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High School Sports

  • Volleyball team wins 9 straight

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had a busy week, playing in the Marion County Invitational last Saturday, and competing against Adair County, Washington County and Campbellsville throughout the week. The Lady Knights won all of their matches, taking their overall record to 14-3 after nine straight victories.

    Marion County Invitational

  • Boys golf has good week

    The boys golf team competed against Nelson County Thursday, and edged Nelson County's varsity team by one stroke, winning with a total of 182. Nelson County's varsity team finished with a 183. In junior varsity play, Marion County had a total of 118, while Nelson finished with a 105 to defeat the Knights. The top four scores for the varsity team were a 40, 45, 48 and 49 to win the match.

  • Third quarter dooms Knights

    The Marion County High School football team played in the 2012 Heart of Kentucky Pigskin Classic on Saturday night at John J. Boswell field. The team took on Green County, and played a very even first half with the Dragons. The score was tied at 14 at the half, but the second half would be a different story.  The Knights would be outscored 29-14 in the final two periods and lose the game by a score of 43-28.

  • Epps, Goodin-Rogers to play for UK

    After originally committing to the University of Louisville in June of 2011, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Makayla Epps both rescinded their commitments to the university last month. Now, both of them have made verbal commitments to the University of Kentucky.
    Epps visited the University of Kentucky Monday in hopes of helping her make a college choice. Apparently, that did the trick.
    When asked about her verbal commitment to UK, Epps answered with a rhyme.

  • Soccer squads suffer five losses in one week

    Both the Marion County High School boys and girls soccer teams each had rough weeks, and neither found wins. The Knights entered the week with a 3-0 record, but now sit at 3-3. The Lady Knights are still searching for their first win after a pair of losses last week.      

  • Rough week at the net for Lady Knights

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had three matches this past week, taking on Green County, Bethlehem and Boyle County. The Lady Knights lost two out of three matches, only defeating Boyle County on the week. The team's overall record now stands at 5-3, with their district record at 2-0.

  • Local tennis player competes in Alabama

    Alex Spalding, former Marion County High School standout, competed in the nine-state USTA Southern Section Jr. Team Tennis Championship in Alabama recently. His team came very close to qualifying for the national championships. He was 4-0 in singles competition.

  • Football Knights open up with big loss

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Campbellsville University Friday evening to play in the Forcht Bank Bowl for the second straight year. After falling to Russell County 48-21 last year in the same season opening game, the Knights didn't improve any and fell to Evansville Central Bears from Indiana by a final score of 55-16. All 16 of the Knights points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well out of reach.

  • Golf teams are in action

    In recent action the golf teams have taken on Washington County, Taylor County and Campbellsville, and Adair County. The junior varsity team also competed against Adair County.  
    Marion County shot a 176 against Washington County while the Commanders shot a 185. Logan Medley led the way with a 40 followed by Evan Dye with a 43. Trevor Burchell shot a 45 and Casey Lee shot a 48.

  • Knights soccer stays unbeaten

    The Marion County High School boys soccer team has played three games on the young season, and has been able to pick up wins in all three contests. On Tuesday of last week, the team opened up regular season play against district opponent LaRue County on the road. After playing well in the first half and holding a two goal lead at the break, the Knights came out a bit sluggish in the second half and allowed LaRue County to get back in the game.