Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Football team to begin off-...


    If Jeff Robbins preaches physicality then this is where his teaching begins.

    The Marion County High School football team will head back into the weight room to start building the foundation for next season, just a little over a month after their final game of the season.

    Robbins said the team, including current eighth-graders, is to report to off-season conditioning on Jan. 4 after school at the MCHS fitness center. The players will begin lifting on Monday, Wednesday and Friday's for the remainder of the spring semester.

  • 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, Dec. 22, in the finals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

    In a match up against the state's top two 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.

  • Knights finally fall in Clinton...

    An undefeated run through the regular season ended for the Knights last week in Clinton County during the Twin Lakes Holiday Classic.

    After starting 6-0, the Marion County High School boys basketball team faltered in the final seconds against Rockcastle County. After enduring a three game skid, the Knights were back on track with back-to-back wins in the Mordecai's Holiday Homecoming Classic at the Roby Dome over the weekend.

    Here's a look at the Knights games over the last week.

    Marion County 63, Leslie County 52

  • Lady Knights off to best start...

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team is off to their best start this decade.

    In the 2003-04 season, the Lady Knights charged out to a 6-0 start and finished the season 15-13 under former Head Coach Freddie Leathers. The current edition of the Lady Knights are currently 7-0, the best start this decade and current Head Coach Trent Milby's best start anywhere he's coached.

  • Knights host annual holiday...

    Santa Claus will return to Lebanon during the early hours on Friday morning and he brings with him seven teams to compete in this year's Mordecai's/Snappy Tomato Holiday Homecoming Classic at the Roby Dome.

    This year's field includes Taylor County (4-3), Iroquois (5-3), East Jessamine (2-2), Elizabethtown (2-6), Simon Kenton (5-2), Washington County (0-6) and the Australian travel team.

    Some players to watch include Iroquois junior Shawntae Gibbs and Elizabethtown seniors Curtis Washington and Chris Ulis.

  • Knights and Lady Knights reach...

    The Marion County High School boys and girls basketball teams will be playing in the finals of the holiday tournaments they are competing in.

    The Knights knocked off Taylor County 65-63 to advance out of pool play as a number one seed. They played Iroquois on Tuesday at 9 p.m. in the Mordecai’s Holiday Homecoming Classic at the Roby Dome.

    The Lady Knights are in their second consecutive tournament finals after beating Bullitt East 47-27 on Monday in the Greenwood Holiday Classic. They play Clay County at 7 p.m. in Bowling Green.

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  • JV Knights go 2-0

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  • Knights jump out to best start...

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