High School Sports

  • GOLF: Marion County grabs solid win over Eagles and Dragons

    The Marion County Knights kicked off last week by grabbing a 164-192 win over the Bethlehem Eagles on Sept. 6 at the Lebanon Country Club in Marion County’s home opener.
    “I was really proud of the way my team played,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “We didn’t give up, my guys stayed the course and continued to battle mentally. Ethan Spalding played a great round. He had nine straight pars.”

  • VOLLEYBALL: Marion County shut out by stout Bardstown Tigers

    Marion County knew they had to play near perfect volleyball to stay with the Bardstown Lady Tigers. In the end, the Lady Tigers - who are now 15-1 - turned to their overwhelming firepower to grab a two-set win (21-25, 13-25) over the Lady Knights in Bardstown on Sept. 5.
    “Bardstown is a great team and we knew if we didn't come ready to play, they would embarrass us,” Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard said. “So, we came ready to play.”

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights draw red cards in shutout loss to Bardstown 

    The Knights match with Bardstown last year was both physical and chippy, with red cards assessed. When Bardstown and Marion County met up on Aug. 29 in Lebanon, much the same happened, with three ejections, a whole lot of physicality and two important Knights players sidelined with suspensions for at least the next two games.   

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out twice this week

    The Marion County Lady Knights were unable to find their offense this week as they were shut out by the Western Hills Lady Wolverines 10-0 on Aug. 28 and by district rival LaRue County 7-0 on Aug. 30. Despite the shutouts, Marion County head coach Daniel Johnson said his team had a solid start but could not sustain it for the whole match.

  • GOLF: Knights defeat Green County

    Ethan Spalding shot a 37, Bryce Spalding put up a 45, Devon Murphy and Jon Connor Ross had a 46 and Dalton Sallee had a 47 to lead Marion County to a 174-199 over Green County at the Green County Country Club on Aug. 29.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights score convincing win over district rival

    The Marion County Lady Knights put their firepower on full display, dispatching the Adair County Lady Indians handily in three sets (25-8, 25-8, 25-14) in Columbia Aug. 28, and scoring a solid win in the district opener. 
    "This was a feel-good night for us to get our first district win and push our record to 3-1," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Marion County opens district play, beats Campbellsville   

    Colby Hood returned from his suspension for a red card in the season opener. He returned in a big way, scoring three goals to help Marion County accomplish a 6-1 win over Campbellsville on Aug. 22 in the Knights' district opener. 
    "I'm so happy he is back," Conley said. 

  • FOOTBALL: Knights show fight but fall 49-21 to Braves 

    The Knights got the first crack at a score Friday evening against the Union County Braves with a 80-yard catch and run from Mason Sullivan to Noah Abell after giving up a score on the opening kickoff last week. 
    For three quarters, Marion County hung with the Braves, trailing only by six at the half and by 14 at the end of the third quarter. Union County, however, dispatched Allen Harmon's squad with a 20-point fourth quarter and took a 49-21 win on John J. Boswell Field. 

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out by Lady Bulldogs 

    A slow start. Not what Marion County was wanting. 
    The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs took full advantage, racing out for two goals in the first seven minutes and coasting to a 7-0 win against the Lady Knights in Elizabethtown on Aug. 23. 
    "We started off slow and they got two goals in the first seven minutes," Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. "Then we played our best stretch of soccer for 30 minutes, holding them scoreless and managing several shots on goal. We were just unable to finish. 

  • GOLF: mKnights beat LaRue County by single point

    The Marion County Knights barely defeated the LaRue County Hawks on Thursday in Hodgenville. The Knights scored a 163 while LaRue County scored a 164. 
    Bryce Spalding led Marion County with a 37, finishing with the best score among all players from both teams. LaRue County's Cameron Lasley finished with a 38. For Marion County, Ethan Spalding and Ashton Lanham both posted a 41. Jon Connor Ross posted a 44 and Trent Farmer put up at 46 as did Dalton Sallee.