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High School Sports

  • On top of their field

    The Marion County track team hosted its all-comers meet at Marion County High School Saturday. The Knights and Lady Knights posted some impressive times and showings at the meet, and collected several first place finishes. Overall, the team won 13 events and it was a great night for the team, according to Assistant Coach Daniel Johnson.

  • High school soccer meetings are April 18, 23

    Parents of students interested in playing high school soccer should be aware of a few upcoming meetings.

    Parents of boys in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing high school soccer should attend at meeting at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Marion County High School library.

  • Knights drop two of three

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played three games during spring break week, losing two of the three contests. Marion County’s record on the season now stands at 5-6.
    “I think our team is growing,” Coach Chad Spalding said. “We have hit well the first third of the season and the pitching has been better than average. We will continue to work to get better with the gloves and clean baseball.”

    Marion County 13, Metcalfe County 2

  • Lady Knights bounce back

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team defeated Thomas Nelson on April 1 and then went to Clarksville, Tenn., to play in the Play It Again Classic Friday and Saturday, where they played four games, winning three of those contests. The Lady Knights’ record now stands at 7-5.

  • 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.