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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Pigskin Classic

    The Marion County Knights football team hosted Clay County in the second game of the 2011 Pigskin Classic Saturday evening. After coming off of a 48-21 loss to Russell County last week, the Knights looked to even their record. After allowing the Tigers to score midway through the first quarter, the Knights had to fight back to stay in the game. Marion County would climb back into the game and tie the game at halftime, 14-14.  

  • Knights, Lady Knights have mixed week

     

  • Coach resigns; going back home

    After six years of coaching the Marion County High School swim team, Colleen Ryan has resigned.
    Ryan recently submitted her letter of resignation and will be moving back to her hometown of Madison, Sough Dakota, to accept a position of teaching English as a second language at Dakota State University.
    “It was a difficult decision to resign, and leaving my swimmers was one of the toughest parts,” Ryan said.

  • MCHS golf teams have a good week

    The Marion County High School boys and girls golf teams had a successful week.  The boys and girls teams each picked up a pair of wins and the junior varsity boys team also collected a victory.
    “I was pleased with the results of this week, even though we still aren’t playing our best golf,” Head Coach Chad Spalding said. “It is still very early in the season and look for our guys to continue to improve in the next few weeks.”