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High School Sports

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights lose district championship to Taylor County

    Lady Knights’ season ends at regional tournament: The Marion County Lady Knights fell to Green County 9-5 in the Fifth Region Tournament at Central Hardin on Monday, May 27. The loss ended Marion County’s season. The Lady Knights finish the season with a 19-12 record. Read more about this game and the Lady Knights’ season in next week’s edition.
     

    The Taylor County Lady Cardinals have been district runners-up since 2016. But, no more.

  • BASEBALL: Cards defeat Knights in district championship

    Knights’ season ends at regional tournament: The Marion County Knights fell to North Hardin 4-3 in the Fifth Region Tournament at Taylor County Middle School on Monday, May 27. The loss ended Marion County’s season. The Knights finish the season with an 18-19 record. Read more about this game and the Knights’ season in next week’s edition.
     

  • TENNIS: Spalding, Hardin qualify for state

    Bryce Spalding and Hank Hardin have qualified for the state tennis meet in boys doubles by advancing to the semifinals of the regional meet at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    The first round and second round were held on May 16, and the third round was held on May 17.

  • VOLLEYBALL: First-ever alumni tournament to be held July 26

    Alumni game fever has taken over Marion County.

    After the Marion County football and girls basketball teams hosted their first-ever alumni games in, the Marion County volleyball team will be hosting its first-ever alumni tournament at 6 p.m., July 26, at the Roby Dome.

    This season, the Marion County High School volleyball team will play its 20th season, making it the prime time to bring back former volleyball players to the Roby Dome and celebrate the anniversary.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Bishop, Dauge set multiple PRs in final regular season meet

    Setting one personal record in a meet is a feat in and of itself.

    But, to set two personal records?

    “That’s hard. That’s not an easy thing to do,” Head Coach Jim O’Hare said.

    Baylee Bishop and exchange student Camilla Dauge both set two personal records in the Bardstown Invitational — the Knights’ final regular season meet — on May 16.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights lose on Senior Night to Mercer County

    Mercer County played spoiler to Marion County’s Senior Night.

    Mercer County turned a close game into a rout late, scoring in each of the final three innings to take a 12-3 win over Marion County on Friday.

  • BASEBALL: Wiser sets school record for career hits

    In a 5-4 win over Washington County on May 15, senior Travis Wiser hit a home run in the first inning to record his 177th career hit, which gave him the school record at Marion County for career hits. Wiser finished the game with three hits.

  • Knights drop season finale

    In many games this season, Marion County has struggled with defensive errors. Against Bardstown, they struggled once again.

    The Knights committed six errors on defense, spoiling a solid offensive outing in a 9-7 loss to the Tigers on May 17 in the season finale.

    “Offensively, we swung it well to score several runs and keep pressure on their defense,” Marion County Head Coach Patrick Campbell said. “We just had some defensive miscues with some guys playing out of position than their norm.”

  • TENNIS: Cassidy wins singles for third straight year

    Ireland Cassidy has been nearly unstoppable this season, and it was no different in the Heartland Conference meet on May 6-8, as the she won the girls’ singles at the conference meet for the third straight season.

    Cassidy took down Taylor County’s Madison Lyons 6-2, 4-6 (10-6) in the championship match.

    Coach Doug Thomas said that Cassidy struggled in the championship match.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Knights perform well at Lincoln County track meet

    The Marion County High School track and field team continued an impressive season on Tuesday, May 7, at the Lincoln County All-Comers meet. The Knights racked up 14 top-five finishes. Marion County’s boys finished third with 65 points, and the girls finished sixth with 19 points.

    According to Head Coach Jim O’Hare, several athletes set personal records.

    “We had PRs galore,” he said. “It was excellent.”

    Marion County also put up three first-place finishes — all by the boys.