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High School Sports

  • Golf teams split matches

    The Marion County Knights golf team competed in two matches this past week, playing against Adair County on the road on Tuesday of last week and taking on Bardstown at Rosewood Golf Club Thursday.
    Thursday against Bardstown, Marion County won the match 177 to 196. Individual team scores for the Knights were Logan Medley with a 41, Mason Gadberry with a 43, Trevor Burchell with a 46 and Casey Lee with a 47. Brianna Reynolds also played against Bardstown, winning her match by shooting a 48.

  • Coach: Boys soccer team "complacent and apathetic" in loss

    The Marion County Knights soccer team hosted Thomas Nelson High School on Aug. 28. After coming off three straight losses, the Knights couldn't find much better luck in this game. Marion County lost the game by a final score of 2-1.
    The Knights started out playing well in the first half, but were unable to score any goals until late in the half. Dylan Spalding received a pass from his teammate and was able to find the net to give Marion County the 1-0 halftime lead.
    According to Head Coach Greg Conley, a seemingly changed team came out of the locker room.

  • Lady Knights pick up first soccer win of season

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team went on the road to play Hart County Thursday night. After falling short in their first five games, the Lady Knights finally broke into the win column in this important district game. Marion County came out strong early and left with an impressive 5-0 win.

  • Volleyball team wins 9 straight

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had a busy week, playing in the Marion County Invitational last Saturday, and competing against Adair County, Washington County and Campbellsville throughout the week. The Lady Knights won all of their matches, taking their overall record to 14-3 after nine straight victories.

    Marion County Invitational

  • Boys golf has good week

    The boys golf team competed against Nelson County Thursday, and edged Nelson County's varsity team by one stroke, winning with a total of 182. Nelson County's varsity team finished with a 183. In junior varsity play, Marion County had a total of 118, while Nelson finished with a 105 to defeat the Knights. The top four scores for the varsity team were a 40, 45, 48 and 49 to win the match.

  • Third quarter dooms Knights

    The Marion County High School football team played in the 2012 Heart of Kentucky Pigskin Classic on Saturday night at John J. Boswell field. The team took on Green County, and played a very even first half with the Dragons. The score was tied at 14 at the half, but the second half would be a different story.  The Knights would be outscored 29-14 in the final two periods and lose the game by a score of 43-28.

  • Epps, Goodin-Rogers to play for UK

    After originally committing to the University of Louisville in June of 2011, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Makayla Epps both rescinded their commitments to the university last month. Now, both of them have made verbal commitments to the University of Kentucky.
    Epps visited the University of Kentucky Monday in hopes of helping her make a college choice. Apparently, that did the trick.
    When asked about her verbal commitment to UK, Epps answered with a rhyme.

  • Soccer squads suffer five losses in one week

    Both the Marion County High School boys and girls soccer teams each had rough weeks, and neither found wins. The Knights entered the week with a 3-0 record, but now sit at 3-3. The Lady Knights are still searching for their first win after a pair of losses last week.      

  • Rough week at the net for Lady Knights

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had three matches this past week, taking on Green County, Bethlehem and Boyle County. The Lady Knights lost two out of three matches, only defeating Boyle County on the week. The team's overall record now stands at 5-3, with their district record at 2-0.

  • Local tennis player competes in Alabama

    Alex Spalding, former Marion County High School standout, competed in the nine-state USTA Southern Section Jr. Team Tennis Championship in Alabama recently. His team came very close to qualifying for the national championships. He was 4-0 in singles competition.