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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Knights return with...

    The Marion County High School girl's tennis team lost no one to graduation after last season and bring back several conference champions.

    Senior Kameron Simmons, last year's Heartland Athletic Conference (HAC) tournament singles champion, leads the Lady Knights in singles competition.

    "Kameron Simmons returns as our number one singles. She is hoping to have a strong season again this year and defend her Heartland Conference singles champion title," girl's tennis Head Coach Angela Holt said.

  • Youth on display

    With twin towers on the mound, anything can happen this season for Marion County's baseball squad.

    Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding and his team will lean heavily on senior Tyler Wright at times as the team tries to improve on last season's 14-12 record.

    "Tyler Wright brings a presence. He's a kid that has been around many parks and many games," Spalding said.

  • Football practice begins

    Tuesday of last week, the process began to fill the biggest football uniforms Marion County has seen in recent history.

    With the departure of Wes Stayton, Derrick Mattingly, Dustin Crane and Zack Shewmaker, the Marion County Knights football team looks to replace enormous amounts of size and experience on the line.

    Knights football Head Coach Jeff Robbins and his staff began the search for replacements at the kick off of spring practice.