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High School Sports

  • Baseball players earn awards

    The Marion County Knights baseball team held their annual awards banquet at Mordecai's Wednesday evening, where several players took home honors for their performances during the 2011 baseball season. 

  • Amateur golf tour plays at Rosewood

    Thursday the Kentucky Senior Amateur Golf Tour came to the Rosewood Golf Club to hold their tournament. The 19 golfers who participated in the tournament, were divided into four flights based on their handicaps. The top flight contained only one golfer, Jim Rollins from Louisville, who shot a 78. 

  • Spalding selected to Kentucky Baseball Club

  • Track members take honors

    The Marion County track team held their annual banquet Thursday at the fitness center. Several members of the team took home honors for the 2011 season, both for performances on the track and for academics.

    Five members received Academic 1st Team All State, including Craig O'Daniel, Mary Helen Hamilton, Brooks Divine, Olivia Jones, and Denny Thompson. Natavia Young earned honors for Academic Honorable Mention.

  • Paul Spalding and Blake Montgomery sign with SCC

    Paul Spalding and Blake Montgomery, both Marion County High School baseball players, signed with St. Catharine College recently.

  • Spalding picked to coaches All-Region Baseball First Team

     

  • Epps lasts until final cut


    Sophomore standout Makayla Epps was invited to attend the tryout for the under 16 USA national women’s basketball team recently. Those tryouts were held in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the last week of May, and Epps made it through until the final cut.  
    Originally, 120 prospective team members were attempting to make the team. As each day progressed, a portion of those players were cut. Epps’ performance allowed her to remain in the hunt until the final cut in which there were 35 remaining players hoping for a spot on the team.

  • Epps, Goodin-Rogers commit to U of L


    Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, both Marion County Lady Knights sophomore standout basketball players, verbally committed to the University of Louisville last week. University of Louisville Head Coach Jeff Walz has been recruiting both Epps and Goodin-Rogers heavily for quite a while, and finally has landed the two stars. Both players are considered to be two of the top recruits in the 2013 national class, and have each made the Courier-Journal’s all state team twice, while having played high school basketball for four years.

  • Lady Knights honored


    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team held its annual banquet Sunday and several players earned awards for their performances throughout the 2011 season.
    A large group of seniors each earned an award for their contributions to the program over the past four years. Casey Jo Walls, Evan Thompson, Ann Morgan Reynolds, Allison Mattingly, Allye Hamilton, and Tiffany Sapp all took home the senior awards. Walls also nabbed the most improved award, Hamilton collected the most strikeouts from the mound, and Sapp drew the most walks and smashed the most home runs.

  • Burdette/Swencki fall in second round at state

    Thursday, the Marion County Knights tennis doubles team of sophomore Jacob Burdette and junior Noah Swencki traveled to Sayre High School in Lexington to compete in the state tennis tournament. Burdette and Swencki won the regional competition last week. The dynamic duo were able to make it through one round of the state level, but fell in the second round of action.
    In the first round, Burdette and Swencki played Chad Higgins and Cole McCreary of Lawrence County. They were able to defeat this team in two sets (6-2) and (6-2).