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Today's Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights beat C...

    Marion County steadily built a 6-1 lead before Campbellsville's Brenna Wethington sent a two-run home run over the left field fence. Suddenly, now only three runs separated these two district rivals last Monday with an inning left to play.
    Playing on their home away from home, the Lady Knights were able to stay undefeated in district play with a 6-3 win against the Lady Eagles (7-11, 2-2) in a game moved to Graham Memorial Park due to a rain-soaked Talley Field. 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights...

    Marion County looked to build some momentum before play in the Heartland Conference, but a tough outing at LaRue County Thursday foiled those plans.
    "It was rough," Marion County Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was really, really rough for us."

  • MCHS track teams finish second...
  • Vaught’s Views: California guard...

    By Larry Vaught

    It was not a surprise to Justin Downer when California guard Jemarl Baker got a scholarship offer from Kentucky earlier this month — or that he accepted it.
    “He is a kid that is very confident in his abilities,” said Downer.
    Downer is an assistant coach on for Earl Watson Elite — the team Baker played for on the Under Armor circuit last summer and made a league-best 41 3-pointers.

  • BASEBALL: Marion County...

    District play continues for Marion County with two games at Adair County (6 p.m., tomorrow) and at home against Taylor County (5:30 p.m., April 25). Marion County however has two games in between the two district games against DuPont Manual (11:30 a.m., Saturday) and Butler (2 p.m., Saturday). Both games in Louisville will be played at DuPont Manual High School. 

  • The Game Plan

    April 20
    BASEBALL
    Knights at Adair Co., 6 p.m.

    TRACK
    Knights at Heartland Conference (at Green Co.)

    April 21
    TRACK
    Knights at Eastern Relays (at U of L Cardinal Park)

    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at Mercer Co., 6 p.m.

    April 22
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. DuPont Manual (11:30 a.m.) and Butler (2 p.m.) at DuPont Manual High School

    TENNIS
    Knights at Heartland Conference

  • Everyone's a critic

    Everyone's a critic. 

  • Makayla makes Marion County...

    Makayla Epps’ ultimate dream came true last week when she was drafted into the WNBA.
    She was drafted No. 33 overall by the Chicago Sky.
    "It was a surreal feeling," said Epps, the leading scorer for the Wildcats her senior season. "That's always been my childhood dream. That's the reason I picked up a ball. I wanted to get drafted, so to see my name come across, pick 33, round three to Chicago, I busted out into tears. My childhood dreams have been fulfilled, and it was just a really good feeling." 

  • SOFTBALL: Carpenter hits two...

    Elise Carpenter hit two home runs, Haley Mattingly pitched her second perfect game this season in three innings, and Marion County used a 10-run first inning to blow past Adair County (1-10, 0-1) 15-0 in the opening game of regular season district play for both teams April 10.
    "When you score 10 runs in the first inning, it makes it hard for the other team to do anything," Lady Knights Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. "We hit the ball really well. They didn’t give it to us." 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights...

    The Knights were a bit sluggish coming off Spring Break last Monday against John Hardin at Graham Memorial Park April 10, with both the boys and girls winning only one match each on the afternoon. In doubles, Hank Hardin and Collin Abell pulled off a win, 7-5, 6-0. Emily Gordon, for the girls, also won her singles match, 6-3, 6-3. However, Ireland Cassidy lost her singles match 4-6, 5-7, and both girls doubles teams lost. Hope Rawlings and Brooke Davis fell 0-6, 4-6 and Mya Emmons and Eden Kessler fell 0-6. 1-6.