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Today's Sports

  • Adair County tops Lady Knights...

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball team headed to Adair County Wednesday to take part in their district tournament.
    After a back and forth game, the Lady Knights fell by a final score of 47-46 in double overtime in the first game of the tournament.

    Marion Co.   10 6 14 5 7 4 – 46
    Adair Co.     16 5   6 8 7 5 – 47
    Marion County: Haeli Howard 13, Jordan Thomas 12, Kaylee Wheatley 9, Kendyl Powell 4, Ambrasia Adams 4, TT Adams 4
     

  • Track clinic Feb. 25 at Marion...

    There will be a USATF Track Certification clinic held at Marion County High School on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a USATF official/member is invited to attend. The clinic will be put on by Gordon Bocock, (USATF Kentucky Chairman), and the cost is $25 per person.
    All parents of Marion County track athletes are encouraged to attend in order to get certified before we host the region this year.

  • Hyatt signs with Campbellsville...

    Marion County High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Alex Hyatt signed with Campbellsville University to play football recently. Hyatt is among a group of 38 high school seniors to sign with the Tigers from states as far away as Hawaii.
    Marion County Head Football Coach Jeff Robbins said Hyatt was a “hard working kid that gives exceptional effort.”
    In total, Campbellsville University now has 70 members in its recruiting class, the largest under current Head Coach Perry Thomas.  

  • Surrounded by decoys, looking...

    This is one of those “self-imposed” early deadline articles. Self-imposed because come Sunday evening when I usually turn my article in I’ll be fishing my second day of a three-day snow goose hunt in Arkansas.
    We, Terry Davis, Ryan Mattingly, Billy Thompson, three of Terry’s friends and I booked a hunt with Premier Flight Guide Service. We hunt in Arkansas, close to Newport, surrounded by around 1,500 decoys made up of shells, full body and wind socks.

  • Lady Knights rankings, Feb. 13

    National Rankings
    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 8
    Marion County: No. 7 (27-0) as of Feb. 7
    USA Today Sports Super25
    Marion County: No. 6
    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll
    Marion County: No. 5
    National Poll: No. 16

  • Epps an honorable mention on...

    The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the 20-player roster for the 22nd WBCA All-American Game presented by Nike to be played on April 6 in New Orleans.  
    Nineteen of the 20 All-Americans are ranked in the 2013 Full Court Fresh 50.  In addition, players from 11 states were selected to participate in the prestigious game. California led the way with five players while three players from Georgia got the nod. Only one player from Kentucky made the team, Rebecca Greenwell from Owensboro Catholic.

  • Into the postseason

    Well, as I am writing this, one of the winter sports, swimming, has already headed into postseason and actually completed postseason play. The Aquaknights swim team competed in the 3rd Region swim meet last weekend in Jamestown, where a pair of swimmers, Laura Rice and Lindsey Buckman, once again broke their own school records.

  • Swim team wraps up season at...

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in the region three swim meet held in Russell County recently. As a team, the girls finished in 13th place overall with 44 points and the boys finished in 17th place with 36 total points.
    “We took 22 swimmers to region this year, compared to 12 last year,” Head Coach Holly Buckman said.
    Buckman also noted that several swimmers and relay teams broke records or trimmed some time off of their previous bests on the season.

  • Fourth quarter dooms Knights

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team traveled to Radcliff Friday to take on North Hardin. The Knights managed to stay in the game throughout the first three quarters, but their offense stalled in the fourth quarter as the Trojans went on to win the game by a final score of 88-60. Alex Smith led the way for the Knights with 24 points.
    Four minutes into the game, the Knights found themselves in a 15-4 hole. Marion County battled back, and was sparked by a four-point play by Alex Smith to trim the deficit to 23-17 as the quarter ended.

  • Lady Knights improve to 29-0 on...

    The Lady Knights headed to East Hardin Middle School to tangle with the third ranked Henderson County Lady Colonels in the Duke’s Sporting Goods Valentine’s Day Shootout Saturday.
    Marion County blew Henderson County away early on, and the Lady Colonels could never recover. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 35 points helping Marion County win by a final score of 67-40.
    The win marks the 29th in a row by the Lady Knights. The 29 wins now have surpassed the previous mark of 28 consecutive wins set in the 1979-1980 season.