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High School Sports

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights, Cards square off

    Two of the top teams in the Fifth Region square off in Campbellsville when the Taylor County Cardinals host the Marion County Knights at 7:30 p.m., Friday evening.

    Record-wise, Taylor County and Marion County are basically equals. The Cardinals have a 12-4 record while the Knights have a 12-5 mark. They’re tied for the third most wins in the region, behind reigning region champ John Hardin (17-0) and reigning region runner-up LaRue County (13-3).

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights, Lady Cards duel in district showdown

    Two big district rivals battling for a leg up in the district standings clash in Campbellsville when the Marion County Lady Knights and Taylor County Lady Cardinals meet at 6 p.m., Friday, in Campbellsville.

    Marion County (15-3, 2-0) looks to stay undefeated in the 20th District, while the Lady Cards (10-7, 1-2) hope to get their district record to .500 and not lose any ground.

    The Lady Knights host Taylor County on Feb. 1, and it will be the final district game scheduled for both teams.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights look to get closer to top seed

    Marion County set many goals just before this season started. One such goal was to grab the top seed in the 20th District, and a 2-0 mark in district action has the Knights (12-4) in position to do just that.

    “This team right here has overachieved,” Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “We lost our two big scorers from last season, Lez Means and Luke Thomas. All I heard was, ‘Where are you going to get your scoring?’ It was a concern of ours, but this is by far a team effort this season.”

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights face two district matches

    The Marion County Lady Knights come off a 2-1 performance in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, and they look to stay at the top of the Fifth Region when the Campbellsville Lady Eagles come to the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Friday.

    Marion County (14-2, 2-0) defeated Campbellsville 48-31 on Dec. 14 in Campbellsville. Maddie Wood lead all scorers in the game with 12 points. She called the Lady Knights’ start to this season “pretty amazing.”

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights prepare for home meet, regional meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights have one final meet next Wednesday, and head coach Alex Meade said that’s just the way he wants it.

    Marion County had two meet in two nights, first traveling to T.K. Stone Middle School for the Elizabethtown High School January Invite meet on Jan. 4.

    “I was proud of how we handled some adversity. It was a late start time,” Meade said. “Knowing we had a meet the next day, we took it in and had a pretty strong showing. I was happy with it.”

  • Knights kick off 2019 against Commanders

    New year, familiar opponent.

    The Marion County Knights and Washington County Commanders face off at Washington County High School on Jan. 5.

    Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

    The Knights defeated Washington County on Nov. 30 in the Roby Dome 94-72, getting a 25-point performance from Tyshay Epps, who is Marion County’s leading scorer at 18.8 points per game.

  • Lady Knights look for good start to new year

    The Marion County Lady Knights have had quite the start to this season, racing off to an 12-1 start, the best in the Fifth Region.

    The Lady Knights cracked the 60-point mark for just the third time this season with a 63-42 win over Savannah Country Day from Savannah, Georgia in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando on Thursday.

  • Hicks resigns as defensive coordinator, line coach

    Matt Hicks has resigned as the defensive coordinator and line coach for the Marion County High School Football Team.

    Hicks informed the team last week that he was stepping down. Hicks had served as an assistant coach since the 2016 season - Allen Harmon’s first season as the Knights’ head coach.

    Hicks’ resignation comes after vocal chorus of players, parents and community members demanded change in the coaching staff after a 2-8 campaign last season, which gave the Knights a 4-26 record for the past three seasons.

  • Lady Knights head to Florida

    The Marion County Lady Knights will head to Orlando, Florida for several game over the Christmas holiday in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament.

    The Lady Knights’ first game is at 11 a.m., tomorrow, against Poinciana High School from Campbell City, Florida. Marion County will also play one game each on Dec. 28-30, according to the KHSAA website.

    Marion County will be playing in the pink bracket; a full bracket can be found at this link: https://ksaevents.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/GBB-HOL-Pink-B...

  • Knights face Madison Southern in Campbellsville Holiday Classic

    After their first holiday tournament at Warren East, the Marion County Knights stay on the court over Christmas Break, heading down to Campbellsville High School to play three games in the Campbellsville High School Holiday Classic.

    The Knights will first take on the Madison Southern Eagles at 3:45 p.m., Dec. 27. Marion County will also play on Dec. 28 and Dec. 29, though times and opponents are to be determined.