High School Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Young Knights ready to grow, develop in 2017 campaign  

    Marion County Head Coach Allen Harmon is preparing to field a young squad for the 2017 season.
    "We're going to be very young," he said. "We're probably going to start several sophomores and some freshman. We'll be a very youthful team. The upper class will help us though. They provide strong leadership and are good young men."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights hit road for two games 

    With their home opener against Ft. Knox in the rearview mirror, the Marion County Lady Knights now turn their attention to an away game against a team that failed to get out of the semifinals of its district tournament. 
    Marion County will find themselves matched up with the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs in E'town  at 7 p.m., Aug. 23. John Hardin could not find a spot in the district title game last season, falling 5-0 to Central Hardin in the semifinals. The Lady Bulldogs did however, win the play-in game, 9-0, against Ft. Knox. 

  • GOLF: Knights fall to Commanders, goals still the same

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Lincoln Homestead Golf Course on Friday for a late afternoon matchup with Washington County.
    Marion County didn't get the results they were looking for against the Commanders, falling 160-168.
    "Losing is never fun but I think this was a good thing for the guys," Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said. "Gotta reevaluate things and take a look at the top five."
    Bryce Spalding led Marion County with a 38 while Ethan Spalding finished with a 39.

  • Marion County athletes dominate in softball, baseball this year

    Marion County sports has had wide reaching success in both the Little League level this season, and at the high school level in softball and baseball.
    The Marion County 10-12 Softball Little League All-Stars made history by becoming the first-ever Little League softball team from Marion County to win a regional tournament game when they defeated Nebraska 10-8 in the Little League Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis on July 24. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights face solid competition in Bethlehem, Washington County 

    When Marion County takes the court for its first volleyball games, a win is not a given. In fact, the first three games Marion County has on the schedule could go either way, according to Head Coach David Hibbard.
    “It just depends on how well we show up and play,” he said. 
    The first matchup of the 2017 season Lady Knights, against Woodford County Yellowjackets, was last night in Versailles. Hibbard expected it to be an evenly contested matchup. 

  • Brown, Robinson resign as athletic directors

    Tom Brown and Dallas Robinson have both resigned from their positions as athletic directors for Marion County Public Schools.
    Brown resigned as district athletic director to assume duties as the acting superintendent for Nelson County Public Schools. The position became available after Anthony Orr resigned as superintendent effective July 31. Brown's resignation as district athletic director was effective on July 31, as well, and he began his duties as acting superintendent in Nelson County on Aug. 1.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Different faces, same expectations for boys soccer team this year

    Marion County lost 10 seniors from last season's district championship squad and also lost its leading scorer. Despite that lost firepower, Knights Head Coach Greg Conley still has high expectations for the 2017 team.
    "I still have very high expectations," said the veteran coach, in his 11th season as head coach at Marion County. "I say 'still' because Logan Spalding is not returning this season. Obviously, he's a very, very good player and we're going to miss him, but we're making plans without him."

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Coach: 'We're going to win district'

    They might be young, but that isn't holding Daniel Johnson back from setting some high expectations for the 2017 girls soccer team. In fact, he believes that come October, the Marion County Lady Knights will be hoisting the district trophy.
    "We're going to be really young," the second-year head coach said. "I didn't think it was possible for us to be any younger than we were last year. We’ll probably start five freshmen. We want to improve every day and get better. We're going to win district this year.”

  • MCHS girls golf is improving

    Rain cancelled a boys match at the Bullitt East Invitational and a girls match at the Olde Bridge Invitational but the girls still got some swings in at the Glasgow Country Club on July 31 in the Lady Scottie Invitational.
    Skylar Wilcher shot a 99- her first time shooting under 100- and Ava Spalding shot a 109, a 25 shot improvement from her first tournament

  • GOLF: Coach happy with effort, still room for improvement

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights kicked off the 2017 golf season on Saturday at the Campbellsville Country Club in the Taylor County Invitational. 
    Head Coach Joey Reed said that he was proud of his boys team play even though they didn't get the performance they wanted.