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High School Sports

  • Soccer camp

    The Marion County High School soccer program hosted a soccer camp July 29-31 at the high school

  • ‘Experience of a lifetime’

    Marion County High School senior Jayla Cowherd recently returned from Australia, where she competed in the Down Under Sports volleyball tournament. Cowherd, a member of the MCHS volleyball team, said the trip greatly benefited her as a volleyball player.

    “In Australia, they had me passing in the back row, which I don’t do over here,” she said. “It’ll be easier for me to hit the targets. It helped me with my arm swing a lot.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights set for breakout season

    The Marion County Lady Knights have spent the past three seasons steadily progressing back to the top of the region.

    Last season, the Lady Knights were a heartbeat away from a chance to win the district title and compete in the region tournament. It was not to be, as Taylor County delivered Marion County a crushing defeat in the district tournament.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Senior-led Knights hope to improve from 2018 campaign

    The 2018 season for the Marion County Knights was rough. The Knights only managed three wins — though one was a district tournament victory.

    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley returns a team eager to get redemption for a 3-16-1 campaign last season. Led by eight experienced seniors, Marion County looks poised to do just that.

  • Blasts from the Past - MCHS Alumni Soccer Game

    The annual Marion County Alumni Soccer Game was held on Friday at Elmer George Field. The Maroon Team won 5-2

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights could have historic 20th season

    David Hibbard believes this season could be a season to remember for the Marion County Lady Knights.

    That is, if everything falls into place.

    The Lady Knights return a considerable amount of firepower off last season’s team, and reinforcements might be on the way as Marion County prepares for a potentially history-making 20th season.

    Four seasons have passed since Marion County’s last district title in 2014. Since then, the Lady Knights have watched as the Taylor County Lady Cardinals have won four consecutive district titles.

  • New track almost complete at MCHS

    The track at Marion County High School is finally receiving some much-needed renovations.

    Crews from Tennis Technology, out of Louisville, have spent the past couple weeks laying a new rubber track surface. According to Marion County Public Schools Facilities and Transportation Director Scott Spalding, the new surface is complete, and striping on the new track surface should be completed this week.

  • First-ever alumni tournament is big success

    After much anticipation and excitement, the first-ever Marion County High School Alumni Volleyball Tournament took place Friday evening at Roby Dome, and according to Head Coach David Hibbard, the inaugural tournament was a big success.

    The tournament drew 34 former Marion County players who played on five teams. Team Mama defeated Team Shelby in two sets (25-20, 25-18) in the championship to win the inaugural tournament.

  • MCHS golf team is a young group this season

    Joey Reed acknowledged this season — and likely the next three or four seasons — will be a time of rebuilding for the Marion County golf program.

    This season, he’s got a young team, and that presents a host of challenges, challenges he says he is excited to take on.

  • First-ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament is Friday

    The first-ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament is at 6 p.m., this Friday, July 26, at the Roby Dome, and many former Marion County volleyball greats are eagerly awaiting another chance to take the court at the Roby Dome.

    Head Volleyball Coach David Hibbard expects the tournament to be a smashing success, based on what he has seen so far.

    “We have had overwhelming positive and energetic support for this tournament,” Hibbard said. “I was actually surprised at how many former players were thrilled to be doing this.”