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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights season reaches a Mercy-ful end

    The Marion County Lady Knights went on the road Feb. 12 to take on Mercy Academy in their last regular season game. After winning their previous 29 games, Marion County had little trouble in capping off an impressive 30-0 undefeated regular season. Patrice Tonge led the way with a career-high 22 points in the 64-46 win.
    “We played a really good game,” Head Coach Trent Milby said. “We were really focused on the game and went to a tough place to win, and won.”

  • Triple Threat

    Three Marion County Lady Knights have received invitations recently to try out for the Kentucky squad in the annual Kentucky/Indiana all-star game sponsored by the Lions Eye Foundation. The tryouts will be held on March 23-24 at Georgetown College.  
    Last season, Marion County’s Bre Elder played in the game. This year, the game will once again be played in Freedom Hall on June 14, and will travel to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis the following night.

  • Lovin’ it: MCHS’ Epps a McD’s All-American

    Makayla Epps has made history in Marion County again.
    Epps was recently chosen to play on the most prestigious and highly recognized high school all-star game in the country, the McDonald’s All-American game. No other athlete in Marion County history has ever been chosen as a member of this elite team.
    Epps is currently averaging 23.3 points per game, 4.2 steals per game, and 4.5 assists per game, all while her team has just finished a perfect 30-0 regular season.

  • The Game Plan, Feb. 13

    Feb. 15

    Basketball

    Knights vs. LaRue County (Home)

     

    Feb. 19

    Basketball

    20th District Tournament begins at Adair County High School

  • Divine set to defend indoor state title

    Marion County High School senior Brooks Divine competed in the Henderson County Invitational indoor track and field meet recently. Divine finished second in the pole vault event by clearing 14’ 0”. The winner of the completion from Evansville, Ind., cleared 14’ 6”.
    This past weekend, Divine headed back to Henderson County to compete in a pole vault only event. Divine failed to clear the bar after three tries and received no height.

  • JV Knights second in district tournament

    The Marion County High School junior varsity boys basketball team headed to Adair County High School to play in their district tournament Saturday. The Knights opened up the tournament with a win over Taylor County, but fell to Adair County in the finals.
    Marion County defeated Taylor County by a final score of 49-44 to advance to the finals. Clay Rodgers led four Knights in double figures with 15 points in the win.

    Taylor Co.     16  8   8 12 – 44

  • Adair County tops Lady Knights in double OT

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball team headed to Adair County Wednesday to take part in their district tournament.
    After a back and forth game, the Lady Knights fell by a final score of 47-46 in double overtime in the first game of the tournament.

    Marion Co.   10 6 14 5 7 4 – 46
    Adair Co.     16 5   6 8 7 5 – 47
    Marion County: Haeli Howard 13, Jordan Thomas 12, Kaylee Wheatley 9, Kendyl Powell 4, Ambrasia Adams 4, TT Adams 4
     

  • Track clinic Feb. 25 at Marion County High

    There will be a USATF Track Certification clinic held at Marion County High School on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a USATF official/member is invited to attend. The clinic will be put on by Gordon Bocock, (USATF Kentucky Chairman), and the cost is $25 per person.
    All parents of Marion County track athletes are encouraged to attend in order to get certified before we host the region this year.

  • Hyatt signs with Campbellsville Tigers

    Marion County High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Alex Hyatt signed with Campbellsville University to play football recently. Hyatt is among a group of 38 high school seniors to sign with the Tigers from states as far away as Hawaii.
    Marion County Head Football Coach Jeff Robbins said Hyatt was a “hard working kid that gives exceptional effort.”
    In total, Campbellsville University now has 70 members in its recruiting class, the largest under current Head Coach Perry Thomas.  

  • Lady Knights rankings, Feb. 13

    National Rankings
    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 8
    Marion County: No. 7 (27-0) as of Feb. 7
    USA Today Sports Super25
    Marion County: No. 6
    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll
    Marion County: No. 5
    National Poll: No. 16