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High School Sports

  • Basketball players earn awards

    The Marion County Knights basketball team held their annual banquet at Marion County High School Wednesday, where several players took home honors for their contributions throughout the 2011-12 basketball season.
    Carlos Litsey took home three awards, including field goal percentage (60.4), most rebounds (250), and blocked shots (41).
    John Southall received five awards at the banquet, including best three-point field goal percentage (39.2), best free throw percentage (78), most assists (129), most steals (85), and the MVP award.

  • Lady Knights defeat Washington County

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in one match this past week, playing Washington County on Monday of last week, winning 5-0.
    In the singles matches, Taylor Corbett defeated Erica Walker, 6-2, 6-1. Alyssa Farmer won her match against Washington County's Amelia Hilton, 6-0, 6-4. Marion County's Allie Evans beat Gabby Simms, 6-0, 6-0.
    In doubles competition, the duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy won their match against Eric Weir and Rachael Cook, 6-1, 6-0. The Lady Knight pair of Madeline Peterson and Emma Thompson defeated Jessica Brady and Gabby Simms, 6-4, 6-3.

  • Knights split games during Spring Break week

    The Marion County Knights varsity baseball team played two games during the Spring Break week, going on the road on Monday of last week to play Bethlehem and hosting LaRue County Wednesday night at Dave Hourigan Field. The Knights were able to defeat Bethlehem, but lost to LaRue to take their overall record to 6-6.

    LaRue County 6, Marion County 1

  • Hagan resigns as girls soccer coach

    Hart Hagan, Marion County High School Lady Knights head girls' soccer coach, resigned recently.
    At the most recent Marion County Board of Education meeting, the board accepted Hagan's resignation effective March 16.

  • Soccer player/parent meeting is April 16

    A meeting for Marion County High School boys and girls soccer players and their parents has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the high school library.
    Players must bring a parent to the meeting if they plan on playing soccer in the fall.
    The meeting will cover summer soccer camps, training start dates, physicals, equipment needs and expectations.
    For more information, contact Greg Conley at (270) 692-3155 or greg.conley@marion.kyschools.us.
     

  • Lady Knights hold teams scoreless

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team played in two games during the Spring Break week, one at home against Casey County and one game on the road against LaRue County, winning both of those to take their overall record to 7-2.  
    "I think our kids are improving and I think we have the potential to get much better," Head Coach Todd Spalding said. "We begin district play this week with Adair and Taylor so it is a big week for us. Both are good teams but we are just as good in my opinion if we play to our capabilities."

  • Track teams struggle


    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights headed to Cecilia to take part in the 2012 Central Hardin Invitational Saturday, March 31. Both teams struggled in nearly every event, and no individual or relay team finished higher than fifth place. Overall, the girls' team accumulated just 8.5 team points while the boys' team managed only 11 points at the meet.  
    Individual results for the girls' team are as follows:

  • Baseball team ends week strong

    The Marion County High School varsity baseball team played in two games this past week, hosting West Jessamine on March 26 at Dave Hourigan Field, and going on the road March 28 to take on LaRue County. The March 26 game was suspended in extra innings with the score 2-2, and the Knights lost the game against LaRue County 11-0, taking the team's overall record to 3-4 heading into the Green County Wood Bat Invitational.
    Knights vs. LaRue County

  • Knights take third place in Green County tourney

    The Marion County High School Knights varsity baseball team competed in the Green County Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend. By going 2-1 in the tournament, the Knights secured a third place finish. After a couple of wins, and a loss the team now sits at 5-5 overall.

  • Knights tennis team dominates

    The Marion County Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, taking on Adair County and Nelson County at home on Monday and Tuesday, and traveling to Bethlehem Thursday night. They went 3-0 on the week.
    The Knights have no matches this week due to Spring Break.
    Thursday, the Knights defeated the Bethlehem Eagles, 5-0.  
    In singles action, Noah Swencki defeated Bethlehem's Riley Coots, 6-0, 6-0.  Marion County's Alex Spalding won his match against Adam Rogers, 6-1, 6-0. Ryker Cassidy beat Jessie Plouvier, 6-0, 6-0.