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High School Sports

  • New faces in MCHS sports

    Marion County High School has some new faces, with five new coaches taking over this year in the sports of softball, track and field, boys' tennis, and swimming.

  • Lady Knights heading back to the Sweet 16

    The Marion County Lady Knights are heading to the Sweet 16 for the third time in as many years.

    Marion County (31-4) defeated Elizabethtown, 56-39, to win the Fifth Regional championship for the third year in a row.

    The Lady Knights are scheduled to play the Walton-Verona Bearcats at 2:30 p.m. EST Thursday, March 8, at Diddle Arena on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green.

    Walton-Verona (29-6) defeated South Oldham, 52-47, in the Eighth Region championship.

  • Basketball games will be played Saturday

    The Lady Knights' basketball game versus North Hardin, which was scheduled for Friday at Central Hardin were postponed  due to potential hazardous weather.

    The game has been rescheduled for 5 p.m., Saturday.

    The championship game will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Knights claim district title for the first time since 2000

    For the first time since 2000, the Knights won the 20th District crown Saturday at Taylor County High School.
    They defeated the Taylor County Cardinals on their home court, 67 to 51.
    Sophomore Latrelle Irvin led eight Knights in scoring with 18 points.
    Irvin got the Knights going early with a pair of three-pointers within the first minute. Sophomore Alex Smith added one of his own just 30 seconds later to give Marion County a quick 9-0 lead. The Knights maintained the lead throughout the first period as Irvin scored the final five points for Marion County.

  • Lady Knights win 6th straight district title

    The Marion County Lady Knights won their sixth 20th District Championship in a row, defeating Adair County by a final score of 70-47 Friday evening at Taylor County High School.
    In the opening frame, the Lady Knights took control of the game. After scoring the first six points, the Lady Knights went on to expand their lead to 14 points at one time before finishing the quarter with a 20-8 lead.  

  • Marks to be inducted into 5th Region Hall of Fame

    Humble.
    That's one word that could be used to describe long-time coach Danny Marks would be humble.
    Marks was involved in coaching young athletes in Marion County for more than 45 years until his retirement from coaching in February of 2010.
    March 6, he will be inducted into the fifth region Hall of Fame.
    Marks has coached several different basketball teams throughout his tenure and was also involved in baseball and softball programs. Marks has coached more than 200 teams and more than 2,000 athletes during his career.

  • George named National Player of the Yea

    Katie George was recently selected as the National Player of the Year by PrepVolleyball.com.

    George, who played for Assumption in Louisville, led the team in several major statistical categories, and has signed to play college volleyball at the University of Louisville. Her team completed a near perfect season with a 43-1 record and took their second straight state title.

    George had already received Kentucky's Miss Volleyball and Gatorade Player of the Year. 

    She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Salem George of Lebanon.

  • Southall selected to All-Region team

    Recently, senior John Southall was selected by the coaches of the 5th region to this year's regular season all-region team. Southall has led the Knights all year, and wrapped up the regular season averaging 16.3 points per game, 4.2 assists per game, and 2.6 steals per game. Southall also converted 77 of 189 three-point shots for 41 percent. As of the end of the regular season, Southall had 934 career points (13th all-time), just 66 away from 1,000 in his career, fourth all-time in assists with 316, and third all-time in three pointers made at 148.

  • Brown signs with Lindsay Wilson

    Amy Brown signed to play golf at Lindsey Wilson College after her graduation. Pictured, front row from left, are Dennis Brown, Amy Brown, and Kathy Brown; back row from left, MCHS Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Robby Peterson, MCHS Principal Stacey Hall, MCHS Head Golf Coach Chad Spalding, Lindsey Wilson Golf Coach Shaun Cozart, and MCHS Assistant Golf Coach Jason Simpson.

  • Marion County native recognized with Bethlehem soccer team