The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Bardstown to take on the Nelson County Lady Cardinals Friday night. After a dismal first half, only scoring 24 points, the Lady Knights picked it up in the second half to come away with a 66-53 victory, taking their record to 2-0.
The Marion County fifth-grade traveling basketball team won the championship at the Central Hardin Hoop Classic on Nov. 19-20 in Elizabethtown, defeating Owensboro, New Albany and finally the BC Swish in the championship game.
The Marion County Knights soccer team held their annual awards banquet on Monday of last week, with numerous players taking home honors due to their performances both on and off the field for the 2011 season.
John Southall won the Best Offensive Award, while Alex Smith took home the Best Defensive Award. Satchel Tatum received the Coaches Award, while Jared Wheatley and Jordan Mattingly won the 110 percent Award. The Team Scholars Award went to Michael and Joey Costello, and Noah Swencki received the All-Conference Award.