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Today's Sports

  • Ladies leading the way

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

     

    If I ever had the chance to interview any player from the US Women’s National Soccer team I would probably freak all the way out because look how far they’ve gotten in the World Cup!
    They get to play for the title, OUR women’s team is playing for the World Cup title. Yes, I purposely repeated myself because that is so exciting, and as a soccer fan, of course I’m going to be excited.

  • Try shooting trap, skeet, and...

    As we plunge into full blown summer when there’s very little to hunt, we sometimes get bored … unless we fish.
    I don’t understand it but not everybody fishes!
    Anyway, you’ve got guns, ammo and everything you need to shoot, but nothing to shoot at! That’s not exactly right. You just have to do a little research.
    No birds to shoot at? Why not try trap skeet or maybe sporting clays? The little clay birds fly out of traps (launchers) like little Frisbies. The angles and distances vary to give you a more realistic hunting scenario.

  • 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.