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High School Sports

  • Basketball: Young Knights preparing for season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Coming off a 14-11 season, the Marion County Knights boy's basketball team are looking for improvement as they head into the 2015-16 campaign.
    The Knights are coached this year by Montrelle Irvin, and their roster includes three seniors.
    "We're just a young team," Irvin said. "Everyone's new and we're gonna see what happens."

  • Soccer: Knights reflect on season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights, despite a loss in the regional tournament, saw much improvement in both the win-loss column and overall play.
    The Knights finished 10-11-0, an improvement over their 3-14-3 record last season.
    "I was very pleased with the overall play this season," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Cross country: Hyatt, Mills lead Knights in 2AA Regional Meet

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross County ended their season at the 2AA Regional Meet on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Logan County High School in Russellville. The Lady Knights finished ninth of nine teams, and the Knights finished 11th of 11 teams.

  • Football: Knights lose season finale, finish winless

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were one game away from a winless season, and marched into their rivalry game at the Washington County Commanders on Friday, Oct. 30.
    The Knights (0-10) lost 46-33 to finish the season winless.
    "I'm proud of the kids for playing to the final whistle," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "It was encouraging.”

  • Golf team finishes season with good overall record

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights golf team finished its play a month ago, but they are still reflecting on their season. 
    "Overall, I'm pleased with how the season went," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "We had a good overall record."
    Though Spalding said he was disappointed with his team's postseason play, he said his players were a "good bunch of kids who respected the coaches, hosts of golf matches and opponents." 

  • Volleyball loses in first round of region

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School Volleyball Team ended their season Tuesday, Oct. 27, when they lost 0-3 to Central Hardin in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament in Greensburg. Central Hardin finished second in the regional tournament.
    The loss brought the Lady Knights season record to 14-21-1, ending their chances at redeeming themselves against district champions Taylor County.

  • Soccer: Knights' season ends against Trojans

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Despite a loss in the district championship, the Marion County Knights advanced to the 5th Region Tournament, where they played the North Hardin Trojans on Oct. 1 at Nelson County High School.
    The Knights (10-11 overall, 6-7 regional) lost 5-0, ending their season in disappointment.
    "We played very well, with the exception of the last 20 minutes in the first half," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Cross country improves at Campbellsville Last Chance Meet

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County’s cross country team made strides at last week’s Campbellsville Last Chance Meet on Thursday, Oct. 22, when they raced against Campbellsville, Taylor County, Green County, Hart County and Bardstown.
    The Knights placed fourth of four team scores, while the Lady Knights placed third of four team scores. The Taylor County boys and Campbellsville girls did not have enough runners to score as a team.

  • Football: Knights still winless, lose to Taylor County

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights, on the brink of a winless season, traveled to the Taylor County Cardinals on Oct. 23.
    For the second straight game, the Knights (0-9) were shut out, 45-0.
    "We were just overmatched," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "They scored on the first two drives and I felt we were just demoralized."

  • Tough loss

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County volleyball saw the 20th District Championship title slip through their fingers for the first time since 2007, when they lost 0-3 to Taylor County in the championship game.
    The Lady Knights went into the district tournament with a regular season record of 13-19-1, the first losing record since 2007.
    The Lady Knights won the first match of the tournament, defeating Campbellsville 3-0.