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High School Sports

  • Football team hands out awards

    The Marion County High School football team held their annual postseason awards banquet recently, and several players were recognized for their performances on the field during the season.

    Michael Walls, Cameron Brown, Vincent Collins, Tyron Sickles, Alex Hyatt, Dakota Newcomb, Ty Furmon, Jack Hagan, Wyatt Cecil, Adam Nalley, Evan Mattingly and Justin Dawson were all awarded as lettermen. All of the previous athletes are now multiple lettermen for the football team.

  • Dragon slayers

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team had its best week of the season so far. After dropping their opening four games of the season, the Knights made a major turnaround, and are now riding a three-game winning streak.  On Dec. 11, the team hosted Green County and pulled away at the end for their first win of the season, 85-65. Last Thursday, the Knights defeated Casey County at home, 66-54. To round out the week, Marion County picked up their first district win on Friday night when they defeated Campbellsville, 78-63.

  • Staying perfect

     

  • Swimmers set school records

     

  • Lady Knights going strong

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball has an undefeated record, 5-0 overall, 1-0 in district play. They headed to Columbia Dec. 4 to take on Adair County in their district opener. Marion County led 20-8 after one quarter, and went on to win by a final score of 71-38.

  • Knights searching for win

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team played three games last week but are still looking for their first win of the season.
    “In each of our games we came up short,” Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “We are learning each other and we’re trying to find our identity. Each game we our improving and getting a little better, just not as quick as I would like, but we are going in the right direction.”

  • Little League has lost a lifelong friend in Romines

    On Nov. 30, the local Little League program lost a very dear friend when Roger Romines, 57, died after a long battle with an illness.
    Romines had been involved with the Little League program for several years, and had most recently served as the district administrator for the 5th district for approximately 20 years. Previously, Romines had been an assistant to Joe Johnson, who held the same position. Upon Johnson stepping down from that position, Romines took over.  

  • Knights struggle in season opener

     

  • Grand Opening

     

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team opened up regular season play with three games last week, and they lived up to their preseason No. 1 state ranking by defeating their opponents by an average of 44 points.  “Defense, rebounding and playing team basketball are the reasons we have won all three games this week with a running clock,” Head Coach Trent Milby said. “If we continue to do those three things, we will be hard to beat.”

  • New rules in effect for the 2012-13 high school basketball

     

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) has implemented a few new rules for the 2012-13 basketball season, including an official scorekeeper shirt rule and a running clock rule.