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High School Sports

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Knights compete at Heartland Conference

    The Marion County High School cross country teams hit the road for the Heartland Conference meet on Oct. 13, finishing third overall.
    "The team overall has improved significantly even though overall times were slow for the 5K. I am very proud of them," Head Coach Sherbie King said.
    In the boys' 2600-meter run, Harry VanWhy finished with a time of 11:24.

  • FOOTBALL: Jaguars push past Knights

    Trey Downs found an opening, shot through it, and 79 yards later, crossed the goal line to give the Knights a 24-21 lead against the East Jessamine Jaguars in the third quarter.
    Then the Jaguars outscored the Knights 19-6 to hand the Knights a 41-30 loss on John J. Boswell Friday night.
    "I am very happy with the team," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said."We came out and played physical. I challenged the boys to come out with physicality and intensity. We did that.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights season ends at district

    The Marion County Lady Knights' season ended on Oct. 12 with a 3-0 loss against the Taylor County Cardinals in the opening round of the district tournament.
    "We weren't able to generate anything offensively. Credit to Taylor County's defense," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights shift focus to district

    With only three games left before the start of the district tournament in Adair County, the Marion County Lady Knights looked to put a few wins in the win column, but could only muster one win in three matches.
    The Lady Knights had a tall order against the Central Hardin Lady Bruins, ranked No. 20 in the state, on Oct. 10. The Lady Knights fell in three sets (10-25, 16-25, 16-25).

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win on senior night

    The Marion County Knights dug deep and found some more magic on the most magical of nights.
    The Knights won 4-2 against the Frankfort Panthers Tuesday, Oct. 4, on senior night behind two key goals from senior Alan Guzman, one of 10 seniors honored before the game.
    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said he was proud of his seniors and the way they played in their final regular season home game. He was also pleased with his whole team's performance.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights defeat Lady Eagles

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated the Fort Knox Lady Eagles 4-0 on Oct. 3 to record their third win of the season.
    "It was a good confidence boost," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "It was good for my players to see they actually improved instead of me telling them in practice how much they have improved."

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights knock off Generals

    Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said his team had been working to perform when the pressure was on. Perhaps that work paid off, as the Lady Knights won two straight close sets to defeat the Thomas Nelson Generals, 25-16, 25-23, 26-24, at the Roby Dome on Oct. 3.
    "This was one of the most consistently solid performances of the season," Hibbard said. "We played at the same level for three straight sets, which is something we have been working very hard to do. Our offense clicked very well with us," Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights clinch No. 1 seed in district

    The Knights and the Taylor County Cardinals spent 80 minutes of regulation, 10 minutes of overtime, and 13 penalty kicks trading blows.
    Blake Thompson settled the duel on the 13th penalty kick of the night, as his shot propelled the Knights to a 3-2 win over the Taylor County Cardinals on Sept. 22 and made them the No. 1 one seed in district tournament.

  • FOOTBALL: Mistakes send Knights to 1-5

    Mistakes once again plagued the Marion County Knights in their 43-6 loss to the Mercer County Titans in the Horns Home Improvement Game on Sept. 23.
    "I was disappointed in regards to the lack of physicality," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We weren't able to match Mercer County's physicality on defense as well. Mercer County did a good job at being physical."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 3-0 on Sept. 21. It was the Lady Knights' final district game of the regular season.
    "We were only down 2-0 at the half and I feel we played well," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "I moved Taylor Simpson up top to get the offense going and to also show Taylor County something new."