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High School Sports

  • Avritt qualifies for state cross country meet

    The Marion County High School cross country team traveled to Bowling Green to compete in the class AA region 2 championship meet Saturday. The team hoped to qualify for state competition, but came up a bit short. However, Morgan Avritt was able to qualify as an individual. Avritt finished 23rd overall in the girls 5k run.  

  • Football Knights fall to Lakers

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Russell Springs to take on Russell County in the opening round of the playoffs Friday. Russell County entered the game 10-0, and quickly showed why they haven't lost a game this season. After just one quarter of play, the Lakers led 28-0, and never looked back.  

  • Lebanon Middle girls are the state runner-up

    Over the last weekend of October, the Lebanon Middle School 8th grade girls basketball team competed in the middle school state tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington. Last year the team was nipped by Elkhorn 22-20 in the finals to take home runner-up, and the team was forced to settle for the same result this year.

  • Volleyball players earn All-State honors

    The Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association announced the 2012 All-State Teams Wednesday, with two Marion County Lady Knight volleyball players earning honors. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Logan Powell, both seniors, were named to the 2012 KVCA Second-Team All-State (AA). According to Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard, this was the first time ever for Marion County that two players were named to an All-State team.

  • Marion County runs in the Meet of Champions

    The Marion County middle school cross country team members traveled to Lexington to take part in the KTCCCA Meet of Champions, which is the state championship meet for middle school. Several members from Marion County competed against nearly 4,500 kids from all over Kentucky in the meet.  
    Head Coach Daniel Johnson noted that he likes what he sees in the future of Marion County cross country.
    "This was the last meet of the year for our middle school kids," Johnson said. "It was a great season and great building block for the future."

  • Knights fall in regular season finale

    The Marion County High School Knights football team traveled to Lawrenceburg Friday to take on Anderson County on a night where the weather was anything but cooperative. After a string of lopsided defeats, the Knights were able to keep the game close but eventually fell by a final score of 28-12. This ends their regular season with an overall record of 2-8, and the team will travel to Russell County on Friday night for the opening round of the playoffs.

  • Kentucky Premier lands Nike sponsorship

    Kentucky Premier was able to accomplish something that all AAU teams hope to achieve. They are only one of 20 AAU teams in the country to be an official Nike Elite Travel Team. This means that the team will now face top class competition each week, and will now have a chance to win the Nike Nationals, the premier girls AAU tournament, which is held every year. According to Nike, the Kentucky Premier team is the fastest ever to achieve this status.

  • Knights postseason run ends

    The Marion County Knights soccer team got a bye in the opening round of the Fifth Region boys soccer tournament in Nelson County, but lost in the semifinals Oct. 16 to the Central Hardin Bruins, 3-0.
    “We came in with high hopes, but left broken hearted,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.  “I believe it was a combination of nerves and the turf.”  

  • Harriers prepare for regionals

    The Marion County cross country team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park in Georgetown Saturday to take part in the Lexington Catholic cross country invitational.  
    “It was a great day for racing and we were able to compete against some of the top teams in Kentucky at the state meet course,” Marion County Coach Daniel Johnson said.  “I was glad our kids got to see that kind of environment. I knew it was the biggest race our kids have seen since they’ve been running, but we responded well.”

  • Knights fall to Lexington Catholic

    The Marion County High School Knights struggled in nearly all phases of the game in a 55-6 loss to host Lexington Catholic Friday night. However, the touchdown that Marion County scored in the third period snapped a streak of 11 consecutive quarters of scoreless football.