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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Bump, set, SPIKE!

    As part of the Summer Dream Academy, Lebannon Elementary School hosted a Summer SLAM, a camp to teach basic volleyball and teamworks skills.
    Participants learned techniques to practice skills on the court and did team-building exercises off the court.

  • What is your favorite game to...

    As an outdoorsman or -woman, have you ever played the “what if” game?
    What if you were given the choice of hunting one season and one season only? Take it even further and chose your weapon and one weapon only?
    What would it be? Would it be doves with a Browning over/under in 12 gauge? Dove hunting would be a good choice. Weather’s usually nice, the bag limit is generous, and you can hunt with a bunch of friends! And they’re good eatin’. You’ll shoot a lot, but hit less than you shoot.

  • On Deck

    Marion County All-Stars practiced last week in preparation for Little League all-star tournaments. The 12-and-under and 10-and-under softball tournaments started this past Sunday.

  • Marion County hosting district...

    The 5th District Little League Softball tournament is scheduled to begin Sunday, June 21, at Graham Memorial Park.

    The Marion County 9-10 All-Stars will open at 1 p.m. against Washington County.

    The Marion County 11-12 All-Stars are scheduled to play Russell County at 3 p.m.