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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Divine Repeat

    For the second consecutive year, Marion County’s Brooks Divine claimed the KHSAA 2A state pole vaulting title.
    Divine, a senior, won this year’s event by clearing 14 feet three inches at the state meet, which was held at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville campus. Last year, he won by clearing 13’ 6”.
    “I had a goal at the beginning of last year and that was to be a back-to-back state champion and to be able to fulfill that goal and to sign at the University of Kentucky is a dream come true!” Divine said.

  • Knights baseball games cancelled

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team was scheduled to play five games this past week. However, due to inclement weather and poor field conditions, no games were played.
    The freshman team was able to play a game against Washington County Wednesday, May 8.

  • Lady Knights win two, lose one on the diamond

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team played three games last week. The team’s record now stands at 19-8 going into the final week of regular season play.
    “A very disappointing week of softball,” Head Coach Todd Spalding said. “In order for us to have a realistic chance of advancing deep into the postseason some things have to change and change fast. We have entirely too much moping, pouting and self-pity among some. We still have time to get this right but with one week left in the regular season that time is running short.”

  • Four athletes qualify for state competition

    The Marion County track team hosted the regional track meet at Bardstown High School Thursday.
    Overall, the girls’ team finished in 11th place with 13 total points and the boys’ team finished in fifth place with 45 points.
    The top two finishers in each event automatically qualified for the state meet and then the next 10 finishers in an event from across the state advance to the state meet with an at-large bid.

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  • Hyatt signs with Campbellsville

    Alex Hyatt recently signed to play football with Campbellsville University.  Pictured are front row from left:  Hyatt’s mother, Angela, Hyatt, and father Les Hyatt.  Back row from left:  Hyatt’s brother Patrick, Marion County Head Football Coach Jeff Robbins, MCHS Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, and MCHS Principal Stacey Hall.   
     

  • McKinney signs with Thomas More College

    Katie McKinney recently signed to play volleyball for Thomas More College, the first volleyball player in school history to play D-3.  Pictured are front row from left: McKinney’s mother Mona McKinney, McKinney, and her sister Jeni Hall.  Back row : MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Assistant Volleyball Coach Jordan Reinle, MCHS Volleyball Coach David Hibbard, Assistant Volleyball Coach Kelly Cowan, and MCHS Principal Stacey Hall.  McKinney was also won the Heather Garrett Memorial Scholarship.

  • Lady Knights pick up nine-run win over Casey County

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team won the only game it played last week, defeating Casey County on April 30. The Lady Knights were scheduled to play Bethlehem on April 29, but that game was cancelled due to wet field conditions.  
    With the win, Marion County’s record stands at 17-7.