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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Five candidates remain

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  • At least 50 seek to replace...

    The end of the Tim Peterson era at Marion County High School has produced a large amount of interest in the boy's basketball coaching position.

    As of Sunday night, Marion County High School athletic director Stacey Hall said he's been contacted by at least 50 applicants with letters of interest and resumes since Peterson's departure in late February.

    The list hasn't been narrowed down to contenders yet, according to Hall.

  • Lady Knights named All-State

    Heading into their sophomore and junior seasons, the expectations are only getting higher for Makayla Epps, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Bre Elder.

    All three were named All-State by one or both the Associated Press and The Courier-Journal's All-State teams.

    Epps was named first team All-State by the AP and The Courier-Journal. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers was named first team All-State by The Courier-Journal and second team All-State by The Associated Press. Bre Elder was named third team All-State by The Courier-Journal.

    Was getting named All-State a goal for these girls?