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High School Sports

  • Marion County football team presents 2013 season awards

     The Marion County Knights football team held its annual awards banquet on Dec. 18. The Knights, who went 4-7 for the season, received awards for athletics and academics. 

    Season titles and letterman awards were also received by individual players for their achievements.

     

    Athletic Awards

    Most Defensive Points: Dakota Newcomb

  • Marion County sweeps contests with Adair County

    By Will Phillips and Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondents

    Tensions were high as the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights opened district play by hosting the Adair County Indians and Lady Indians. Both the Knights (3-1) and Lady Knights (2-0) would taste victory after defeating their opponents 59-49 and 70-63, respectively.

    Both wins were hard earned. 

  • Marion County teams lose two

    Both the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights tasted defeat on the road over the weekend.

    On Dec. 14, the Lady Knights (2-1) were hosted by the Pleasure Ridge Park Lady Panthers (3-0) in the Dixie Highway Shootout. Unfortunately, the Lady Knights were overcome by the Lady Panthers, 60-54.

  • Volleyball academic award winners

    The Marion County volleyball student-athletes pictured were recognized for academic excellence awards for maintaining a 3.2 GPA and higher. The awards were presented during the volleyball banquet Dec. 4. Front Row (from left): Maggie Blandford, Shelby Mattingly, Morgan Mattingly, Alyssa McCray, Abby Miles, Madeline Sandusky, and Lydia Fogle. Back row:  Kaitlyn Rollins, Maddie Hagan, Kelly Overstreet, Shelby Goode, Sarah Abell, Kelsey Maupin, Paige Buckman, Alexis Calhoun, Aubrey Logan, and Abby Murphy.

  • Knights soar past Hawks

    By Nick Schrager and Will Phillips
    Enterprise correspondents

  • Lady Knights announce volleyball awards

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team held their annual awards banquet on Dec. 4.
    Shown below are the award recipients for this season.

    Season statistical awards:
    Most Aces - Jeni Hall (66)
    Most Assists - Jeni Hall (449)
    Most Blocks -  Alexus Calhoun (97)
    Most Digs -Abby Murphy (178)
    Most Kills - Alexus Calhoun (232)
    Highest Serve percentage - Abby Miles  (95)
    Highest Kill percentage - Alexus Calhoun (40)
    Highest Dig percentage - Abby Murphy (71)

  • Dec. 6 boys basketball game has been cancelled

    Due to inclement weather the Marion County basketball game tonight versus Russell County has been cancelled, according to Marion County Athletic Director Robby Peterson.

  • Nothing fishy: bass fishing coming to MCHS

    Jerry Smith spoke to the Marion County Board of Education on Nov. 12 to request permission to create a bass fishing team at Marion County High School.
    On Nov. 26, he got his answer when the board voted 4-1 in favor of adding bass fishing to the high school’s activities.
    Board member Mike Cecil cast the dissenting vote. He said he still had a lot of questions about the program, and he wasn’t sure he was ready to vote on it.
    “I hope I’m wrong on this whole issue,” Mike Cecil said.

  • Lady Knights get win in double overtime

    The Marion County Lady Knights narrowly defeated visiting George Rogers Clark Lady Cardinals, 52-49, in a double overtime game on Monday.
    The Lady Knights (1-0)won thanks to free throws by sophomore guard Samantha Daugherty and freshman point guard Haeli Howard in the second overtime.
    Coach Anthony Epps said that while the team missed a lot of free throws during the evening, it was because of fatigue.
    “I feel great,” Epps said. “One of the things we are emphasizing at practice is to work hard.”

  • Knight Madness

    Showing everything from athletic prowess to school spirit, Marion County High School held its Knight Madness on Nov. 26.  
    The event, which is in its third year running, was sponsored by the basketball boosters. It raised more than $500 for the Knights basketball team. According to Coach Montrelle Irvin (above), the money will go to everything from basic essentials to food and lodging for the Knights.