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High School Sports

  • Cross country team going strong

    The Marion County High School cross country team competed in a pair of competitions recently, and posted some quality individual times.  On Sept. 27, the team took part in the Weekday Classic in LaRue County. Head Coach Daniel Johnson noted that when the girls' race was finished, it was discovered that the lead vehicle took a wrong turn. The misdirection ended up making the race 3.42 miles instead of the usual 5k, which is 3.1 miles.

  • Knights shut out by Mercer County in homecoming game

    The Marion County Knights football team hosted the Mercer County Titans at John J. Boswell Field Friday. The Knights were unable to score in the game, losing the game by a final score of 55-0. The loss drops the Knights record to 2-5 on the season, with three games remaining.
    "We were outplayed in every facet of the game," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said. "We blew blocking and defensive assignments all night."

  • Soccer Knights drop final three games

    During the week of fall break, the Marion County Knights soccer team played in three games, two at home and one on the road. The team came up short in each of the three contests to finish the regular season with an overall record of 11-9-0.
    The Knights traveled to take on Bethlehem Tuesday of last week, and were defeated by a final score of 4-0. The game was very intense, according to Head Coach Greg Conley. Bethlehem was hosting their senior night activities at the game.

  • Lady Knights ready for the soccer postseason

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team was supposed to compete in two games last week during fall break. However, due to rain, the game on Monday of last week against Bardstown was cancelled and there will be no makeup game.  
    On Tuesday of last week, the Lady Knights went on the road to play Bethlehem.  Besides a breakaway goal by Lindsey Browning in the game, Marion County was dominated in every aspect of the game, with the final score being 11-1.  

  • Volleyball team closes season with a pair of wins

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in two matches last week during Fall Break, playing both Pulaski County and Bardstown at the Roby Dome.  The Lady Knights were able to defeat Bardstown in three sets, and win against Pulaski County in four sets on Senior Night.  Marion County's overall record going into the district tournament was 28-6.  

  • Football Knights take second win

    The Marion County High School football team hit the road Friday evening to take on Taylor County. After having their bye week the previous Friday night, the Knights were looking to ride the momentum of their first win of the season over rival Washington County two weeks ago. The Cardinals started the season 4-0, but came into the game after being routed by Boyle County 53-0 the previous week.

  • Soccer teams secure No. 1 district seeds

    The Marion County High School Knights and Lady Knights soccer teams both secured the number one seeds in the upcoming district tournaments last week. The 18th district tournaments will be held at Marion County High School this year, and both teams enter tournament play with undefeated records against district opponents.

  • Golf competes in regionals

    The golf teams at Marion County High School competed in regional competition Monday and Tuesday of last week. Brianna Reynolds, the lone girl to play for Marion County, traveled to Fort Knox to compete on Monday. She finished in 17th place overall out of 60 competitors by shooting a 102.

    "She had a good year overall and really improved from the previous season," Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "We hope to find some more girl golfers to go along with her next season so we can compete as a team."

  • Lady Knights take second place in tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in the Harrison County tournament this past weekend, where they came in second place, went on the road last Thursday night where they lost in four sets, and defeated Washington County on Monday of last week. Their overall record now stands at 26-6.

    Marion County in the Harrison County Invitational

  • Cross country team starts out season on high note

    The Marion County High School Cross Country team has competed in three meets during their season, and has four more meets scheduled before heading into postseason competition.
    "We've started the season well, and I'm pleased with the number of kids we've had out," Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.