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High School Sports

  • The Game Plan

    5.8.12 - 5.12.12

    Track and field

    Knights and Lady Knights regional track meet at Central Hardin

     

    5.9.12

    Tennis

    Regional finals at Elizabethtown Community College

    (weather permitting)

     

    Softball

  • Knights tennis team close out regular season with win over Casey County

    The Marion County Knights tennis team played Casey County Wednesday on the road, where they came away with a 7-2 victory in their last regular match of the season.

    In singles action, Alex Spalding defeated Ryan Martin 8-0, and Noah Swencki won his match against Taylor Leigh 8-0. Marion County's Jacob Burdette beat Clay Cannon 9-7, and Durbin Richardson fell to Casey County's Skylar Wright 4-8.  Ryker Cassidy defeated Hunter Pierce 9-7, while Marion County's Jonah Gillespie lost to Luke Salyers 7-9.

  • Lady Knights fall to Elizabethtown

    On April 27, the Marion County Lady Knights tennis team played Elizabethtown, where they lost their match. The match scheduled for Monday of last week against Central Hardin was canceled due to rain.

    In singles action, Taylor Corbett lost to Elizabethtown's Natalie Fiepke 1-6, 0-6. Marion County's Alyssa Farmer lost to Anne Lauren Fiepke. Allie Evans lost to Elizabethtown's Lauren Berger 3-6, 3-6. 

  • Lady Knights capture 3 wins

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team picked up three wins last week. The team's overall record is now 15-4. After capturing the first regular season district title in school history, the team is playing well heading into the final stretch of the season. The team's final regular season game is scheduled for May 19, just two days prior to the start of the district tournament. The 20th district softball tournament will be played at Taylor County High School, while the 5th region tournament is scheduled to be played at Marion County.

  • Divine breaks his own record, again

    The Marion County High School track team participated in its final meet of the regular season at Green County Friday night. Junior Brooks Divine, who had broken his own school pole vault record several times, once again eclipsed his personal mark. Divine surpassed his 14'2" mark by clearing 14'6" at the Green County meet. Full results will be available in next week's issue. The teams will be competing in regional competition for the remainder of the week before heading to state competition at the University of Louisville next Thursday through Saturday.

  • George named National Volleyball Player of the Year

    By Brandon Mattingly

    Landmark News Service

  • Baseball Knights go 3-1 on the week

    The Marion County Knights baseball team won three out of four games last week. The Knights overall record now stands at 11-11, with their district standings at 2-2.

    Marion County 14, John Hardin 0
    The Marion County Knights baseball team hosted John Hardin at Dave Hourigan Field Saturday morning, scoring early and often to pick up a 14-0 win in five innings of play.

  • Lady Knights claim No. 1 district seed

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team played three games last week, winning two and losing one. The Lady Knights have a 5-1 district standing, making them the No. 1 seed in the district. The team's overall record is now 12-4.
    "This was a tremendous milestone for our program," Coach Todd Spalding said. "To replace seven of nine starters from last season and win the first regular season district championship in school history speaks volumes about our players."
    Spalding added that he is proud of how hard his team continues to work.

  • Tennis Knights win Heartland Conference

    The Marion County Knights tennis team had a stellar performance at the Heartland Conference on April 21-22, winning the championship. Alex Spalding won the crown of singles champion, while the pair of Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette won the doubles crown.
    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team came away with a doubles victory from the duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy at the conference tournament. Here are the full results of the tournament.

  • Divine vaults to new school record at Heart of the Bluegrass

    The track teams were scheduled to go to Henry Clay to compete in the Heart of the Bluegrass meet Saturday, April 21. However, with prom scheduled for the same night, the team decided not to go.
    Brooks Divine did attend the meet, and intended on breaking some school and personal records. The previous school pole vault record was 13' 2", and Divine was able to clear an impressive 14' 2" to set a new mark.