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High School Sports

  • Soccer girls pick up victories

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity soccer team had a great week, winning both of their games, Saturday at home against Ft. Knox on Senior Day, and on Tuesday of last week on the road against Taylor County.

  • MCHS drops two volleyball matches

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in two matches last week, going on the road to take on Russell County and hosting Washington County on Tuesday of last week. The Lady Knights were defeated in both matches, taking their overall record to 20-9, with their district standings remaining at 8-0.
    Thursday night, the Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team traveled to play Russell County. Things would not go the Lady Knights’ way during the match, and they lost both sets to Russell County.

  • Team competes in 3K at Green County

    The Marion County Cross Country Team traveled to Green County Sept. 29 to compete in a 3K. The Lady Knights competed against eight schools and placed third as a team. Individual runners and the places they earned were out of the 32 runners. Morgan Avritt 7th, Hope Riggs 9th, Mary Helen Hamilton 20th, Courtney Hutchins 25th, Emily Clark 30th.

  • LIT correction

    The Lebanon Country Club hosted the 53rd LIT Sept. 3-5. Due to an error in reading the results, some of the winners and runner-ups were incorrectly identified. Here is a list of the correct winners and runner-ups from each of the 15 flights.
    Championship Flight: 1st Curt Manning, 2nd Alex Wright
    1st Flight: 1st Jamie Abell, 2nd Curt Richards
    2nd Flight: 1st Jerry Harp, 2nd Travis White, 3rd Dan Wright
    3rd Flight: 1st Steve Manning, 2nd Chuck Kelly, 3rd Buck Hourigan
    4th Flight: 1st Nick Thomas, 2nd Donald Perry, 3rd Bill Lynch

  • Soccer Knights wrap up third seed

    The Marion County Knights varsity soccer team played three games last week on the road, defeating Taylor County and Franklin County before losing to John Hardin.  
    Saturday night, the Knights traveled to play John Hardin. Despite starting two games strong early in the week, the Knights seemed to be off.
    “We came out flat and got behind 3-0,” Head Coach Greg Conley said. “We did not have the same passion that we had Thursday night.”

  • Lady Knights are runners-up


    The Marion County Lady Knights girls golf team traveled to Heritage Hills Golf Course in Shepherdsville to compete in the regional tournament on Tuesday of last week, finishing as regional runner-up. Head Coach Chad Spalding was very proud of the way the team played, and commended Coach Jason Simpson for the job he has done with the girls this season.
    Olivia Carrico, although sick the night before and all day during play, made a gutsy performance, shooting an 84.

  • Knights beat Cards

    The Marion County Knights varsity football team hosted Taylor County in their first district game of the season at John J. Boswell field Friday night. Going into the game with two wins and three losses, the Knights were looking to get back to 500 on the season. After a shaky start to the game, Marion County was able to bounce back, playing a solid last three quarters to defeat Taylor County 42-14, taking their record to 3-3 on the season.

  • Girls win at home, lose on the road

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in two matches last week, playing Elizabethtown on the road on Tuesday of last week and Green County Thursday at home. The Lady Knights split the games, winning against Elizabethtown and dropping a match to Green County. Marion County’s overall record now stands at 20-7, with their district standings at 8-0.

    At home vs. Green County...

  • Knights get shut out in Anderson, Meade

    Last week the Marion County High School boys soccer team played Anderson and Meade counties, both on the road. The Knights were held scoreless in back-to-back games for the first time of the season during these two outings. Anderson County was able to defeat the Knights on Tuesday by a final score of 3-0, and Meade County blanked the Knights on Thursday, 2-0.
    Head Coach Greg Conley said that this was a tough stretch of the season.

  • Knights compete in Mercer County

    The Marion County Cross Country team traveled to Mercer County on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to participate in their third meet of the season.
    In the girls meet, the Lady Knights competed against 10 schools with a combined 39 runners and placed fourth as a team. Individually, Morgan Avritt finished eighth, Hope Riggs placed 13th, Madison Avritt finished 16th, Courtney Hutchins placed 25th, and Emily Clark finished 34th.