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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights runner-up in LIT

    The Marion County Lady Knights traveled to Bellarmine University this past weekend to compete in the L.I.T., taking on Christian Academy in their first game of the tournament. Marion County was able to get going early and went on to easily defeat the Lady Centurions by a final score of 69-54 to advance to the semi-finals. The Lady Knights were led by junior Makayla Epps who scored a game high 23 points.  

  • Lady Knights suffer third defeat

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Mercy Academy in Louisville Saturday night to play Withrow, Ohio, in the Raatz Fence Classic.  After struggling shooting the ball all game long, the Lady Knights were handed their third loss of the season. As a team the Lady Knights shot 12 of 59 (20.3 percent) from the field, and lost 42-36 in a low scoring affair.

  • Knights earn victory over Taylor County

    In a hard-fought, physical game, the Marion County Knights basketball team held off the visiting Taylor County Cardinals Friday night for a 59-51 victory. With the win, the Knights remain in contention for the top seed in the district. Marion County must win against the Cardinals when they meet in Campbellsville on Feb. 3 to take the No. 1 district seed outright.
    The Knights found themselves in a 14-9 hole after one quarter. Three Marion County players scored in the opening eight minutes, led by senior Carlos Litsey and sophomore Clay Lanham with four points each.

  • Lady Knights crush Lady Cardinals

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team hosted the Taylor County Lady Cardinals at the Roby Dome Friday night. The Lady Knights took control of the game early, going on a 14-0 run to start the game, and cruised to a 72-25 win.
    Marion County's defensive pressure limited Taylor County to just five points in the opening quarter. Junior Makayla Epps led the charge for Marion County with 10 of her game-high 18 points in the opening frame.

  • Aqua Knights compete against 19 teams at Somerset

    The Marion County Aqua Knights swim team traveled to Somerset recently, and 19 teams competed. Numerous Marion County swimmers participated in various events. "We don't have a large number of swimmers, but for a small team they did well in the events they participated in," Coach Holly Buckman said.
    The Aqua Knights will be back in action on Jan. 28, when they travel to Shelbyville to take part in a meet.
    Individual and relay results from the meet in Glasgow are as follows:

    Girls 200-yard medley relay
    2:25.60

  • Knights hang on to defeat Bruins

    In the nightcap game of the Autism Awareness Classic held Saturday at Marion County High School, the Marion County Knights played Central Hardin. The Knights led most of the way, but allowed the Bruins to creep back into the game near the end. Marion County was able to hang on and take the 71-65 victory.

  • Knights handle Eagles

    In their second match-up of the season, the Marion County Knights defeated the Campbellsville Eagles Friday by a final score of 67-34. All but two Knight players broke into the scoring column in the rout led by sophomore Clay Lanham with 10 points. With the win, the Knights move into a tie with Taylor County for the top spot in the district. The Knights have yet to tangle with the Cardinals this season, and have one more game against Adair County in Columbia.

  • Knights defeat Boyle County

    In their first game of 2012, the Marion County Knights hosted the Boyle County Rebels Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After trailing until nearly halfway through the second quarter, the Knights fought back and maintained the lead for the remainder of the game in route to the 13-point victory.

  • Lady Knights Win Battle of the Best

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the DuPont Manual Lady Crimson Saturday during the Autism Awareness Classic - a match-up featuring the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the state.
    The match-up lived up to all the hype. And the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Crimson 63-61.
    "It was a great atmosphere and a game that I'm sure people were excited to watch," Head Coach Trent Milby said. "The game could have ended with either team winning, I'm just glad it was us."

  • Weekend basketball games remain on schedule

    Basketball games scheduled for tonight, Jan. 13, and tomorrow, Jan. 14, will go on as scheduled, Marion County High School Athletics Director Robby Peterson said.

    The Marion County boys are scheduled to host Campbellsville at 7:30 tonight.

    The Autism Awareness Classic will also be played Saturday at the Roby Dome. The Autism Awareness Classic, which includes seven games, will begin at 11 a.m.

    The schedule for the Autism Awareness Classic is as follows:

    11 a.m. Green County vs. Mercer County (girls)