High School Sports

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 23 edition

    Thursday, Sept. 24
    CROSS COUNTRY - Marion Co. at the Taylor Co. All-Comers meet
    GOLF - Nelson Co. at Knights
    SOCCER - Barren Co at Knights, 7:30 p.m.
    Lady Knights at Ft. Knox, 7:30 p.m.
    VOLLEYBALL - Lady Knights at Taylor Co, 5:30 p.m.

    Monday, Sept. 28
    SOCCER - Casey Co at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.
    VOLLEYBALL - Lady Knights at Thomas Nelson, 7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 29
    GOLF - Knights at regional tournament, TBA
    SOCCER - Knights at Elizabethtown, 7 p.m.

  • Girls soccer team still working for its first win

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Girls Soccer lost another two games last week at home against Nelson County and Warren Central.
    The Lady Knights lost to the Lady Cardinals by mercy rule (0-10) on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
    On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Lady Knights were defeated by the Lady Spartans 0-6.
    The Lady Knights remain in last place in both the region and the district, but are continuing to gain experience with each game.

  • Golf: Knights have tough outing at Heartland, bounce back with two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Green County Country Club on Sep. 14 to participate in the Heartland Conference Tournament. 
    The Knights had a rough outing in the match, finishing fourth. 
    "It was a rough outing," Knights Coach Chad Spalding said. "We did not perform well at all." 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights grab two district wins

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Volleyball has stepped up their game, securing two district wins last week against Adair County and Campbellsville. Friday, the Lady Knights travelled to Whitely County for their first tournament of the regular season – the First Priority Lady Colonel Volleyball Classic. Here, the Lady Knights played teams from across the state, winning three of their five matches.

  • Soccer: Knights take third in Boots & Butts Classic

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled on Sept. 8 to play the Hart County Raiders.
    The Knights pulled out a victory, 8-2.
    “We played very, very well and I was pleased with the game,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.
    For the Knights (6-4), Dalton Hammond, Alan Guzman, Blake Thompson and Kelly Mattingly scored one goal apiece. Colby Hood and Dylan Bradshaw scored two goals apiece. Guzman also had four assists.

  • Golf: Marion County collects two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Now entering the latter half of the season, the Marion County Knights hosted the Adair County Indians on Sept. 8 and hosted the Washington County Commanders two days later on Sept. 10.
    The Knights pulled out victories in both contests.  
    Against Adair County, the Knights won 172-178.
    “It’s the first time we’ve beaten Adair County in about five years,” Knights Coach Chad Spalding said.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights still looking for a win

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Lady Knights Girls Soccer Team continued a rough season on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and again on Saturday, Sept. 12, when they lost to Danville and LaRue County, bringing their season record to 0-7.
    The Lady Knights lost by mercy rule to Danville (10-0), but only allowed the LaRue County Lady Hawks two goals, losing 2-0. The two-goal loss was the smallest deficit the Lady Knights have seen so far this season, a great improvement from their 10-0 loss to Danville.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cardinals

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights faced their district rivals, Taylor County, at home this week in a loss that brought their record to 3-5. The Lady Knights lost in three sets and brought their district record to 2-1.
    “We were never really in any of the three sets,” Coach David Hibbard said.
    Although senior Aubrey Logan shined with five kills, two blocks and an ace, the Lady Knights couldn’t hold their own against the Cardinal offense.

  • Football: Yellow Jackets use fast start to top Knights

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Knights looked to shake off a 0-3 start on Sept. 11 when they hosted the Woodford County Yellow Jackets.
    While the Knights showed promise in the game, they lost, 55-18.
    With starting quarterback Luke Abell out for the game with a concussion, the Knights (0-4) placed Deshay Epps under center.
    The Knights’ struggles started right out of the gate, as they surrendered an opening kickoff touchdown and two more touchdowns by quarter’s end.

  • Lady Knights hang on for ‘ugly win’

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Lady Knights volleyball team held onto their winning streak for one more game Tuesday, Sept. 1, when they defeated the Campbellsville Lady Eagles at home, winning 3-1. Unfortunately for the Lady Knights, their streak ended Thursday, when they faced the Bethlehem Lady Eagles, losing in three sets.