.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Soccer teams annnounce 2013 awards

    The Marion County High School soccer teams held their annual banquets in November. The girls team held their banquet on Nov. 21 and the boys held their banquet on Nov. 25.
    Shown below is a list of players who received an award(s).

    Boys        
    Best Offensive — Joey Costello        
    Best Defensive —Alex Smith        
    110 percent award — Dylan Spalding and Jake Smith        

  • Swimmers getting ready for season

    As the 2013-14 swim season approaches, the Aqua Knights have been spending a lot of time in the water. Look for more on the Marion County High School swimmers throughout the season.

  • Knights will face Rebels in opener

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights will open the 2013-2014 season on the road at Casey County on Dec. 2. The Knights are coming off an 11-17 season, including 7-11 in regional play. Despite their losing record, Marion County does return several players from last year’s squad, including eight seniors. Coach Montrelle Irvin intends to lean on his veterans this year. 

  • Marion County, Manual battle in scrimmage

    The temperature rose as the Marion County Lady Knights scrimmaged against the DuPont Manual Lady Crimsons in Elizabethtown on Saturday. 

    Though the Lady Knights would be defeated in the game, they took some major strides. 

    “Overall I’m very pleased with this scrimmage, I think we got a lot of progress going forward,” Lady Knights Coach Anthony Epps said. 

  • Gridiron season a tough one for Knights

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    Marion County’s football season came to a close against Russell County in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs on Nov. 8. It was a disappointing end to a season that has seen its share of difficulties, both on the field and off.