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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights in search of first win

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team has played three games this season, and is still in search of their first win. The team has lost a pair of 7-4 decisions and had a tough outing in a 7-0 defeat.
    First year, Head Coach Devin Spalding knows that his team has potential, but is still in search of finding that right combination to collect a win.
    After coming off an impressive 8-1 victory in their final preseason game against Whitley County, the Lady Knights were ready to open up regular season play against Berea on Monday of last week.

  • Lady Knights improve to 4-1

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in three matches last week, winning all three to improve their overall record to 4-1 on the season.  The wins came over LaRue County, Taylor County and Campbellsville.

    Marion County vs. LaRue County
    The Lady Knights traveled to LaRue County to play their fifth game of the season Thursday night. Marion County was able to take the first two sets, and after losing the third set, battle back to win the match in the fourth set.

  • New concussion guidelines in effect

    Beginning May 1, 2012, House Bill 281 signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear, went into effect. The bill prevents student athletes from continuing to play if they experience a concussion or exhibit symptoms of a concussion. Kentucky was among 19 states petitioned by the National Football League and National Collegiate Athletic Association to support legislation to decrease the number of concussions suffered by student athletes.

  • Knights have rough start

    The Marion County High School football team hosted a preseason scrimmage against Meade County Friday evening. In the game, the Knights had some struggles and came up short against the Green Wave.

    "I guess the most important stat of the night is eight turnovers," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said. "You can't beat anyone with eight turnovers, let alone a good 6A team like Meade County."

  • Forcht Bank Bowl is this weekend in Campbellsville

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Four high school football games will highlight the two days of the 2012 Forcht Bank Bowl to be played Friday and Saturday nights (Aug. 17 and 18) at Finley Stadium on the campus of Campbellsville University.

  • The Game Plan

    8.15.12

    Soccer

    Lady Knights vs. Anderson County (Home)

     

    8.16.12

    Volleyball

    Lady Knights vs. LaRue County (Away)

     

    Soccer

    Knights vs. Burgin (Home)

     

    8.18.12

    Golf

  • Knights soccer team begins season

    The Marion County High School Knights soccer season is in full effect.

    Saturday, the Knights fell to West Jessamine 3-0.

    Saturday, Aug. 4, the Knights tied with Paris 2-2.

    Head Coach Greg Conley noted that the West Jessamine game was much closer than the 3-0 score showed. Both of these games were preseason scrimmages, and the team opened regular season play yesterday at LaRue County.

  • Lady Knights start on strong note

    After a rough and difficult season last year, the Lady Knights soccer team has started off this year on the right foot, easily defeating Whitley County in the Berea Lady Pirate Soccerama 8-1. The team took a commanding 7-0 lead into the halftime break and easily cruised to the victory.

    In the game, Noel Obata scored five goals for the team. Sara Obata, Colleen Rakes and Miranda Bradshaw each scored one goal.

  • Lady Knights go 1-1 in first week of play

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights volleyball team defeated Thomas Nelson High School Tuesday of last week on the road, and lost to Nelson County Thursday night at the Roby Dome.

    This season, a match consists of the best of five sets.

    Marion County vs. Nelson County

  • Soccer teams getting long distance coaching

    The Marion County High School boys and girls soccer teams at Marion County High School have been receiving some coaching assistance in a somewhat unusual way this past summer.
    Beginning last season, the teams were getting some help from Alex Kerr of England. The story of how he came to help with the Marion County soccer program involves a random chance meeting.
    Kerr was born in England, and soccer in England is the major sport.
    "Soccer in England is bigger than basketball is in the United States," he said.