Today's Sports

  • Marion County athlete is '...

    There's a first time for everything, and junior Brooks Divine is Marion County High School's first state champion in track and field.
    On Friday, Divine cleared 13 feet, six inches to win the Class 2A pole vault at the 2012 state track meet held Friday at the University of Louisville's Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.
    Divine was aware that he had a chance to make history going into the meet.
    "It's a big deal. No one has ever won a state championship medal from Marion County track," he said.

  • Five MCHS players compete in...

    Five members of the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams competed in the state tournament last week. Freshman singles player Alex Spalding, who won the regional crown, and doubles teammates Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette, who won the regional doubles title, were the three Knights who went to the state tennis tournament Thursday at the University of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Center.
    For the Lady Knights, the doubles duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy competed in the state tennis tournament, playing at Shillito Park.

  • Gorley signs with St. Catharine

    Recently Blair Gorley signed with Saint Catharine College for golf and swimming.  Pictured, front row from left, are MCHS Head Golf Coach Chad Spalding, Blair Gorley, and Deborah Thompson; back row left to right, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, Saint Catharine Golf Coach Joan Rizer and Saint Catharine Swim Coach Mike Carey.

  • Baseball team's play...

    The Marion County High School baseball team participated in the Scott McAninch Memorial Tournament this past weekend and were able to pick up a win, but fell in the other two contests by one run each time.

  • MCHS baseball camp this month

    The Marion County High School baseball team will be hosting a baseball camp at the end of May.
    Ages 9-14 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., May 28-29.
    Ages 7-8 will have camp from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., May 30-31.
    The baseball coaching staff will give instruction.
    A camp T-shirt will be given to each player. Each player will also receive a small lunch after each day.
    The camp will cover many fundamental drills and fun activities in teaching of the game of baseball.
    The cost for ages 9-14 for camp only will be $30.

  • MCHS boys basketball team...

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team will have a player/parent meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 17, at Marion County High School. The meeting is for anyone interested in playing summer basketball to discuss practice, camps and costs. If you cannot attend, you need to contact Coach Irvin in advance at (270) 403-4707.

  • Basketball summer camp June 13-15

    The Marion County High School boys basketball coaching staff is hosting a summer camp June 13-15 for boys and girls.
    The camp will offer children a chance to improve his/her basketball skills as well as the opportunity to meet new kids.
    The cost is $50 per camper.
    Children in grades 3rd-5th will have camp from 9 a.m. to noon.
    Children in grades 6th-8th will have camp from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Coach Irvin at (270) 403-4707.

  • Way to go

    Well, another school year is in the books in Marion County. Several things happened recently that I believe are worth mentioning. Several athletes from Marion County High School put up some impressive feats, a team did something that has only happened twice before, and one athlete had an absolute monstrous week at the plate from the softball team.

  • The Game Plan, May 16

    May 16
    Knights vs. Russell County (Home)

    May 17
    Knights vs. Garrard County (Home)

    May 17-19
    State tournament in Lexington

    May 18
    Track and field
    2A state track meet at University of Louisville

    May 18-19
    Lady Knights compete in Boyle County Invitational

  • Knights take top honors in...

    The Marion County Knights tennis team was able to come away with top honors in both singles and doubles competition at the regional tournament last week.  Freshman Alex Spalding claimed the singles crown, while the duo of senior Noah Swencki and junior Jacob Burdette took the top spot in doubles action.