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High School Sports

  • Seniors compete in All-Star Tournament

    Three Marion County High School senior golfers were selected to participate in the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association Senior All-Star Tournament held at Heritage Hills Golf Club in Shepherdsville Saturday. Seniors Amy Brown, Olivia Carrico, and Joseph Elder were selected to the teams based on their performance on the course throughout the season and from coach’s recommendations. Eighty two players were selected, 42 boys and 40 girls.

  • Team competes in regional meet

    The Marion County High School Knights and Lady Knights Cross Country teams traveled to Warren East High School for regional competition Saturday.
    In the girls competition, the Lady Knights didn’t have enough runners to compete as a team, so they competed individually against 12 other schools, with a total of 63 runners. Hope Riggs finished 35th with a time of 24:17, Madison Avritt placed 36th with a time of 24:21, Morgan Avritt finished 38th with a time of 24:30, and Mary Helen Hamilton came in 59th with a time of 29:13.

  • Season ends

    The Marion County Knights football season came to an end Friday night at Rockcastle County.
    From the very beginning of the game, the Knights found themselves in a hole they couldn’t dig out of. After trailing 26-0 at the half, the Knights would go on to lose the game 39-8 and finish the season with a 3-8 record.
    Defensively and offensively, the Knights were dominated, according to Head Coach Jeff Robbins.

  • Bramblett leads Lady Patriots

     

    Lena Campbell Bramblett, a Marion County native, has been the head coach of the Saint Catharine College women's basketball team for nine seasons.

    During her nine-season tenure, Bramblett has accumulated approximately 120 wins.  She has coached some teams that have struggled, and some teams that have enjoyed success. This season's version of the Saint Catharine women's team is one she hopes to be very successful.

    "This is one of my most talented teams ever, based on pure talent that they have," Bramblett said.

  • Knights fall in finale

    The Marion County Knights football team hosted the Anderson County Bearcats on senior night Friday. In a back-and-forth game, the Bearcats prevailed, 42-33.
    The Knights (3-7) enter the postseason as the fourth seed in their district.
    On their opening kickoff, Anderson County caught the Knights off guard and recovered a pooch kick. The Bearcats took the early 7-0 lead on a touchdown pass with 10:06 left in the opening quarter.

  • Knights falter late in 41-18 loss

    The Marion County High School football team took on the Lexington Catholic Knights at John J. Boswell field Friday. Lexington Catholic entered the game as a top three ranked team in the state of Kentucky. During the first half, Marion County played exceptionally well and hung in there with Lexington Catholic.  However, in the second half Knights of Lexington Catholic would show why they are so highly ranked and began to pull away from Marion County.

  • Season ends with disappointment for team

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team traveled to Nelson County High School Tuesday of last week to compete in the regional tournament after winning the district crown for the fourth consecutive year.

  • Hibbard named Coach of the Year

    David Hibbard, head coach of the Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team, has been named the 5th Region Volleyball Coach of the Year, joining Beth Cecil of Bethlehem High School as the 5th Region Player of the Year. Recognitions were voted on by Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association member coaches. The 2011 team recently finished the season with an overall record of 24-11, winning the district title and falling in the opening round of the regional tournament.

  • Farewell to Coach David Ferriell

    Coach David Ferriell, 64, has been actively involved in some type of coaching in the Marion County school system for more than four decades. Recently, he decided to hang up his whistle as the girls coach at Saint Charles Middle School. But, he will continue to coach the boys team at Saint Charles Middle School.

  • Big Blue comes out on top

    The Big Blue All-Stars came to Lebanon Thursday to take on the St. Catharine College Patriots in the Roby Dome. The game was as exciting as advertised, and played out in front of a capacity crowd. At the half, the Big Blue team led 60-41, and went on to win by a final score of 126-116.