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High School Sports

  • Girls stay undefeated in volleyball


    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team played two district matches on the road last week, traveling to Taylor County on Tuesday of last week and Adair County Thursday, with the Lady Knights winning both matches to take their district record to 7-0. The Lady Knights also participated in the LaRue County Invitational Saturday, making it to the semifinals of the tournament before falling to Nelson County. Marion County’s overall record now stands at 15-4 on the season.

  • Warriors wear Knights down

    Friday night, the Marion County High School football team hosted the Southwestern Warriors in a game where the size of the Warriors was very apparent. For the first three quarters, this did not affect the Knights, but in the fourth quarter the Warrior size began to wear down the Knights. The game gradually was moving toward the Southwestern side, and the final score ended up being 49-21, making the Knights record on the season 2-2.

  • Marion County soccer Knights have strong week

  • Boys drop a pair of close matches

    The Marion County High School boys golf team hosted Danville Aug. 30 at Rosewood Golf Club. the Knights came out on the wrong end of the score, losing by eight strokes.
    Joseph Elder continues to lead the way for the Knights as he shot a 38. Casey Lee shot his best round of the season and posted a 41. Logan Medley tallied a 44, Evan Dye shot a 46, and Aaron Hamilton shot a 48. The Knights gathered a team total of 169, just behind the 161 posted by Danville.

  • Lady Knights lose to Spencer County

    After an emotional week for the Marion County High School girls’ soccer team, the situation hasn’t improved much. With two star players recovering from a serious car accident, the team struggled to rebuild.
    Two more soccer players, sisters Claire and Abigail Hagan, lost their grandfather Bill Hagan unexpectedly last Tuesday. This only deepened the emotional distress that the team is under.  
    With two games on last week’s schedule for last week, the team tried to go on as normally as possible.

  • Knights improve record to 5-1

    Last week, the Marion County High School boys’ soccer team took a step in the right direction by winning two outings. The team faced Southwestern Pulaski County Monday and Garrard County Tuesday. One of the games was a tightly contested, physical game and the other was not.
    The match-up on Monday against Southwestern Pulaski County turned into a  physical game that could have gone either way, according to Head Coach Greg Conley. Conley added that the Knights had a couple of missed opportunities.

  • Lady Knights take tourney title again

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team invited seven other schools to join them for the Marion County Invitational on Sept. 4.
    But the Lady Knights kept the biggest prize for themselves, going undefeated on the day to win the tournament title.
    Marion County won their three pool play matches Saturday morning, then won three more matches that afternoon in tournament play to take home the championship honors.
    In pool play, Marion County defeated Adair County, in two sets, 25-13, 25-20.

  • Cards delt defeat

    The Marion County High School Knights football team traveled to Bardstown Friday to take on the Nelson County Cardinals. The Knights led most of the game, with the exception of nearly five minutes in the fourth quarter, and came out on top, 37-27, when the dust settled.
    After a slow start in the opening frame, the Knights put up a late field goal by John Southall with 2:10 remaining to take a 3-0 lead in a slow first quarter.

  • Kickoff moved to 8 p.m. for tonight's game

    The starting time for tonight's football game between Marion County and Nelson County has been changed.

    The game at Nelson County will kickoff at 8 p.m., a half-hour later than the original starting time.

  • Soccer girls have an emotional week

    The Marion County High School girls soccer team had an emotional week last week after two of its star players were involved in a deadly car crash.
    The Lady Knights hosted North Bullitt on Monday of last week, which was the same day a fatal accident occurred. Sara and Noel Obata, along with their mother Setsuko and a brother Louis, were en-route to the game when their vehicle collided with another vehicle on Springfield Highway.