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Try-Outs Begin Today (10/14/2014)
The Marion County Knights boys basketball team will hold try-outs for the 2014-2015 squad today and tomorrow at the Roby Dome. Head coach Montrelle Irvin has announced that the sessions will be from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on both days. Any student interested in participating should contact Coach Irvin. Students who are unable to participate this week because they are currently participating in a currently active varsity sport (e.g., football and soccer) should also contact Coach Irvin to find out when their try-outs will be scheduled.
Irvin Named MVP For 2013-2014
Marion County 2013-2014 MVP Latrelle Irvin.
At its end-of-season awards banquet held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on May 4, the Marion County Knights named senior Latrelle Irvin the team's Most Valuable Player for the 2013-2014 season. Irvin led the Knights in both scoring (15.5 ppg) and rebounding (9.2 rpg) and is the seventh boys player in MCHS history to finish his career with at least 1,000 points and 500 rebounds. Irvin also was named to both the 20th District All-Season and All-Tournament teams, as well as the 5th Region All-Season team.
Sophomore guard Tyler Wethington was named MVP for the Junior Varsity team. A complete list of award winners can be seen by clicking the "14 Awards" button in the left-hand column, or by clicking here.
Awards Banquet This Sunday (5/2/2014)
The Marion County Knights will hold their awards banquet this Sunday at 4:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Spalding Avenue. A meal will be served and varoius players will be recognized for accomplishments during the 2013-2014 season.
Tigers Claim Region Crown (3/11/2014)
Bardstown head coach James Brewer and members of the Tigers hold up the championship trophy for the 5th Region Tournament.
The Bardstown Tigers used a suffocating defense to hold the Elizabethtown Panthers to just 32.7% shooting and won the 5th Region Tournament at the Roby Dome, 61-44. Senior guard Tavon Johnson scored 16 points and junior Keanu Young added 14 as the Tigers earned head coach James Brewer his second region title in four seasons at the helm of the Bardstown program. Elizabethtown senior guard JaVon Cotton was the only Panther to hit double figures with 15 points.
Bardstown -- 15 10 13 23 -- 61
Elizabethtown -- 10 6 15 13 -- 44
(Left) Bardstown guard Keanu Young finishes off a fast-break by scoring two of his 14 points in the championship game. (Center) Elizabethtown's Javon Cotton (3) drives against Bardstown's Nick DeVillalobos (5). (Right) Bardstown senior Tavon Johnson (10) scores two of his game-high 16 points over Elizabethtown's Nic McDonald (2).
All-Tournament Team -- Members of the Region All-Tournament team were announced throughout the tournament. Players who earned the honors are: Patrick Anderson (John Hardin), Colton Bush (Green County), JaVon Cotton (Elizabethtown), L.J. Cowherd (Bardstown), Quentin Goodin (Taylor County), Dominique Harding (Elizabethtown), Tavon Johnson (Bardstown), Nic McDonald (Elizabethtown), Chance Melton (Adair County), Matt Miller (John Hardin), Kevin Ndahiro (Thomas Nelson), Seivon Schooling (Bardstown), Caleb Sheffer (LaRue County), Caleb Wigginton (Taylor County), and Keanu Young (Bardstown).
L.J. Cowherd of Bardstown was also named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.
Marion County Athletic Director Robby Peterson hands the tournament MVP award to Bardstown's L.J. Cowherd.
The Tigers will represent the 5th Region in next week's KHSAA Sweet Sixteen state championship at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Their first round opponent will be the Panthers of Pleasure Ridge Park, champions of the 6th Region, at 6:30 PM on Thursday.
Watch this space for more news about upcoming events and game results!
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