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High School Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights face Hart County in district action

    After a 8-0 loss to the Taylor County Cardinals on Sept. 5, one thing was clear for Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley: the Knights have to stay more focused in games.
    “Until we figure out how to focus the entire game, we’re going to have these issues,” Marion County’s head coach said.
    The Knights returned from the Boots and Butts Soccer Classic on Saturday and Sunday, finishing 1-2.
    “As in the past, this is going to be a good turning point,” Conley said. “It was a good bonding experience.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights head to Smoky Mountain Cup

    The Great Smoky Mountains are calling Marion County’s name.
    On Sept. 14-15, the Lady Knights will travel to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to compete in the Smoky Mountain Cup.
    Marion County will play Gatlinburg-Pittman, Tennessee, at 9 a.m., and Harriman, Tennessee, at 4:15 p.m. On Sept. 15, the Lady Knights play Smith County, Tennessee at 11:15 a.m.
    All of Marion County’s game will be played at Rocky Top Sports World.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights win five games

    The Marion County Lady Knights have rallied to get their first two wins this season.
    They did it again to get their third win.
    Relentless play and rallying from behind have highlighted the early season stretch for the Lady Knights (7-3).
    “The team so far this season has shown amazing drive and passion for winning every game,” senior LeeAnn Jones said. “We seem to all put it all out on the court and play our hardest to ensure that we are not letting down our teammates.

  • GOLF: MCHS golf team making improvement on green

    The Marion County High School golf team competed in their first home match against the Bardstown Tigers on Sept. 4.
    Spencer Riggs led Marion County with a 43. Eli Nelson shot a 44, Lucas Ross shot a 50,Harry VanWhy IV shot a 51 and Jacobi Summers shot a 59. As a team, the Marion County boys fell to Bardstown 176-188.
    “I was really proud of how my guys played,” Head Golf Coach Joey Reed said.
    “We are getting a little better by each match. We still have a long way to go mentally but I like where we are headed.”

  • FOOTBALL: Knights blown out in game without Head Coach Reader

    The Marion County Knights took the field, but one Knight was noticeably missing.
    Following an incident with the officials after Marion County’s loss to Garrard County on Aug. 30, Knights Head Coach Rob Reader was handed a two-game suspension.
    His loss was a big blow for the Knights, who fell 49-6 to the Bardstown Tigers on John J. Boswell Field on Friday.
    Reader spoke with the Enterprise on Saturday, and apologized to the Marion County faithful for the incident.

  • FOOTBALL: ‘We’re not going to go backwards’

    Garrard County’s run game is not pretty and flashy by any means.

    When it gets rolling, though, it’s effective.

    The Golden Lions delivered four touchdowns — all on the ground — in a 24-12 win over the Marion County Knights on Friday at John J. Boswell Field.

    “Give them credit,” Marion County Head Coach Rob Reader said. “They run the ball really well. They’re big. They’re strong. It’s not pretty, but what they do, they do well. You got to give them credit. Hats off to them.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights, Cardinals square off in district showdown

    Two intense district rivals get together in Campbellsville, when the Marion County Knights and Taylor County Cardinals square off at 7:30 p.m., tomorrow, Sept. 5.

    The two squads renew their rivalry, with postseason implications potentially affected by the outcome.

    “Taylor vs. Marion has always been an exciting game for us as a team,” said senior Omar Carmona. “It’s one of those games where we don’t need to be hyped up for. We are ready to give it our all.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights push past Bullitt Central for third straight win

    A miscommunication between goalie Taylor Richardson and Katie Beth Brady allowed the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars to tie the game with exactly 10 minutes left.

    The game didn’t stay tied for long.

    Madi Hardin took the ball on the restart and dropped it to Ireland Cassidy, who then strung a pass to Bella Spalding.

    Spalding found the back of the net 16 seconds later to score the go-ahead—and ultimately game-winning—goal in a 3-2 Marion County victory last Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Bullitt Central High School.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights shrug off slow start, beat Nelson County

    The Lady Knights found themselves trailing 22-16 amidst a slow start against Nelson County.

    Then, their fight kicked in.

    Trailing almost the entire set, Marion County stormed back to take the first set and went on to a two-set victory (27-25, 25-14) over Nelson County last Monday, Aug. 26, in Bardstown.

  • GOLF: MCHS golf team is showing improvement on green

    The Marion County High School golf team recently competed in two matches, showing improvement in both.
    MCHS faced Green County on Aug. 19. Eli Nelson led the Knights with a 51, while Spencer Riggs shot a 52. Lucas Ross shot a 55, and Jacobi Summers shot a 56. Allen May shot a 59. Brady Hutchins shot a 66. Ava Spalding shot a 51 for the girls. Maddie Wiser shot a 66.