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Today's Sports

  • Marion County takes second in JV...

    The Marion County High School junior varsity girls basketball headed to Taylor County High School Wednesday to play in their 20th district tournament.
    After defeating Campbellsville in the opening game of the tournament, the Lady Knights fell to Adair County in a close game to take the runner-up title. Sophomores Colleen Rakes and Alexus Calhoun led the way for the junior varsity teams in each of the two games. Rakes scored 11 points in the Campbellsville game and Calhoun scored 10 points in the final against Adair County.

  • Senior night

    I have been involved in several senior night celebrations, both as a basketball and softball player and as a softball coach. Each time, it was an emotional time that I still remember to this day.

  • Knights fall to Bardstown

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team headed to Bardstown to take on the Tigers on Tuesday of last week. After a stellar first half where the Knights led by one point heading into the break, the defensive pressure by the Tigers stepped up and the baskets would not fall for the Knights in the second half.  Marion County would go on to lose this contest by a final score of 70-50, after hanging tough for much of three quarters. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with 23 points, 15 of those in the first half.

  • Knights lose in tough battle...

    The Marion County Knights took on the Trojans from North Hardin on senior night Friday night in the Roby Dome. The Knights battled all night long against the big, fast, and athletic Trojans and stayed within striking distance throughout the game. However, in the end they fell by a final score of 63-50. Senior Carlos Litsey led the way for the Knights with 13 points.

  • Lady Knights win battle of top 5...

    The Marion County Lady Knights traveled to John Hardin High School Saturday afternoon to take on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Valentine’s Day Shootout. After a close game early on in which Boone County led at the end of two quarters, the Lady Knights closed the game on a 10-0 run to seal the 65-50 victory. Junior Makayla Epps led the way for Marion County with 21 points.

  • Lady Knights Take Down Mercy...

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Mercy Lady Jaguars on Tuesday evening in their regular season finale.  With the two teams battling back and forth throughout the first half, the score remained close.  Marion County led 28-23 after two quarters.  The third period was as close as the first two as the two teams each scored at least five unanswered points at one time during the third quarter.  The Lady Knights opened up the final frame on a 12-4 spurt to break the game open.  Marion County went on to win by a final score of 59-46.

     

  • Lady Knights Defeat Boone County

    On Saturday evening the Lady Knights traveled to John Hardin High School to take on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Duke's Valentine's Shootout.  After a close game early on, Marion County battled and stayed within striking distance.  The Lady Knights closed the game on a 10-0 run to take the win by a final score of 65-50.

     

    BCHS     14    16    12    8 - 50

    MCHS     16    11    13    25-65

  • Knights Fall in Tough Battle

    The Marion County Knights took on the Trojans from North Hardin on senior night Friday night in the Roby Dome.  The Knights battled all night long against the big, fast, and athletic Trojans and stayed within striking distance throughout the game.  After tying the game at 33 point halfway through the third period, the Knights were outscored by the Trojans 30-17 for the remainder of the game and fell by a final score of 63-50.

     

  • Lady Knights defeat North Hardin

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Lady Trojans of North Hardin Friday evening on senior night in the Roby Dome.  After a close game early on, the Lady Knights were able to pull away for the 15 point win.  North Hardin led 12-11 after one quarter, but the Lady Knights used a 12-3 run to open the fourth quarter to put the game away.

     

    NHHS     12     8     13     7 - 40

  • District Pairings Set

    The pairings and times have been announced for the upcoming district tournament at Taylor County High School.  The tournament will be played on February 21-22 and 24-25.  The number one seeded Lady Knights will open up play on Tuesday February 21 at 6:30 P.M. against the number four seed Campbellsville Lady Eagles.  Later that evening, the top seeded Knights will take on the fourth seeded Eagles of Campbellsville.