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High School Sports

  • Aquaknights win again

    The Marion County Aquaknights hosted Bethlehem and Nelson County in a swim meet Thursday. Both the girls and the boys teams won easily. The girls team totaled up 609 points, defeating Bethlehem with 245 points and Nelson County with 203 points. The boys team collected 375.5 points while Bethlehem took 237.5 points and Nelson County got 84 points.
    Individual results for the girls’ team are as follows:

  • Knights win one; lose two

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team took on the host Seneca Redhawks Saturday. After fighting back from an 11-point deficit, the Knights came up one point short, losing 76-75 and falling to 10-12 on the season.
    Latrelle Irvin led Marion County with 26 points, but sophomore Chase Lancaster spurred the Knights with career highs of 21 points and six three-point field goals.

  • Lady Knights stay unbeaten

    In their final game of the Raatz Fence Classic in Louisville at Mercy Academy, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team took on their toughest opponent this season, the Science Hill, Tenn., Hilltoppers.
    The Lady Knights  (24-0) nearly let the game slip away at the foul line, but hung on for a 61-58 win to remain undefeated.  
    Marion County used an 8-0 start to build an 18-12 lead after the first period. Science Hill trimmed the deficit to just two points, 29-27, at the half.
    Marion County closed the third period on a 9-1 run to take a 48-36.

  • Lady Knights in the National Rankings, Jan. 30

    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 5

    Marion County: No. 8 (21-0) as of Jan. 20

    USA Today Sports Super25

    Marion County: No. 7 (21-0) as of Jan. 22

    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll

    Marion County: No. 6

    National Poll: No. 17 (24-0) as of Jan. 27

     

    State Rankings

    Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State – Lexington Herald Leader

    Marion County: No. 1 (21-0) as of Jan. 20

  • MISS 3000

    Marion County senior Makayla Epps made history with 6:05 left in the second quarter Friday night in a game against Hathaway Brown of Ohio.
    She nailed a three-pointer to become the 21st girl since 1975 to surpass the 3,000-point mark in her Kentucky high school basketball career.
    “This is a major accomplishment overall in my career,” Epps said. “Being the first to reach 3,000 and play my entire career at Marion County is unbelievable. I told Tacarra Hayes five years ago I was going to do it, and now I have done it.”

  • Trainer seeks rehab equipment

    Marion County High School athletic trainer Josh Bohn is in search of some exercise equipment. The equipment would be used for rehab/conditioning purposes, and Bohn needs either an exercise bike or and arm bike to donate to the high school.
    If anyone has an exercise bike or hand bike that they would be willing to donate to Marion County High School, please call MCHS at (270) 692-6066.
     

  • Lady Knights crush Indians

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team hosted the Adair County Lady Indians at the Roby Dome Wednesday. After a bit of a sluggish start, the Lady Knights pulled away and won by a final score of 71-40 to improve to 19-0 on the season.  
    Early on, Adair County stayed in the game and actually led by three points with five minutes to go in the opening frame. The score remained close as the quarter went on until Marion County went on a 9-2 run to end the frame. The spurt allowed the Lady Knights to take a 14-10 lead into the second quarter.

  • Knights win by one point at Taylor County

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams went on the road Friday to take on the Taylor County Cardinals.
    In a game that may have implications on the final district standings, the Knights were able to hang on for a tough one-point win. Latrelle Irvin led the Knights with 19 points as Marion County was able to win 41-40. The 41 points matched the lowest total in a win by Marion County ever.

  • Have no mercy

    The Autism Awareness Classic was held at Marion County High School Saturday, and the Lady Knights played Mercy in the third game of the day. After a close first half, Marion County pulled away in the third quarter and came away with a 71-56 win. The 15-point margin was the closest for the Lady Knights all season, topping the 79-63 win recently over DuPont Manual.

  • Lady Knights and coach selected for all-star game

    Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers have been selected to play in the Ohio-Kentucky Girls Basketball All-Star game.
    Anthony Epps was selected to play in the boys All-Star game in 1993. The game will be played on Saturday, April 13, at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills. Crestview Hills is located about 12 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Lady Knight Head Coach Trent Milby has also been selected to lead the Kentucky squad.