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High School Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights’ season comes to an end

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights fell 11-1 to the Hart County Lady Raiders on May 30 in the Fifth Region Tournament after advancing as the winners of 20th District Tournament.
    The Lady Knights (25-8) retired the first six batters in order but then sputtered as the Lady Knights gave up eight walks and eight hits as their season came to an end. The Lady Knights' only run of the game came from senior Kylie Benningfield, who finished 2-2 at the plate.

  • BASEBALL: Knights advance to regional tourney

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began district tournament play on May 24 with a 2-1 win against the Campbellsville Eagles.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win district

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Lady Knights began district tournament play on May 24 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles. The Lady Knights secured a 6-0 win to punch their ticket to the district title game and the 5th Region Tournament.
    Mariella Curtis and Abby Scott each went 2-3 with an RBI. Pitcher Haley Mattingly turned in another solid performance, giving up only two hits and recording eight strikeouts.

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  • TENNIS: Season ends at state tournament

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights sent three players to the state tournament held at the University of Kentucky on May 19. Junior Dylan Bradshaw fell 6-2, 6-3 to Luke Morris from Mason County. The doubles team of Hank Hardin and Bryce Spalding also fell to Nick Newton and Jacob Young from Greenwood 6-2, 6-1.
    "There is a large increase in talent at the state tournament," Knights Head Coach Landon Williams said. "We were competitive in both matches, so that's definitely a plus for us."

  • BASEBALL: Knights drop two, compete in district tourney this week

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began the week with a 6-2 loss at LaRue County on May 18. Junior Cody Browning went 1-3 with two RBIs for the Knights while Jared Bradshaw also hit 1-3 from the plate and scored a run. Ty Murphy hit 1-2 with a walk. The Knights gave up three runs in the first two innings but scored two to pull within one run. The Hawks scored three in the bottom of the fourth to put the game away.  

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  • MCHS football team having a shoe drive to raise funds, make a difference

    The Marion County High School Football Team has launched a shoe collection drive to raise money for new equipment.
    Shoe donations will also support micro-enterprises in developing nations and reduce what goes into landfills.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week with a 7-2 win against the Russell County Lakers on May 18. It was the Lady Knights' final home game of the season and also senior night.  

  • TRACK: Knights compete in regional meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County High School track team competed in the Class 2A, Region 2 meet on May 14 at Elizabethtown.  

  • BASEBALL: Bruins end Knights’ winning streak

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took home a 10-0 win against the Bethlehem Eagles on May 9. The Knights jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Dalton Hammond led off the inning with a double, Luke Thomas singled off a bunt, and Hammond scored on a Travis Wiser groundout. Thomas scored on an error when the Eagles mishandled Jared Bradshaw's groundball.