http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sports/rss.xml en Football Knights gearing up for opener http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/football-knights-gearing-opener <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-20_football_pic_3.jpg" alt="Senior wide receiver Eddie Ponce fights off a Russell County Laker. " title="Senior wide receiver Eddie Ponce fights off a Russell County Laker. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> On Aug. 14, the Marion County Knights, who finished 4-7 last season, scrimmaged the Russell County Lakers. Though the Knights fell in the fray, it gave the community a sneak peak at the team this season.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p5"> <span class="s2">Interim Head Coach Matthew &ldquo;Moo Moo&rdquo; Mattingly said the team has one goal this year: win.</span></p> <p class="p5"> <span class="s2">&ldquo;That&rsquo;s all we want to do,&rdquo; Mattingly said.&nbsp;</span></p> Lady Knights volleyball team heads south http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/lady-knights-volleyball-team-heads-south <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-20_volleyball_pic_2.jpg" alt="Lady Knight senior libero Elizabeth Buckman hustles during one of the Lady Knights’ scrimmages." title="Lady Knight senior libero Elizabeth Buckman hustles during one of the Lady Knights’ scrimmages." align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;On Aug. 12, the Marion County Lady Knights went south to hone their skills for their upcoming season. At Washington County Middle School, the Lady Knights scrimmaged the Washington County Commanderettes, the Burgin County Lady Bulldogs and the Bardstown Lady Tigers.&nbsp;</p> Golf Knights fall to Banshees http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/golf-knights-fall-banshees <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-20_golf_pic_1.jpg" alt="Noah Dye, a junior, watches as his ball soars down range. " title="Noah Dye, a junior, watches as his ball soars down range. " align="left" hspace="6" width="121" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Outmanned and outgunned, the Marion County Knights hosted and were defeated by the Bethlehem Banshees on Aug. 13. They fell 169-188.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Houston Raikes led the Knights by shooting a 45. Behind him, junior Noah Dye shot a 46. Trevor Burchell, the Knights&rsquo; only senior, fired a 47. Bryce Spalding and Daniel Maupin shot a 50 and 51 respectively.&nbsp;</span></p> Geronimo! http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/geronimo <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nick_schrager_29.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;It was somewhere between 9,500 and 6,000 feet that I learned what I&rsquo;m made of. In that 3,500 feet, I learned that I&rsquo;m a little bit crazy, just a little bit stupid, and have a whole lot of courage.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">That&rsquo;s because I willingly trusted a complete stranger with my life and went tumbling out of a perfectly good airplane. In fact, I paid for the pleasure of it.&nbsp;</span></p> Knight Time 5K: Simply glowing http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/knight-time-5k-simply-glowing <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-20_knight_time_pic_2.jpg" alt="After the 5k, a glow party was held, here, people wearing colored shirts and glow sticks bust a move on the dance floor." title="After the 5k, a glow party was held, here, people wearing colored shirts and glow sticks bust a move on the dance floor." align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Marion County High School lit up the night last Saturday with the Knight Time 5k Glow Run.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">According to Curtis Bennett, Marion County High School band director, the event was held to raise money for the Marching Knights.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">He said 65 people pre-registered for the 5k, though it was apparent more than that showed up for race night.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Bennett said that despite the weather, they had a good turnout and raised a little over $900.&nbsp;</span></p> Squirrel season story http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/squirrel-season-story <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sheltonyoung_48.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="55" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;The sun&rsquo;s coming up and it&rsquo;s still as a grave at midnight. (Now that&rsquo;s descriptive.) In the squirrel woods, the world is in the process of waking up.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">The birds are moving and &hellip; was that a squirrel wigglin&rsquo;? Let&rsquo;s kinda ease around that big hicker nut tree for a better angle. If it was calm it&rsquo;d sure be easier to see a squirrel moving. With the wind, it seemed like everything was moving!</span></p> Linescores, Aug. 20 http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/linescores-aug-20 <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-20_linescores_pic_2.jpg" alt="St. Charles seventh-grader Kristi Martin passes the ball during a game with Bloomfield last week." title="St. Charles seventh-grader Kristi Martin passes the ball during a game with Bloomfield last week." align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;St. Charles Middle School basketball</p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Thursday, Aug. 14, the Junior Lady Knights travelled to OKH where the seventh and eighth grade teams were defeated.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">OKH won the seventh grade game, 24-18.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">OKH 7th grade 24, SCMS, 18 &mdash; Jenny Mattingly 10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; Katie Mattingly 3 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; Ava Spalding 4 points, 3 rebounds; Kristi Martin 1 point, 7 rebounds, 2 steals; Mckenzie Reynolds 10 rebounds.</span></p> Game Plan, Aug. 20 http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/game-plan-aug-20 <p> <strong>Aug. 20<br /> </strong></p> <p> <em>Soccer</em></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Bardstown at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <strong>Aug. 21<br /> </strong></p> <p class="p2"> <em>Soccer</em></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Knights at Campbellsville (D), 5:30 p.m.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <em><span class="s1">Volleyball</span></em></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Lady Knights at Campbellsville, 7 p.m.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <em><span class="s1">Golf&nbsp;</span></em></p>