High School Sports

  • BASEBALL: Knights face Maroons again  

    After making the journey to Shelby County to take on Collins High School Tuesday, Marion County returns home to host the Pulaski County Maroons once more at 6 p.m., Thursday. Pulaski County is 0-2 on the season and was scheduled to take on the Russell County Lakers Monday evening and Garrard County last night. 
    Marion County will be looking to put a tough loss to Danville behind them as they play the Maroons for the second time in a week. 
    "We just have to make sure we hit the ball and play like we can," Campbell said. 

  • SOFTBALL: Marion County Lady Knights on the road this week

    The Marion County Lady Knights looked to put a tough loss in Greensburg behind them with games Monday at Thomas Nelson and Tuesday at home against Hart County. Marion County will travel to Lincoln County Friday and Saturday for a Lincoln County Tournament. They open play against the Model Lady Patriots at 6 p.m., Friday. 

  • Lady Knights compete in first tennis meet

    The Marion County Knights finally hit the tennis courts for their first meet of the season when the girls hit the road to play in the North Laurel Tournament after rain had cancelled several scrimmages and matches. 
    "It was the first time playing for some," Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "They won some and lost some, but they had fun and that's all that matters."

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Knights open season on positive note

    The Marion County High School track and field team traveled to the Green County All-Comers Meet in Green County March 16 in a girls-only outdoor meet. Head Coach Daniel Johnson said they performed well.
    "It was a great experience for all of the girls," Johnson said. "We will continue to learn and grow as the season progresses. I thought all of the girls did a great job for their first time out."

  • Power lifters

    Current and future Marion County football players traveled to Central Hardin High School on Saturday to compete in the state powerlifting meet. St. Charles Middle School students placed in the competition.
    Mason Brown received first place and broke the record for bench press at 225 pounds in the middle school division weight class of 220. He also set a middle school state record with his power clean of 225 pounds. Brice Pirkle placed third in bench press in the middle school division weight class of 220. And Lucas Riley placed second in his 195 weight class.

  • BASEBALL: Fourth inning gives Knights season-opening win

    Rival Washington County led 2-0 and appeared to be in control of the game. 
    Then came a fourth inning in which Marion County put four runs across the plate and stole both team's season opener with a 4-2 win Friday evening, thanks to a few Commanders miscues and an opportunistic Knights squad.

  • BASEBALL: Knights to face Pulaski, Danville, Collins  

    The Marion County Knights, after scheduled games against Nelson County and Barren County, will make the trip to Somerset Thursday evening to take on the Pulaski County Maroons at 6 p.m. The Maroons began the season with a 4-2 loss to the Danville Admirals and come off a lackluster 9-20 performance last season that ended with a loss to the Somerset Briar Jumpers in the 47th District Tournament. 

  • SOFTBALL: Mattingly pitches perfect game 

    Perfection sometimes takes a long time to achieve. 
    For Haley Mattingly, it took a mere five innings. 
    Haley Mattingly pitched a perfect game, striking out 12 batters, including the first nine she faced, as Marion County blew past the Thomas Nelson Generals 14-0 Thursday evening in the Lady Knights’ season opener. 
    "You don’t see many perfect games," Marion County Head Coach Jonathan Spalding said. 

  • TENNIS: Knights ready to hit tennis court  

    After the scheduled season-opener against Hart County Monday, the Knights will welcome their cross-county rival, Washington County, to Marion County High School Friday afternoon and then travel to Nelson County March 20. 
    Knights Head Coach Noah Swencki is expecting good performances and solid growth in the first few games of the season. 

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Knights ready to take season by storm