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High School Sports

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights battle Taylor County on homecoming

    The Knights hope extra time in the gym pays dividends on homecoming night against the Taylor County Cardinals. Marion County hosts its district rival at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 1.

    Winter weather that swept through the area last week cancelled two of Marion County’s games against Campbellsville on Jan. 21 and East Jessamine on Jan. 22.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights look to stay undefeated in district

    Round one between Taylor County and Marion County was a defensive struggle, and round two will likely have a similar feel when the Lady Cardinals and Lady Knights meet up in the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Friday, on Marion County’s homecoming night.

    The Lady Knights defeated Taylor County 46-33 in Campbellsville on Jan. 18. Maddie Wood scored 16 to lead Marion County (19-4, 4-0) in scoring. Jayla Cowherd scored 10 in the first meeting.

  • Voice of the game

    During Jerry Reynolds’ three decades of calling Marion County basketball games, he’s become a fixture both on and off the court.

    His voice has become synonymous with Marion County basketball.

    But, Reynolds had to step away from announcing after last season due to health issues.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights play 3 nights in a row

    The Lady Knights have played three game in three days twice this season - at the LaRue County Lady Hawks Holiday Classic and at the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Florida.

    The Lady Knights prepare for their third such stretch this season, which begins with a date with the Nelson County Lady Cardinals tomorrow evening. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. at the Roby Dome.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights host struggling Nelson County

    The 2018-19 season has been full of struggles for the Nelson County Cardinals.

    They’re at the bottom of the Fifth Region standings, struggling to a lackluster 1-19 record. The Cardinals have dropped 15 games by double-digits and are struggling for answers on offense and defense.

    Traveling to the Roby Dome to face the Marion County Knights doesn’t look to make things any easier for Nelson County, as the Knights play host to Nelson County at 7:30 p.m., tomorrow evening.

  • Aquaknights

    Alex Meade has wanted steady improvement out of the Aquaknights this season, and the home swim meet at the Lebanon Aquatic Center on Jan. 16 provided evidence Marion County is making that improvement.

    Meade said Marion County improved their times in 14 of the 16 events the Aquaknights competed in.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights, Cards square off

    Two of the top teams in the Fifth Region square off in Campbellsville when the Taylor County Cardinals host the Marion County Knights at 7:30 p.m., Friday evening.

    Record-wise, Taylor County and Marion County are basically equals. The Cardinals have a 12-4 record while the Knights have a 12-5 mark. They’re tied for the third most wins in the region, behind reigning region champ John Hardin (17-0) and reigning region runner-up LaRue County (13-3).

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights, Lady Cards duel in district showdown

    Two big district rivals battling for a leg up in the district standings clash in Campbellsville when the Marion County Lady Knights and Taylor County Lady Cardinals meet at 6 p.m., Friday, in Campbellsville.

    Marion County (15-3, 2-0) looks to stay undefeated in the 20th District, while the Lady Cards (10-7, 1-2) hope to get their district record to .500 and not lose any ground.

    The Lady Knights host Taylor County on Feb. 1, and it will be the final district game scheduled for both teams.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights look to get closer to top seed

    Marion County set many goals just before this season started. One such goal was to grab the top seed in the 20th District, and a 2-0 mark in district action has the Knights (12-4) in position to do just that.

    “This team right here has overachieved,” Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. “We lost our two big scorers from last season, Lez Means and Luke Thomas. All I heard was, ‘Where are you going to get your scoring?’ It was a concern of ours, but this is by far a team effort this season.”

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights face two district matches

    The Marion County Lady Knights come off a 2-1 performance in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, and they look to stay at the top of the Fifth Region when the Campbellsville Lady Eagles come to the Roby Dome at 6 p.m., Friday.

    Marion County (14-2, 2-0) defeated Campbellsville 48-31 on Dec. 14 in Campbellsville. Maddie Wood lead all scorers in the game with 12 points. She called the Lady Knights’ start to this season “pretty amazing.”