High School Sports

  • MCHS girls basketball team hosting dodgeball tournament

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team is hosting a dodgeball tournament on Oct. 27 at the Roby Dome. The games will start at 2 p.m. Cost is $30 for a team or $5 per player. Teams will consist of six players plus two alternates. Only 16 teams will be accepted. For more information, contact Coach Kelly Wood at 502-510-3800 or at Kelly.wood@marion.kyschools.us. The event is a fundraiser for the team.

  • Four Lady Knights soccer players receive All-Region honors

    Four soccer players for the Marion County High School girls soccer team received All-Region honors. Libby Palagi was named to the first team All-Region. Katie Beth Brady, Madison Hardin and Taylor Richardson were named to the second team All-Region.

  • Taylor County dominates, hands Knights 62-6 district loss

    Taylor County didn’t throw the ball much. They didn’t need to. Their ground game churned out yard after yard and score after score.

    The Cardinals piled up 344 yards rushing and scored all nine of their touchdowns on the ground as they defeated Marion County 62-6 on Friday in Lebanon. The loss gave the Knights (1-8, 0-4) their fourth straight season without a district win. Marion County’s last district win came against Mercer County on Oct. 10, 2014 in a 20-19 thriller.

  • Soccer team raises cancer awareness

    The Marion County High School girls and boys soccer teams recognized cancer awareness at their Oct. 3 and Oct. 6 games. Both teams wore pink headbands and socks promoting cancer awareness. They allocated half of their concessions proceeds to the Marion County Good Samaritans Foundation, and were able to donate $300 to help local individuals struggling with the disease. The soccer teams intend to make this an annual fundraising event.

  • Meade hired as next swim coach

    He’s had a passion for swimming. Now he gets to bring that passion over to Marion County.

    Alex Meade was named the next head swim coach for Marion County, taking over for Brian Pirkle, who resigned after one season as head swim coach. Pirkle resigned after taking a new job at a factory in Bardstown.

    “It was a great opportunity and it was fun to coach that team,” Pirkle said.

    Pirkle also resigned as head coach for the Marion Middle Baseball Team. He was head coach for two years and an assistant coach for two seasons.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins roll past Lady Knights to regional finals

    All night long, the Lady Bruins hit with power. They kept Marion County guessing. They executed almost flawlessly. With all that in their favor, Central Hardin won in convincing fashion, defeating Marion County in three-sets (25-8, 25-10, 25-16) on Oct. 17 in the regional tournament semifinals at the Roby Dome.

    The Lady Bruins (31-8, 11-0) advanced to their eighth regional tournament championship in nine seasons, defeating district rival Elizabethtown on Thursday to advance to the state tournament at Valley High School.

  • FOOTBALL: Knights can’t keep halftime lead in loss to East Jessamine

    Marion County put up their best first half performance. At one point, they held a 20-6 lead.

    But the East Jessamine Jaguars scored 29 of the games final 35 points as they defeated the Knights 35-26 Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cards fend off Lady Knights for fourth straight district title

    The Taylor County Lady Cardinals have built a stronghold on the 20th District championship thanks to a mixture of excellent hitting, stellar defense and timely performances in the clutch.

    For one set, it looked like all that talent would capitulate them to yet another district title.

  • First ever alumni basketball game is Saturday

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team is hosting the first-ever Marion County Alumni Basketball Game this Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Roby Dome.

    The event is a fundraiser for the Marion County High School girls basketball team. Admission to the game is $5. Concessions will be available at the event.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Cards defeat Knights 4-1, end Marion County’s season

    After a solid first 10 minutes, fatigue started to set in for the Marion County Knights. Playing in their second game in as many nights showed. Against any team, it would have hurt. But against Taylor County, it was disastrous.

    Season-ending, in fact.

    Taylor County defeated the Knights 4-1 in the 18th District Tournament semifinals last Tuesday at Campbellsville Elementary School. The loss ended Marion County’s 2018 season.