High School Sports

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights could have historic 20th season

    David Hibbard believes this season could be a season to remember for the Marion County Lady Knights.

    That is, if everything falls into place.

    The Lady Knights return a considerable amount of firepower off last season’s team, and reinforcements might be on the way as Marion County prepares for a potentially history-making 20th season.

    Four seasons have passed since Marion County’s last district title in 2014. Since then, the Lady Knights have watched as the Taylor County Lady Cardinals have won four consecutive district titles.

  • New track almost complete at MCHS

    The track at Marion County High School is finally receiving some much-needed renovations.

    Crews from Tennis Technology, out of Louisville, have spent the past couple weeks laying a new rubber track surface. According to Marion County Public Schools Facilities and Transportation Director Scott Spalding, the new surface is complete, and striping on the new track surface should be completed this week.

  • First-ever alumni tournament is big success

    After much anticipation and excitement, the first-ever Marion County High School Alumni Volleyball Tournament took place Friday evening at Roby Dome, and according to Head Coach David Hibbard, the inaugural tournament was a big success.

    The tournament drew 34 former Marion County players who played on five teams. Team Mama defeated Team Shelby in two sets (25-20, 25-18) in the championship to win the inaugural tournament.

  • MCHS golf team is a young group this season

    Joey Reed acknowledged this season — and likely the next three or four seasons — will be a time of rebuilding for the Marion County golf program.

    This season, he’s got a young team, and that presents a host of challenges, challenges he says he is excited to take on.

  • First-ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament is Friday

    The first-ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament is at 6 p.m., this Friday, July 26, at the Roby Dome, and many former Marion County volleyball greats are eagerly awaiting another chance to take the court at the Roby Dome.

    Head Volleyball Coach David Hibbard expects the tournament to be a smashing success, based on what he has seen so far.

    “We have had overwhelming positive and energetic support for this tournament,” Hibbard said. “I was actually surprised at how many former players were thrilled to be doing this.”

  • Upcoming alumni games

    Three alumni games at Marion County High School are scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.

    First, the Alumni Football Game will take place at 8 p.m., this Saturday, July 13, on John J. Boswell Field. It will be the second installation of the event.

    The first ever Alumni Volleyball Tournament will also take place at 6 p.m., July 26, at the Roby Dome.

    The Alumni Soccer Game will take place at 7 p.m., Aug. 2, at Elmer George Field at the high school.

  • Soccer teams hosting camp this summer

    The Marion County High School boys and girls soccer teams are hosting a soccer camp this summer. The camp will be from 7-9 p.m., July 29-31, at the high school. Cost to attend is $50 per child, plus $40 for additional siblings. Make checks payable to MCHS Soccer Boosters. For more information, contact Greg Conley at greg.conley@marion.kyschools.us or Daniel Johnson at daniel.johnson@marion.kyschools.us.

  • Makayla Epps takes coaching position at Woodford County

    Makayla Epps has always kept an open mind when it comes to her future, yet she’s always wanted to move up the ranks.

    So, when a chance to coach at the high school level came along, she knew she had to take it.

    Epps, a former standout player at Marion County and the University of Kentucky, has moved up to the high school ranks as an assistant coach for the Woodford County High School girls basketball team, taking the position last week.



  • Girls basketball team hosts basketball camp

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team hosted a basketball training camp on June 3-6.