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High School Sports

  • Track competes in conference meet

    The Marion County track team competed in the Panther Twilight Invitational in Elizabethtown on Friday night and the Heartland Conference tournament in Taylor County on Thursday night. Overall, in the Heartland Conference tournament, the girls team finished in third place with 59 total points. The boys team finished in second place with 94 points.

  • Marion County holds annual spring scrimmage

    The Marion County High School football team held its annual maroon/white scrimmage at John J. Boswell field April 23. Head Coach Jeff Robbins said his team played “extremely hard.”
    “We learned many things about ourselves, especially where some key personnel are going to fit in,” he said. “It was a very physical game and I think you can really see the positive results of me having most of these kids in class. I am very proud of all our players and I am very excited to get the 2013 season underway.”

  • Baseball Knights win three of four

    The Marion County Knights baseball team won three of its four games last week. The Knights defeated Thomas Nelson, Campbellsville, and Green County, but fell to Adair County.
    Marion County stands at 14-8 overall. They finished second in the district with a  4-2 record. In the district tournament, Adair County is the top seed and will play Campbellsville. Marion County, the secdond seed, will play Taylor County. Days and times have not been announced.

    Marion County 13, Green County 0

  • Lady Knights clinch top seed in district softball tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team played games against Campbellsville and Adair County this past week in district play, and then competed in the Jaguar Classic this past weekend at East Jessamine. The varsity team did not play Boyle County, as it was changed to a double junior varsity game Thursday night. After winning three of the five contests, the Lady Knights are 16-7 overall, 6-1 in the district, giving them the No. 1 seed in the district tournament.

  • Holt, Cassidy win conference doubles title

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in the Heartland Conference in Campbellsville on Sunday and Monday of last week, where the doubles duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy came away with their fifth straight title.

  • Knights win conference tennis title

    The Marion County Knights tennis team won the Heartland Conference tournament recently.
    The singles final pitted Marion County players against each other, and the tournament favorite, Alex Spalding, won singles  ttitle.  Coach Landon Williams said Spalding continues to progress and attract attention statewide.

  • Track team has pair of good showings

    The Marion County track team competed in a pair of meets last week in Bardstown and Green County. In the Bardstown, the girls finished in ninth place overall with 30.5 points and the boys team finished in sixth place with 47 points.

  • Tennis teams keep rolling on

    The Marion County High School Knights and Lady Knights tennis won four of five matches last week. The Knights defeated Central Hardin and Bethlehem, and the Lady Knights defeated Central Hardin, Bethlehem and Bardstown.
    The Knights edged the Central Hardin Bruins, 3-2. In singles, Alex Spalding defeated Tad Skaggs, 6-1, 6-1. Ryker Cassidy defeated Kevin Britt, 7-5, 6-1, and Durbin Richardson defeated Alex Norton, 6-0, 4-6 (10-7), in a super tiebreaker.  

  • Some tactics to try when hunting turkey

    Turkey season so far has been less than productive. Confounding or frustrating would be good choices in describing my efforts!
    I’m hearing birds but they’re either hanging up or just plain ignoring my efforts. Can’t quite figure out what I’m doing wrong, if anything? It just might be the birds aren’t in the mood!
    Or, it could be the technique I’m using.
    Yes, there are differing “techniques” used in turkey hunting.

  • Baseball Knights win for the road

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played two district games on the road last week. Friday’s scheduled home game against Fern Creek was cancelled due to wet field conditions.
    The Knights are 11-7 overall and 3-1 in the district.

    Marion County 10, Taylor County 8