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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Freshman, junior varsity players show promise

    With the Marion County High School varsity football team having the week off, the freshman and junior varsity teams each played games at home. Monday of last week, the junior varsity team hosted Campbellsville and came out with a whopping 54-14 victory. Also the freshman team hosted Green County on Thursday, and was just edged out in a 41-37 loss.

  • Girls face tough tasks

     

  • Cross Country begins new season

    This year’s Marion County Cross Country team consists of 30 runners from grades four through 12.
    The high school team has the most runners they’ve had in many years with 19 runners making up both a boys and girls team. Coach Sherbie King said he was quite pleased with the results of the team’s first meet.

  • Volleyball girls claim four victories

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had an overall good week, winning four matches and dropping two. Marion County was able to defeat Campbellsville on the road Thursday, and during the Pulaski County Invitational this past weekend, the team was able to win three matches while losing two. Overall, the Lady Knights' record stands at 19-6, with their district standings now at 8-0.  The Lady Knights also picked up the program's 200th victory this past week.

     

    In the Pulaski County Invitational...