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High School Sports

  • Knights head into postseason play

    The Marion County Knights boys soccer team played in two games last week, taking on Bethlehem Tuesday at home and hosting Berea Saturday on Senior Day. The Knights lost to Bethlehem 0-2 and tied with Berea 1-1.
    After trailing late in the game against Berea, John Southall punched in a goal to tie the game at one with 10 minutes remaining. Neither team could score at the end of the game, and the game would end in a 1-1 tie. 

  • Lady Knights wrap up regular season

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity soccer team wrapped up their regular season last week, playing Bardstown at home on Monday of last week and taking on Somerset on the road Thursday. The Lady Knights lost the Bardstown game 6-1, and tied 1-1 in the game against Somerset.
    Marion County was scheduled to play Garrard County in the first round of the district tournament on Monday night at Boyle County, but results were unknown at press time.  

  • Volleyball team finishes regular season 22-10

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in three matches last week, playing Central Hardin at home on Monday of last week, Bardstown on the road on Tuesday of last week, and Pulaski County on the road Thursday. The Lady Knights fell to Central Hardin in two sets, but defeated Bardstown and Pulaski County in three sets, taking their overall record to 22-10, with their district standings remaining at 8-0.  

  • Lady Knights bow out of tourney after one day

    The Marion County Lady Knights golf team traveled to Bowling Green Country Club Friday to compete in the 2011 state tournament. After a hard fought round of golf on a very difficult course, none of the four Lady Knights advanced past the first day of play. Amy Brown only missed the cut by one stroke, but had a difficult first hole.
    “After having most likely one of the worst first holes in a tournament, Amy finished with one of the best final 17,” Head Coach Chad Spalding said.

  • Knights get banged up in loss at Mercer County; play Rebels Friday

    The Marion County Knights varsity football team traveled to Harrodsburg Friday to play the Mercer County Titans on their homecoming night. After a game full of penalties and injuries, the Knights fell to Mercer County 34-13, taking their overall record to 3-4 on the season and 1-1 in district play.

  • Knights fall short in tournament

    The Marion County boys golf team traveled to the Danville Country Club  Tuesday of last week to compete in the regional tournament.
    After a rough start to the round, Joseph Elder showed a lot of grit and guts to come back to shoot a 78. Elder could have very easily folded and counted himself out after his first four holes, according to Head Coach Chad Spalding. However, Elder battled and fought back, only missing the cut for the state tournament by two strokes.

  • Soccer girls pick up victories

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity soccer team had a great week, winning both of their games, Saturday at home against Ft. Knox on Senior Day, and on Tuesday of last week on the road against Taylor County.

  • MCHS drops two volleyball matches

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in two matches last week, going on the road to take on Russell County and hosting Washington County on Tuesday of last week. The Lady Knights were defeated in both matches, taking their overall record to 20-9, with their district standings remaining at 8-0.
    Thursday night, the Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team traveled to play Russell County. Things would not go the Lady Knights’ way during the match, and they lost both sets to Russell County.

  • Team competes in 3K at Green County

    The Marion County Cross Country Team traveled to Green County Sept. 29 to compete in a 3K. The Lady Knights competed against eight schools and placed third as a team. Individual runners and the places they earned were out of the 32 runners. Morgan Avritt 7th, Hope Riggs 9th, Mary Helen Hamilton 20th, Courtney Hutchins 25th, Emily Clark 30th.

  • LIT correction

    The Lebanon Country Club hosted the 53rd LIT Sept. 3-5. Due to an error in reading the results, some of the winners and runner-ups were incorrectly identified. Here is a list of the correct winners and runner-ups from each of the 15 flights.
    Championship Flight: 1st Curt Manning, 2nd Alex Wright
    1st Flight: 1st Jamie Abell, 2nd Curt Richards
    2nd Flight: 1st Jerry Harp, 2nd Travis White, 3rd Dan Wright
    3rd Flight: 1st Steve Manning, 2nd Chuck Kelly, 3rd Buck Hourigan
    4th Flight: 1st Nick Thomas, 2nd Donald Perry, 3rd Bill Lynch