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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights making their fourth straight trip to Sweet 16

    The Marion County Lady Knights made history last week by becoming the first team, boys or girls, to win four straight 5th Region titles.
    The Lady Knights defeated LaRue County in the championship game, which was played at Green County High School, by a final score of 82-60.

  • Sweet 16 tickets are still available at MCHS

    Tickets for the Marion County Lady Knights first round game in the Sweet 16 are still available for purchase at Marion County High School.

    Tickets are $9 apiece and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

    These tickets are for the game between the Lady Knights (35-0) and the Bowling Green Lady Purples (30-4). That game is scheduled for 1 p.m. Eastern/noon Central at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

  • Lady Knights hope to shine on the diamond

    After completing the best season in school history last year, the Marion County High School softball team is hoping to duplicate their success and improve on their final result. Under the direction of second-year coach Todd Spalding, the Lady Knights will begin play next Monday when they travel to Thomas Nelson High School in Bardstown. After that, the Lady Knights will begin a stretch of three straight home games in a four-day span beginning on March 18.

  • Six seniors will lead baseball Knights

    Marion County Baseball Head Coach Chad Spalding begins his 17th season at the helm this year. He’s looking forward to the start of season for several reasons. One is that he believes his team is primed for a success.
    “We are a senior dominant team,” he said. “This is the first time we have had six seniors in a long time. We also have a junior that has as much experience as most or all of the seniors.”
    Spalding went on to discuss what this means for his team.

  • Divine repeats as indoor pole vault champion

    Marion County High School senior Brooks Divine headed to Broadbent Arena this past weekend to compete in the Mason Dixon Games, which are the indoor state track and field championships in Kentucky. Last year, Divine brought home the state championship in the pole vault and was out to defend his title.  
    Not only did Divine repeat his performance, he broke the class AA state meet record in the pole vault event. Divine cleared 13’8” to bring home the title and eclipsed the previous record of 13’6”, which was set in 2000.  

  • Lady Knights national rankings, March 6

    National rankings
    ESPNW Power Rankings: Marion County: No. 7
    USA Today Sports Super25: Marion County: No. 6
    MaxPreps Xcellent 25
    Writer’s Poll: Marion County No. 5
    National Poll: Marion county No. 19

    State rankings
    Marion County is ranked No. 1 in all state rankings
     

  • Second half propels Lady Knights to 5th Region finals

    In the semifinal game of the 5th Region Tournament on Sunday night against Elizabethtown, Marion County found themselves in a position they hadn’t been in all season. At the half, the Lady Knights trailed 26-25, their first halftime deficit of the year. In the second half, the Lady Knights offense got on track and the team began to pull away. In the end, Marion County advanced with a 65-43 win.

  • Headed back to Diddle

    The Marion County Lady Knights made history by becoming the first team, boys or girls, to win four straight 5th region titles Tuesday evening. The Lady Knights defeated LaRue County in the championship game, which was played at Green County High School, by a final score of 82-60. The win secures the Lady Knights a spot in the Sweet 16 beginning March 13 in Bowling Green, and extends their undefeated streak to 35 games. 

  • Second half propels Lady Knights to regional championship game
  • Epps and Goodin-Rogers named finalists for Miss Basketball

    The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced their list of five candidates for the Mr. and Miss Basketball award Wednesday, Feb. 27.  Five boys and five girls made the final cut.  

    Two Marion County Lady Knights have been named to the final list.  Teammates Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers will join Rebecca Greenwell from Owensboro Catholic, Larryn Brooks from Madison Central, and China Dow from Christian Academy in Louisville.