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High School Sports

  • Boys basketball: Knights drop first two scrimmages

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights played two scrimmages on Nov. 14 and Nov. 21 to get ready for the season. They played the Butler Bears on Nov. 14 in the NEXT UP! Recruits Jamboree, but came up short, 49-39.
    "We had a slow start in the game," Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "We got better each quarter though."
    The Knights shot 29.5 percent from the floor and committed 21 turnovers.

  • The Game Plan - Nov. 25 edition

    Nov. 30
    BASKETBALL
    Knights at Glasgow, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

    Dec. 1
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights and Knights at home vs. Bardstown

    Dec. 3
    BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights at. John Hardin

    Dec. 4
    BASKETBALL
    Knights at Russell Co., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    Lady Knights at home vs. E’town

    Dec. 5
    BASKETBALL
    Knights at North Hardin vs. Meade Co.

  • Girls basketball: Lady Knights preparing for season

    By Gerard Flangan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights are ready for the upcoming 2015-16 season despite a recent change at the head coaching position. The Lady Knights will field 27 total players for the junior varsity and varsity.
    This year, the Knights will return two seniors to the team, Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty.

  • Swim team competes in first meet

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights swimming team has been hard at practice preparing for their first meet of the season, which was on Nov. 21.
    Swimmers for this year include Andy O'Daniel, Ida Lenort, Chelsie VanWhy, Justin Spalding, Brandon Miles, Eli Nelson, Luc Buckman and Laura Rice.  
    Head Swim Coach Katie Keilen said that coming into the season, there were a few swimming techniques that the team needed to work on, but that the team is always ready to compete in any match.

  • Head coach for Lady Knights basketball team resigns

    The Lady Knights begin their season on Dec. 1, and they’re currently searching for a new head coach after the resignation of Landon Williams, effective Nov. 20.
    Williams declined to comment about his decision to resign.
    Williams replaced Anthony Epps, who accepted a job as an itinerant special education teacher in the Campbellsville Independent Schools.

  • Cheer champs

    Marion County High School and Lebanon Middle School cheerleaders competed in the 2015 Bardstown All Stars Fall Cheer and Dance Classic this past weekend. Both teams received first place in their divisions. MCHS and LMS will compete again on Dec. 2.

  • Cross Country improves times throughout the season

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County Cross Country saw a lot of improvement over the course of this season. Although neither team won a race, both teams improved their times in almost every contest.

  • Girls soccer improves, still ends up winless

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The 2015 season was one of growth for the Marion County High School girls soccer team.
    After the loss of six seniors, Head Coach Derek Cissell looked to the middle schools to put more numbers on his roster and more talent on the field. Although Cissell was successful in adding almost double the players to his roster, the Lady Knights were winless all season.

  • Volleyball spends 2015 season playing catch-up

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School volleyball team could not uphold their eight-year streak this time around. The Lady Knights went 14-21-1 this season – their first losing record since 2007.
    The season was off to a rough start, after losing their first three games to Woodford County, Nelson County and Thomas Nelson. The Lady Knights went on a good run and evened their season record after defeating Adair and Washington counties and Bethlehem, but their success was short-lived.

  • Football: Knights rebuilding, reflecting

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights concluded a rough season with a 46-33 loss at Washington County Commanders, finishing the season 0-10. 
    "We just didn't do as well as I hoped," Knights Head Coach Corey Crume said. "The guys had a brand new coach and we lost key pieces."
    The Knights lost Cameron Nalley to a collarbone injury, Luke Abell to a concussion and Trey Downs to a turf toe at various points in the season.