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Today's Sports

  • Milby named Coach of the Year

    Last week, The Louisville Courier-Journal named Trent Milby as girl's basketball Coach of the Year in Kentucky.

    Girl's basketball coaches across the state vote on the award recipient. Milby narrowly edged four other coaches for the honor. He received 15 of the 97 votes cast.

    Rockcastle County's Chrysti Noble finished second with 12 votes. Mercy's Mark Evans, Newport Central Catholic's Ron Dawn and Madison Central's Robbie Cooksey tied for third with 11 votes each.

  • Knights spar during intra-squad...

    After three weeks of cumbersome drills, the Knights appeared thrilled to give each other a beat down Thursday night at John J. Boswell Stadium.

    The Marion County High School football team held its annual Maroon - White intra-squad scrimmage on Thursday and team members showed plenty of gusto for pounding each other on the gridiron.

    "All and all we were very, very pleased," Knights Head Coach Jeff Robbins said. "Their physicality was great. They got after it. That was very pleasing to us."

  • Knights shine in KOB

    For the second season in a row, Marion County has served up a lasting impression at the King of the Bluegrass tennis tournament in Louisville.

    The Marion County High School boy's tennis team finished fourth overall out of 16 teams in the 2010 Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass tournament over the weekend. Teams traveled from Ohio and West Virginia to participate.

  • Lady Knights nab honors

    A few familiar names came away with more hardware after the Lady Knights sensational season on the hardwood. Several players won awards at the recent Marion County High School girl's basketball banquet.

    Freshman Kyvin Goodin-Rogers earned honors for doing the dirty work, winning the shot blocker award and the leading rebounder award. Goodin-Rogers now holds the school record for most blocks in a season with 91.

    Freshman Makayla Epps finished the season as the leader in two-point field goal percentage, assists, free throw percentage and as the leading scorer.

  • Knights pitching staff steps up

    Marion County finished the weekend with two wins and a loss and relied heavily on their pitching staff along the way.

    The Marion County High School baseball team traveled to Green County over the weekend to compete in the Wooden Bat Invitational. With crafty work from their young bullpen, the Knights threw two shutouts in three games.

  • Lady Knights roll

    With a year of experience with Trent Milby at the reins, the Lady Knights are becoming more consistent.

    Last week was a good example of their maturity as they finished with two wins and a loss. While the Lady Knights are still off and on, Milby thinks a year of experience has helped.

    "We're trying to get more consistent," Milby said. "They just focus in on what they've got to do. When they focus in we're pretty good."

    Here's a look at last week's games.

    Marion County 3, Mercer County 1

  • Baseball team faces busy week

    The Marion County baseball team takes on a tough schedule this week, facing a tough 12th Region foe and participating in their first wooden bat tournament.

    On Thursday, the Knights travel to Boyle County to face the Rebels.

    "They're always pretty solid. They're one of the better teams in the state," baseball Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "They always play a pretty tough schedule."

  • Maroon - White scrimmage set for...

    Marion County football Head Coach Jeff Robbins and his staff entered spring practice with a lot of questions. Practice is officially over after Thursday's Maroon - White scrimmage, but a lot of those questions will remain unanswered.

    "Right now we're just trying to see where everybody is," Robbins said. "Some guys have stepped up. Some guys need to step up, because they're not there yet. All and all it's been a very productive spring practice."

  • Lady Knights start strong

    The Marion County High School softball team started the season off strong after winning two out of three games in their first week.

    The Lady Knights thumped Lincoln County 12-1 on Friday at Lincoln.

    "We hit the ball pretty good that day. Our defense played really good," Heach Coach Trent Milby said. "Allye Hamilton pitched really well against Lincoln County. That's probably her best-pitched game other than Nelson. We made the plays against Lincoln."

  • Knights nab one of three

    After a week of regular season play in the books, Marion County stands with a win and two losses. The Knights saw moments of mastery as well as fleeting follies during their first three games.

    One bright spot for the young Knights is sophomore Eric Farmer, who cranked two home runs in the first two games of the season. He finished the week going four for six at the plate and accounting for eight runs.