High School Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Cards beat Lady Knights in double-overtime thriller

    Marion County had so many chances. So many chances to score, to finally win a postseason, to make up for several losing seasons.

    As the second half ticked away, it felt like Marion County would finally get over the hump. Instead, much of the same disappointment as a promising season ended with a thud.

    Kenzie Knight scored the game-winning goal well into the second overtime period, securing Taylor County’s 2-1 victory over Marion County last Monday at Taylor County Middle School in the 18th District Tournament.

  • Knights return from bye week to face Jags

    After a much-needed bye week, the Knights (1-6, 0-2) return to their home crowd to face district rival East Jessamine at 7:30 p.m., Friday, in Lebanon. The Knights’ final three games this season are all at home.

    “It’s always good to be at home,” Harmon said. “This year, the community has been really supportive of the team when we’re at home and the boys feed off that home crowd energy. We’re looking forward to being at home for three games.”

  • Lady Knights take the ‘w’ on Senior Night

    Pre-game was a time full of celebrations on Senior Night. Post-game was much the same.

    Marion County ended its regular season on the right note, taking a three-set (25-23, 25-17, 27-25) victory Thursday over the Campbellsville Lady Eagles at the Roby Dome.

  • MC drops season finale to John Hardin

    Marion County was struggling on offense heading into its game against John Hardin.

    Those offensive woes continued as the Lady Knights fell 3-0 last Wednesday in Lebanon.

    “Going into the John Hardin game we were just trying some different lineup combinations,” Marion County Head Coach Daniel Johnson said. “Putting some kids in some spots they usually don’t play to try and get the offense sparked before district play next week.”

  • Knights come up just short on Senior Day

    After a stellar first half, Marion County just couldn’t close the deal.

    The Knights let a 2-0 lead slip away and allowed the Estill County Engineers to score three second-half goals in a 3-2 loss on Saturday on Senior Day.

    Before the game, seniors Hank Hardin, Bryce Barnett and Jose Barrios were honored. The Engineers (13-2-1) scored all three of their goals in the game’s final 15 minutes.

  • First ever alumni basketball game scheduled for Oct. 20

    Marion County High School basketball fans will get another chance to enjoy a blast from past as the Marion County High School girls basketball team is hosting the first-ever alumni basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Roby Dome.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Newcomer Broncos host Knights on Oct. 4

    When Marion County plays the Frederick Douglass Broncos at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 4, it will have been nine days since the Knights last stepped onto the field for a game.

    Frederick Douglass, meanwhile, will have played three games in that span.

    “That’s going to be a tall order. They’re a good team,” Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley said of facing Frederick Douglass.

  • Knight football blitzed by Titans, 51-8, in district game

    Throughout this season, Marion County has had opportunities to score on offense that they couldn’t take advantage of.

    It once again came back to haunt the Knights as they were shellacked 51-8 by the Mercer County Titans on Friday in Harrodsburg in the Horns Home Improvement Game.

    The loss put Marion County’s record at 1-5 and gave the Knights a loss in their opening district game this season. Marion County forced an interception and fumble early in the game but couldn’t turn them into points on offense.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights ending season on home turf

    As the postseason draws closer, the Marion County Lady Knights are getting the chance to get into postseason form on their home turf and in front of their cheering fans.

    Marion County’s final four home games are all on the Lady Knights’ home turf, providing Marion County (10-4-1) a great chance to warm up for the 18th District Tournament.

  • GOLF: Knights win all 4 matches last week

    The Marion County Knights had a busy week, playing in four matches, but it was also a successful week, as the Knights won all four matches last week.

    “Overall, it was a great finishing week for us,” Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said. “We gained a lot of momentum heading into our regional tournament. We improved our score each match. We finished on senior night with the lowest score we have posted all year long.”