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High School Sports

  • Countdown to 3,000: Epps needs 51 points

    After the win over Mercy Saturday in which Makayla Epps had 22 points, she now has 2,949 career points.  
    She needs 51 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 20 other girls’ basketball players in Kentucky since 1975.
    Rebecca Greenwell surpassed 3,000 career points on Jan. 17, which will now make Epps the 20th member of the 3,000-point club.
    She currently is averaging 22.3 points per game.
    She will most likely surpass 3,000 points in the Raatz Fence Classic in Louisville this weekend.

  • Aquaknights keep breaking school records
  • Knights win OT thriller

    The Marion County High School boys travelled to Campbellsville for a 20th district game Friday. In a game in which neither  team ever led by more than seven points, the teams ended regulation deadlocked, 50-50. In overtime, the Knights managed two more points than the Eagles to win 56-54 and improve to 8-8 on the season.
    The opening quarter would set the tone for the entire game. Neither team led by more than two points, and a pair of free throws by Jalen Powell left the score tied 11 to end the quarter.

  • Lady Knights are ranked nationally

    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 4

    Marion County: No. 6 (15-0) as of Jan. 6

    USA Today Sports Super25

    Marion County: No. 8 (16-0)

    Computer ranking No. 12 as of Jan. 9

    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll

    Marion County: No. 7

    National Poll: No. 21 (16-0) as of Jan. 10

    STATE RANKINGS

    Lexington Herald Leader

    Marion County: No. 1 (15-0) as of Jan. 7

  • Countdown to 3,000

    After the win over DuPont Manual Saturday evening, in which Makayla Epps had 37 points, she now has 2,889 career points. She needs 111 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 19 other girls basketball players in Kentucky to reach that milestone since 1975.
    She currently is averaging 22.6 points per game. Last season, Epps broke the Marion County single game scoring record with 44 points at Scott County.
     

  • Lady Knights improve to 18-0

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and have ran their record to 18-0. On Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hosted Lexington Catholic at the Roby Dome. Marion County was in control all the way and cruised to an easy 75-27 win. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 27 points.

  • Still perfect

    In their second holiday tournament of 2012, the Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team traveled to Mount Sterling in Montgomery County to take part in the Gateway Holiday Classic at Montgomery County High School. After playing in three games over three days, the Lady Knights came away victorious in each of their contests and brought home the championship trophy from the tournament.

  • Knights split four games during holiday break

    Recently, the Marion County High School Knights basketball team competed in the Campbellsville University Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School. In the first game, the Knights took on the Shelby County Rockets. The game was close early on before the Knights slowly pulled away and came away with a 77-55 win.
    The teams battled early as neither team led by more than two points for the first five and half minutes of the game. Late in the first period, the Knights put together 6-2 spurt to grab an 18-12 lead as the first quarter closed out.

  • MCHS to honor 1993 state champions

    On Friday, Feb. 1, Marion County High School will hold “1993 night” to honor the 1993 boys basketball team’s state championship.
    According to Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, a ceremony will take place at halftime of the boys game against Taylor County.
    There will also be a mixer in the library for fans, team members and families.

  • Autism Awareness Classic is Jan. 19

    The schedule for the third annual Autism Awareness Classic was announced recently. The tournament will feature four games, three girls contests and one boys game played at Marion County High School.

    At 3 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19, Washington County and Shelby County will play in the first girls contest.  Following that game, DuPont Manual will take on Bowling Green in another girls game scheduled for 4:45 p.m.