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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights compete in regional tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in the regional tournament last week, and the doubles team of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy came away with a top four finish. According to Head Coach Angela Holt, this qualified the duo to play in the state tournament, the first girls to do this since Jane Claire Spalding and Leah Mattingly in 2008.

  • Divine qualifies for state

    The Marion County High School boys and girls track teams headed to Central Hardin to compete in the regional meet to determine qualifiers for the upcoming state tournament Thursday. Overall, the girls team finished in 8th place with 24 points and the boys team finished in 5th place with 56 points.

  • Knights baseball team has tough week

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team lost three games last week, putting the team's overall record at 11-14, while their district standings are 2-4. The Knights were set to head to West Jessamine on Saturday afternoon, but rain forced the game to be cancelled.

    Marion County 3, Garrard County 12

    The Knights went on the road to face Garrard County Friday night, where they came up short in the outing 12-3.

  • Elder selected to All-Star team

    Marion County Lady Knight, senior Bre Elder, has been selected to be a member of the 2012 Kentucky All-Star girls' basketball team. The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced members of the team on Monday of last week.

    "It's just an honor to be considered one of the top 12 best female athletes in the state of Kentucky," Elder said. "I'm definitely blessed, and I thank God each and every day for giving me this opportunity."

  • Spring football scrimmage

    The Marion County High School football team had a spring scrimmage April 23.

  • The Game Plan

    5.8.12 - 5.12.12

    Track and field

    Knights and Lady Knights regional track meet at Central Hardin

     

    5.9.12

    Tennis

    Regional finals at Elizabethtown Community College

    (weather permitting)

     

    Softball

  • Knights tennis team close out regular season with win over Casey County

    The Marion County Knights tennis team played Casey County Wednesday on the road, where they came away with a 7-2 victory in their last regular match of the season.

    In singles action, Alex Spalding defeated Ryan Martin 8-0, and Noah Swencki won his match against Taylor Leigh 8-0. Marion County's Jacob Burdette beat Clay Cannon 9-7, and Durbin Richardson fell to Casey County's Skylar Wright 4-8.  Ryker Cassidy defeated Hunter Pierce 9-7, while Marion County's Jonah Gillespie lost to Luke Salyers 7-9.

  • Lady Knights fall to Elizabethtown

    On April 27, the Marion County Lady Knights tennis team played Elizabethtown, where they lost their match. The match scheduled for Monday of last week against Central Hardin was canceled due to rain.

    In singles action, Taylor Corbett lost to Elizabethtown's Natalie Fiepke 1-6, 0-6. Marion County's Alyssa Farmer lost to Anne Lauren Fiepke. Allie Evans lost to Elizabethtown's Lauren Berger 3-6, 3-6. 

  • Lady Knights capture 3 wins

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team picked up three wins last week. The team's overall record is now 15-4. After capturing the first regular season district title in school history, the team is playing well heading into the final stretch of the season. The team's final regular season game is scheduled for May 19, just two days prior to the start of the district tournament. The 20th district softball tournament will be played at Taylor County High School, while the 5th region tournament is scheduled to be played at Marion County.

  • Divine breaks his own record, again

    The Marion County High School track team participated in its final meet of the regular season at Green County Friday night. Junior Brooks Divine, who had broken his own school pole vault record several times, once again eclipsed his personal mark. Divine surpassed his 14'2" mark by clearing 14'6" at the Green County meet. Full results will be available in next week's issue. The teams will be competing in regional competition for the remainder of the week before heading to state competition at the University of Louisville next Thursday through Saturday.