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High School Sports

  • Girls soccer meeting is May 25

    There will be a girls high school soccer meeting at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 25, in Coach Greg Conley's room at the Marion County Area Technology Center for any girl interested in playing soccer for the high school next season.
    Both parents and players should attend.
    For more information, contact Devin L. Johnson at (270) 699-5398.

  • Lady Knights finish regular season 21-8

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team went 1-2 on the week, taking their overall record to 21-8 to finish out the regular season.  
    Coach Todd Spalding hopes that the win over CAL will give the team momentum heading into district play.

  • Marion County athlete is 'Divine' at state track meet

    There's a first time for everything, and junior Brooks Divine is Marion County High School's first state champion in track and field.
    On Friday, Divine cleared 13 feet, six inches to win the Class 2A pole vault at the 2012 state track meet held Friday at the University of Louisville's Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.
    Divine was aware that he had a chance to make history going into the meet.
    "It's a big deal. No one has ever won a state championship medal from Marion County track," he said.

  • Five MCHS players compete in state tennis tournament

    Five members of the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams competed in the state tournament last week. Freshman singles player Alex Spalding, who won the regional crown, and doubles teammates Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette, who won the regional doubles title, were the three Knights who went to the state tennis tournament Thursday at the University of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Center.
    For the Lady Knights, the doubles duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy competed in the state tennis tournament, playing at Shillito Park.

  • Gorley signs with St. Catharine

    Recently Blair Gorley signed with Saint Catharine College for golf and swimming.  Pictured, front row from left, are MCHS Head Golf Coach Chad Spalding, Blair Gorley, and Deborah Thompson; back row left to right, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Saint Catharine Golf Coach Joan Rizer and Saint Catharine Swim Coach Mike Carey.
     

  • Baseball team's play improves

    The Marion County High School baseball team participated in the Scott McAninch Memorial Tournament this past weekend and were able to pick up a win, but fell in the other two contests by one run each time.

  • MCHS baseball camp this month

    The Marion County High School baseball team will be hosting a baseball camp at the end of May.
    Ages 9-14 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., May 28-29.
    Ages 7-8 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., May 30-31.
    The baseball coaching staff will give instruction.
    A camp T-shirt will be given to each player. Each player will also receive a small lunch after each day.
    The camp will cover many fundamental drills and fun activities in teaching of the game of baseball.
    The cost for ages 9-14 for camp only will be $30.

  • MCHS boys basketball team meeting May 17

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team will have a player/parent meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 17, at Marion County High School. The meeting is for anyone interested in playing summer basketball to discuss practice, camps and costs. If you cannot attend, you need to contact Coach Irvin in advance at (270) 403-4707.

  • Basketball summer camp June 13-15

    The Marion County High School boys basketball coaching staff is hosting a summer camp June 13-15 for boys and girls.
    The camp will offer children a chance to improve his/her basketball skills as well as the opportunity to meet new kids.
    The cost is $50 per camper.
    Children in grades 3rd-5th will have camp from 9 a.m. to noon.
    Children in grades 6th-8th will have camp from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Coach Irvin at (270) 403-4707.

  • Knights take top honors in singles and doubles competition

    The Marion County Knights tennis team was able to come away with top honors in both singles and doubles competition at the regional tournament last week.  Freshman Alex Spalding claimed the singles crown, while the duo of senior Noah Swencki and junior Jacob Burdette took the top spot in doubles action.