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Today's Sports

  • Outstanding athlete getting...

    A 17-year-old boy stands with a straight face. His sharp stare is one that’s been honed by the experience of both victory and defeat.

    On the mound he cocks his arm back, ready to fire. With a snap forward, he throws a pitch —  in the blink of an eye, the ball rips past his target.

    It’s just one of many strikeouts and another tally in his stat book.  

  • Spring football
  • Game Plan, April 23

     April 23

    Tennis 

    Marion Co. at Elizabethtown

    April 24

    Tennis 

    North Hardin at Maroin Co.

    Softball

    Thomas Nelson at Marion Co, 6 p.m.

    Baseball 

  • Knights win conference tennis...

    The Marion County boys tennis team won the Heartland Conference tournament last week, and the Lady Knights finished as the conference runner-up.

    In the boys tournament, Marion County’s Alex Spalding defeated his teammate, Ryker Cassidy, in the boys singles championship in the Heartland Conference tournament last week. Spalding also won the title last year and in 2012.  

  • Not so lucky

     Superstition. 

    It’s a word that with a definition that some might call degrading.

    Merriam-Webster.com defines superstition as: “a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation.”

    Wow. 

  • Lady Knights take second in...

     Victory is sweet.

    Marion County High School track athletes won several events in the Heartland Conference on April 17, and the girls finished second in the team competition with 94 points. 

    The boys finished third overall with 97 points.

    “Outside of region or state, this is probably our biggest meet of the season,” track Coach Daniel Johnson said. 

  • Marion County softball tops...

    The Marion County Lady Knights got back to winning with a pair of victories over the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers (6-7) and the Washington County Commanderettes (4-12) last week. The wins placed the Lady Knights to sit 6-5 for the season so far. 

    Elizabethtown

    A seemingly done deal turned into a full affair with the Lady Knights trumping the Lady Panthers 10-3 in seven innings on April 18. 

  • Baseball Knights lose three...

     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. 

  • How to be a bass fisherman

     So you want to be a bass angler! Well, first you need a boat. Not just any boat, but a bass boat. Something in the 18-foot, on the short side, to around 21-feet in length. Cost? Around $40,000 to $60,000 or, in the neighborhood of $400 per month for 15 years!

    Of course you won’t pull it very far with the family minivan, so you’ll need a truck, with a big gas guzzling V8 with lots of power and torque. Or maybe a big four-door,one-ton diesel. Of course diesel will cost more but you can’t put a price on cool!

  • Bass fishing team may be in...

    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?