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High School Sports

  • Knights’ season comes to a close


    The  Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Adair County Wednesday night to play Campbellsville in the 20th District tournament. The Knights couldn’t get their offense going, only scoring two runs and giving up six runs to Campbellsville. The loss would take away the opportunity to make a regional tournament appearance, and put Marion County’s overall record for the 2011 season at 11-14. Marion County’s Devin Spalding and Dylan Spalding were named to the 20th District All-Tournament Team.

  • 20th District Tournament begins

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team began the postseason Monday night against Taylor County at Talley Field.  With the threat of rain looming, the game progressed into the seventh inning before being postponed due to lightning.  The Lady Knights were trailing 12-7 in the top of the seventh inning with one out and Taylor County batting. The game was set to resume last night with the championship game of the 20th district softball tournament to follow. Results were unknown as of press time.

  • Several qualify for state tourney

    Thursday evening, the Marion County track teams competed in the regional meet in Elizabethtown. Six individuals and two relay teams qualified for competition at the state level. The state track meet will be held tomorrow at the University of Louisville.
    Two days before the regional meet, sophomore standout Brooks Divine was medically cleared to return to the team.

  • Burdette/Swencki win regionals

    The majority of the Marion County Knights tennis team is finished competing for the season, but the doubles duo of Jacob Burdette and Noah Swencki will be heading to the state tournament, which will be held at the Sayre High School tennis courts starting tomorrow. Burdette and Swencki won the regional tournament Thursday night. They won four matches in the regional tournament to not only qualify them for state, but to give them the high honors at the tournament.

  • Girls team competes in regional tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in the regional tennis tournament, held May 13-17 in Elizabethtown, which finished up their season.  
    Two Marion County singles players, Olivia Thompson and Taylor Corbett, and one doubles team of Hayley Abell and Allie Evans, competed in the opening round matches on Friday to determine whether or not they would advance to the second round of the regional tournament, while the doubles team of Madison Cassidy and Elyssa Holt received a first round bye.

  • Baseball district begins

    The Marion County Knights baseball team began district play last night in Adair County. The Knights were scheduled to play the Campbellsville Eagles. Results were unknown at press time, but will be in next week’s issue. If they won, they will play in the district championship tonight against either Adair County or Taylor County.
    In last week’s action, Marion County played two games, losing on Thursday to Russell County on the road and defeating North Hardin at home on Friday night.

  • MCHS baseball, softball games cancelled tonight

    Due to poor field conditions, the Marion County and Taylor County softball game tonight has been postponed. The game has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Marion County.

    The winner will play Adair County in the 20th District championship game following the semifinal game.

    The MCHS baseball team's game against Campbellsville at Adair County in the 20th District tournament has been postponed as well.

  • Teams claim #2 district seed

  • Boys have strong week

    Saturday, the Marion County Knights tennis team traveled to Elizabethtown to compete in the regional tournament. Both Alex Spalding and Ryker Cassidy won their matches, allowing them to move on to the second round of the regional tournament.
    In singles action, Alex Spalding defeated his Bardstown opponent, Spencer Smith, in two sets (6-0) and (6-0). Ryker Cassidy won his match in two sets (6-0) and (6-0) against Jackson Thompson of Nelson County.  

  • Knights even record

    The Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Pulaski County Friday night to take part in the Scott McAninch Memorial Tournament, playing Russell County in the first game. Due to rain, the remainder of the tournament on Saturday was canceled. In this game, Marion County lost 9-5, putting their overall record at 10-10 for the season thus far.