High School Sports

  • Understanding sports concussions seminar
  • High school volleyball tryouts are July 15

    Tryouts for the Marion County High School volleyball team will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 15, at MCHS.
    Athletes must have a complete physical.
    Anyone with questions can contact Coach David Hibbard at david.hibbard@marion.kyschools.us.

  • Understanding sports concussions

    The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky, along with Bob O’Daniel, will host an event entitled, “Understanding sports concussions” at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at Angelic Hall in Lebanon. The event will help those attending to identify symptoms consistent with a concussion and how to properly treat the athlete who has signs of a concussion.

  • New challenge for new coach

    By Dennis George

    Sports correspondent

    Before he was named the new baseball coach at Marion County High School, Patrick Campbell had a nonchalant attitude about interest in the position when he spoke to his father Eugene.

    But that changed when the 2003 MCHS graduate was selected to head the program after the resignation of Chad Spalding.

  • Kentucky girls split with Indiana

    Kentucky’s high school all-stars got off to a good start in their annual series with Indiana, thanks to the contributions of a trio of Lady Knights.

    Indiana’s girls had a clear size advantage, but Kentucky forced 27 turnovers en route to an 84-78 victory Friday night at Freedom Hall. Indiana earned a split, however, winning Saturday’s game in Indianapolis, 100-86.

  • Athletics physical exams for $10 on June 13

    Official Kentucky High School Athletic Association Physical exams for Marion County athletes in seventh through the 10th grades will be offered for only $10 on June 13. The exams are being offered by Marion County Community Education and KORT Physical Therapy.

  • Kentucky senior all-stars beat juniors by 32

    The Kentucky Junior All-Stars landed the first blow against the Kentucky Senior All-Stars in a girls basketball exhibition Monday night at Marion County High School.
    But it was the senior all-stars who won by technical knockout, 94-62.
    China Dow of Christian Academy set the pace for the seniors with 30 points, but Marion County’s Makayla Epps helped put the game away with 25 points. Epps, this year’s Miss Basketball, scored 21 points, including five three-pointers, in the second half.

  • Athletics physical exams for $10 on June 13
  • Baseball Knights earn awards

    The Marion County Knights baseball team held its annual awards banquet Saturday, where several players were honored for their contributions both on and off the field.
    Seven players earned Academic All-State honors, including Michael Costello, Joey Costello, Joe Ben Curtis, Brady Spalding, John Mike Mattingly, Robbie Spalding and Daniel Maupin. Knights receiving Academic All-State Honorable Mention included Justin Lark, Levi Haydon, Alex Gordon, Anthony Bradshaw and Jarad Bradshaw.

  • Baseball Knights season ended early

    With a team featuring six seniors, expectations were high for the Marion County Knights baseball team. The Knights did manage to win 18 games, but lost 13 and fell in a heartbreaker in the opening round of the district tournament to Taylor County 8-5 in extra innings.
    The season started March 19 with a loss to Nelson County. A loss to Danville followed, and then the Knights picked up a pair of wins to even their record at 2-2. The roller coaster ride continued for the Knights as they went 3-4 over their next seven games.