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High School Sports

  • Lakers wash over Knights

    By Will Phillips
    Enterprise correspondent

    In a game that Coach Jeff Robbins watched from the press box, the Marion County Knights fell behind by two scores early and never managed to regain the lost momentum as they fell to the Russell County Lakers, 51-14.

  • Almost Knight time

    After an 11-17 record last year, the Marion County Knights are preparing to come back into a fresh season with their coach, Montrelle Irvin.
    “We have big expectations,” Irvin said about the season.
    Their expectations are high because they have a senior-loaded team.
    According to Irvin, the Knights have eight seniors, most with experience under their belt. They are Anton Cowherd, Latrelle Irvin, Bobby Jaglowicz, Brandon Knopp, Clay Lanham, Anthony Mattingly, Jalen Powell, Luke Price, and Alex Smith.

  • Lady Knights rebounding after state title season

    After a blazing hot 39-0 season, the Marion County Lady Knights will start the 2013-2014 season the same way they did last year - by playing against the George Rogers Clark Lady Cardinals.
    While this may seem like a familiar start, there have been some major changes for the Lady Knights.
    Former Lady Knights Coach Trent Milby accepted a coaching position at Berea College. After his departure, former boys basketball coach Anthony Epps was named as the Lady Knights new head coach in September.

  • Knights outlast Commanders, 28-20

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    As Athletic Director Robbie Peterson said after the game, Marion County “played with passion,” on Friday night, jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the second quarter against rival Washington County. The Knights ran the ball often, with only three pass attempts in the first half. Even with those numbers, though, they amassed 195 yards in the first two quarters. 

  • Lady Knights fall in regional play

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent 

    Through a battle a of sweat and tears, the Marion County Lady Knights narrowly lost to the Elizabethtown Panthers in the opening round of the 5th region tournament on Oct. 29. 

    The Lady Knights remained in lockstep with their opponent throughout the match, but fell, 27-25, 25-20, 25-22. 

  • Volleyball wraps up successful year

    They went out with a bang, and not with a whimper. 

    The Marion County Lady Knights have wrapped up their season as district champions with a record of 24-12, short of last year’s record of 31-7. It is their sixth consecutive season with more than 20 wins. 

  • Harriers run in regional meet

     After a season of running, the Marion Country boys and girls cross country teams’ final race was at the Class 2A Region 2 cross country championship on Saturday in Bowling Green.

    Marion County girls cross country runner Meredith Bartley, a sophomore, finished the girls 5K run with a time of 24:06.64. She placed 54 out 80. 

  • Goodin-Rogers will miss 2013-14 season for UK women's team

    Former Marion County Lady Knight and current University of Kentucky freshman basketball player Kyvin Goodin-Rogers has been diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism and will miss the 2013-14 season, according to a UK press release.

  • Lady Knights win another district title

    The Marion County Lady Knights won another 20th District championship by defeating the Taylor County Lady Cardinals in three sets (26-14, 25-17, 25-16) on Oct. 22.

     “It feels good,” Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said. “That’s six in a row for our program.”

    The win also improved Marion County’s record to 24-11 heading into the regional tournament.

  • Lexington Catholic too much for Knights

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights had a hard time moving the ball on Friday night, as they played host to Lexington Catholic. Marion County was unable to find the end zone until the 10:10 mark of the fourth quarter, when junior Eddie Ponce managed to find pay dirt. The extra point was blocked, though, and the Knights managed only 9 points as they lost, 62-9.