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High School Sports

  • Upcoming alumni games

    Three alumni games at Marion County High School are scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.

    First, the Alumni Football Game will take place at 8 p.m., this Saturday, July 13, on John J. Boswell Field. It will be the second installation of the event.

    The first ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament will also take place at 6 p.m., July 26, at the Roby Dome.

    The Alumni Soccer Game will take place at 7 p.m., Aug. 2, at Elmer George Field at the high school.

  • Soccer teams hosting camp this summer

    The Marion County High School boys and girls soccer teams are hosting a soccer camp this summer. The camp will be from 7-9 p.m., July 29-31, at the high school. Cost to attend is $50 per child, plus $40 for additional siblings. Make checks payable to MCHS Soccer Boosters. For more information, contact Greg Conley at greg.conley@marion.kyschools.us or Daniel Johnson at daniel.johnson@marion.kyschools.us.

  • Makayla Epps takes coaching position at Woodford County

    Makayla Epps has always kept an open mind when it comes to her future, yet she’s always wanted to move up the ranks.

    So, when a chance to coach at the high school level came along, she knew she had to take it.

    Epps, a former standout player at Marion County and the University of Kentucky, has moved up to the high school ranks as an assistant coach for the Woodford County High School girls basketball team, taking the position last week.

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  • Girls basketball team hosts basketball camp

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team hosted a basketball training camp on June 3-6.

  • Wiser named to third team All-State, three Lady Knights named to state All-Academic teams

    Marion County High School baseball player Travis Wiser was named third team All-State by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association. In addition, three Marion County High School softball players were named to the state All-Academic teams. Abby Scott and Haley Mattingly were named to the first team All-Academic, and Emily Helms was named to the second team All-Academic.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Stallworth wants to take Knights to the next level

    Marion County is feeling like home for Maze Stallworth. Though he never played for the Knights, Stallworth is a well-known face among the Marion County faithful.

    Now, after several months off the sidelines, Stallworth is back as the next head coach for the Marion County High School boys basketball team. Stallworth was officially introduced to the Knight faithful on June 4 at the MCHS library.

    “I’m excited to get going. I’m happy to be here,” Stallworth said at the introduction ceremony.

  • FOOTBALL: Reader is ready to help the Knights win again

    Rob Reader has three pillars to his coaching philosophy: effort, passion and love.

    “I believe they’re all essential to a successful program,” said Reader, who was introduced as Marion County’s next head football coach on June 4. “Players, you will get all three from me. I assure you of that. You will get all three from the coaching staff. I hope to instill that in you, and you give that to each other.”

  • TENNIS: Spalding, Hardin fall in opening round at state

    Bryce Spalding and Hank Hardin were competitive, but still couldn’t pull out the win.

    Spalding and Hardin fell in the first round of the state meet to Covington Catholic’s Luke McHale and David Schlachter in boys double 6-1, 6-3 on May 30.

    The match began at the University of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Complex, but after a one-hour rain delay, all play was moved indoors.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights’ season ends in loss to Green in region

    Give any team an extra opportunity, they might make you pay. Give Green County an extra opportunity, and they will definitely make you pay.

    The Marion County Lady Knights committed six errors, and the Green County Lady Dragons took full advantage in a 9-5 win over Marion County in the regional tournament at Central Hardin on May 27.

    “That game was winnable,” freshman Alex Wheeler said, “but we made a couple of errors that cost us. Most of the runs they scored were on errors, and it put everybody down.”