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High School Sports

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights prepare for home meet, regional meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights have one final meet next Wednesday, and head coach Alex Meade said that’s just the way he wants it.

    Marion County had two meet in two nights, first traveling to T.K. Stone Middle School for the Elizabethtown High School January Invite meet on Jan. 4.

    “I was proud of how we handled some adversity. It was a late start time,” Meade said. “Knowing we had a meet the next day, we took it in and had a pretty strong showing. I was happy with it.”

  • Knights kick off 2019 against Commanders

    New year, familiar opponent.

    The Marion County Knights and Washington County Commanders face off at Washington County High School on Jan. 5.

    Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

    The Knights defeated Washington County on Nov. 30 in the Roby Dome 94-72, getting a 25-point performance from Tyshay Epps, who is Marion County’s leading scorer at 18.8 points per game.

  • Lady Knights look for good start to new year

    The Marion County Lady Knights have had quite the start to this season, racing off to an 12-1 start, the best in the Fifth Region.

    The Lady Knights cracked the 60-point mark for just the third time this season with a 63-42 win over Savannah Country Day from Savannah, Georgia in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando on Thursday.

  • Hicks resigns as defensive coordinator, line coach

    Matt Hicks has resigned as the defensive coordinator and line coach for the Marion County High School Football Team.

    Hicks informed the team last week that he was stepping down. Hicks had served as an assistant coach since the 2016 season - Allen Harmon’s first season as the Knights’ head coach.

    Hicks’ resignation comes after vocal chorus of players, parents and community members demanded change in the coaching staff after a 2-8 campaign last season, which gave the Knights a 4-26 record for the past three seasons.

  • Lady Knights head to Florida

    The Marion County Lady Knights will head to Orlando, Florida for several game over the Christmas holiday in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament.

    The Lady Knights’ first game is at 11 a.m., tomorrow, against Poinciana High School from Campbell City, Florida. Marion County will also play one game each on Dec. 28-30, according to the KHSAA website.

    Marion County will be playing in the pink bracket; a full bracket can be found at this link: https://ksaevents.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/GBB-HOL-Pink-B...

  • Knights face Madison Southern in Campbellsville Holiday Classic

    After their first holiday tournament at Warren East, the Marion County Knights stay on the court over Christmas Break, heading down to Campbellsville High School to play three games in the Campbellsville High School Holiday Classic.

    The Knights will first take on the Madison Southern Eagles at 3:45 p.m., Dec. 27. Marion County will also play on Dec. 28 and Dec. 29, though times and opponents are to be determined.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights ring in Christmas at Warren East tourney

    Some time has passed since the Marion County Knights had a start like this.

    Go back to the 2011-12 season when Marion County started off 6-1 and went on to win the district title.

    This season, the Knights have eclipsed that start, rumbling to an 8-1 record and winning seven games by double-digits. The Knights’ lone setback is a 77-67 loss to perennial region power Central Hardin earlier this month.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights look to bounce back from first loss

    Bethlehem handed Marion County its first loss on the season.

    Now the Lady Knights have a chance to hand Bethlehem their first loss this season.

    After meeting up in the Autism Classic Saturday, Marion County and Bethlehem square off again at 2:45 p.m., tomorrow, in the LaRue County Lady Hawks Holiday Classic.

  • Aquaknights hit pool for first meet of the season

    After practicing and waiting for some time, the Marion County Aquaknights were finally able to hit the pool for their first meet this season against Russell County at Russell County High School on Dec. 4.

    Being the first meet of the year, Marion County Head Coach Alex Meade knew his team would make mistakes.

  • Head Football Coach Allen Harmon is staying put

    Allen Harmon will be the head coach for the Marion County Knights when the 2019 season begins.

    The decision was made last week, and announced by Marion County High School Principal Thad Elmore to MCHS football players Thursday in a special-called meeting in the gym.