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High School Sports

  • Lady Knights playing for district championship tonight

     The Marion County Lady Knights will be playing for the 20th District championship for the ninth consecutive year.

    Marion County will face the Adair County Lady Indians in the championship game at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Campbellsville High School.

    The Lady Knights defeated the Taylor County Lady Cardinals, 40-23, on Tuesday evening in the first round of the four-team tournament. Adair County defeated the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, 50-22, in the other first round game.

  • Aquaknights end season at regionals

    The Aquaknights competed in the regional swim meet Feb. 13-14 at Woodford County. While no Marion County swimmers qualified for this year’s state meet, Coach Katie Kelien was pleased with her team’s effort.
    “We could have had some faster times being that it was regionals, however I am beyond proud of what they have accomplished this year as a team, especially in a transition season,” Kelien wrote in an email. “We had solid times, and were very competitive against teams in our region.”

  • Knights pick up win over Thomas Nelson

    Senior guard Anton Cowherd scored 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals to lead the Marion County Knights to a 36-point victory over the Thomas Nelson Generals on Saturday night.

    Anthony Tonge and Jalen Powell added 10 points apiece in the 80-44 Marion County victory. Tonge and Isaac Lanham each grabbed eight rebounds.

    Ten Knights (14-10) scored in the win.

  • Short-handed Lady Knights drop three

    Last week was a rough one for the Marion County Lady Knights. Playing short-handed throughout the week, the Lady Knights lost all three of their games.

    “It is all day to day with our players being out,” Marion County Coach Anthony Epps wrote in an email. “We will not rush anyone back unless we deem them physically ready to play. The players health is more important at this moment.”

  • District basketball tournaments begin next week

    With the regular season winding down this week, Marion County’s basketball teams are scheduled to begin postseason play next week. Both tournaments will be held at Campbellsville High School.

    The Lady Knights have won the 20th District tournament eight years in a row. They enter this year’s tournament as the No. 2 seed with a 12-13 overall record and a 4-2 record against district foes.

  • Lady Knights game against Hart County has been cancelled

    The Marion County Lady Knights were scheduled to play at Hart County tonight, Feb. 17. That game has been cancelled.

  • Crume returns to lead football program

    Former Eastern Kentucky running back Corey Crume has been named the new football coach at Marion County High School, according to MCHS Principal Mike Abell.
    Crume is taking over from the late Jeff Robbins, who died Nov. 16, 2014. Crume is a 1996 graduate of Marion County High.
    “Since I started coaching football ... one of the goals I had was to come home and try to build a program that our county, the place where I grew up, would be proud of,” Crume said.

  • Lady Knights pick up two

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • Marion County claims victory over Commanders

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • Corey Crume named MCHS Head Football Coach

    Marion County High School Principal Mike Abell announced Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, that Lebanon native and MCHS alum Corey Crume has been hired as the next MCHS Head Football Coach.
    Abell sent the following email to the media and his staff: