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Today's Sports

  • 9-10 softball team is state bound

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    Since 2007, Marion County has had either one or both Little League softball teams competing in the state competition.

  • Fundraiser for MC 10U All-Star...

    At 9:30 a.m., today, Wednesday July 1, the 10U All-Star team of 14 ladies will be available for cleaning services to local downtown businesses in an effort to raise funds to compete in the state tournament in Morehead. Window washing, dusting, taking out garbage... no task is too big or too small! All sponsors will be listed on our team banner traveling with us to state. Please welcome them into your business and help them bring home another state title! For more information, call 270-402-2076.

  • True All-Stars

    By Casey Sowers 

    Sports correspondent

     

    Well, it's been an eventful week for the girls All-Star teams. 

    I do want to congratulate both teams for the hard work they've been putting forth this season, from playing in the ridiculous humidity, to the pouring rain. 

  • 9-10 All-Stars beat Boyle County

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    On June 27 the Marion County 9 and 10-year-old All Stars team played at Joe Johnson Little League Park in Columbia against Glasgow. While they All Stars lost the first game, they played on June 28 in the losers bracket against Boyle County, and more luck came with that game. They won 15-3.
    "We played with better defense and better offense this game," Coach Eric Scott said.

  • Lebanon native to coach at WCHS

    The Washington County High School Commanderettes, who are coming off a dismal 2-23 season, are about to get a much-needed spark – Saint Catharine College’s womens’ basketball coach, Lena Bramblett.
    She’s replacing the Commanderette’s last head coach, Mike Holt, who took the reigns for only one season.
    Bramblett, who is leaving the Patriots after 15 years, said the switch was an opportunity for her and her family.

  • Sluggers win tournament

    Marion County 8U Sluggers won the third annual Whitney Roberts Tournament in Lexington July 27-28, playing seven games to take the championship. Pictured, front row from left, are Gracie Benningfield, Maggie Jo Benningfield, Tori Gribbins, Kendra Gaddie, Graycn Mattingly and Coach Mark Caldwell; middle row from left, are Coach Daniel Mattingly, Reece Caldwell, Caitlynn Brady, Laurel Cochran, Chloe Cox and Rose Caldwell; back row from left, are Coach Kirby Gribbins and Head Coach Mike Benningfield.

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation...

    Question of the week: In how many states can you hunt elk?
    Well, I don’t know either!
    What I do know is you can hunt them in Kentucky!
    What are the odds of getting drawn to hunt one of those Kentucky elk?

  • Two Marion County teams reach...

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

     

    Two Marion County softball teams were slated to play for their respective Little League district championships Tuesday evening (after the Enterprise went to press) at Graham Memorial Park.
    The 9-10 all-stars were scheduled to play Russell County last night for the District 5 championship.

  • Veatch steps downs as MCHS coach

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    Jessica Veatch has resigned as the Marion County High School softball coach.
    She was hired after the 2014 season to replace Todd Spalding (who is now serving as a circuit judge). During her one season leading the Lady Knights, they finished with a 23-12 record. They were also the 20th District runner-up and advanced to the 5th Region tournament, where they lost to eventual regional champion Central Hardin.
    Veatch submitted her resignation after the season.

  • A good day to get in shape

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

     

    You hear about wanting a “summer body” during the winter months quite a lot, and now that it’s summer, people are either working hard, or hardly working on that.
    But don’t focus on the body.
    Focus on feeling great, just being healthy and exercising.
    I love it though. I love seeing people workout. Even if it’s just walking around the track at the park, people are getting in a good workout.