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Today's Sports

  • Spalding and company are staying

    After resigning last week, Marion County High School Baseball Head Coach Chad Spalding has rescinded his resignation and will continue to coach next season.

    Spalding and assistant coaches Marc Brock and Will Knight handed in their resignations on Monday of last week.

    On Tuesday of last week at the school board meeting, the minutes were recorded that the contracts of those coaches were not renewed, implying that they were fired.

  • Knights hit a hot streak

    Despite a tumultuous two weeks off the field, the Marion County High School baseball team won three of four games against region competition last week during a home stand at Hourigan Field. The Knights improved their record to 15-12 overall.

    Junior Paul Spalding had a hot bat again last week as he hit two home runs in four games, both in the bottom of the sixth to change the outcome of the game.

    The Knights also bid farewell to the team's lone senior, Joseph Lewis, on Saturday during Senior Day festivities.

    Washington County 12, Marion County 3

  • Track Knights compete in...

    In their only meet last week, the Marion County High School track team finished third in the boy's competition and fourth in the girl's competition at the Bardstown High School All-Comers meet.

    The girl's team finished fourth with 73 points behind Bardstown (204), Nelson County (133) and Jeffersontown (98).

    The boy's team finished third with 119 points behind Bardstown (203) and Nelson County (127).

  • Knights ready for region

    Three matches against tough opponents have the Marion County High School tennis team ready for region play.

    Marion County 5, Mercer County 0

    The Knights were successful in their last home match of the season on Thursday, handling the Titans with ease.

    In singles play, Austin Spalding defeated Cole Keller 6-0, 6-0. Jordan Culver defeated Durham Baxter 6-1, 6-0. Alex Spalding defeated Alex Logue 6-0, 6-0. In singles exhibition play, Michael Spalding lost to Andrew Yeager 2-8.

  • Lady Knights pound Bethlehem

    The Marion County High School softball team saw limited action last week due to weather but used their energy to wail on Bethlehem High School on Thursday at Bethlehem.

    Six runs in the fourth inning would put the Lady Knights up 12-0 and set up a five-inning blow out against the Banshees at Bethlehem.

  • Lady Knights reign at HAC

    It was an all Marion County final at the Heartland Athletic Conference tennis tournament on Wednesday of last week at Miller Park in Campbellsville.

    Kameron Simmons defeated teammate Leanna Begley (4-6)(6-4)(6-2) in a close one to set up their second consecutive HAC tournament final against one another. Last year the two described the final as a dream match up and their wish was granted again this year.

  • 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.