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High School Sports

  • 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

  • Aquaknights compete in regional swim meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in the region three swimming and diving competition held in Versailles On Feb. 10-11. Several different members of the team improved their preliminary times in the finals.
    "Everyone did great," Coach Holly Buckman said. "Best times of the year." 

  • Knights fall short to John Hardin

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team went on the road to take on John Hardin Tuesday of last week. Despite a 29-point third quarter with six three pointers, the Knights couldn't get any closer than cutting John Hardin's lead to one point. Marion County had several chances to take the lead at the end, but fell short to the Bulldogs, losing 71-66. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with 23 points, tying a career high for three pointers with five in the game.

  • Knights lose last regular season game

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Hodgenville to take on the LaRue County Hawks Friday night. After controlling the game early on, the Hawks made a comeback to send the Knights to their 11th defeat of the season. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with a game high 25 points.

  • Have no Mercy

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team hosted Mercy Academy on Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After defeating the Lady Jaguars in late January in the semi-finals of the LIT, the Lady Knights repeated that performance. Just as it was on the Jan. 28 match-up, a close game ensued and Marion County was able to pull out the victory in the end.

  • Marion County takes second in JV tourneys

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball headed to Taylor County High School Wednesday to play in their 20th district tournament.
    After defeating Campbellsville in the opening game of the tournament, the Lady Knights fell to Adair County in a close game to take the runner-up title. Sophomores Colleen Rakes and Alexus Calhoun led the way for the junior varsity teams in each of the two games. Rakes scored 11 points in the Campbellsville game and Calhoun scored 10 points in the final against Adair County.