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High School Sports

  • In Memory...

    The Simpson family recently accepted a proclamation from the City of Lebanon and former players in memory of long-time coach Tommy Simpson. Pictured, from left, are Margaret, Todd, Tessa and Taylor Simpson.

  • Knights steal win from Eagles in stunning fashion

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights kicked off the week by hosting the Green County Dragons on Jan. 12.
    Despite holding a lead for most of the game, the Knights’ offense sputtered late in a 50-46 loss.
    “We played as a unit tonight,” Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “All I want is effort, and that’s what we had tonight. We had energy and we had effort.”

  • Division champs

    The Marion County High School Cheerleaders competed at Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday for the "The Battle of the Bluegrass" where they received first place in their division.

  • Lady Knights win one of three

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights kicked off the week by going on the road to face the Lincoln County Lady Patriots on Monday, Jan. 11.
    The Lady Knights were unable to pull out the victory in a close game as they fell by two, 64-62.
    "We played an excellent game against Lincoln County. Our offense and defense were really clicking," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said.

  • Aquaknights compete well in Campbellsville

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondents

    The Marion County Aquaknights came off a long break from the pool with a meet on Jan. 9 at Campbellsville University against Campbellsville High School, Taylor County, Bethlehem, and Oneida Baptist.
    The girls 200-meter medley relay team placed first in the meet with a time of 2:26.13. The team consisted of Ida Lenort, Andy O'Daniel, Chelsie VanWhy and Laura Rice.

  • Knights win at Sayre, lose border war

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled to play the Sayre Spartans on Jan. 8
    The Knights overcame foul trouble, poor free throw shooting, and an 11-point deficit to win 58-55. Despite the obstacles his team had to overcome, Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said his players played as a team.
    Junior Isaac Lanham notched 12 points and 12 rebounds along with three assists in the contest.

  • Lady Knights notch two wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Casey County Lady Rebels on Jan. 4, in their second game of the new year.
    The Lady Knights pulled off a three-point win in, 49-46, a closely contested game that featured several lead changes.
    Several Lady Knights stepped up, including guard Halei Howard, who finished with 20 points, including a coast-to-coast lay-up as time expired that sealed the victory for the Lady Knights.

  • Knights finish fourth in Campbellsville Holiday Classic

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights concluded the Campbellsville Holiday Classic with a 63-51 loss against the Lincoln County Patriots on Dec. 28, the final day of the tournament.
    Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said his team put a better game in on the offensive and defensive side of the ball and also played three good quarters. However, in the end, they could not keep the Patriots from putting the ball in the basket on their way to a 12-point loss.

  • Lady Knights start off the new year with a win

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights were back on the hardwood after more than two weeks off as they traveled to play the Campbellsville Eagles on Jan. 2 as part of a boy-girl doubleheader.
    The Lady Knights got the new year off on a good start with a 53-41 win.
    "This was a good game for us coming off a two-week break," Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "We stayed in the gym over the break and worked on some things that needed improvement."

  • Knights bring home three wins

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took a 72-46 win against the Cumberland County Panthers on Dec. 18, which included 22 points by Tyler Wethington. Forward Deshay Epps recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. He also recorded a block.
    "Deshay Epps really came out of his shell in this game and shot the ball well," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "Overall, we moved the ball very well and played good defense."