Today's Sports

  • Knights win OT thriller

    The Marion County High School boys travelled to Campbellsville for a 20th district game Friday. In a game in which neither  team ever led by more than seven points, the teams ended regulation deadlocked, 50-50. In overtime, the Knights managed two more points than the Eagles to win 56-54 and improve to 8-8 on the season.
    The opening quarter would set the tone for the entire game. Neither team led by more than two points, and a pair of free throws by Jalen Powell left the score tied 11 to end the quarter.

  • The other side of sports

    As a fan of sports, I find myself scouring the Internet looking at reports and stories about sports I am not familiar with. While doing this lately, I ran across a story that caught my attention. I am almost embarrassed to admit that I was unaware of this, but I was until I did a little investigating.

  • Lady Knights are ranked...

    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 4

    Marion County: No. 6 (15-0) as of Jan. 6

    USA Today Sports Super25

    Marion County: No. 8 (16-0)

    Computer ranking No. 12 as of Jan. 9

    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll

    Marion County: No. 7

    National Poll: No. 21 (16-0) as of Jan. 10


    Lexington Herald Leader

    Marion County: No. 1 (15-0) as of Jan. 7

  • Countdown to 3,000

    After the win over DuPont Manual Saturday evening, in which Makayla Epps had 37 points, she now has 2,889 career points. She needs 111 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 19 other girls basketball players in Kentucky to reach that milestone since 1975.
    She currently is averaging 22.6 points per game. Last season, Epps broke the Marion County single game scoring record with 44 points at Scott County.

  • Lady Knights improve to 18-0

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and have ran their record to 18-0. On Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hosted Lexington Catholic at the Roby Dome. Marion County was in control all the way and cruised to an easy 75-27 win. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 27 points.

  • The Game Plan, Jan 16

    Jan. 17


    Aquaknights vs. Bethlehem and Nelson (Away)


    Freshman Lady Knights vs. Anderson Co. (Away/6 p.m.)

    Jan. 18


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Taylor County (6 p.m./7:45 p.m.)

    Jan. 19


    Lady Knights vs. Mercy in Autism Classic (Home/6:30 p.m.)

    Knights vs. Owensboro Catholic in Autism Classic (Home/8:15 p.m.)

  • Still perfect

    In their second holiday tournament of 2012, the Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team traveled to Mount Sterling in Montgomery County to take part in the Gateway Holiday Classic at Montgomery County High School. After playing in three games over three days, the Lady Knights came away victorious in each of their contests and brought home the championship trophy from the tournament.

  • Knights split four games during...

    Recently, the Marion County High School Knights basketball team competed in the Campbellsville University Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School. In the first game, the Knights took on the Shelby County Rockets. The game was close early on before the Knights slowly pulled away and came away with a 77-55 win.
    The teams battled early as neither team led by more than two points for the first five and half minutes of the game. Late in the first period, the Knights put together 6-2 spurt to grab an 18-12 lead as the first quarter closed out.

  • MCHS to honor 1993 state...

    On Friday, Feb. 1, Marion County High School will hold “1993 night” to honor the 1993 boys basketball team’s state championship.
    According to Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, a ceremony will take place at halftime of the boys game against Taylor County.
    There will also be a mixer in the library for fans, team members and families.

  • Change of plans

    So, I had my column planned all week long. Josh and I thought it would be fun on Friday night, since there were no basketball games, to take Karli bowling for the first time. My friend from Georgetown had come down to the house to babysit Karli on Friday since her regular sitter was on a trip. She agreed that a bowling trip would be exciting. I love to bowl, so I was looking forward to it and I wanted to see how 3-year-old Karli would feel about the bowling alley.