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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Hamilton and Howard have strong showings


    The Marion County High School golf teams each had three competitive events last week. The Knights and Lady Knights faced Washington County on Monday at Rosewood and Bardstown on the road. On Saturday, the Knights traveled to take part in the John Hardin Invitational and the Lady Knights headed to Russell County to take part in the KIT.

  • Tennis Open
  • Soccer Knights have a good week

    The Marion County Knights soccer team picked up a pair of victories and nearly grabbed a third win last week.
    The Knights hit the road to play Mercer County on Tuesday of last week. The Knights quickly found themselves in a tough match due to Mercer County’s speed and physical play, according to Head Coach Greg Conley. The Knights allowed Mercer County to score the first three goals of the game before battling back to eventually lose the game 3-2.

  • Varsity volleyball team loses two

    The Marion County Lady Knights junior varsity and freshman volleyball teams were in action in the Lafayette 5 Star Classic Saturday. Both teams went 2-2 on the weekend. The freshman team beat both Lexington Catholic and Madison Central, but fell to Owensboro Catholic and Central Hardin.
    The junior varsity team beat Lexington Catholic in two sets, 21-15 and 21-19.  The team then defeated Madison Central in two sets, 21-14 and 22-20. Marion County then lost to Dunbar in two sets, 21-12 and 21-6 and also to Owensboro Catholic in two sets, 21-8 and 21-19.