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Today's Sports

  • March 22 was Lady Knights Day in...

    In recognition of the Marion County Lady Knights winning the 2013 Sweet 16 and finishing the season 39-0, the Marion County Fiscal Court has approved a resolution declaring March 22 as Lady Knights Day.

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly told the team during the March 21 fiscal court meeting that the court and the entire county was proud of them for their accomplishments on and off the court.

    Here is the text of the proclamation:

    MARION COUNTY LADY KNIGHTS DAY

    FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

  • Track teams start season at...

    The Marion County High School track team opened its season March 12 by traveling to Nelson County, which was hosting its first track meet since 2000.  The girls team finished seventh overall with seven points, and the boys team finished sixth with 49 points.
     “I thought our kids did a great job in some adverse weather,” Marion County Coach Keith Brown said,   “The meet was the first one of the season and had a few glitches to work through, but our kids responded well. Hopefully by late April, we will be hitting the marks we need.”

  • Coyote season coming to Kentucky

    To start, congratulations to the MCHS girls basketball team on a great year … you were perfect!
    So what’s coming up? Well, for the hunters we have our spring turkey season. For our youth hunters, the season runs April 6-7. Everyone else can turkey hunt April 13 through May 5. Limit is one per day, two per season no matter how you take them. As an example: I plan on taking one bird with my shotgun and one with my crossbow … total of two.

  • The Game Plan, March 20

    March 21   

    Bethlehem at Knights Baseball

    Green County at Lady Knights Softball

    Track Meet at Green County

    Knights, Lady Knights Tennis at Adair County

     

    March 22

    Knights Baseball at Larue County

    Thomas Nelson and Nelson County at Knights, Lady Knights Tennis

    Lady Knights Softball at Casey County

     

    March 24

  • Lady Knights cap perfect season...

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team made history once again Saturday night.  
    This time, the Lady Knights won the championship game of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament at E.A. Diddle Arena and finished the season with a perfect 39-0 record.  
    This is the Lady Knights’ fourth straight state tournament appearance, and each year the team advanced further than the previous year. After falling in the final game last year, Marion County took down the Notre Dame Pandas, 52-36.

  • Dream Come True

    You ever have one of those dreams that you want so bad to come true that you can feel it? What about a dream that you had to wait four years to come true? Well, the Lady Knights have been waiting four long years for their dream to come true.
    Basketball fans in Marion County have been waiting for 20 years for their dreams to come true for another state basketball championship. In fact, today is the exact 20th anniversary of the Marion County Knights win at Rupp Arena over Dunbar to bring home the first state title in school history.  

  • STATE CHAMPIONS!!!!!

    The Marion County Lady Knights wrapped up a perfect 39-0 season by winning the 2013 state championship.

    Marion County defeated the Notre Dame Pandas in the Girls Sweet 16 final, 52-36.

    Marion County High School Principal Stacy Hall said a welcome home celebration has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Roby Dome.

    Here is a recap of the game:

  • Lady Knights will take on Notre...

    In one of the better games of the tournament so far, the Lady Pandas from Notre Dame made nearly all their free throws down the stretch to defeat Manual 64-60 in the second semifinal game of the Sweet 16.  Notre Dame has now advanced to the state championship game and will play Marion County tonight at 8:00 PM central time or 9:00 PM eastern time. 

  • Marion County to face Notre Dame...

    The Marion County Lady Knights (38-0) will face the 9th Region champion Notre Dame Pandas (29-5) for the state championship in the 2013 Girls Sweet 16 at 9 p.m. Eastern time/8 p.m. Central time in Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

    Marion County has rolled through its first three opponents in this year's Sweet 16. The Lady Knights are averaging 69 points per game and allowing 41.3 points. Notre Dame is averaging 56.3 points per game in the state tournament, while allowing 50.7 points.

     

  • Marion County defeats Anderson...