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High School Sports

  • Milby is national coach of the year

    By Josh & Jessica Veatch
    sports@lebanonenterprise.com
    Marion County High School Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby learned Monday that he has been named the 2013 Naismith High School Girls Coach of the Year.
    Milby learned last week that he was a finalist for the award, along with Kevin Kiernan from Mater Dei High School in California, Cathy Self-Morgan from Duncanville High School in Texas and Corey Barrett from Riverdale High School in Tennessee.

  • Seventh Heaven

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team continued its streak of dominance in the 20th District, by capturing it seventh straight district title Saturday night in Adair County. The Lady Knights advanced to the championship game by defeating Taylor County in the opening round Thursday night by a final score of 65-26. Marion County then topped the host Adair County Lady Indians by a final score of 72-41 to capture the title.

  • 5th region tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights now know who their first round opponent in the regional tournament will be.  Marion County drew Washington County and the two teams will play each other Thursday night at 8:00 PM at Green County High School.  The semifinals will be on Sunday March 3 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, with the finals being on Tuesday March 5 at 7:30 PM.

     

  • Lady Knights claim district title

    On Saturday night, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team continued its streak of perfection with a 72-41 win over Adair County in the championship game of the 20th district tournament to improve to 32-0 on the season.  Marion County jumped out to an early 15-0 lead, and cruised to the easy victory.  Makayla Epps led all scorers with 19 points followed by Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 13 and Patrice Tonge with 10 points.

     

  • Lady Knights overpower Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team advanced to the championship game of the 20th District Tournament by defeating Taylor County on Thursday night. Marion County was led by Makayla Epps with 19 points and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 14 points. After leading 30-2 at the end of the first quarter, Marion County went on to win by a final score of 65-26.

    Taylor County 2 11 3 10 - 26

    Marion County 30 16 13 6 - 65

  • Knights fall in district opener

    On Wednesday night, the Marion County Knights headed to Adair County to take part in the 2013 20th district tournament.  Their opening round opponent would be the host team Adair County.  The Indians controlled the game throughout and came away with the 65-45 win to end the Knights' season.  Latrelle Irvin was the lone Knight to score in double figures with 10 points.  Marion County ends their season with a final record of 11-17.

     

    Marion County 4 13 12 16 - 45

    Adair County 23 17 14 11 - 65

  • Track clinic rescheduled for March 13 at MCHS

    The USATF track certification clinic scheduled to take place at Marion County High School at 6 p.m., Feb. 25, has been rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict. The clinic will now take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 13. If you plan on attending, please notify Keith Brown at Marion County High School by phone at (270) 692-6066, ext.103 or by email, keith.brown@marion.kyschools.us.
     

  • Divine competes at UK indoor track meet

    Marion County High School senior Brooks Divine traveled to Lexington recently to compete in the University of Kentucky High School Invitational. Divine competed in the pole vault event only. He was able to clear 13’0”, and finished in 12th place overall. The winner of the pole vault event cleared 15’6”.
    Divine will wrap up his indoor season when he competes in the Mason Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville on March 2.
    He will be defending his indoor state pole-vaulting championship there.

  • Spalding inducted into KHSBCA Hall of Fame

    Randall Spalding was inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA) Hall of Fame during a ceremony held in Louisville on Jan. 19. Spalding is the uncle of Marion County High School Head Baseball Coach Chad Spalding.
    Randall was inducted along with six other men, three of those being inducted as umpires.

  • Knights fall to Hawks, Bulldogs

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team had their last game of the regular season Friday night at home against LaRue County. It was also senior night. In a game where the Knights stayed within striking distance all night long, LaRue County’s star player, Kelton Ford, poured in a career-high 39 points to lead the Hawks to a 68-60 victory. The Knights finished the regular season with a record of 11-16.