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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights pull out six-point victory in Elizabethtown

    By Josh & Jessica Veatch
    sports@lebanonenterprise.com
    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team went on the road to play Elizabethtown Thursday, and after a tough battle throughout, the Lady Knights managed to come away with a hard fought six point win.
    Senior Bre Elder and junior Kyvin Goodin-Rogers led the way with 19 points each.

  • Knights defeat Taylor County Cardinals, 67-51

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team played the second game of a doubleheader Friday night against Taylor County in a game that would decide the outright winner of the 20th district. After a close game early on, the Knights pulled away and went on to win 67-51.
    After finding themselves in a tie game early in the second half, senior John Southall and sophomore Alex Smith hit three pointers on three straight trips for the Knights to put them on top by nine points. After that point, the Cardinals would never lead again.

  • Lady Knights cruise to victory in Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team made the trip to Taylor County to face the Lady Cardinals in their final district game of the season  Friday night.

  • Aqua Knights win

    The Marion County Aqua Knights were victorious Thursday during a home meet against Taylor County and Campbellsville high schools at the Lebanon Aquatic Center. The had a final score of 109. Taylor County was second with 30 points and Campbellsville had 15. Points were scored for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes in each event.
    "I was pleased that so many of our swimmers improved their times," said  
    Coach Eric King.
    "It was a good strong swim to prepare for regionals on Feb. 10-11," added Coach Holly Buckman.

  • Knights struggle in Shelbyville

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Shelbyville Jan. 24 to play Collins High School. After struggling mightily from the field, especially in the second half, the Knights fell to Collins by a wide margin. Senior John Southall was the only Marion County player in double-figures. He had a game high 21 points, with no other Knight with more than six.

  • School records fall

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Georgetown Jan. 24 to play the Scott County Lady Cardinals. Coming off a lackluster 36-point performance in a loss to Withrow, Ohio, the Lady Knights exploded for 30 points in the opening frame on their way to a rout of Scott County by a final score of 84-47.

  • Knights crush Nelson County

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team hosted Nelson County at the Roby Dome Thursday night. After coming off a 30-point loss to the hands of Collins just two days earlier, the Knights were looking to bounce back. The first quarter did not start the way Marion County wanted it to as they found themselves in a 10-point hole. However, from the start of the second quarter on, the Knights were in complete control and went on to win by final score of 82-54.

  • 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.