High School Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out twice this week

    The Marion County Lady Knights were unable to find their offense this week as they were shut out by the Western Hills Lady Wolverines 10-0 on Aug. 28 and by district rival LaRue County 7-0 on Aug. 30. Despite the shutouts, Marion County head coach Daniel Johnson said his team had a solid start but could not sustain it for the whole match.

  • GOLF: Knights defeat Green County

    Ethan Spalding shot a 37, Bryce Spalding put up a 45, Devon Murphy and Jon Connor Ross had a 46 and Dalton Sallee had a 47 to lead Marion County to a 174-199 over Green County at the Green County Country Club on Aug. 29.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights score convincing win over district rival

    The Marion County Lady Knights put their firepower on full display, dispatching the Adair County Lady Indians handily in three sets (25-8, 25-8, 25-14) in Columbia Aug. 28, and scoring a solid win in the district opener. 
    "This was a feel-good night for us to get our first district win and push our record to 3-1," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Marion County opens district play, beats Campbellsville   

    Colby Hood returned from his suspension for a red card in the season opener. He returned in a big way, scoring three goals to help Marion County accomplish a 6-1 win over Campbellsville on Aug. 22 in the Knights' district opener. 
    "I'm so happy he is back," Conley said. 

  • FOOTBALL: Knights show fight but fall 49-21 to Braves 

    The Knights got the first crack at a score Friday evening against the Union County Braves with a 80-yard catch and run from Mason Sullivan to Noah Abell after giving up a score on the opening kickoff last week. 
    For three quarters, Marion County hung with the Braves, trailing only by six at the half and by 14 at the end of the third quarter. Union County, however, dispatched Allen Harmon's squad with a 20-point fourth quarter and took a 49-21 win on John J. Boswell Field. 

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out by Lady Bulldogs 

    A slow start. Not what Marion County was wanting. 
    The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs took full advantage, racing out for two goals in the first seven minutes and coasting to a 7-0 win against the Lady Knights in Elizabethtown on Aug. 23. 
    "We started off slow and they got two goals in the first seven minutes," Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "Then we played our best stretch of soccer for 30 minutes, holding them scoreless and managing several shots on goal. We were just unable to finish. 

  • GOLF: mKnights beat LaRue County by single point

    The Marion County Knights barely defeated the LaRue County Hawks on Thursday in Hodgenville. The Knights scored a 163 while LaRue County scored a 164. 
    Bryce Spalding led Marion County with a 37, finishing with the best score among all players from both teams. LaRue County's Cameron Lasley finished with a 38. For Marion County, Ethan Spalding and Ashton Lanham both posted a 41. Jon Connor Ross posted a 44 and Trent Farmer put up at 46 as did Dalton Sallee. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Marion County suffers through poor stretches of play in loss to rival Washington County 

    The Marion County Lady Knights made some mistakes and suffered through poor stretches of play during their match against Washington County. Worst of all, they fell in five sets (25-19,21-25,13-25,25-20,7-15) to their cross-county rival in Springfield on Aug. 22. 

  • BOYS SOCCER: Red card derails Knights in season opener 

    In a split second, a red card changed the direction of Marion County's season opener against John Hardin on Aug. 15.  
    Sixteen minutes into the game, Colby Hood was assessed a red card, forcing the Knights to play with only 10 men, and Marion County could never recover, falling 12-2 to the Bulldogs on Elmer J. George Soccer Field.  

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Team prepared to enjoy sport, set goals under new coach 

    The Marion County High School Cross Country team is getting used to a new head coach after Sherbie King resigned three months ago. Dallas Robinson is on board and ready to lead the team - who have about 12 runners on the roster. 
    "My hope is for the team to have fun, make memories and enjoy a sport that they can continue to do in life,” Robinson said. “Running has a way of drawing you in and if you can learn to love it, it stays with you.” 
    Performance wise, Robinson wants his team to set goals among other things.