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High School Sports

  • Boys soccer: Marion County adds goalie coach for 2015

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School Knights soccer team has added Chris Howlett to its coaching staff. Howlett will serve as the Knights’ goalie coach, a new position added this year because Coach Greg Conley wanted someone who could “coach the goalies... and work them hard.”
    “I’ve been around soccer and I like being in a place to influence young people,” Howlett said.

  • MCHS cheerleaders named 'Champs' at UCA Camp

    The Marion County High School cheerleaders attended the UCA Cheer Camp July 19-22 at the University of Kentucky. The team received several superior ribbons throughout the week as well as a second place trophy for cheer and first place or “Camp Champs” in their Xtreme Routine, where they competed against several teams from across Kentucky. This year’s head coach is Amy Mattingly and the assistant coach is Courtney Murphy.

  • MCHS volleyball practice underway
  • Cowherd signs with college in Tennessee

    Anton Cowherd signed to play basketball for Motlow State University in Tennessee on July 8. Cowherd was accompanied by family and coaches at Marion County High School.

  • Epps resigns as Lady Knights basketball coach
  • In the hoop

    Marion County High School hosted a basketball camp June 15-17 for elementary and middle school students. Campers worked on ball handling and shooting skills during the camp.

  • Lebanon native to coach at WCHS

    The Washington County High School Commanderettes, who are coming off a dismal 2-23 season, are about to get a much-needed spark – Saint Catharine College’s womens’ basketball coach, Lena Bramblett.
    She’s replacing the Commanderette’s last head coach, Mike Holt, who took the reigns for only one season.
    Bramblett, who is leaving the Patriots after 15 years, said the switch was an opportunity for her and her family.

  • Veatch steps downs as MCHS coach

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Jessica Veatch has resigned as the Marion County High School softball coach.
    She was hired after the 2014 season to replace Todd Spalding (who is now serving as a circuit judge). During her one season leading the Lady Knights, they finished with a 23-12 record. They were also the 20th District runner-up and advanced to the 5th Region tournament, where they lost to eventual regional champion Central Hardin.
    Veatch submitted her resignation after the season.

  • Softball: Marion County hopes to build on success

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    The 2015 softball season has ended well for the Marion County Lady Knights as they finished with a 22-12 record. The Lady Knights were the runner-up in the district tournament and made a trip to the 5th Region tournament.
    The Lady Knights also played in three tournaments this season: the Meade County T.S.O.A tournament, the Russell County Lady Laker Classic, and the Elizabethtown Spring Break Classic, where they placed second overall.

  • Lady Knight invited to ‘Super 64’

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County basketball player, Haeli Howard was invited to the EBA (Elite Basketball Academy) Super 64 Girls Camp hosted in Lawrenceville, Georgia, June 6 and 7.
    “I was invited over Twitter by Brandon Clay, a recruiter/scout for this camp, after one of our tournaments,” Howard said.