High School Sports

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights will return 'much improved' after winless season

    The Marion County High School Girls Soccer Team is looking to put a winless 2015 season behind them and start new. This season, the Lady Knights have a new head coach, Daniel Johnson, who was hired to take over for Derek Cissell earlier this month.
    "I wasn't the coach last season, but even though they didn’t win any games, they were competitive and had a shot to win in the district tournament," Johnson said.
    The Lady Knights will have 25 players this season, including three seniors: Taylor Simpson, Holly Hutchins and Hannah Peterson.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Regrouping - Volleyball team is ready to start over after last year’s disappointing season

    Lady Knights Head Volleyball Coach David Hibbard said last season was a huge disappointment for his team in several ways.
    "We had a losing record for the first time in eight seasons and lost our district title for the first time in eight seasons," he said. "Needless to say, we are eager to erase those memories and get back to winning."
    The Lady Knights finished last season with a 14-21-1 and fell in the Fifth Region Tournament after advancing as runner-ups of the 20th District Tournament.

  • Reed to lead golf program

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Joey Reed will be taking over the Marion County High School golf program.
    Reed was hired to be the new head golf coach on July 12, replacing Chad Spalding, who stepped down last month.
    Reed has had experience working with the golf program at Marion County High School. He has led the Lebanon Country Club's Junior Golf Program for the past six years and has volunteered to help the Knights golf program.

  • MCHS golfer places third in Kentucky PGA Junior Tour

    Bryce Spalding placed third in Kentucky PGA Junior Tour - Summer Series No. 23 on Tuesday, July 12, at Campbellsville Country Club. Layton Hord of Campbellsville placed first and Jonathan Brewington of Fountain Run placed second.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Johnson to be MCHS girls soccer coach

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Daniel Johnson will be taking over as the Marion County Lady Knights head coach, effective July 14. Johnson was selected to be the next head coach after former head coach Derek Cissell left his position.
    "I am excited to be the next head coach and I'm chomping at the bit to get things started," Johnson said.
    Johnson was interviewed for the position on July 3 and was informed he was selected Thursday, July 7.

  • Baseball: Thomas selected to play in All-Star Game

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Marion County Knights sophomore Luke Thomas was selected by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA) to play in the Sophomore East-West All-Star Game, which was played on June 21 at Asbury University. Thomas was one of only three players to be selected from the 5th Region to play in the All-Star Game.

  • Spalding resigns as golf coach

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Chad Spalding is stepping down as the head golf coach at Marion County High School.
    In an email sent to The Lebanon Enterprise, Spalding said he was stepping down in order to allow someone with more of a passion for the game to take over and lead the program.
    "I have coached many sports at MCHS over the last 20 years and I feel it's just time to move on to the next endeavor in life," Spalding said.

  • Basketball: Epps takes over CHS girls’ basketball program

    By Bobby Brockman
    Landmark News Service

    Campbellsville High School is hoping the previous success of its latest head girls’ basketball coaching hire will rub off on the Lady Eagles’ program.
    Anthony Epps, who played on a boys’ state championship team at Marion County in 1993, on the University of Kentucky national-championship squad of 1996 and was an assistant on Marion County’s undefeated Lady Knight state title team of 2013, was officially hired as CHS’ new girls’ head coach last week.

  • Pink Out!

    Marion County High School’s softball team hosted a Pink Out Game, and all proceeds from t-shirt sales and concessions were donated to the Marion County Good Samaritans Foundation.

  • BASEBALL: Knights’ season comes to heartbreaking end

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights' season came to a heartbreaking end on May 30 with a 3-2 loss to the Central Hardin Bruins in the Fifth Region Tournament. The Knights (18-20) fell behind early as the Bruins (33-6) notched a solo home run by Alex Bibb and drove home another run to go up 2-0. Knights pitcher Luke Thomas would settle down from there and held the Knights without a hit for the remainder of the game. Thomas pitched six innings and recorded five strikeouts.