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High School Sports

  • Marion County softball finishes as 5th Region runner-up

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team became the first team in school history to reach the finals of the 5th Region Tournament. Before that, four teams had made it to the semifinals in 1995, 1998, 2002, and 2010.

  • Disappointment on the Diamond

    The Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Taylor County High School on May 22, playing the Adair County Indians in the first round of the 20th District Tournament. After a hard fought battle that went into extra innings, the Knights fell short, 2-1, taking away their chance to compete in the championship game and the regional tournament. With this loss, Marion County finishes the season with a 15-18 record.
    Adair County 2, Marion County 1

  • May moves to Morthland

    Marion County High School will soon be without an athletic trainer once again as current athletic trainer Jennifer May pursues another job opportunity at Morthland College in West Frankfort, Ill.
    After the departure of Glen Richardson in May of 2011, the Marion County School System agreed to an annual contract with KORT physical therapy of Lebanon. May was hired by KORT, and then appointed to be the athletic trainer at Marion County High School. May's first day at Marion County High School was July 25, 2011.

  • New coaches at MCHS

  • District Champions

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team defeated Campbellsville 10-0 and Taylor County 3-2 in the 20th District Tournament, securing a 5th Region tournament appearance.
    The Lady Knights' district championship makes the fourth time since fast pitch softball began at Marion County High School that the softball team has won the district title, the seventh overall since Marion County has had a softball team.  Five Lady Knights were selected for the All-Tournament team, including Colleen Rakes, Ashley Walls, Abby Miles, Anne Taylor Sandusky and McKenzie Reynolds.

  • Swencki signs with Campbellsville

    Tennis standout Noah Swencki has signed to play for Campbellsville University.  Pictured are front row left to right, Jim Swencki, Noah Swencki, and Anne Swencki; back row from left, are MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, MCHS Principal Stacey Hall, MCHS boys tennis coach Landon Williams and Campbellsville tennis coach Kyle Caven.

  • Young signs with Midway College

    Shakyra Young recently signed a volleyball scholarship with Midway College.  Pictured are, front row from left, Leslie Young, Shakyra Young, and Tony Young; back row from left, are MCHS Assistant Volleyball Coach Jordan Reinle, Assistant Volleyball Coach at Midway Richie Cheatham, MCHS Volleyball Head Coach David Hibbard, Young's Club Volleyball Coach Felicia Sanchez, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson and MCHS Principal Stacey Hall.

  • 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