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High School Sports

  • Girls take third in middle school meet

    In the middle school meet March 26 at Green County, the girls' team scored 88 points to finish third, while the boys' team was sixth with 38 points.
    "Our girls team did a great job overall," Head Coach Keith Brown said. "We left a few points on the track due to an injury to Chelsey Wright, and a couple of blunders on not checking in on time, but overall we were right where we need to be."  
    Brown said the boys team has room for improvement.

  • Team Has Ups and Downs

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team played in three games this past week, hosting Washington County on March 19, playing John Hardin on the road March 20, and hosting Nelson County Thursday. The Knights went 1-2 on the week, taking their overall season record to 3-3. The Knights game on Friday night at home against Fairdale was cancelled due to rain, and will not be made up this season.

    Marion County 6,
    Nelson County 2

    Last Thursday night, the Knights varsity baseball team hosted the Nelson County Cardinals (1-2).

  • Knights' tennis team picks up two wins

    The Marion County Knights tennis team competed in two matches this past week, hosting Taylor County March 19 and Campbellsville Thursday. The Knights were able to pick up two wins, taking their overall record to 3-0. The team's match scheduled for Saturday against Lexington Christian Academy was canceled.
    Thursday, the Knights played the Campbellsville Eagles, coming away with a 4-1 win. In singles competition, No. 1 Ryker Cassidy defeated Campbellsville's Chris Milby, 6-1, 6-3.

  • Lady Knights have annual awards banquet

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team held their annual awards banquet March 21, and several players took home awards for their efforts during this past basketball season.

  • Lady Knights go 1-1 for the week

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team played in two matches last week against Campbellsville and Taylor County. The team ended up defeating Campbellsville, but fell to Taylor County.
    On Thursday, the Lady Knights were able to pick up a 3-2 win over Campbellsville. In singles competition, Taylor Corbett lost to Brooklyn Harris in three sets, 2-6, 6-3, 10-8. Alyssa Farmer was able to defeat Campbellsville's Morgan Milby, 6-2, 6-4. Marion County's Emma Thompson picked up a win over Bayli Dickens, 8-3.

  • Lady Knights are undefeated

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team had two games this past week, playing Nelson County at home March 20 and going on the road March 19 to play Washington County. The Lady Knights came out with victories in both of these games, taking their overall record to 3-0. The team's game on Friday night at Bethlehem was postponed due to rain, with no make-up date announced as of press time.

    Marion County 11, Nelson County 0

  • Track teams finish in middle of pack

    Junior Brooks Divine won the 110-meter hurdles for the second meet in a row, and senior Scott Hunt took the top spot in the 400-meter dash in the second straight meet when the Marion County track teams competed Saturday in  LaRue County.
    "We are expecting big things from those two guys," Coach Keith Brown said.
    Full results from the LaRue County meet will be in next week's issue.

  • Off to good start

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team picked up a win in their opener over Bardstown Tuesday of last week, lost to Danville Wednesday, and defeated Berea on Saturday. The teams other game, scheduled for Friday against North Hardin, was canceled due to rain. The Knights game against the Trojans is scheduled to be made up, but no date has been set. After the first week of the season, the Knights are 2-1 overall.

    Marion County 7, Berea 2

  • Knights tennis starts strong

    The Marion County Knights boys' tennis team headed to Hodgenville to open up their 2012 season on Friday night against LaRue County. The Knights found success, and defeated the Hawks by an overall score of 4-1. Heading into the season, first year Head Coach Landon Williams knew that he would be returning a large group of key players.
    "The boys' team returns seven players from last year's team, which performed at a high level," he said. "I'm anxious to see what this season has in store."

  • Girls tennis team has rough start

    The Marion County High School girls' tennis team had a rough start to their 2012 season. The Lady Knights traveled to LaRue County, and were handily defeated.
    Taylor Corbett fell to Michelle Seymour in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. Alyssa Farmer fell to Nancy Howell, 6-2, 6-4. Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy lost to Paige Nalley and Amelea Miller, 6-4, 6-2. Madeline Peterson and Emma Thompson lost to Haylee Best and Madison Lee, 6-0, 6-0. The lone victory for the Lady Knights came from Allie Evans who defeated Caitlin Lewis, 8-5.