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Today's Sports

  • Inside the Mind of Trent Milby

    Trent Milby is the head coach for the MCHS girls basketball team. His record at Marion County is 90-22.

    Briefly go through your background as a player.

    I played four years at Green County High School. I played the guard spot, mostly at the two and three position. I was primarily a spot up shooter. My senior year (1993) we went 25-7. Too bad we played when Marion County was loaded. The 1993 team has the most wins in school history.

    Briefly go through your background as a coach.

  • Total domination

    It's the midway point through the season and the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team is still looking for an opponent that can beat them.

    Undefeated at 15-0, the Lady Knights look unstoppable.

    "I thought maybe we'd have lost one or maybe two," Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby said. "I think if we stay healthy and focused there's a good possibility that we'll run the table. We played all these tough teams back-to-back."

  • Lady Knights prepare for Drake...

    There is no love lost in the Marion County and Nelson County lady hoops rivalry.

    "Pretty much they don't like us and we don't like them," Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby said about the rivalry.

    Since Nelson County star senior Samantha Drake was a freshman, the Cards and the Lady Knights have played seven times. Marion County has won four of those games - two at home, one at Nelson County and one on a neutral site.

    Drake and her supporting cast look to even up the series on Friday night at Nelson County High School.

  • Small Knights face physical task

    These small, quick Knights face a big task this week with carbon copy opponents coming up.

    Nelson County (6-5) and Boyle County (8-3) are big, bruising teams that play an opposite style of the Knights.

    The Knights face Nelson County at Nelson on Friday at 6 p.m.

  • Knights continue solid start

    Despite consecutive tough losses, the Knights can't be disappointed.

    The Knights have already improved upon last season's 8-22 season and have jumped out to a 9-5 record. After losing one of their top three players in Chuck Elder for the season, preseason predictions looked bleak for the Knights.

  • Inside the Mind of Tim Peterson

    Tim Peterson is the head coach for the MCHS boys basketball team. His record at Marion County is 94-147.

    Briefly go through your background as a player.

    I played at MCHS. Point guard, quarterback, shortstop and outfield. I was an average athlete that worked hard and listened to my coaches.

    Briefly go through your background as a coach.

  • Lady Knights beat Manual for the...

    The Marion County High School girls basketball (10-0) team knocked off DuPont Manual (7-2), 44-42, on Tuesday night of last week in the finals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

    In a match-up between the state's two top-ranked teams, the Lady Knights prevailed despite shooting 29 percent from the floor. The Lady Knights held a 38-32 rebounding edge and forced Manual into 17 turnovers.

  • Lady Knights in finals of...

    The Lady Knights are poised to win another premier holiday tournament despite a mental letdown after winning the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School last week.

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team (12-0) reached the finals of their second holiday tournament in as many weeks as of press time.

    The day after Christmas the Lady Knights traveled to Bowling Green to play in the Culver's Lady Gator Holiday Classic at Greenwood High School.

  • Four Knights get all-state nod...

    Major media outlets in Kentucky are taking notice of the 2009 Knights football squad.

    Four members of the 2009 Marion County High School football team were named to The Louisville Courier Journal's 86th annual All-State football team that was released in the Dec. 27 edition.

    Seniors Dustin Crane, Dylan Peterson, Bryson Bell and Wes Stayton all received all-state honorable mention from the newspaper. Crane and Stayton earned the honor as offensive lineman. Bell was honored as a defensive back and Peterson was honored for his work as a linebacker.

  • Knights prepare for Eagles

    On Friday night, the Marion County High School boys basketball team travels to Campbellsville High School to take on the Eagles (6-2) in district play.

    Both teams are currently undefeated in district play and are looking for an advantage in gaining the top seed during the 20th District tournament.

    According to Knights Head Coach Tim Peterson, senior guard Bryton Taylor leads the Eagles. Taylor is a six-foot-two-inch shooting guard who can play inside and outside.

    Another threat for the Eagles is senior forward Thomas Downs.