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High School Sports

  • Local All-Star

    Former Marion County Lady Knight basketball standout Bre Elder joined the Kentucky Girls All-Stars in a two-game sweep of the Indiana Girls All-Stars over the weekend.

    The teams played Friday at Freedom Hall in Louisville and again Saturday at the Bankers Life Fieldhous in Indianapolis.

    Friday, the Kentucky girls won 75-47 in the first game of the 2012 Kentucky vs. Indiana All-Star Classic. 

  • Goodin-Rogers decommits from University of Louisville

    Marion County High School senior to be Kyvin Goodin-Rogers recently decommitted from the University of Louisville. Almost exactly one year ago, Goodin-Rogers and teammate Makayla Epps verbally committed to the University of Louisville.  Now, Goodin-Rogers has rescinded her commitment, while Epps remains intent on playing for the Lady Cardinals.
    According to Goodin-Rogers' mother, Kiyonta Goodin, "Kyvin has opened back up her recruitment, and has already taken calls from several schools."

  • Softball team receives awards

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team held their annual postseason banquet at the Stillhouse restaurant. Several players from the regional runner-up team took home hardware.
    Co-MVP's of the varsity team were given to Abby Miles and Ashley Walls. On the junior varsity team, co-MVP awards were taken home by Lexi Maupin and Madison Avritt. Emily Fenwick was given the award for the most hits and most runs on the season.
    The award for the most RBI was taken home by Ashley Walls, while Abby Miles took home the award for the most extra base hits.

  • The Voice of the Lady Knights - Eugene Campbell

    Eugene Campbell has been the man behind the microphone at all home games for the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team since 2007.
    Campbell began by working some St. Augustine games, then started keeping book for Coach Freddie Leathers at Marion County High School. Upon Leathers' departure, Coach Trent Milby was hired and Campbell began to announce at the Lady Knights games.
    There are several reasons why Campbell has a love for this position, but most of all he does it for the kids.

  • Baseball camp a success

    Recently, Marion County High School Baseball Head Coach Chad Spalding, along with several members of the Knights baseball team, hosted their annual baseball camp. This year the camp was broken into two segments of two days each. Older kids, ages 9-14, had their camp first followed by kid's ages seven and eight with their camp the next two days.
    The 2012 camp marked the 14th camp in the 16 years since Spalding has been the coach of the team. Spalding said the camps usually attract between 40 and 50 kids each year.

  • Elder to play in All-Star game

    Former Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball standout Bre Elder will play in the 2012 Kentucky Lions All-Star Classic in Freedom Hall on Friday evening.
    Tip-off for the girls' game is set for 5:30 p.m. with the boys' all-star game to follow.
    Elder was selected, along with 11 other players from around the state, to represent Kentucky as they take on the Indiana all-star team.
    Tickets for the game are still available by visiting www.ticketmaster.com and searching Kentucky vs. Indiana All-Star Basketball Classic Game.

  • 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