High School Sports

  • Girls basketball: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards in close game

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights came off their 10-day break with a road game against the Nelson County Lady Cards on Jan. 29.
    Despite a hard fought effort, the Lady Knights could not secure a victory, losing 59-57.
    The loss dropped the Lady Knights to 8-8.
    "The girls played a great game but came up a little short," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "I was very pleased with the overall defensive effort by the whole team.”

  • Aquaknights compete in final home swim meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in their final home swim meet of the season on Jan. 28 at the Lebanon Aquatic Center against Bethlehem, Thomas Nelson and Nelson County.
    The final home swim meet was also senior night, and senior swimmers Kenlee Stout, Laura Rice, Kennedy Mayo, Chelsie VanWhy and Caroline Cobb were recognized.

  • Chelsie VanWhy to swim at Campbellsville University

    Marion County High School senior Chelsie VanWhy accepted a swimming scholarship from Campbellsville University last week. Pictured are, front row from left, Harry VanWhy, Chelsie VanWhy, Sherry VanWhy and Campbellsville University Coach Casey Smith; back row from left, are MCHS Swim Coach Katie Kelien and MCHS Principal Mike Abell.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    Corey Crume, Marion County High School head football coach, has resigned effective immediately.
    According to an email from Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, Crume has accepted a position to coach football at Kentucky State University. He has submitted a letter of resignation for his teaching position as the high school's in-school detention teacher and as the school's head football coach.
    "I would like to wish Coach Crume the best and appreciate his work for the 2015-2016 school year," Schlosser wrote in her email.

  • Knights and Lady Knights upset Adair County

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

  • In Memory...

    The Simpson family recently accepted a proclamation from the City of Lebanon and former players in memory of long-time coach Tommy Simpson. Pictured, from left, are Margaret, Todd, Tessa and Taylor Simpson.

  • Knights steal win from Eagles in stunning fashion

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights kicked off the week by hosting the Green County Dragons on Jan. 12.
    Despite holding a lead for most of the game, the Knights’ offense sputtered late in a 50-46 loss.
    “We played as a unit tonight,” Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “All I want is effort, and that’s what we had tonight. We had energy and we had effort.”

  • Division champs

    The Marion County High School Cheerleaders competed at Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday for the "The Battle of the Bluegrass" where they received first place in their division.

  • Lady Knights win one of three

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights kicked off the week by going on the road to face the Lincoln County Lady Patriots on Monday, Jan. 11.
    The Lady Knights were unable to pull out the victory in a close game as they fell by two, 64-62.
    "We played an excellent game against Lincoln County. Our offense and defense were really clicking," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said.

  • Aquaknights compete well in Campbellsville

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondents

    The Marion County Aquaknights came off a long break from the pool with a meet on Jan. 9 at Campbellsville University against Campbellsville High School, Taylor County, Bethlehem, and Oneida Baptist.
    The girls 200-meter medley relay team placed first in the meet with a time of 2:26.13. The team consisted of Ida Lenort, Andy O'Daniel, Chelsie VanWhy and Laura Rice.