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High School Sports

  • TENNIS: Knights and Lady Knights preparing to grow and develop

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County High School tennis team are coming into their 2016 campaign with several goals in mind and also some new expectations, according to Head Coach Landon Williams.
    "The expectations are to have to fun, compete, and hit our stride about mid-April," he said. "As far as goals, they differ depending on the player, what they've accomplished last season, and their event."

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights lose to Cardinals

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were finally able to make the trip to play the Taylor County Cardinals on Feb. 11 after the game was delayed twice by snow.
    The Knights could not secure a victory, losing 86-65.
    Taylor County built a 17-9 lead in the first quarter and extended the lead to 12 before the Knights put together an 11-0 run.
    The Knights stayed neck in the neck with the Cardinals, and only trailed by three after a buzzer beating three by Isaac Lanham going into halftime.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights drop two by one point each

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    After being canceled twice due to snow, the Lady Knights were finally able to make the trip to play the Taylor County Cardinals on Feb. 11 in the Lady Knights' final 20th district game of the regular season.
    The Lady Knights were unable to pull out a victory, losing by one, 42-41.

  • AquaKnights swim well in regionals

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Despite being delayed by the winter weather, the Marion County Aquaknights made the journey to TK Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown on Feb. 13 for region tournament action.
    "We have had a very strong and steady team all season," Aquaknights Head Coach Katie Kelien said. "Every swimmer made improvements this season. We were very competitive at regions."
    The Aquaknights finished sixth out of the 16 teams that competed with a team score of 232.5 

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights win on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began their week with a tough task as they hosted the North Hardin Trojans at the Roby Dome on Feb. 2.
    While the Knights kept it close early on, eventually, they ended up losing 77-47.
    "The first quarter wasn't actually that bad," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said.
    The Knights only found themselves down 29-18 to the Trojans (22-5, 9-1, 8-0) going into the locker room.

  • Freshman champions

    The Marion County High School freshman girls basketball team recently won the district tournament. They are, front row, from left, Brooke Osbourn, Carly Jo Thomas, Kristi Martin, Ja'kell Johnson, Dari Brown, Dailyn Spalding and Jenny Mattingly; back row from left, are Coach Gayle Bell, Jala Cowherd, LeeAnn Jones, Emily Gordon, Mckenzie Bagwell, Kaylee Cheatham, Katie Mattingly, Emily Helms and Coach Tony Tonge.

  • Lady Knights defeat Commanders on senior night

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion Lady Knights started off their week in rough fashion with a 78-33 loss against the Mercer County Titans.
    "Mercer was a very good team," Lady Knights Head Coach Kenny Mills said. "They shot the ball better than any team I have seen. We didn't have an answer for them. I want the girls to put that game behind them and let's move on."

  • Homecoming winners

    Pictured are the Marion County High School Homecoming winners. They are, from left, freshman princess Abby Scott, sophomore princess Isabella Glasscock, junior princess Emma Edlin, Homecoming Queen senior Mayte Gamez Huerta and Homecoming King senior Devon Mattingly.
     

  • Boys basketball: Knights drop two games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights were back on the hardwood against the Nelson County Cardinals on Jan. 29.
    The Knights lost, 73-57, dropping their record to 7-15.
    "We were beat on the boards," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "We could not keep them off the boards."
    Both teams kept it close in the first half, as the Knights secured a 36-32 halftime lead. However, the Knights would begin to fall behind, as they were outscored 43-21 in the second half.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School is searching for a new football coach after head coach Corey Crume resigned Wednesday, Jan. 27. He has accepted a coaching position at Kentucky State University where he will be coaching wide receivers.
    "It's a good opportunity to get my foot in the door in the college ranks," Crume said. "It's a once in a life time opportunity."