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High School Sports

  • 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)

  • Showdown at the Roby Dome

    On Saturday, Marion County High School will host the second annual Autism Awareness Classic. The day will get started with the first of seven games at 11 a.m., and will be capped off by a pair of Marion County Lady Knights and Knights games.

  • Lady Knights pick up 13th win

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity team traveled to Lexington Saturday to take on the 11th ranked team in the state of Kentucky, Lexington Catholic.  After a hard fought first quarter, the Lady Knights wore down their opponent with swarming defensive pressure and put the game away to push their season record to 13-2. This was the Lady Knights final game before their highly anticipated match up with DuPont Manual in the Roby Dome on Saturday night as part of the Autism Awareness Classic.

  • Knights finish third in Campbellsville Holiday Classic

    In their second tournament over the holiday season, the Knights of Marion County took part in the Citizens Bank/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic. The team would play three games over three days, and pick up wins in two of those games. The Knights picked up a win in their final game, which gave them third place in the tournament.