High School Sports

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Marion County prepare for regional track meet

    Before a pair of meets this week, Marion County had only participated in two meets, having to dodge rain, storms and just about everything in between. The two meets this week - the Danville All-Comers on April 24 and the Blue Raider Rumble at Lindsey Wilson College Friday - gave the Knights some much-needed track action with the regional meet on the horizon.
    At the Blue Raider Rumble, the Marion County girls finished in last place out of 16 teams while the boys placed ninth out of 17 teams.

  • Lady Knights to face Nelson and Casey counties

    Even though Marion County’s 10-game win streak ended on Friday in a 2-1 loss to North Hardin, the Lady Knights are proving they can make some noise within the Fifth Region. Marion County is currently 10-3, giving them the second best win percentage in the region behind Green County (11-3). Hart County (9-3) is third while Central Hardin (14-6) is fourth.

  • BASEBALL: Knights traveling to North Bullitt for 2 games

    Early on in 2018, the Marion County Knights have fallen on some difficult times.
    After starting off 2-0, Marion County has gone 1-7 since then, dropping their record to 3-7. Marion County’s only win in that span was against Taylor County, 5-2, in the opening game of the series against the Cardinals last week. Four of the Knights’ losses this season came against stout competition at Dodgertown in Florida.

  • SOFTBALL: Red hot Lady Knights take 7-game win streak into final district games

    Haley Mattingly had three perfect games last season. This season she’s already got two.
    Mattingly struck out 27 batters last week and didn’t give up a single earned run. She did not pitch against Danville on April 12, getting a day to rest. She notched perfect games against Adair County and Elizabethtown.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Knights and lady Knights finish 5th at Tennessee meet

    The Marion County boys and girls track teams both finished fifth at the Thomas Nelson All-Comers Meet on April 10. The boys tallied a total of 50 points while the girls put up 37. Bardstown won both the boys and girls sides in the meet, with 140 points in the girls division and 186 in the boys.
    “It was first meet after spring break. Kids were glad to get out and compete again. It was several kids’ first meet of the season,” Marion County Coach Daniel Johnson said.

  • BASEBALL: Knights face defending 12th Region champs Boyle County

    The Marion County Knights are looking to get back on track after coming up winless during their Spring Break trip to Historic Dodgertown at Vero Beach, Florida, with their play on the Florida coast putting them at 2-4. Marion County got some valuable experience against tough competition and will look to use that to make adjustments and improve as a team.
    Patrick Campbell’s squad has since returned home to Kentucky and begun regular season district play, which will put Marion County up against their district rivals three times each over the next few weeks.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights are finding their groove

    Marion County has bounced back well from a sluggish 0-2 start, shutting out Carroll County 3-0 on Talley Field on April 4. The win extended the Lady Knights’ winning-streak to three and lifted their record to 3-2. The win streak also includes a 6-0 shutout at Thomas Nelson and an 11-1 victory against Presentation in Brandenburg.

  • TENNIS: Knights prepare for Heartland Conference meet

    Marion County Head Coach Noah Swencki said the Knights’ lack of matches have hurt his team’s preparation for the Heartland Conference meet.
    “[We’re] not very prepared because we haven’t had any matches,” he said. The Knights have had only three matches so far this season, with the team seeing several matches called off due to the rain and poor weather.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Knights get 7 top 2 finishes at Tennessee meet

    The Marion County Knights received seven first or second place finishes at the Thomas Nelson All-Comers meet on March 27.

  • Marion County beats rain for two matches before Spring Break

    The rain managed to hold off long enough to allow Marion County to get two tennis matches in before the team takes time off the court for Spring Break.

    Marion County began last week against a rebuilding Nelson County team at Graham Memorial Park.

    “We expected to win that one,” Marion County coach Noah Swencki said. “They’re trying to rebuild so they had a bunch of new players. Not much experience. It was pretty one-sided.”