High School Sports

  • The Game Plan - Nov. 23, 2016

    Nov. 28
    Knights vs. Glasgow at 6 p.m.

    Nov. 29
    Knights and Lady Knights at Bardstown at 6 p.m.

    Dec. 1
    Lady Knights vs. John Hardin at 6 p.m.

    Dec. 2
    Lady Knights and Knights vs. E'town at 6 p.m.

    Dec. 3
    Knights vs. Caverna at Campbellsville (Domino's Tip Off Classic)

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights gearing up for run in 2016

    Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin advanced to the Fifth Region Tournament last season, which was his fifth season coaching the Marion County Knights.
    He's looking to go further in his sixth.
    "The expectations are high this season," Irvin said. "The core of our team is back, and with everyone back, we're looking to revisit region and go a little further. We knew we were going to take our bumps and bruises last season. Being young, we had to grow up quickly. I felt we did a great job of that."

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights looking to improve from last season

    The Marion County Lady Knights will be looking to build off last year's appearance in the Fifth Region Tournament for the upcoming season.

  • Softball: Former Lady Knight signs with WKU

    By Dennis George
    Contributing writer

    Todd Spalding knew Jordan Thomas was something special when he coached the Bethlehem senior softball player when she was 10 years old.
    “I was coaching a 14-year-old travel team and she was on that team,” he said. “I told myself right then that she would be the first NCAA Division I player that I ever coached.”
    Spalding’s prediction came through on Friday when Thomas signed a letter of intent to play softball at Western Kentucky University.

  • Border War: Knights win thriller against Commanders

    On Friday, Oct. 28, reality ceased to exist.
    What was once thought to be impossible was now possible.
    The game is over.
    The season is over.
    The losing streak is over.
    It tastes so sweet for the Knights.
    The Marion County Knights overcame deficits of 21-0 and 34-21 and snuffed out a two-point conversion attempt with 2:56 left to win 41-40 in a wild, frenetic classic against the Washington County Commanders Friday night at John J. Boswell Field.

  • Lady Knights’ volleyball season ends, future looks promising

    Five kills and four kills from Mary Ann May was not enough to power the Marion County Lady Knights to a victory against the Elizabethtown Panthers on Oct. 24 in the Fifth Region Tournament. The Lady Knights (15-21) fell in three sets (18-25, 15-25, 12-25).
    The loss ended the Lady Knights' season.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights win district championship

    The Knights were here last year. Same team. Same field. Same things at stake.
    Different result this time, as the Knights left their home field for the final time this season in triumphant fashion.
    The Knights avenged a 2-1 loss in last year's district championship against the Taylor County Cardinals with a 2-0 win Thursday night against the Cardinals to take home the district championship for the first time since 2013.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Knights compete at Heartland Conference

    The Marion County High School cross country teams hit the road for the Heartland Conference meet on Oct. 13, finishing third overall.
    "The team overall has improved significantly even though overall times were slow for the 5K. I am very proud of them," Head Coach Sherbie King said.
    In the boys' 2600-meter run, Harry VanWhy finished with a time of 11:24.

  • FOOTBALL: Jaguars push past Knights

    Trey Downs found an opening, shot through it, and 79 yards later, crossed the goal line to give the Knights a 24-21 lead against the East Jessamine Jaguars in the third quarter.
    Then the Jaguars outscored the Knights 19-6 to hand the Knights a 41-30 loss on John J. Boswell Friday night.
    "I am very happy with the team," Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said."We came out and played physical. I challenged the boys to come out with physicality and intensity. We did that.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights season ends at district

    The Marion County Lady Knights' season ended on Oct. 12 with a 3-0 loss against the Taylor County Cardinals in the opening round of the district tournament.
    "We weren't able to generate anything offensively. Credit to Taylor County's defense," Lady Knights Head Coach Daniel Johnson said.