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High School Sports

  • Looking back at 2011

    As 2011 is about to come to a close, we reflect back and remember the top 11 sports stories from the year.

    11. Richardson leaves
    April 29th was Glen “G” Richardson’s last official day with Spring View Hospital, which means that he is no longer the athletic trainer for Marion County High School after nearly nine years of service. Richardson accepted a new position with Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Fort Harrod Classic

    For the second year in a row, the Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Harrodsburg to participate in the Fort Harrod Classic hosted by Mercer County High School. Last year, the Knights managed one victory while suffering three defeats, and this year hoped to improve on that result. The team played games on four straight days beginning last Tuesday afternoon.

  • Nike Tournament of Champions

    The Marion County Lady Knights made the trip to Phoenix, Ariz., to take part in the Nike Tournament of Champions. Marion County played four games over four days against very high caliber opposition, many of whom were nationally ranked. The Lady Knights came away with two victories and two losses in the tournament.
    Marion County would open up play against the nation’s No. 4 ranked team, St. John’s College from Washington, D.C. After a close game, the Lady Knights were able to defeat the Lady Cadets by a final score of 56-52.

  • MCHS girls beat No. 4 rated team

    In the Marion County Lady Knights first game in the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz., on Monday afternoon, Dec. 26, they came out on top by a final score of 56-52.
    Marion County defeated the No. 4 nationally ranked team, St. John’s College, in the first round.
    The Lady Knights’ next game was against Windward, a team from California, on Tuesday afternoon.  Results of that game were unknown as of press time.

  • Knights defeat Casey County

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Liberty to play the Casey County Rebels Thursday. After a slow start, the Knights bounced back and outscored the Rebels in each of the final three quarters. The Knights would overcome an early deficit to win the game by 17 points.

  • Aqua Knights defeat Nelson

    The Marion County Aqua Knights swim team hosted Nelson County at the Lebanon Aquatic Center Thursday. In the first meet of the season, Marion County defeated Nelson County by a final score of 78-52. Points were awarded based upon 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place finishes in each event.  
    The Aqua Knights are being led this season by two coaches who have never been involved in swimming. The head coach this season will be Eric King and the assistant coach will be Holly Buckman.

  • Lady Knights slay Lady Dragons

  • Lady Knights trounce Commanderettes

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team went on the road Friday night to take on the Washington County Commanderettes. The Lady Knights held Washington County to five first half points, easily winning the game 71-31 to take their record to 4-0 on the season.

  • Knights take border war

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Springfield to take on the Washington County Commanders Friday night. Despite some first half foul trouble, the Knights were able to hold off the Commanders and pick up their fourth win of the season, by a final score of 57-44.

  • Knights suffer first defeat of season

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Richmond to play Madison Central Saturday night. The Indians came into the game ranked in the top 10 in the state, and gave the Knights fits all night long. Marion County struggled offensively and was defeated 87-53.