Today's Sports

  • Record year for Pokey Pig 5K

    The Farmers National Bank Pokey Pig 5K had a record number of registered runners this year - 968 to be exact.
    Last year, 841 registered for the race. In 2013, 909 registered. So, it goes without saying that race organizers were extremely pleased with the number of participants this year.

  • Boys soccer: Knights clinch top...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights marched into their Sep. 22 game at the Taylor County Cardinals with a chance to clinch the No. 1 seed in the district.
    The Knights, in a hard fought match, pulled out a 2-1 victory to clinch the No. 1 seed in the district.
    "It was obviously a huge game," Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said.
    With the score at 1-0 in favor of the Cardinals (12-4), the Knights needed some offense to get back into the game.

  • Football: Knights, rain fall...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights looked for their first win of the season, and also a good start to district play, on Sep. 25 when they hosted the Mercer County Titans. 
    The Knights failed to secure a victory, losing 41-8. Just like the last game, the Knights were able to keep it close and stay in the game early on. The Knights (0-6, 0-1) trailed only 7-0 after one quarter, on a long touchdown pass. 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights lose to...

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School’s volleyball team lost to LaRue County on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1-3. The Lady Knights lost on the following Thursday to district rival Taylor County in a 0-3 sweep.
    After two losses, the Lady Knights travelled to Campbellsville High School to compete in the “Can You Dig It” tournament. The Lady Knights played three matches, but only won one. They lost to Fort Knox 1-2, defeated John Hardin 2-0, and tied with Thomas Nelson at one set a piece.

  • Our real effect

    By Gerard Flanagan

    I got the idea for this column when I watched a Verizon commercial featuring Saints Quarterback Luke McCown. It was about how Verizon's backup towers' purpose was to step up when the regular towers went down. The same is true for an NFL quarterback. Drew Brees for the Saints went down with an injury last week, so Luke McCown must step up. McCown now gets a chance to make an impact on the field.

  • Vaught’s Views: How good can...

    By Larry Vaught

    In just about two weeks, Kentucky coach John Calipari will show off his next team that he hopes can once again be a Final Four/national championship contender.
    But think back to a year ago at this time. Sure, everyone thought the Wildcats would be good. Really good. They were, too.

  • Golf: Knights finish 2nd in...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights, now at the end of their regular season, played their second tri-match of the season against the Taylor County Cardinals and Campbellsville Eagles on Sep. 21.
    The Knights finished second, scoring a 174. The Cardinals scored a 160, while Campbellsville scored a 204.
    "We played OK in the match," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said.
    Ethan Spalding and Bryce Spalding led all Knights with a 43, while Houston Raikes and Noah Dye put up a 44.

  • Girls soccer: Lady Knights...

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County High School’s girls soccer team finally scored their first goal of the season on Thursday, Sept. 24, when they tied Fort Knox High School 1-1. The goal was scored by senior Kristen Mattingly.
    “It was an incredible goal, just outside the box,” Head Coach Derek Cissell said.
    Prior to their tie on Thursday, the Lady Knights travelled to Taylor County, where they lost 0-9 to the Lady Cardinals.

  • Cross country team competes in...

    The Marion County High School Cross Country Team competed in the Taylor County All-Comers meet on Sept. 24. The Enterprise’s attempts to reach Coach Sherbie King via telephone and email were unsuccessful, so results from the meet are unavailable.

  • Soccer: 24 years and 200...

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley has coached soccer for going on 24 years, both at the high school and college level, and has won several district titles.
    Now he can add his 200th win to his list of accomplishments.
    Conley earned his 200th victory of his coaching career against the Christian County Colonels on Sep. 12, with a 6-1 victory during the Boots and Butts Soccer Classic in Hopkinsville.