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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Knights win season opener

  • 5K PROM-enade has been cancelled

    The 5K PROM-enade walk/run event, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 24, has been cancelled due to a lack of preregistered runners.

  • Baseball and softball swing into action

    The 2012 baseball season has begun, and the Knights look to take their momentum from the practice field into the regular season.
    The Knights were scheduled to begin their season Monday against Bardstown at home, but the game was rained out. The game was rescheduled for Tuesday. The results of that game were unknown as of press time.
    The team will travel to Danville tonight to take on the Admirals.

  • Knights fall short in region semifinal game

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Central Hardin High School to take on the Bardstown Tigers in the semifinals of the regional tournament Monday of last week.
    Despite a major comeback in the second half, the Knights fell short by three points, losing the contest 63-60.

  • So close, yet so far

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team played for a state title Saturday evening, an accomplishment that no other girls' team has been able to reach. Last year's team had advanced the farthest up to this point, making it to the final four. With a tough battle sure to follow, the Lady Knights knew they had to be up to a serious challenge. After a 32-minute, knock-down, drag-out battle, the Lady Knights came up just a bit short, and fell to Manual by a final score of 58-54.

  • Knights defeat Green County in a nail biter

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Central Hardin High School to take on the Green County Dragons in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament Thursday. After taking down the Dragons earlier in the season by 30 points, the Knights found themselves in a close battle that came down to the final minute of the game. Sophomore Latrelle Irvin led the way with 20 points for the Knights in the 50-49 win.