High School Sports

  • Voice of the game

    During Jerry Reynolds’ three decades of calling Marion County basketball games, he’s become a fixture both on and off the court.

    His voice has become synonymous with Marion County basketball.

    But, Reynolds had to step away from announcing after last season due to health issues.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights play 3 nights in a row

    The Lady Knights have played three game in three days twice this season - at the LaRue County Lady Hawks Holiday Classic and at the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Florida.

    The Lady Knights prepare for their third such stretch this season, which begins with a date with the Nelson County Lady Cardinals tomorrow evening. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. at the Roby Dome.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights host struggling Nelson County

    The 2018-19 season has been full of struggles for the Nelson County Cardinals.

    They’re at the bottom of the Fifth Region standings, struggling to a lackluster 1-19 record. The Cardinals have dropped 15 games by double-digits and are struggling for answers on offense and defense.

    Traveling to the Roby Dome to face the Marion County Knights doesn’t look to make things any easier for Nelson County, as the Knights play host to Nelson County at 7:30 p.m., tomorrow evening.

  • Aquaknights

    Alex Meade has wanted steady improvement out of the Aquaknights this season, and the home swim meet at the Lebanon Aquatic Center on Jan. 16 provided evidence Marion County is making that improvement.

    Meade said Marion County improved their times in 14 of the 16 events the Aquaknights competed in.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights, Cards square off

    Two of the top teams in the Fifth Region square off in Campbellsville when the Taylor County Cardinals host the Marion County Knights at 7:30 p.m., Friday evening.

    Record-wise, Taylor County and Marion County are basically equals. The Cardinals have a 12-4 record while the Knights have a 12-5 mark. They’re tied for the third most wins in the region, behind reigning region champ John Hardin (17-0) and reigning region runner-up LaRue County (13-3).

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights, Lady Cards duel in district showdown

    Two big district rivals battling for a leg up in the district standings clash in Campbellsville when the Marion County Lady Knights and Taylor County Lady Cardinals meet at 6 p.m., Friday, in Campbellsville.

    Marion County (15-3, 2-0) looks to stay undefeated in the 20th District, while the Lady Cards (10-7, 1-2) hope to get their district record to .500 and not lose any ground.

    The Lady Knights host Taylor County on Feb. 1, and it will be the final district game scheduled for both teams.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights look to get closer to top seed

    Marion County set many goals just before this season started. One such goal was to grab the top seed in the 20th District, and a 2-0 mark in district action has the Knights (12-4) in position to do just that.

    “This team right here has overachieved,” Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “We lost our two big scorers from last season, Lez Means and Luke Thomas. All I heard was, ‘Where are you going to get your scoring?’ It was a concern of ours, but this is by far a team effort this season.”

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights face two district matches

    The Marion County Lady Knights come off a 2-1 performance in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, and they look to stay at the top of the Fifth Region when the Campbellsville Lady Eagles come to the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Friday.

    Marion County (14-2, 2-0) defeated Campbellsville 48-31 on Dec. 14 in Campbellsville. Maddie Wood lead all scorers in the game with 12 points. She called the Lady Knights’ start to this season “pretty amazing.”

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights prepare for home meet, regional meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights have one final meet next Wednesday, and head coach Alex Meade said that’s just the way he wants it.

    Marion County had two meet in two nights, first traveling to T.K. Stone Middle School for the Elizabethtown High School January Invite meet on Jan. 4.

    “I was proud of how we handled some adversity. It was a late start time,” Meade said. “Knowing we had a meet the next day, we took it in and had a pretty strong showing. I was happy with it.”

  • Knights kick off 2019 against Commanders

    New year, familiar opponent.

    The Marion County Knights and Washington County Commanders face off at Washington County High School on Jan. 5.

    Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

    The Knights defeated Washington County on Nov. 30 in the Roby Dome 94-72, getting a 25-point performance from Tyshay Epps, who is Marion County’s leading scorer at 18.8 points per game.