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High School Sports

  • Baseball Knights lose three straight

     By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights dropped to 6-6 after falling in three straight games against the Danville Admirals (13-6), Campbellsville Eagles (11-7), and the Adair County Indians (8-8) last week. 

    Danville

    The Knights lost 11-0 in five innings as they were hosted by the Admirals on April 18. 

  • Bass fishing team may be in place next year

    In late November last year, Marion County High School was given the go ahead to create a bass fishing team by the Marion County Board of Education. The 4-1 one vote in favor of the team passed on Nov. 26. 

    But, even with the board’s blessings, the team has gotten off to a slow start.

    And now, the question arises, will there be any fishing team at all?

  • MCHS girls soccer coach resigns

    On April 18, Devin Johnson resigned as the Marion County High School girls soccer coach with an announcement that he will be returning to college.

    He plans to return to school at Kentucky Christian University to get a degree in sports management and to resume playing soccer. 

    Johnson said he will miss being with his teammates because there was always something to do and laugh at during games and at practice, but that coaching doesn’t actually replace playing soccer.

  • Knights slay Dragons on the diamond

    The Marion County Knights had a successful week of play, improving to 6-3.

    Marion County defeated Green County, 9-2, on April 9, then split a double-header with the host Fern Creek Tigers (8-7) on April 12. The Knights took an 8-7 victory and a 9-5 loss against the Tigers.

  • Marion County takes fourth at Danville track meet

    Last week was a mixed bag of results for the Marion County track team. 

    Through brief bouts of cool wind and cold rain, the team emerged with top marks from the Danville All-Comers Meet on April 8.

    Unfortunately, results were not as upbeat in the Central Hardin Invitational on April 11, though several girls performed very well. 

    Marion County placed 12th in the Central Hardin Invitational, and fourth in the Danville All-Comers. 

  • Marion County softball wins two

    After a stunning win against the Danville Lady Admirals, the Marion County Lady Knights went on to fall in two games in the Jaguar Classic. 

    The defeats dropped the Lady Knights’ record to 5-4 when they lost to the Ryle Lady Raiders, 6-3, and the Madison Southern Lady Eagles, 4-2, on April 12.

  • Lady Knights defeat Titans

    The Marion County Lady Knights landed right-side-up with a win and a loss last week. The Lady Knights defeated the Mercer County Titans and lost to the Bethlehem Banshees. 

    On Tuesday, the Lady Knights (4-2) were scheduled to face the North Hardin Trojans (1-8) after press time.

    Mercer

  • Knights top Maroons

     Prior to shoving off for Spring Break, the Knights hosted and defeated the Pulaski County Maroons (2-7) on April 1. 

    The win was everything but an April Fools’ joke as the Knights defeated the Maroons, 7-3, to improve to 4-2 on the season.

    “I’ll take it, I’ll always take wins,” Knights Coach Patrick Campbell said.

  • A girl for all seasons

    Whether she’s kicking a ball, playing the net, or leaping and running, Miranda Bradshaw, a 17-year old senior at Marion County High School, knows few, if any boundaries at all. 

    During her time at MCHS, Bradshaw has tried her hand at almost every sport the school has to offer for girls. While she has no true favorite athletic activity, Bradshaw has participated in soccer, basketball, tennis, and track. 

  • March a mixed bag for Knights

    The Marion County Knights ended the month of March with a 3-2 record. They closed the month by falling to the Mercer County Titans. A round of foul weather swamped out a weekend of tournament play.

    Mercer County

    The Knights dropped to 3-2 on March 26 as they lost 11-0 to the Titans (6-0).