Today's Sports

  • Spalding promoted to assistant...

    Robert Spalding will be taking over the role as assistant coach and junior varsity head coach for the Marion County High School girl's basketball program.

    Spalding was promoted by Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby to assistant coach from a volunteer assistant last season. Spalding replaces Anthony Epps, who served as an assistant until recently being hired as the boy's basketball head coach.

    Milby said Deasha Atkinson would remain in the same role as an assistant coach and in charge of the freshman program. Milby said she wished to remain in that position.

  • Lady Knights win C-ville...

    After a 13-4 start to the season, the Marion County High School softball team limped through last week and is currently 16-8. Losses to Boyle County, Taylor County, Mercer County and Hart County set the Lady Knights back in district and region play.

    On a positive note, the Lady Knights won the Campbellsville Invitational Tournament over the weekend after falling to Hart County 6-5 in the first round.

  • Knights take their lumps

    After a tough week, the Marion County High School baseball emerged with a 12-11 record with five games to play before the 20th District tournament.

    Marion County 5, Wayne County 0

    The Knights ended the weekend with a victory while riding Joe Lewis and Paul Spalding for a win on Saturday afternoon at Pulaski County.

    Lewis threw a complete game for the Knights, giving up only four hits and walking none.

  • Knights win HAC; girls finish...

    Marion County dominated at the Heartland Athletic Conference championship meet last Tuesday at LaRue County High School as the boy's team won the overall meet and the girl's team finished second.

    The Knights also dominated individual performances as Kendal Taul won the Ewing Award for the boys and Jassmine Franklin won the award for the girls.

    The boy's team scored 212 points in the meet, beating second place Green County by nearly 100 points to capture the championship.

    The girl's team scored 134 points, losing to Green County who finished with 188 points.

  • Knights earn a high seed

    Mother Nature limited the action on the field for the Marion County High School baseball team last week but the Knights managed to come away with the No. 2 seed in the upcoming 20th District tournament.

    Marion County 12, Adair County 2

    With a win on Friday at Adair, the Knights moved to 11-8 overall and secured the number two seed in district tournament play. The Knights swept the regular season series with Adair County, who finished regular season play 0-6 in district play and earning the four seed in the 20th District tournament.

  • Knights round out regular season

    With only five home games remaining, the Marion County High School baseball team looks to finish the regular season strong.

    On Wednesday, the Knights host Nelson County (14-12) at 5:30 p.m.

    "They have some kids that can play, we've seen them in the past," Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "It should be a good game and fun to watch. It's going to be all about the team that makes the routine plays. (Nelson County Head Coach David) Sparrow took over and has done a good job."

    On Thursday, the Knights host LaRue County (15-11) at 5:30 p.m.

  • Knights win HAC

    For the second straight year, the Marion County High boy's tennis team has dominated the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament.

    Last year, Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette won the doubles championship while Joseph George placed second in the singles championship.

    This year, the Knights completed the sweep with Austin Spalding winning the singles championship and Swencki and Burdette repeating as doubles champs.

  • Two ejected in district game

    An incident in the second inning of a crucial 20th District game could affect the outcome of Marion County High School baseball team's season.

    The Knights led Campbellsville 3-0 after the top of the second inning in a game that would likely determine the No. 1 seed in the 20th District tournament.

    Senior Tyler Wright took the mound in the bottom of the second inning after pitching a shut out first inning and allowing one hit.

  • 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