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High School Sports

  • Knights claim top spot

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team took on the Adair County Indians at the Roby Dome on Tuesday of last week. Despite a major comeback from the Indians, the Knights held on to defeat Adair County by a final score of 55-48 to claim the top spot in the district standings. Senior Deshawn Douglas paced the way for the Knights with a team high 18 points.
    The win put the Knights on top of the district standings.

  • AquaKnights win home meet

    The Marion County High swim team hosted fellow “home” teams, Bethlehem and Nelson County swim teams at the Lebanon Aquatic Center Tuesday, Jan. 18.  All three teams hold practice at the Lebanon Aquatic Center.
    Marion County girls and boys defeated their opponents.
    The girls’ scores were Marion 37, Bethlehem 35, Nelson 12.
    The boys’ scores were Marion 47, Bethlehem 16, Nelson 13.
    “I was very happy with the swimmers’ performances,” said Coach Colleen Ryan.

  • Athletes awarded at annual banquet

    Monday, Jan. 17, the Marion County Knights football team held their annual awards banquet at Marion County High School. Numerous players were recognized for their performances on the field during the season.
    The players recognized are:  
    All Heartland JV Conference 1st Team
    Chris Gaither, Devin Spalding, Michael Walls, Peyton Simmons, Cameron Brown, and Vincent Collins

    All District, Class 4A District 4:
    • 1st team offense: Dylan Caldwell OG, Christian Peterson C

  • Epps breaks 3-point record; girls beat Adair

    In route to an 89-45 win over Adair County Tuesday of last week, sophomore Makayla Epps broke the school record for most three point field goals in a game with eight, which had currently been held by Sara (Higdon) Thurmond and Dee Johnson with seven.

  • Boys travel to Nelson County

    On Friday night, the Marion County boys basketball team will travel to Nelson County to face the Cardinals with JV action beginning at 6 p.m. and varsity action immediately after.
    Earlier this season the Knights defeated the Cardinals in a close game at home on Jan. 4.

  • Girls fall to #1 team

    Saturday night, the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls’ basketball team traveled to Mercy Academy to play the DuPont Manual Lady Crimsons in the RAATZ Fence Classic. Marion County was able to keep pace with Manual in the early going, but the Lady Crimsons showed why they are the No. 1 ranked team in Kentucky, defeating the Lady Knights by a score of 56-45.

  • Boys hang on in thriller

    Friday night, the Marion County varsity boys basketball team made the trip to Campbellsville to face the Eagles in their second battle of the season. After a hard fought game in which neither team led by more than nine points, the Knights held on at the end and came away with a 41-39 victory. This was the first district road win since February of 2008.  

  • Lady Knights cruise to a 20-point win

    Saturday night the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team was in action taking on the Ballard Lady Bruins in the final game of the 2011 Autism Awareness Classic at the Roby Dome. The Lady Knights seized control, mainly because of multiple turnovers by Ballard, and never showed any signs of weakness as they cruised to a 58-38 victory.  

  • Marion County Lady Knights pound Central Hardin Lady Bruins

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team traveled to Cecilia to take on the Central Hardin Lady Bruins Monday of last week. Despite being off of their home court, the Lady Knights put on a show, scoring a season high 91 points and defeating the Lady Bruins by a final score of 91-41. Junior Bre Elder led all scorers in the game with 31 points. Only one other time this season has a Lady Knight scored more than 30 points in a game.

  • Knights lose nail-biter to Bruins

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team played the Central Hardin Bruins on Monday of last week in Cecilia. After being down by four at halftime, the Knights fought back but eventually fell short to the Bruins, losing the game by a final score of 52-51 to take their overall record to 6-6 for the season.  Junior Carlos Litsey led the Knights with 17 points and seven rebounds and senior Josh Brockman finished with 16 points, making some big shots down the stretch to keep the Knights so close in the game.