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Today's Sports

  • Lady Knights top preseason poll

    The Marion County Lady Knights are an overwhelming pick as the best team in the state in the recently released preseason coaches' poll published in The Courier Journal.
    Seventy-eight coaches from around the state voted on the poll, and the Lady Knights took 64 of those 78 votes. The Lady Knights are rated in front of DuPont Manual who took 12 first place votes.
    No. 5 Assumption and No. 17 Christian Academy each received one first place vote as well.

  • Safety harnesses are not just...

    Well, our 2012 big gun season is over in Zone 3. But, you can hunt Zone 2 until Nov. 25. So if you have friends in Zone 2, it's time to go visit!
    My sons have a lease in Adair/Green counties that's half in each county. The gravel lane that dissects their lease is part of the actual county line.
    So, for the next week they can't hunt four of their stands...in Adair County! But they can hunt their Green county stands!

  • Knights fall to Clinton County...

    The Marion County Knights basketball team headed to Campbellsville University for their first preseason scrimmage against Clinton County Friday. The Bulldogs finished 24-7 last year, and captured the 16th District title before falling in the opening game of the fourth region tournament to Glasgow in overtime. With a majority of their starting lineup returning, the Bulldogs came out and pressured Marion County into some mistakes, but later in the scrimmage the Knights got back on track.

  • Soccer teams present end of...

    The Marion County Lady soccer teams recently held their annual awards banquet at Marion County High School. Several players received awards for their play on the soccer field or for work in the classroom.
    The Lady Knights held their banquet last week.

  • Epps signs with UK

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Makayla Epps signed with the University of Kentucky to play basketball last week. Pictured with Epps, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Epps’ grandfather Chuck Smith, Jaron Epps, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, Jamison Epps, Epps’ grandmother Lucy Smith and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby; seated from left, are Epps’ mother Angela Mattingly, Makayla Epps, and Epps’ father Anthony Epps.
     

  • Goodin-Rogers signs with UK

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Kyvin Goodin-Rogers signed with the University of Kentucky to play basketball recently. Pictured with Goodin-Rogers, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, Goodin-Rogers' great-great uncle Merion Haskins, Goodin-Rogers' grandmother Wanda Haskins-Goodin and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby. Seated, from left, are Goodin-Rogers' mother Kiyonta Goodin, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Goodin-Rogers' father Tick Rogers.

  • Powell signs with Norfolk State

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Logan Powell signed with Norfolk State University in Virginia last week to play basketball. Pictured with Powell, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Jalen Powell, Kendyl Powell, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby; seated from left are Powell’s mother Dietra Briscoe, Logan Powell, and Powell’s grandmother Hilda Powell.
     

  • Preseason Girls Basketball...

    Girls High School Basketball Preview

    Coaches' Top 25 Poll

    (First Place Votes in parentheses)

    Team

    1. Marion County (64)

    2. DuPont Manual (12)

    3. Paul Dunbar

    4. Owensboro Catholic

    5. Assumption (1)

    6. Mercy

    7. Butler

    8. Madison Central

    9. Elizabethtown

    10. Lincoln County

    11. Sacred Heart

    12. Perry Co. Central

    13. Ballard

    14. Montgomery Co.

    15. Anderson County

    16. Notre Dame

  • Aquaknights primed to break...

    The Aquaknights are in the process of preparing for the upcoming season, which begins on Nov. 27 with a home meet against Nelson County at the Lebanon Aquatic Center. The swim team has enjoyed increases in numbers of athletes over the past couple of seasons.
    "We have increased our team from 15 swimmers to 35," Head Coach Holly Buckman said. "We have many new swimmers from Lebanon Middle School especially eighth graders that in a year or two will be very competitive, which can only be good for Marion County."

  • Avritt competes at state cross...

    Marion County High School senior Morgan Avritt competed in the class 2A state cross country meet Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Avritt competed in the 5k run and finished in 23:27.24, placing her just outside the top 100 in 121st place.