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High School Sports

  • Soccer Knights continue strong play

    The Marion County High School Knights soccer team continued to dominate its competition last week. The Knights didn't allow a goal by either of their opponents.
    Thursday, Marion County shut out Hart County, 3-0, and finished off Campbellsville on Saturday, 10-0. The Knights haven't been scored on since Sept. 8, five games ago, and now sit at 10-6 overall and 4-0 in district play.

  • Lady Knights pick up second soccer win, first over Danville

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights soccer team picked up its second win on the season, and accomplished a first in program history in the process.  
    The Lady Knights soccer program started in 1999, and had played Danville nearly a dozen times. However, the Lady Knights had never come out on the winning side of any of those contests, until Wednesday when Marion County won, 4-2.

  • Lady Knights win 21st match in five sets

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in their only match of the week Tuesday of last week, taking on Elizabethtown at the Roby Dome. After dropping the first set, the Lady Knights battled back to win the match in five sets, picking up their 21st win of the season. The overall record is 21-4.

  • Knights take command

    The Marion County Knights football team picked up their first win of the season over arch rival Washington County Friday evening. The game was close throughout but Marion County never trailed. The Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter, once leading 28-14, before winning the game 28-21.

  • Golf team places fifth in home tourney

    Marion County High  School hosted the Marion County Invitational at Rosewood Golf Club Saturday. Overall, 17 teams competed in the event, and Marion County was able to take fifth place.
    "I'm pleased with us finishing fifth out of 17 teams, but was hoping for a better score," Coach Chad Spalding said. "The course played tough with the wind on Saturday. Logan Medley had a solid round, and so did Trevor Burchell."

  • Boys soccer team picks up three wins

    The Marion County Knights played three games and were victorious in each of those contests last week. On Tuesday of last week, the Knights picked up a big win over Danville, and wins over Bardstown and Elizabethtown on Thursday and Saturday, respectively.
    In the Danville game, the Knights scored just one goal, but that was enough.

  • Mercer County topples Lady Knights

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights soccer team struggled against Mercer County last week and fell 8-0, and was narrowly defeated 1-0 by North Hardin.
    On Monday of last week, the Lady Knights hosted Mercer County. The Lady Titans are ranked in the state rankings and showed why.
    "They attacked early and often," Coach Devin Johnson said. "In the end, they were really just too much for us to handle."  
    Mercer County was able to score four goals in the first half on what Johnson called "mental mistakes on our part."

  • MCHS has new athletic trainer

    Josh Bohn, 23, of Pemberville, Ohio, is Marion County High School's newest athletic trainer. His first day on the job was Monday of last week.
    Bohn is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He's a certified athletic trainer, and this is his first position.
    Bohn has had experience in this line of work while in college on a supervised trial basis. Bohn works through KORT physical therapy, and has recently moved to Lebanon.

  • Third place finish for junior varsity Lady Knights

    The Marion County Lady Knights junior varsity team competed in a tournament Saturday, where they finished third in the silver division. The tourney consisted of pool play games, followed by tournament play.
    In pool play, the Lady Knights split with Bullitt East in the first match, 18-21 and 21-16. Marion County then defeated Grayson County 21-6 and 21-14. The Lady Knights split with North Bullitt 15-21 and 22-20. Marion County then fell to Bethlehem, 13-21 and 7-21.

  • Football Knights fall to Southwestern Warriors

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Somerset to take on Southwestern Friday. After a hard fought, close game throughout, the Knights were defeated by a touchdown pass by the Warriors with less than a minute remaining.
    "The kids played hard with a great effort throughout the whole game," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said. "The intensity was much better throughout and it was our best defensive effort of the year."