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Today's Sports

  • Girls cruise to 23-point win

    After a high scoring but close first quarter, the Marion County Lady Knights pulled away and defeated Taylor County by 23 points Friday night, homecoming night, with a final score of 61-38. Three Lady Knights scored in double figures to lead the Lady Knights, with sophomore Makayla Epps leading the way with a game high 17 points.

  • Freshman Knights win district

    Saturday morning the Marion County Knights freshman team competed in the 20th district tournament held at Marion County High School. The Knights headed into the tournament as the No. 1 seed with an unblemished record of 6-0 on the regular season. After dispatching the Campbellsville Eagles in their opening round game by a score of 57-35, Marion County faced a tough opponent in Taylor County. After a close and hard fought game throughout, the freshman Knights were able to come back and defeat the Cardinals with a final score of 48-46 to capture the 2010-11 20th district title.

  • Lady Knights fall to...

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team hosted the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers at the Roby Dome Thursday.
    The match-up of two top 10 ranked teams did not disappoint the fans, as the game was close throughout.  Elizabethtown made all nine of their free throw attempts in the fourth quarter, and only missed one free throw throughout the entire game to defeat the Lady Knights by nine points, with a final score of 55-46.
    “When a team shoots 20-21 it’s tough to beat especially if you get behind,” Head Coach Trent Milby said.

  • Girls dominate Commanderettes

    Saturday the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team traveled to Springfield to take on the Washington County Lady Commanderettes. Nine different Lady Knights scored as Marion County cruised to a 24 point win over Washington County, defeating the Commanderettes by a final score of 66-42.  Junior Bre Elder led the way for the Lady Knights with a game high 18 points.

  • Girls fall to Mercy on last...

    The Marion County Lady Knights traveled to Bellarmine University to take on the No. 2 ranked Mercy Academy Jaguars in the Louisville Invitational Tournament Friday afternoon. After being down by seven points at halftime, the Lady Knights played neck and neck with the Jaguars in the second half, but suffered the heartbreaking defeat of just two points when Mercy’s Whitney Hartlage hit the game winning shot at the buzzer.

  • Knights dominate Cardinals

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team traveled to Bardstown to play the Nelson County Cardinals Friday.
    After starting off the first half pretty evenly matched, the Knights used a monstrous third quarter to give themselves a nice advantage over the Cardinals, eventually going on to win the game by a final score of 60-49. Junior John Southall paced the way for the Knights with a career high 21 points. Junior Carlos Litsey helped the Knights’ cause with another double-double, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.

  • Five games are on tap for this...

    Tomorrow night, the Lady Knights will be back at home to face a very tough Elizabethtown squad. The Lady Panthers are currently ranked in the top 10 in the state along with the Lady Knights. Elizabethtown is ranked ahead of Marion County in 5th region rankings. Elizabethtown currently holds a record of 19-1 with their only loss coming to DuPont Manual in the Republic Bank Classic. The Lady Knights also lost to DuPont Manual Saturday.

  • Sports Briefs

    State tournament draw held
    Friday, the draw for the position of the teams in the Sweet 16 state tournaments was held. In the girls drawing, the 5th region was paired up against the 10th region in a game to be played at 9 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday March 9 at E.A. Diddle arena in Bowling Green.

  • Knights’ streak snapped

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team played the Elizabethtown Panthers on the road Saturday. Early foul trouble to key inside players allowed Elizabethtown’s big men to run wild and score 24 points each. Sophomore Vincent Collins tallied a double-double after picking up three fouls in the first half with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Josh Brockman and junior John Southall each chipped in a team high 12 points in the loss.

  • Linescores 2-2-11

    SUNDAY
    Marion County Youth Basketball League
    8- & 9-Year-Old Boys
    at St. Charles Middle School
    Championship Game
    Pistons 43: Ty Walston 4, DeSean Taylor 14, Addison Hardin 1, Owen Mattingly 22, Jacob Hawkins 2.
    Pacers 32: Trevor Douglas 17, Travis Wiser 14, Ashton Lanham 1.

    8- & 9-Year-Old Girls
    at St. Charles Middle School
    Championship Game
    Sparks 17: Savannah Benningfield 7, Lauren Ferrell 2, Savannah Johnson 3, Abby Scott 5.