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Today's Sports

  • Several Knights named to all-...

    Marion County High School senior Dylan Peterson became the second Knight in the last two seasons to at least share a piece of the District Player of the Year recently.

    Last season Eric Miles was co-player of the year with North Bullitt's Dalton Cissell. This year Peterson claims the honor by himself.

    Several of his teammates were named to the all-district team. The Knights have loaded the all-district team for the past three seasons.   

  • Lady Knights named to All Region...

    Recently two Marion County High School girls soccer players were named to the 15th Region regular season all-region team. Senior Christan Montgomery was named first team all-region while freshman Makayla Epps was named second team all-region.

    Montgomery got the nod because of her defensive skills, often times serving as a brick wall in front of the goal as the Lady Knights goalie. She took a barrage of shots against Boyle County early in the season as the Lady Knights lost in respectable fashion.

  • Mattingly earns a trip to state

    Finally, his time came. Marion County High School senior Matthew Mattingly finally achieved a goal he's had for two years by qualifying for the state cross country meet on Saturday during the region meet.

    Mattingly finished seventh out of 78 runners to qualify.

    "He was a shoe in last year but he pulled a hamstring. He's really been working hard," Cross Country Head Coach Sherbie King said. "His goal this year was to go to state. I told him before the meet he had to at least get in the top 10."

  • LaRue looks for revenge

    Revenge is never sweeter than in the playoffs.

    Friday night the LaRue County Hawks (7-4) hope to avenge a 33-7 home loss earlier this season to the Marion County Knights (9-2).

    "They have a lot of emotion, you can tell on video. It's going to be a knock down drag out I think," Knights Head Coach Jeff Robbins said.

    The Hawks are also looking to get a win against Robbins, who is 4-0 against LaRue County while serving as head coach for the Knights.

  • Knights set school record for...

    A slow start didn't stop Marion County High School (9-2) from nearly hitting the 70-point mark Friday night against Breckinridge County High School (3-8) in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs at John J. Boswell Field. It didn't stop them from setting the school record for longest winning streak at nine games either.

    Breckinridge led the Knights 14-7 early in the second quarter, shocking everyone in attendance. The Tigers passing game especially looked sharp.

  • Snagging the flag

    Chase McGuire, left, and Darren O'Bryan, right, of the Broncos try to snag the flag of a Washington County player on Tuesday night during the flag football division championship game.

    The Broncos won 21-20 in a thriller at Centre Square. They finished the season undefeated.

  • Golf award winners announced

    The girls’ and boys’ golf team award winners were recently announced at the golf banquet for Marion County High School.

    Both teams enjoyed success this season while earning respect in their regions and throughout the state. The boy's team fell in the region meet while the girl's finished runner up in the region and made a team appearance in the state tournament.

    Hayley Abell was named most valuable player for the girl's squad while Tommy Carrico took home the honor for the boys.

  • Big Strides

    A 17-year drought ended on Tuesday of last week in Greensburg.

    The Marion County High School boys cross country team shocked surrounding schools and themselves by finishing first overall as a team in the Heartland Athletic Conference meet.

    “I just wanted to have a good season,” Marion County High School cross country Head Coach Sherbie King said. “I didn’t have anything like that in mind especially against Green County, who is usually top in conference.”

  • Knights ride eight game streak...

    When you're hot, you're hot.

    Jeff Robbins and company think the Knights are peaking at the right time as they ride an eight game win streak dating back to September 11 into the playoffs. Their latest opponent, Green County, couldn't stop the Knights as home team ran away with a 48-14 victory.

    Marion County High School (8-2) looked their best against Green County High School (7-3) on Friday night at John J. Boswell Field.

  • Knights host Breckinridge to...

    The Marion County Knights begin their quest for a state championship on Friday night at John J. Boswell Field.

    The Knights (8-2) host Breckinridge County (3-7) on Friday. Breckinridge returns to the playoffs for the first time since 2000, when they went 11-2. After that season, Breckinridge struggled to win at all. They went a combined 10-67 from 2001 to 2008.

    Second year Head Coach Scott Mooney has helped swing the fortunes of Breckinridge, using a healthy dose of the option to break the playoff drought.