High School Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Knights can’t keep halftime lead in loss to East Jessamine

    Marion County put up their best first half performance. At one point, they held a 20-6 lead.

    But the East Jessamine Jaguars scored 29 of the games final 35 points as they defeated the Knights 35-26 Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cards fend off Lady Knights for fourth straight district title

    The Taylor County Lady Cardinals have built a stronghold on the 20th District championship thanks to a mixture of excellent hitting, stellar defense and timely performances in the clutch.

    For one set, it looked like all that talent would capitulate them to yet another district title.

  • First ever alumni basketball game is Saturday

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team is hosting the first-ever Marion County Alumni Basketball Game this Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Roby Dome.

    The event is a fundraiser for the Marion County High School girls basketball team. Admission to the game is $5. Concessions will be available at the event.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Cards defeat Knights 4-1, end Marion County’s season

    After a solid first 10 minutes, fatigue started to set in for the Marion County Knights. Playing in their second game in as many nights showed. Against any team, it would have hurt. But against Taylor County, it was disastrous.

    Season-ending, in fact.

    Taylor County defeated the Knights 4-1 in the 18th District Tournament semifinals last Tuesday at Campbellsville Elementary School. The loss ended Marion County’s 2018 season.

  • 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.