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High School Sports

  • Knights take third place in Green County tourney

    The Marion County High School Knights varsity baseball team competed in the Green County Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend. By going 2-1 in the tournament, the Knights secured a third place finish. After a couple of wins, and a loss the team now sits at 5-5 overall.

  • Knights tennis team dominates

    The Marion County Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, taking on Adair County and Nelson County at home on Monday and Tuesday, and traveling to Bethlehem Thursday night. They went 3-0 on the week.
    The Knights have no matches this week due to Spring Break.
    Thursday, the Knights defeated the Bethlehem Eagles, 5-0.  
    In singles action, Noah Swencki defeated Bethlehem's Riley Coots, 6-0, 6-0.  Marion County's Alex Spalding won his match against Adam Rogers, 6-1, 6-0. Ryker Cassidy beat Jessie Plouvier, 6-0, 6-0.

  • Girls tennis team goes 3-0

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls' tennis team competed in three matches last week, playing Adair County and Nelson County at home, and taking on Bethlehem on the road. They were able to go 3-0 on the week.
    Thursday night, the team went on the road to play Bethlehem, where they came away with the relatively easy win. The Lady Knights defeated Bethlehem, 4-1.
    In singles competition, Taylor Corbett defeated Abby Moore, 6-2, 6-2, Alyssa Farmer took down Asuki Sekiguchi, 6-2, 6-3, and Allie Evans defeated Tori Walter, 6-1, 6-0.

  • Lady Knights win 2, lose 2 on road

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team had a busy week, playing four games, all of them on the road. Marion County went 2-2 on the week, beating Bethlehem and Casey County and losing to Mercer County and Danville, taking their overall record to 5-2.

    Mercer County 5, Marion County 1
    The Lady Knights went on the road Friday night to play Mercer County, where they could only put one run on the scoreboard, losing the game 5-1.

  • 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