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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights win season opener

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team hosted Casey County at the Roby Dome in their season opener Monday of last week. Marion County jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, defeating Casey County by a final score of 69-49.

    After shooting nearly 50 percent for the game and nailing 10 three pointers, the Lady Knights cruised to a 20 point victory. Under Head Coach Trent Milby, the Lady Knights have won their season opener every year except one, 2006-07, Coach Milby's first year.

  • Nike Tournament of Champions

         The preliminary bracket has been released for the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz. Currently, the Lady Knights are set to face a team from Washington, D.C. on Monday, Dec. 19, but the bracket has not been finalized.  Several factors were used in determining pairings, including each team's relative strength, experience, past performance, school size, and geography.  The final bracket is set to be released on Friday, Dec. 9. 

  • Lady Knights defeat Nelson County

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Bardstown to take on the Nelson County Lady Cardinals Friday night. After a dismal first half, only scoring 24 points, the Lady Knights picked it up in the second half to come away with a 66-53 victory, taking their record to 2-0.

  • Times changed for Marion County-Adair County basketball games

    Marion County will host Adair County in high school basketball double-header Tuesday, Dec. 6.

    However, the original order of the games has been changed.

    The boys will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the girls game around 8 p.m.

  • Promise to Play
  • Knights receive awards

    The Marion County Knights soccer team held their annual awards banquet on Monday of last week, with numerous players taking home honors due to their performances both on and off the field for the 2011 season.
    John Southall won the Best Offensive Award, while Alex Smith took home the Best Defensive Award. Satchel Tatum received the Coaches Award, while Jared Wheatley and Jordan Mattingly won the 110 percent Award. The Team Scholars Award went to Michael and Joey Costello, and Noah Swencki received the All-Conference Award.  

  • Players honored at banquet

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team held their annual awards banquet at Marion County High School Tuesday of last week. Several players earned awards for their efforts and performances throughout the 2011 season.
    Statistical awards were first given out at the awards banquet, starting with Most Aces in a Season. Shakyra Young won this award with 86 on the season.  

  • Knights pick up win in final scrimmage

    The Knights traveled to Southern High School in Louisville Saturday for their final preseason scrimmage. The freshman, junior varsity, and varsity teams were all in action.
    “Our efforts were much improved over last week,” Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “We have to continue to play hard and out work our opponents. Our defense makes our offense go. If we can control the boards and limit our turnovers, we will be fine.”

  • Ready to Rumble

    In the first ranking of the top 25 teams in Kentucky that came out Thursday, the Lady Knights find themselves in familiar territory. For the majority of the past couple of seasons, Marion County has been ranked in the top 10, and finds themselves in the No. 2 spot in the preseason rankings. The No. 1 ranked team is DuPont Manual, the team that sent Marion County home from last year’s state tournament.

  • State Champs

    The 7th and 8th grade Lebanon Middle School girls basketball teams played in the state championship games at Lexington Christian Academy Sunday. The 7th grade team took on Mason County while the 8th grade team played Elkhorn Middle School.
    In the first game of the morning, the Lebanon Middle School 7th grade team was able to defeat Mason County. The Lady Patriots held a 12-5 lead at halftime, and never looked back as they scored 11 points in each of the third and fourth quarters. Lebanon Middle School won by a final score of 34-25, taking home the state championship title.