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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights open regional softball tourney against LaRue County

    The Marion County Lady Knights (23-8) are scheduled to face LaRue County (13-21) in the opening round of the 5th Region softball tournament at 4 p.m. Monday, May 28, at Marion County High School.

    The Lady Knights are enter the regional tournament as the 20th District Champions after defeating Taylor County, 3-2, on May 23.

    LaRue County was the runner-up in the 18th Region, losing to Green County in the district final, 4-0.

    Marion County defeated LaRue County, 2-0, when they played April 3.

  • Lady Knights play for district softball championship tonight

    The Marion County High School softball team is scheduled to play host Taylor County at 6 p.m. Tonight, May 23, in the 20th District tournament championship.
    Marion County defeated Campbellsville, 10-0, in the opening round, and Taylor County reached the title game by defeating Adair County, 7-1.
    The Lady Knights and Lady Cardinals have played twice this season. Marion County won both games by scores of 4-2 and 6-0.

  • Baseball Knights go 1-1 in last week of regular season

    The Marion County Knights baseball team went 1-1 on the week, taking their overall regular season record to 15-17. The Knights were scheduled to play Adair County last night in the first round of the 20th District tournament, but results were unknown at press time. Full results will be in next week's issue.

    Garrard County 6, Marion County 7

  • Girls soccer meeting is May 25

    There will be a girls high school soccer meeting at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 25, in Coach Greg Conley's room at the Marion County Area Technology Center for any girl interested in playing soccer for the high school next season.
    Both parents and players should attend.
    For more information, contact Devin L. Johnson at (270) 699-5398.

  • Lady Knights finish regular season 21-8

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team went 1-2 on the week, taking their overall record to 21-8 to finish out the regular season.  
    Coach Todd Spalding hopes that the win over CAL will give the team momentum heading into district play.

  • Marion County athlete is 'Divine' at state track meet

    There's a first time for everything, and junior Brooks Divine is Marion County High School's first state champion in track and field.
    On Friday, Divine cleared 13 feet, six inches to win the Class 2A pole vault at the 2012 state track meet held Friday at the University of Louisville's Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.
    Divine was aware that he had a chance to make history going into the meet.
    "It's a big deal. No one has ever won a state championship medal from Marion County track," he said.

  • Five MCHS players compete in state tennis tournament

    Five members of the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams competed in the state tournament last week. Freshman singles player Alex Spalding, who won the regional crown, and doubles teammates Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette, who won the regional doubles title, were the three Knights who went to the state tennis tournament Thursday at the University of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Center.
    For the Lady Knights, the doubles duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy competed in the state tennis tournament, playing at Shillito Park.

  • Gorley signs with St. Catharine

    Recently Blair Gorley signed with Saint Catharine College for golf and swimming.  Pictured, front row from left, are MCHS Head Golf Coach Chad Spalding, Blair Gorley, and Deborah Thompson; back row left to right, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Saint Catharine Golf Coach Joan Rizer and Saint Catharine Swim Coach Mike Carey.
     

  • Baseball team's play improves

    The Marion County High School baseball team participated in the Scott McAninch Memorial Tournament this past weekend and were able to pick up a win, but fell in the other two contests by one run each time.

  • MCHS baseball camp this month

    The Marion County High School baseball team will be hosting a baseball camp at the end of May.
    Ages 9-14 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., May 28-29.
    Ages 7-8 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., May 30-31.
    The baseball coaching staff will give instruction.
    A camp T-shirt will be given to each player. Each player will also receive a small lunch after each day.
    The camp will cover many fundamental drills and fun activities in teaching of the game of baseball.
    The cost for ages 9-14 for camp only will be $30.