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High School Sports

  • MCHS volleyball practice underway
  • Cowherd signs with college in Tennessee

    Anton Cowherd signed to play basketball for Motlow State University in Tennessee on July 8. Cowherd was accompanied by family and coaches at Marion County High School.

  • Epps resigns as Lady Knights basketball coach
  • In the hoop

    Marion County High School hosted a basketball camp June 15-17 for elementary and middle school students. Campers worked on ball handling and shooting skills during the camp.

  • Lebanon native to coach at WCHS

    The Washington County High School Commanderettes, who are coming off a dismal 2-23 season, are about to get a much-needed spark – Saint Catharine College’s womens’ basketball coach, Lena Bramblett.
    She’s replacing the Commanderette’s last head coach, Mike Holt, who took the reigns for only one season.
    Bramblett, who is leaving the Patriots after 15 years, said the switch was an opportunity for her and her family.

  • Veatch steps downs as MCHS coach

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Jessica Veatch has resigned as the Marion County High School softball coach.
    She was hired after the 2014 season to replace Todd Spalding (who is now serving as a circuit judge). During her one season leading the Lady Knights, they finished with a 23-12 record. They were also the 20th District runner-up and advanced to the 5th Region tournament, where they lost to eventual regional champion Central Hardin.
    Veatch submitted her resignation after the season.

  • Softball: Marion County hopes to build on success

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    The 2015 softball season has ended well for the Marion County Lady Knights as they finished with a 22-12 record. The Lady Knights were the runner-up in the district tournament and made a trip to the 5th Region tournament.
    The Lady Knights also played in three tournaments this season: the Meade County T.S.O.A tournament, the Russell County Lady Laker Classic, and the Elizabethtown Spring Break Classic, where they placed second overall.

  • Lady Knight invited to ‘Super 64’

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County basketball player, Haeli Howard was invited to the EBA (Elite Basketball Academy) Super 64 Girls Camp hosted in Lawrenceville, Georgia, June 6 and 7.
    “I was invited over Twitter by Brandon Clay, a recruiter/scout for this camp, after one of our tournaments,” Howard said.

  • MCHS athletics orientation is July 14

    To all athletes and parent of athletes, there will be a 2015-2016 MCHS Athletics Orientation at 6:30 p.m. July 14 at the MCHS gym or cafeteria.
    Farmers National Bank sponsors the orientation. All athletes who attend will receive a free t-shirt.
    Highlights of the orientation include: the MCHS Athletic Sports Booklet, athlete physical requirements, KHSAA updated physical forms, and school policies and conduct.

  • Softball: Lady Knights fall to Lady Bruins in region

    By Nathaniel Bryan
    Landmark News Service

    After hitting a season-high four home runs in their 17th District Tournament championship rout, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins were kept mostly inside the park May 27 by the Marion County Lady Knights.
    It still didn’t matter.
    While the Lady Bruins (32-7-1) are known for their big bats, they’re quite adept at playing small ball, too.