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High School Sports

  • Soccer: Marion County hosting district tournaments

    On Oct. 9, the Marion County Knights visited the Bethlehem Eagles for their final game of the regular season. Unfortunately, the Knights fell 6-1 in the contest against the Eagles (9-8-1).
    The Knights (3-13-3) will begin post-season play on Tuesday after press time. Marion County will host this year’s 18th district tournament, and will be hosting all soccer district tournaments until further notice.

  • Fall baseball in photos
  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to E’town

    The Lady Knights entered a three-game losing streak when they fell to the Elizabethtown Panthers on Oct. 2. 

    The Lady Knights fell 3-0 dropping all three sets 25-16, 25-15, 25-13.

    Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said the difference between the Lady Knights and Lady Panthers was serve and serve receive.

  • Golf: Marion County ends season at regional tournament

     The Marion County Knights’ season came to a close as they finished 14th out of 20 schools in the 4th Region Tournament  on Sept. 30. The match was held at Connemara in Nicholasville.

    According to KHSAA, the West Jessamine Colts won the regional title with a total of 306 strokes. They were led by Connor Haas, who shot a 72.

  • Football: Cards fly by Knights

     Playing in icy wind and rain, the Marion County Knights ended their winning streak with a loss to the Taylor County Cardinals, 30-8, in their first district game of the season. 

    The Knights (4-2) were held scoreless by the Cardinals (2-4) until their final minute of play.

  • Soccer: Tigers, Panthers scratch out wins over Knights

     The Marion County Knights were sunk in two battles against the Elizabethtown Panthers on Sept. 30, and the Bardstown Tigers (9-4) on Oct. 2. They tied their fight with the Fort Knox Eagles (3-14) on Oct. 4.  

    They fell to the Tigers 4-1, and tied the Eagles, 1-1.

    Despite keeping the Panthers (14-4) on their toes, the Knights fell 3-0 with two goals and a penalty kick. 

  • Golf: Freshman records hole-in-one

     Hitting a hole-in-one is something most golfers can only dream about. 

    According to Golf Digest’s website, the odds of hitting a hole-in-one are outrageous – 12,500 to 1 if you’re and amateur, 5,000 to 1 if you’re a low handicap, and 2,500 to 1 if you’re a pro. 

  • Soccer: Lady Knights drop to 1-15

     The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team dropped to 1-15 last week when they were crushed, 8-1, by the North Bullitt Lady Eagles (10-7) on Oct. 1. It was the Lady Knights only game last week. Their only goal was scored by Lady Knights senior forward Sara Tucker on an assist from senior defender Casey Sowers.

    From here, they will finish their regular season with matches against the North Hardin Trojans (8-7-1) on Oct. 8 and the Madison Southern Lady Eagles (8-4-1) on Oct. 9.

  • Combat boots and tennis shoes

     Cutting through an autumn chill, four schools representing four major branches of the military came from across the commonwealth to compete in the Marion County JROTC Knight Challenge on Oct. 4.

    The Air Force JROTC unit came from Nelson County High School, the Marine Corps program came from Jeffersontown High School, the Army traveled from George Rogers Clark High School, and the Navy program came from Floyd Central High School.

  • Cross Country results

     According to KYTrackXC’s website, Marion County High School’s track team recently competed at the Mercer County All-Comers and the Green County All-Comers cross country meets. 

    On Sept. 16, Shunki Jinno placed 47th with a time of 22:26.00 while Alex Espinosa placed 65th with a time of 24:44.00 and Ty Wheeler placed 66th with a time of 24:48.00.