High School Sports

  • Veatch steps downs as MCHS coach

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Jessica Veatch has resigned as the Marion County High School softball coach.
    She was hired after the 2014 season to replace Todd Spalding (who is now serving as a circuit judge). During her one season leading the Lady Knights, they finished with a 23-12 record. They were also the 20th District runner-up and advanced to the 5th Region tournament, where they lost to eventual regional champion Central Hardin.
    Veatch submitted her resignation after the season.

  • Softball: Marion County hopes to build on success

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    The 2015 softball season has ended well for the Marion County Lady Knights as they finished with a 22-12 record. The Lady Knights were the runner-up in the district tournament and made a trip to the 5th Region tournament.
    The Lady Knights also played in three tournaments this season: the Meade County T.S.O.A tournament, the Russell County Lady Laker Classic, and the Elizabethtown Spring Break Classic, where they placed second overall.

  • Lady Knight invited to ‘Super 64’

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County basketball player, Haeli Howard was invited to the EBA (Elite Basketball Academy) Super 64 Girls Camp hosted in Lawrenceville, Georgia, June 6 and 7.
    “I was invited over Twitter by Brandon Clay, a recruiter/scout for this camp, after one of our tournaments,” Howard said.

  • MCHS athletics orientation is July 14

    To all athletes and parent of athletes, there will be a 2015-2016 MCHS Athletics Orientation at 6:30 p.m. July 14 at the MCHS gym or cafeteria.
    Farmers National Bank sponsors the orientation. All athletes who attend will receive a free t-shirt.
    Highlights of the orientation include: the MCHS Athletic Sports Booklet, athlete physical requirements, KHSAA updated physical forms, and school policies and conduct.

  • Softball: Lady Knights fall to Lady Bruins in region

    By Nathaniel Bryan
    Landmark News Service

    After hitting a season-high four home runs in their 17th District Tournament championship rout, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins were kept mostly inside the park May 27 by the Marion County Lady Knights.
    It still didn’t matter.
    While the Lady Bruins (32-7-1) are known for their big bats, they’re quite adept at playing small ball, too.

  • Football: Lebanon Middle gets early start on season

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    On May 30, the Lebanon Middle School Patriots football team traveled to Campbellsville University to play in a Seven-on-Seven Passing Tournament.
    “It was the first time the kids have ever participated in something like this, it was a new and fun experience for them,” LMS Coach Tom Sullivan said.
    The Patriots played Drake and beat them, 20-16, and they lost to Lexington Catholic, 22-16, and Northern Pulaski, 26-20.

  • Bradshaw takes third in state pole vault

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent


    Three members of the Marion County track team traveled to the Shively Track and Field Complex at the University of Kentucky on May 20 to compete in the Class 2A state track meet.
    Junior Meredith Bartley, and sophomores Cameron Nalley and Dylan Bradshaw represented Marion County.
    Bradshaw was the only track member that made it to the finals and placed third in Class 2A in the pole vault.

  • Lady Knights advance to regional tournament

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent


    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team hosted the Taylor County Lady Cardinals, the Adair County Lady Indians, and the Campbellsville Lady Eagles  for the 20th District Tournament.
    On May 19 the second-seeded Lady Knights reached the district championship game by defeating the Lady Eagles, 2-1, to advance to the championship game the next night. The Lady Knights were the 20th District runner-up after losing to the top-seed, Taylor County, 3-1 on May 20.

  • Knights fall to Indians

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    On May 19, the fourth-seeded Marion County Knights lost to the number one seed, the Adair County Indians, 3-1, in the 20th District tournament at Dave Hourigan Field.
    The Knights took an early lead when Andrew Spalding crossed home in the top of the third inning. Marion County held the lead until the Indians stepped up to score two runs in the bottom of the third inning.

  • Softball: Lady Knights first round regional game moved to Tuesday

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team were the runner-up in last week's 20th District tournament, which earned them a spot in the 5th Region tournament at North Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Marion County (22-11) was scheduled to play the Central Hardin Lady Bruins (29-7) Monday afternoon to open regional play, but that game has been moved to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26.