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Today's Sports

  • Knights round out regular season

    With only five home games remaining, the Marion County High School baseball team looks to finish the regular season strong.

    On Wednesday, the Knights host Nelson County (14-12) at 5:30 p.m.

    "They have some kids that can play, we've seen them in the past," Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "It should be a good game and fun to watch. It's going to be all about the team that makes the routine plays. (Nelson County Head Coach David) Sparrow took over and has done a good job."

    On Thursday, the Knights host LaRue County (15-11) at 5:30 p.m.

  • Knights win HAC

    For the second straight year, the Marion County High boy's tennis team has dominated the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament.

    Last year, Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette won the doubles championship while Joseph George placed second in the singles championship.

    This year, the Knights completed the sweep with Austin Spalding winning the singles championship and Swencki and Burdette repeating as doubles champs.

  • Two ejected in district game

    An incident in the second inning of a crucial 20th District game could affect the outcome of Marion County High School baseball team's season.

    The Knights led Campbellsville 3-0 after the top of the second inning in a game that would likely determine the No. 1 seed in the 20th District tournament.

    Senior Tyler Wright took the mound in the bottom of the second inning after pitching a shut out first inning and allowing one hit.

  • Epps officially hired as MCHS...

    Former Marion County High School and University of Kentucky standout Anthony Epps was officially named the head coach for the boy's basketball program at Marion County High School on Friday.

    Epps was the recommended candidate presented to the Site Based Decision Making council by MCHS Principal Taylora Schlosser. The council voted to approve the hiring of Epps at the special called meeting.

    Players from last season's team showed up for the announcement, including Kendrick Knopp, John Southall and Dalton Mills.

  • Lady Knights keep winning

    After another solid week, the Marion County High School softball team improved to 12-4 overall.

    With district wins Monday and Tuesday, the Lady Knights can claim the first seed in the district tournament. Results from the Taylor County and Campbellsville games were unknown at press time.

    Marion County 15, Bardstown 0

  • Tennis tournament play begins

    Tournament play begins this week for the Marion County High School tennis teams.

    The field was set for both boys and girls on Sunday night. Here's a look at the pairings.

    Marion County claimed the number one seeds across the board in boys and girls singles and doubles play.

    In boys play, Austin Spalding and Jordan Culver enjoy first round byes on opposite sides of the bracket in singles play.

    In doubles play, Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette claimed the number one seed and enjoy a first round bye as do Joseph George and Alex Mayo.

  • Epps named MCHS boys basketball...

    Former Marion County High School and University of Kentucky standout Anthony Epps was officially named the head coach for the boys basketball program at Marion County High School on Friday.

    Epps was the recommended candidate presented to the site-based decision making council by MCHS principal Taylora Schlosser. The council voted to approve the hiring of Epps at the special called meeting.

  • Knights hope to close out strong

    Another solid week of action improves the Marion County High School baseball team's record to 10-7. The Knights faced Adair County on Tuesday on the road and play Campbellsville Thursday on the road to close out regular season district play.

    A win against Adair County and a win against Campbellsville while scoring four runs will clinch the number one seed in the district tournament for the Knights.

    Here's a recap of last week's games.

    Marion County 6, John Hardin 4

  • Mattingly wins Bike & Hike

    Marion County High School senior Matthew Mattingly recently signed on to run cross-country at Lindsey Wilson College. To celebrate, he went out and won his second consecutive 5K in Lebanon by winning the Bike & Hike 5K at Graham Memorial Park on Saturday.

    Mattingly also beat the field in September during the Ham Days Pokey Pig 5K.

    Mattingly finished the Bike & Hike in 23:16.15 after missing a turn earlier in the race. Despite the missed turn, he still finished first but added minutes to his finishing time.

  • Park expansion fields open for...

    A massive project came to fruition for the city and county last week as the first pitch was tossed at the new expansion baseball fields at Graham Memorial Park.

    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw fired the first pitch off at the new fields Monday of last week and was followed by a pitch from Roscoe, the mascot for the Bowling Green Hot Rods minor league baseball team.