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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Three-Peat

    The Marion County Lady Knights secured their spot in the state tournament with a 56-39 win over Elizabethtown Sunday evening during the 5th Region championship game at Central Hardin High School.
    The Lady Knights jumped out to a 7-0 lead before Elizabethtown could find any offense. Marion County kept expanding their lead, which they held throughout the entire game, until it expanded to its largest of the night at 22 points early in the final frame.  

  • New faces in MCHS sports

    Marion County High School has some new faces, with five new coaches taking over this year in the sports of softball, track and field, boys' tennis, and swimming.