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High School Sports

  • Countdown to 3,000

    After the win over DuPont Manual Saturday evening, in which Makayla Epps had 37 points, she now has 2,889 career points. She needs 111 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 19 other girls basketball players in Kentucky to reach that milestone since 1975.
    She currently is averaging 22.6 points per game. Last season, Epps broke the Marion County single game scoring record with 44 points at Scott County.
     

  • Lady Knights improve to 18-0

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and have ran their record to 18-0. On Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hosted Lexington Catholic at the Roby Dome. Marion County was in control all the way and cruised to an easy 75-27 win. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 27 points.

  • Still perfect

    In their second holiday tournament of 2012, the Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team traveled to Mount Sterling in Montgomery County to take part in the Gateway Holiday Classic at Montgomery County High School. After playing in three games over three days, the Lady Knights came away victorious in each of their contests and brought home the championship trophy from the tournament.

  • Knights split four games during holiday break

    Recently, the Marion County High School Knights basketball team competed in the Campbellsville University Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School. In the first game, the Knights took on the Shelby County Rockets. The game was close early on before the Knights slowly pulled away and came away with a 77-55 win.
    The teams battled early as neither team led by more than two points for the first five and half minutes of the game. Late in the first period, the Knights put together 6-2 spurt to grab an 18-12 lead as the first quarter closed out.

  • MCHS to honor 1993 state champions

    On Friday, Feb. 1, Marion County High School will hold “1993 night” to honor the 1993 boys basketball team’s state championship.
    According to Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, a ceremony will take place at halftime of the boys game against Taylor County.
    There will also be a mixer in the library for fans, team members and families.

  • Autism Awareness Classic is Jan. 19

    The schedule for the third annual Autism Awareness Classic was announced recently. The tournament will feature four games, three girls contests and one boys game played at Marion County High School.

    At 3 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19, Washington County and Shelby County will play in the first girls contest.  Following that game, DuPont Manual will take on Bowling Green in another girls game scheduled for 4:45 p.m.

  • Battles in the Bluegrass

    Bluegrass Cellular Inc. recently announced its lineup for the third annual basketball Battles in the Bluegrass high school sports program. The Battles in the Bluegrass program showcases rivalry games throughout central Kentucky. This year’s featured rivalries were selected with the help of a panel of Kentucky sports writers.

  • Knights have strong showing at Bethlehem tourney

  • In the Bank

    The Marion County Lady Knights opened their games in the Republic Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic with an easy 60-25 win over the East Carter Lady Raiders on Dec. 21.

    East Carter hit a free throw one minute and 18 seconds into the game, but would not score again until nine seconds remained in the opening frame. As the lead grew from 5-1, to 24-4 as the period ended, four different Lady Knights had scored led by Kyvin Goodin-Rogers’10 points.

  • Aquaknights compete in WCI Swim Meet

    On Dec. 15, the Marion County Aquaknights headed to Woodford County to compete in the 11th annual WCI Swim Meet at Falling Spring Arts and Recreation Center.  As a combined team the Aquaknights finished in 13th place with 93 total points.  The girls team finished in 11th place with 52 points while the boys team finished in 13th place with 41 points.

    Individual results for the girls’ team are as follows: