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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Big Mak(ayla)

    Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps’ said competing in the 2013 McDonald’s All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday evening, was an amazing experience.

  • Epps Competes in McDonald's All American Game

    Last Wednesday night, Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps competed in the 2013 McDonald's All American Game at the United Center in Chicago as a member of the East team.  Epps finished the game with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist in the East's 92-64 loss to the West team.  Epps became the first Marion County player to be selected for this honor and one of only three girls ever in the state of Kentucky.

  • Tennis teams get mixed results against Taylor, LaRue counties

    Despite the cold temperatures, the Marion County tennis teams visited LaRue County March 26. The teams followed with another road match at Taylor County Thursday.

  • Knights take second in wooden bat tourney

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played in four games last week after some games were cancelled due to cold and rainy weather. Marion County made it to the championship game of the Green County Wood Bat Invitation tourney, where they lost 12-6 to Green County. The Knights now sit at 4-4 on the season.

    Mercer County 6, Marion County 2
    The Marion County Knights baseball team went on the road Thursday to play Mercer County, where they lost, 6-2.  

  • Tough week for Lady Knights

    Due to cold and rainy conditions last week, the Marion County Lady Knights softball team was not able to play any games until Friday and Saturday in the Lady Laker Classic in Russell County.  The Lady Knights competed in four games during the tournament, losing three of the four, taking their overall record to 3-4 on the season.

  • Track team competes without its head coach
  • Lady Knights make all star teams

    The Kentucky Lion’s Eye Foundation announced the names of the members of the 2013 senior and junior all-star teams recently. After winning Miss Basketball, Makayla Epps will headline the senior game and will wear the No. 1 jersey.  Along with Epps, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Logan Powell were named to the team.  The head coach of the team will be Chris Souder from Mercer County High School and the assistant coach will be Jennifer Parsons from Corbin High School.

  • Miss Basketball

    “Wow.”
    That was the first word to come out of Makayla Epps’ mouth Friday night during her acceptance speech after being named Kentucky’s Miss Basketball.
    Surrounded by many of her peers, her coaches and her family at a reception held at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville, Epps went on to say how special this award was to her.
    Epps is currently in Chicago, Ill., preparing for the McDonald’s All-American game tonight.

  • Epps is Miss Basketball

    Makayla Epps is the 2013 Miss Basketball for the state of Kentucky.

    The award caps a stellar senior season for the Marion County Lady Knight.

    Epps surpassed the 3,000-point mark in her career, was named the Most Valuable Player in the 2013 Girls Sweet 16, and led her team to the state title.

    She was also named the first McDonald's All American in Marion County history.

    It's worth noting that Epps' teammate, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, was also a finalist for the Miss Basketball award.