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High School Sports

  • Knights pick up first district win

    Tuesday of last week, the Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Campbellsville to take on the Taylor County Cardinals. The Knights would jump out to an early 2-1 lead after the opening inning, but weren’t able to muster much offense after that.
    The Cardinals would score four runs in the second inning and five in the third inning to break the game open, and cruise to a 14-5 victory. The loss, the fourth in a row for the Knights, dropped their record to 5-7 overall and 0-3 in the district race.

  • Swimmers take honors at banquet

    Recently, the swim team held their annual banquet at the Lebanon Country Club, with approximately 70 people in attendance. Several swimmers took home honors.
    Numerous swimmers were awarded at this year’s banquet.  The awards are as follows:

    Regional Place Winners
    - Boys 200 Medley Relay: 11th place - Ryo Ogasawara, Jordan Mattingly, Nathan Devine, Austin Howard,; Jordan Mattingly, 12th place - 200 Free
    - Girls 200 Free Relay: 11th place - Johannah Leake, Amber Howard, Olivia Carrico, Brooke Lee

  • Girls have strong week

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in three matches last week, defeating Nelson County on the road and Bethlehem at home. Their only loss of the week came to a strong regional competitor in Elizabethtown.
    When discussing last week’s meets, Head Coach Angela Holt commented on the play of Taylor Corbett and Alyssa Farmer.

  • Boys take two of three games

    The Marion  County Knights boys tennis team was able to play in three matches last week, beating Nelson County and Bethlehem and losing to Elizabethtown.  Their match on Saturday against Casey County was cancelled due to weather. Head Coach Chase Burdette said that these matches made for a good week of tennis for the Knights.
    The loss that Marion County suffered was to a strong Elizabethtown team, but in the match, the doubles team of Jacob Burdette and Noah Swencki were able to defeat their opponents to take the top doubles spot in the region.

  • Tonight's baseball game has been cancelled

    The Marion County High School baseball team's game at Bardstown, scheduled for tonight, April 25, has been cancelled.

  • MCHS boys place second, girls take third in Green County

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights track and field teams had a good showing at the Green County All-Comers meet held Thursday night. Overall, the boys team won second place with 124 points behind only Green County (162 points), and the girls’ team placed third with 81 points behind LaRue County (122 points) and Green County (143 points).
    “I am very proud of the effort I am getting from the kids,” Head Coach Robby Peterson said.

  • Lady Knights split week

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team was able to compete in two matches last week with one against Fort Knox being cancelled due to rain. Marion County played Taylor Wednesday on the road (make-up match from Monday) and took on Central Hardin Thursday at home. The Lady Knights were able to defeat Taylor County 4-1, but were defeated by Central Hardin 1-4.

  • Knights drop two

    The Marion County Knights tennis team lost both of their matches last week, losing to Taylor County on Wednesday and Central Hardin on Thursday. Rain canceled their match against Fort Knox on Tuesday. In each of the matches, the Knights were defeated 3-2.

  • Lady Knights lose to Central Hardin

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team was scheduled to play three games last week. However, due to the rainy weather conditions, the Lady Knights were only able to play one game, last Wednesday night against Central Hardin on the road. Marion County couldn’t put a run on the scoreboard, and Central Hardin defeated the Lady Knights by a score of 5-0, taking the team’s record to 6-4.  Head Coach Trent Milby stated that their pitcher was hittable.
    “We just didn’t get hits when people were on base,” he said.

  • Knights suffer two district loses

    The Marion County Knights baseball team dropped two games last week, losing to district rivals Adair County and Campbellsville. Although both games were played at Dave Hourigan Field, the Knights couldn’t manage to pull out the victories, taking their overall record to 5-6 and their district record to 0-2.

    At home vs. Campbellsville...
    The Knights baseball team took on Campbellsville Thursday. The Knights could only manage one run on four hits, while allowing Campbellsville to pick up six runs on eight hits. Marion County lost the game 6-1.