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High School Sports

  • 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. 

  • Reeling one in

    Fishing is an unpredictable sport. And the future of a fishing team at Marion County High School is still uncertain. 

    But it was a topic of conversation at the Marion County Board of Education meeting Nov. 12.

    Jerry Smith, a retired educator and assistant director of athletics, as well as a National Bass Federation representative, attended the meeting to present information about creating a fishing team at MCHS.

  • MCHS swim team getting ready to make a splash

    As basketball prepares to get underway, the Marion County swim team is preparing to make a splash too and has already begun practicing. 

    Last year, two girls on the team, Lindsey Buckman and Laura Rice, broke school records in the 100 freestyle, the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly. 

    This year, they hope to continue improving, and that is one of the goals that Coaches Holly Buckman and John Buckman have set for the team.

  • New role for veteran

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    Last year, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team went a blistering 39-0, winning the state championship in the process. However, that was a year ago, and now it’s time for new head coach Anthony Epps and his team to adjust to life without four of their five starters from last year. 

  • Prices set for basketball passes

    Marion County High School has set the price for season passes for the 2013-14 basketball seasons.

    A boys basketball pass is $20. A girls basketball pass is $15. A pass for both teams is $40.

    To purchase passes, stop by the high school, 735 E. Main Street in Lebanon. For more information, call 270-692-6066.

  • Two Lady Knights named to all-state volleyball team

    Every year, the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association analyzes, ranks, and recognizes the achievements of volleyball players across the state. 

    From there, the players are then separated by division and placed into categories of first-team, second-team, and honorable mention. Of the hundreds of girls ranked year, a total of only 27 made First-Team All-state.

    Two Marion County Lady Knights made the cut. 

  • 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.