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Today's Sports

  • Knight train derails

    The Marion County Knights played their big brother in the cold weather Friday night in Bullitt County. Big brother wasn't messing around.

    The Bullitt East Chargers beat the Marion County Knights in the same fashion the Knights have won all season - with a bruising ground attack.

    Knights' Head Coach Jeff Robbins put it simply.

    "We got whipped up front," he said. "Bullitt East played better on both sides up front. They took it to our guys. We didn't respond."

  • Soccer Knights awards announced

    Marion County High School boys' soccer Head Coach Greg Conley announced the team award winners at the soccer banquet, which was held Wednesday of last week. They are as follows:

    Varsity captains - Cody Smith, Derek Cissell and Chris Southall

    Junior Varsity captains - John Southall, Ethan Drury and Dylan Browning

    Varsity Most Improved - Evan Carter

    Junior Varsity Most Improved - Paul Spalding

    Best Offensive Award - Evan Childers

    Best Defensive Award - Chris Southall

    Coaches Award - Mark Corbett

  • Several Knights named to All-...

    Several Knights were named to the District Four Region Two Class 4-A All-District team recently.

    Making first team All-District on offense were quarterback Eric Miles, receiver Bryson Bell and guard Wes Stayton.

    Making second team offense was tackle Dustin Crane.

    First team defense included linemen Jacob Tabor and Chris Means.

    Second team defense featured linebacker T.J. Jones, linebacker Dylan Peterson and defensive back David Litsey.

  • Knights advance, beat Fairdale,...

    In a match up touted as the "Game of the Week" on WHAS 11 in Louisville, the Knights and Bulldogs didn't disappoint.

    Bryson Bell's last of three touchdowns, on a 12-yard scamper, secured a win for the Marion County Knights with under two minutes to play Friday night at Greschel Stadium in Louisville.

    David Litsey's interception off a deep ball from Fairdale's Bradley Vincent to standout receiver Quintrel Morris ruined any chance the Bulldogs had for a miraculous comeback.

  • Local teams fare well in flag...

    Local flag footballers fared well Saturday during the Heart of Kentucky Flag Football Showdown at Graham Memorial Park. Two of the four final teams were local, according to event organizer Eric Daugherty.

    Team captains David Hazelwood and Chad Spalding led their teams to the final four but couldn't get past "Campbellsville High Alum" and a Casey County team, who squared off in the final. The Casey County team came away with the title.

  • Knights hold on, dispatch...

    The Marion County Knights recovered a Green County desperation onside kick with about 21 seconds to go in the game to secure another victory Friday night at Green County.

    As the clock hit all zeros, the Knights led 24-20 and secured an 8-2 record on the season and momentum heading into next week's playoff match against Fairdale.

  • Cross Country misses state

    The Marion County High School cross-country team was a pulled muscle away from missing the state meet coming up.

    Matthew Mattingly, who made the state meet easily last year, came up lame during the Class 2A Region Two meet on Saturday afternoon, according to Head Coach Sherbie King. Mattingly was noticeably in pain as he crossed the finish line.

    King said throughout the year Mattingly has consistently been 15 to 20 seconds behind Taylor County's Wes Colvin, who finished second in the region.

  • Lebanon Middle School to play at...

    The Lebanon Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team will vie for their second state championship in as many years on Nov. 28 at 1:30 p.m. at Rupp Arena.

    The undefeated squad dispatched Crawford, Martin, Wayne County and Lincoln County on Saturday and Sunday to set up a title bout against Crosby in Rupp.

    The Lady Patriots hosted the conference tournament championship Monday night. Results were not known at press time.

    Head Coach Trent Milby did not return a phone message before deadline and was unavailable for comment.

  • Knights open postseason against...

    On paper the Marion County Knights and the Fairdale Bulldogs are totally different teams. Friday night, fans will get to see how that translates to real life action.

    The Knights (8-2) travel to Fairdale's Greschel Stadium to take on the Bulldogs (6-3) in what Knights' Head Coach Jeff Robbins billed as one of the top first round playoff matches in the state.

    The Knights kick off the Class 4-A Region Two playoffs, hoping to extend their season by five games and making it to the championship game of the 4A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.

  • Knights hold on, dispatch...

                    The Marion County Knights recovered an onside kick with 25 seconds to go in the game to secure another victory Friday night at Green County.

    As the clock hit all zeros, the Knights led 24-20 and secured an 8-2 season and momentum heading into next week’s playoff match against Fairdale.