Today's Sports

  • Lady Knights go 2-0 for the week

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team wasted no time against the Washington County Lady Commanders on Friday night during their home opener at the Roby Dome.

    Washington County came within one point at 5-4 with 3:35 to play in the first quarter but they would never threaten the Lady Knights lead again. The quick and feisty Lady Knights spent the next four minutes going on a 14-0 run to put them up 19-4 early in the second quarter. The Lady Knights never let off the gas after that, extending the lead to 19 points at halftime.

  • Freshmen, JV Knights, Lady...

    The Marion County junior varsity and freshmen Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams continued their seasons last week.

    The junior varsity Knights beat Washington County on the road. The Knights outlasted the Commanders 53-25. Brian Loper led the way for Knights with 15 points. Marquise Douglas and Justin Price added 11 points apiece. Josh Brockman and Dalton Mills both added five points. Valis Mudd had four and Kendrick Knopp had three.  

    Marion           14  11  14  14  --  53

  • Miles honored, Bullitt East...

    Marion County High School's Eric Miles was honored on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium during the Class 4A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.

    Miles was previously named co-player of the year in the district from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association, sharing the honors with North Bullitt's Dalton Cissell, one of the state's leading running backs.

    He received the award at halftime of the Bullitt East and Bell County game.

  • Lady Knights outgun Washington...

     Bre Elder led the way for the Lady Knights against Washington County on Friday at the Roby Dome. 

    Elder picked up 22 points with her gritty play in the post. No other Lady Knight scored in double figures. 

    Check Wednesday's print edition for more details and statistics. 

  • Knights roll 71-47

     Chris Southall led the way for the Marion Count Knights as they beat Washington County 71-47 on Friday night at the Roby Dome. 

    Southall had 17 points while Derrick Cissell added 11. D.J. Hall and Deshawn Douglas added 10 apiece. 

    Marion County play East Jessamine on Saturday at Garrard County High School. Check out Wednesday's print edition for more details and statistics. 

  • Knights come up short against...

    The Marion County Knights boys' basketball team fought hard all night but in the end Waggener High School's height would have the Knights coming up short.

    Down as many as 19 in the second half, a late three pointer by Chuck Elder would bring the Knights back within two points at 74-72 with 3:31 to play. The small but loud crowd at the Roby Dome erupted after Elder's three. Austin Spalding brought the Knights even closer at the three-minute mark, putting them behind 75-74.

  • Lady Knights win, Knights fall...

     The Marion County High School Lady Knights (2-1) basketball team beat Adair County (1-2) 57-48 on Tuesday night at Adair County.

    The Knights (0-2) fell to district power Adair County (3-0) 58-41 on Tuesday night at Adair County.

    The boys and girls will face Washington County in a double header at the Roby Dome on Friday night. Tip off is set for 6:30 p.m. for the girls and 8 p.m. for the boy. 

  • Knights take on a heavy schedule

    The Marion County Knights boys' basketball team has a big week ahead, opening district play and facing region foes.

    Tuesday night the boys faced a tough Adair County (2-0) team that features two of the best players in the region in Darren Ballou and Nick Fudge.

  • Lady Knights can't stop...

    The Marion County High School girls' basketball team took an early season loss against highly touted Christian Academy of Louisville (CAL) (3-0) on Saturday night at Central Hardin High School.

    The Lady Knights trailed the entire game but pulled within four with about two minutes to play in the third at 32-28.

    Two quick fouls on Andrea King shifted the momentum back to CAL. They would never get any closer, with Christian Academy's defense holding them to four points in the fourth quarter and only 11 points in the second half.

  • Lady Knights open district play...

    The Marion County High School girls' basketball team faced region foe Adair County (1-1) on Tuesday night on the road.

    Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby said that the Lady Indians were a young team like Marion County.

    "They've got some decent size," he said. "We expect zone defense from them. We'll have to get after them and use the press to our advantage. If we get some easy baskets it seems to get us going."

    The Lady Indians beat region opponent John Hardin (0-3) 71-54 and lost to region contender Green County (2-0) 66-48.