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Today's Sports

  • Knights eliminated in first...

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team headed to Adair County Wednesday to take on the host team in the opening round of the 20th district tournament. After suffering two losses to the Indians during the regular season, the Knights were looking for a win to earn a trip to the regional tournament.  However, the Indians bolted out to an 18-2 lead early on, and the Knights never could recover. Marion County ended up losing the game and ending their season with a 65-45 loss.

  • Milby is national coach of the...

    By Josh & Jessica Veatch
    sports@lebanonenterprise.com
    Marion County High School Lady Knights Head Coach Trent Milby learned Monday that he has been named the 2013 Naismith High School Girls Coach of the Year.
    Milby learned last week that he was a finalist for the award, along with Kevin Kiernan from Mater Dei High School in California, Cathy Self-Morgan from Duncanville High School in Texas and Corey Barrett from Riverdale High School in Tennessee.

  • Seventh Heaven

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team continued its streak of dominance in the 20th District, by capturing it seventh straight district title Saturday night in Adair County. The Lady Knights advanced to the championship game by defeating Taylor County in the opening round Thursday night by a final score of 65-26. Marion County then topped the host Adair County Lady Indians by a final score of 72-41 to capture the title.

  • 5th region tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights now know who their first round opponent in the regional tournament will be.  Marion County drew Washington County and the two teams will play each other Thursday night at 8:00 PM at Green County High School.  The semifinals will be on Sunday March 3 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, with the finals being on Tuesday March 5 at 7:30 PM.

     

  • Lady Knights claim district title

    On Saturday night, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team continued its streak of perfection with a 72-41 win over Adair County in the championship game of the 20th district tournament to improve to 32-0 on the season.  Marion County jumped out to an early 15-0 lead, and cruised to the easy victory.  Makayla Epps led all scorers with 19 points followed by Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 13 and Patrice Tonge with 10 points.

     

  • Tomorrow is the deadline to sign...

    Editor's note: On March 7, the Marion County Fiscal Court approved allowing Magistrates Larry Caldwell, John Arthur Elder III and Steve Masterson to contribute $200 each toward the cost of the bus trip.

    Marion County fans who would like to watch Lady Knights senior Makayla Epps play in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American game have an opportunity to sign up for an travel package that includes a bus trip, a ticket to the game, and an overnight hotel stay.

    The deadline to sign up for the bus trip has been extended until March 9.

  • Lady Knights overpower Taylor...

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team advanced to the championship game of the 20th District Tournament by defeating Taylor County on Thursday night. Marion County was led by Makayla Epps with 19 points and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 14 points. After leading 30-2 at the end of the first quarter, Marion County went on to win by a final score of 65-26.

    Taylor County 2 11 3 10 - 26

    Marion County 30 16 13 6 - 65

  • Knights fall in district opener

    On Wednesday night, the Marion County Knights headed to Adair County to take part in the 2013 20th district tournament.  Their opening round opponent would be the host team Adair County.  The Indians controlled the game throughout and came away with the 65-45 win to end the Knights' season.  Latrelle Irvin was the lone Knight to score in double figures with 10 points.  Marion County ends their season with a final record of 11-17.

     

    Marion County 4 13 12 16 - 45

    Adair County 23 17 14 11 - 65

  • SCMS Volleyball champs

    For the second consecutive year, the St. Charles Middle School sixth grade volleyball team won the Marion County High School “Expo” Volleyball Tournament. The tournament was held Feb. 2. Back row (from left): Assistant Coach Carrie Newton, Eden Kessler, Adrienne Thomas, Elise Carpenter, Sammi Jo Potters, and Coach Karen Epley. Front row: Carly Clark, Lauren Ferriell, Mariella Curtis, and Whitney Lewis. Jessah Hughes and SCMS Head Volleyball Coach Van Gadberry are not pictured.
     

  • Deer: Simpson

    Chris Simpson killed this 8-pointer with a bow. He is pictured with his girlfriend, Leslie Cox.