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High School Sports

  • Powell signs with Norfolk State

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Logan Powell signed with Norfolk State University in Virginia last week to play basketball. Pictured with Powell, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Jalen Powell, Kendyl Powell, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby; seated from left are Powell’s mother Dietra Briscoe, Logan Powell, and Powell’s grandmother Hilda Powell.
     

  • Aquaknights primed to break school records this season

    The Aquaknights are in the process of preparing for the upcoming season, which begins on Nov. 27 with a home meet against Nelson County at the Lebanon Aquatic Center. The swim team has enjoyed increases in numbers of athletes over the past couple of seasons.
    "We have increased our team from 15 swimmers to 35," Head Coach Holly Buckman said. "We have many new swimmers from Lebanon Middle School especially eighth graders that in a year or two will be very competitive, which can only be good for Marion County."

  • Avritt competes at state cross country meet

    Marion County High School senior Morgan Avritt competed in the class 2A state cross country meet Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Avritt competed in the 5k run and finished in 23:27.24, placing her just outside the top 100 in 121st place.  

  • Knights have high expectations

    The Marion County High School boys basketball team has been practicing for nearly a month, and is looking forward to beginning their season soon. The Knights will open up play with a pair of preseason scrimmages. On Friday night, the Knights will travel to Campbellsville University to take on Clinton County in the first of the scrimmages. Tip-off is set for 7:45 p.m.  

  • Lady Knights look to make history

    Coming off a season that ended in heartbreak in the state championship game, the Marion County High School girls basketball team is ready to get that taste out of their mouths. Even with the loss of four seniors, Head Coach Trent Milby believes that his team can accomplish their goals.  
    "Our expectation is the same as every year, but our main goal is a state title," Milby said. "We have come close and have our sights set on getting the job done this season. Either way it has been a great seven years."

  • Avritt qualifies for state cross country meet

    The Marion County High School cross country team traveled to Bowling Green to compete in the class AA region 2 championship meet Saturday. The team hoped to qualify for state competition, but came up a bit short. However, Morgan Avritt was able to qualify as an individual. Avritt finished 23rd overall in the girls 5k run.  

  • Football Knights fall to Lakers

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Russell Springs to take on Russell County in the opening round of the playoffs Friday. Russell County entered the game 10-0, and quickly showed why they haven't lost a game this season. After just one quarter of play, the Lakers led 28-0, and never looked back.  

  • Lebanon Middle girls are the state runner-up

    Over the last weekend of October, the Lebanon Middle School 8th grade girls basketball team competed in the middle school state tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington. Last year the team was nipped by Elkhorn 22-20 in the finals to take home runner-up, and the team was forced to settle for the same result this year.

  • Volleyball players earn All-State honors

    The Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association announced the 2012 All-State Teams Wednesday, with two Marion County Lady Knight volleyball players earning honors. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Logan Powell, both seniors, were named to the 2012 KVCA Second-Team All-State (AA). According to Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard, this was the first time ever for Marion County that two players were named to an All-State team.

  • Marion County runs in the Meet of Champions

    The Marion County middle school cross country team members traveled to Lexington to take part in the KTCCCA Meet of Champions, which is the state championship meet for middle school. Several members from Marion County competed against nearly 4,500 kids from all over Kentucky in the meet.  
    Head Coach Daniel Johnson noted that he likes what he sees in the future of Marion County cross country.
    "This was the last meet of the year for our middle school kids," Johnson said. "It was a great season and great building block for the future."