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High School Sports

  • 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.”

  • BASEBALL: Knights retreat to warmer weather over Spring Break

    Sunny weather. Beautiful beaches. Warm temperatures. Sounds like the picture perfect vacation. For Marion County baseball, it will be the weather they’ll hit the diamond under.
    After Spring turned right back to Winter last week, canceling several games and matches for Marion County sports, the Knights will head south to not just soak up the warm weather, but play four games at Historic Dodgertown at Vero Beach.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights face Titans, Cards at home before Spring Break

    It will be home cooking for Marion County before Spring Break kicks off. The Lady Knights will hope the weather will finally cooperate to get games in against the Mercer County Titans and Nelson County Lady Cardinals, with both games set to be played on Talley Field.
    The Lady Knights will play Mercer County at 6 p.m., tomorrow, while the Lady Cards will play Marion County at 6 p.m., Friday.

  • BASKETBALL: 1993 State Championship honored
  • TENNIS: Swencki encouraged by first match, still sees room for improvement

    After dodging the snow and rain that had wreaked havoc on Marion County sports schedules, the Marion County tennis team finally hit the tennis court on Thursday to play the Bardstown Tigers.
    Knights coach Noah Swencki was pleased with his team’s performance to open the season.
    “It was a good start, especially for the girls,” he said.