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Today's Sports

  • Lady Knights' volleyball...

    Marion County High School volleyball Head Coach David Hibbard recently announced the team award winners at the volleyball banquet on Tuesday of last week. They are as follows:

    -Most Improved Award - Desirae Cocanougher

    -Hustle Award - Natalie Buck

    -Spirit Award - Rosanna Scott and Brooklyn Burnside

    -110 percent Award - Taylor Howard

    -Heart Award - Courtney Spalding and Ailee Raley

    Hibbard also named statistical award winners on the season. They are as follows:

    -Highest serve percentage (94) - Kristen Bradshaw

  • Twice as nice

    The bright lights of Rupp Arena attributed to a slow start but a buzzer beater helped the Lebanon Middle School Lady Patriots win a second straight Kentucky Basketball Academy state championship.

    The eighth grade girls' basketball team beat Crosby Middle School 40-33 in the tournament final at Rupp to defend last year's crown and add another trophy to their collection.

    Makayla Epps saved the Lady Patriots unblemished record with a lay up with two seconds remaining to tie the game at 30. Once in overtime, the Lady Pats controlled the game.

  • Lady Knights open season with...

    The Lady Knights will bring back much young talent this year from their district champion team last season.

    Head Coach Trent Milby and the young Lady Knights opened their season Tuesday night against the Bethlehem Lady Banshees. Results were unknown at press time, however they can be seen at www.lebanonenterprise.com.

    The Lady Knights faced a young Bethlehem team that includes five freshmen and no seniors. The Lady Banshees finished 10-16 last season and bowed out in the first round of the 19th District tournament against Nelson County.

  • Lady Knights speed past Banshees

    The Marion County Lady Knights could have gone scoreless after half time and still won by 13 over the young Bethlehem High School Banshees. 

    The Lady Knights jumped out of the gates like rabid dogs, attacking with pressure defense and speed, in their 72-34 win over Bethlehem on Tuesday night in the season opener. 

    Bre Elder led the Lady Knights with 22 points. Makayla Epps added 14 and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers chipped in 11. Dee Johnson led the defense with 12 steals. 

  • Knights improve in final...

    Marion County High School boys' basketball Head Coach Tim Peterson feels better about his guards after improvement against Casey County in a recent scrimmage.

    "The big thing was that our guard play was much better," he said. "We had only 12 turnovers. We had10 threes and were 10 for 23 from outside. Overall, we shot 53 percent from the field."

    The Knights had more than 20 turnovers in a scrimmage against Bullitt East High School the week before.

  • Knights fall in scrimmage

    Hoops action is tipping off in full force. Here's a look at recent activity.

    The Marion County High School faced Bullitt East last week in a scrimmage at Bullitt East.

  • Knights advance, beat Fairdale...

                Bryson Bell’s last of three touchdowns, on a 12-yard scamper, secured a win for the Marion County Knights with under two minutes to play Friday night at Greschel Stadium in Louisville.

  • Bluegrass Speedway honors top...

    Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown recently honored its top racers of the 2008 racing season at its annual championship awards banquet recently and several area Marion County racers were honored for finishing in the top 10 in their division of the final track points at the one-half mile high-banked Nelson County clay oval.

  • Lady Knights soccer ends season...

    Marion County High School girls' soccer Head Coach Neil Payne recently announced the team award winners at the soccer banquet, which was held Wednesday of last week. They are as follows:

    Offensive Player of the Year - Sabrina Tom

    Defensive Player of the Year - Erica Essex

    110 percent - Raven Blair

    Most Improved - Christian Montgomery

    Lady Knighted (award goes to player who never gives up, regardless of circumstances) - Kara Chapman

    The team also had12 academic All-State members.

  • Knights prepare for Bullitt East...

    Impressive as their season has been, the Knights have not found Bullitt County to be friendly terrain.

    The Knights' first loss of the season came in Mount Washington at the hands of a Bullitt East Chargers team that was 1-3 going into the game. Their second loss came to North Bullitt a few weeks later.

    The 13-10 loss to the Chargers was within the Knights' reach, as they turned the ball over three times in the red zone in four trips. A questionable fourth down call didn't help the Knights' cause either.