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Today's Sports

  • Knights fall short against Boyle...

    Euphoria from a first round district tournament victory over Taylor County didn't last long as eventual tournament champion Boyle County dispatched Marion County 6-0 last Wednesday night.

    Head Coach Greg Conley said the Knights traded shots with Boyle County in the first half.

    "They converted on two and we didn't," Conley said. "I thought in my heart that if it was 0-0 at halftime we could have won."

  • Lady Knights’ soccer...

    After drilling Garrard County 4-0 in the district tournament opener, the Marion County High School girls' soccer team ended their season in the second round of the 29th District tournament against Danville High School.

    The Admirals never pulled in the reins, pursuing shots on goal until late in the game, winning 6-0.

  • MCHS golf coaches recognize...

    Marion County High School golf coaches Freddie Leathers and Danny McFall recognized their success from last season and looked toward next season at this year's golf banquet on Thursday at Rosewood Golf Course.

    Leathers announced the winners of the boys' awards after dinner, which was catered by Henning's.

    Korey Hundley had the lowest junior varsity average, finishing the year at 47.2. Tommy Carrico had the lowest varsity average, finishing out at 37.9. Carrico also had the lowest tournament average, finishing the year at 75.5.  

  • Flag football showdown is Nov. 8

    Lebanon will host the second annual "Heart of Kentucky Flag Football Showdown" on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Graham Memorial Park.

    Tournament founder Eric Daugherty said the single elimination tournament will kick-off at 8 a.m. on Saturday and the championship will tentatively be played at 5 p.m. Awards and prizes will be presented at around 5:45 p.m.

    Entry fees are $80 per team. The tournament is five-on-five, with each roster being allowed three subs. Last year 20 teams competed for the title. This year the tournament will be capped off at 32 teams.

  • Lady Knights fall to Central...

    The composed Lady Knights team that went on a six match winning streak was no where to be seen Wednesday night in the semi final round of the 5th Region tournament against Central Hardin High School.

    Marion County unraveled early in both games, competing hard and then quickly losing composure. In the first game, Marion County found themselves down 7-6 only to watch the Lady Bruins go on a run to make it 18-7. The Lady Knights lost that game 25-13.

  • Lady Knights fall in region semi...

    The Marion County High School volleyball team lost to a talented Central Hardin High School team in the region semi-final on Wednesday of last week at Central Hardin High School.

    "I was disappointed that we lost but I was more disappointed with the way we lost," Head Coach David Hibbard said. "We did not show any of the heart or hustle that had been a characteristic of our team all season. Our team played scared and acted as though they did not believe they could win."

  • Knights roll for second week in...

    Marion County High School completely shut down the Campbellsville High School offense on their way to a 47-0 shut out at John J. Boswell Stadium Friday night.

    "We played defense as good as I've seen," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said.

    The Knights "Maroon Curtain" defense, as dubbed by play-by-play commentators Eric Daugherty and Jerry Fowler, clamped down on the Eagles, allowing them to only eke out 39 yards of offense.

  • Three Lady Knights earn All-...

    Three Marion County High School girls' soccer players earned regular season All-Region honors recently.

    Erica Essex, Sabrina Tom and Hillary Payne add the honor to their already impressive resumes.

    Essex earned All-District team honors during the district tournament before adding first team All-Region.

    "She's the definition of a leader," Head Coach Neil Payne said. "She's going to be a tough player to lose. A lot of players are going to have to step up to fill her shoes."

  • MCHS March Madness is Friday...

    The MCHS Knights and Lady Knights will hold their annual Midnight Madness in the Roby Dome following the Knights' football game against Anderson County this Friday, Oct. 31.

    Doors are expected to open at 10 p.m. with activities beginning at 10:30 p.m. There will be introductions of the Knights and Lady Knights players as well as boys and girls teams from St. Charles Middle School, Lebanon Middle School, and St. Augustine Grade School. Gifts and prizes will be passed out to the fans in addition to contests between all the players.

  • MCHS volleyball heads to the...

    The Marion County High School volleyball team struggled but still eked out a victory over Larue County High School in the first round of the 5th Region tournament at Central Hardin High School on Tuesday night.