 and then went to Clarksville, Tenn., to play in the Play It Again Classic Friday and Saturday, where they played four games, winning three of those contests. The Lady Knights’ record now stands at 7-5.

  • Two Lady Knights will represent Kentucky Saturday

    Marion County Lady Knights Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers will be heading to Crestview Hills to play in the 22nd annual Kentucky/Ohio All-Star Game Saturday evening.
    The girls game is set to tip-off at 5:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow.  Doors will open one hour prior to the tip-off of the girls game. The games will be played at Thomas More College. The head coach of the girls team will be Lady Knight Head Coach Trent Milby.