High School Sports

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Johnson resigns as track coach

    There were two head coaches leading Marion County High School’s track and field team. Now there’s one.
    Daniel Johnson has stepped down as track coach after six seasons, officially submitting his resignation on June 4 to school officials at Marion County High School.
    Johnson sent the Enterprise a copy of his resignation letter, citing outside responsibilities as the reason he resigned.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Lebanon native wins state title in track in Indiana

    Nicholas Ryan would not settle for a third place finish. That simply would not be good enough.
    With one final chance to get the coveted first place finish, Ryan started his run, went into the air and made the landing.
    At first, he wasn’t sure that jump would count. However, once he saw the white flag go up, he knew he had done what he came to do: win a state title.

  • SOFTBALL: Central Hardin defeats Lady Knights in region semifinals

    Sure, the Fifth Region Tournament was played on Marion County’s home field this year.
    However, no matter where the regional tournament is hosted, the road to the regional title seems to always run through Central Hardin.
    The Lady Bruins have made five straight regional title game appearances.
    Make that six.
    Emily Bryant and Peyton Beger both went yard in the first inning and Kaci Goedde shut out Marion County 5-0 on Friday in the regional tournament semifinals on Talley Field.

  • Queens of the Field

    Marion County’s game against the Thomas Nelson Generals in the regional tournament Monday was rained out in the second inning. They were scheduled to resume play Tuesday afternoon, weather permitting.


    Marion County knew another district title would not come easy. But, then again, the Lady Knights were in this same spot last season and came out with the W.

  • Season ends for Knights

    As the sun faded into the horizon on a warm May evening, so did a chance for Marion County to grab another district title.

    One run, then another and then another went up on the scoreboard. An untimely stretch in the fourth and fifth innings left the Knights reeling, searching and hoping for a response that might keep the season alive.

    It all came down to one last gasp, one last push to save the season. The bases were loaded. Two outs.

  • Sports Briefs
  • Spalding goes down in opening round at state meet

    It was a quick exit from the top stage in high school tennis for Bryce Spalding.

    Facing the toughest competition for high school tennis in Kentucky, Spalding took a 6-0, 6-0 loss to Campbell County’s Anderson McDowell at the state tennis meet at Shillito Park on May 17.

    The opening round loss ended Spalding’s season.

  • Knights win final home game of season, defeat Trojans 7-2

    After bangs of thunder that bellowed over Dave Hourigan Field forced Marion County’s final home game to be postponed for nearly an hour and 45 minutes, all was quiet for the first three and a half innings when action finally got underway.

    But, bringing back memories of last season’s numerous big innings they compiled, the Knights struck for five runs in the fourth to get a 7-2 victory over the Barren County Trojans on May 16.

  • Boyle County defeats Lady Knights 3-1 in final regular season game

    Boyle County scored all three of their runs in the first inning and it was all they needed to defeat Marion County 3-1 on Thursday in Danville.

    Boyle County (21-10) reached base on an error and then drew a walk. With two runners on base, Keely Bowling launched a three-run home run.

  • Wiser named Fifth Region Spring Student-Athlete of the Year

    If there’s one word that someone could use to describe Travis Wiser, thankful would almost certainly come to mind.

    Thankful for his coaches. Thankful for his parents. Thankful for his teammates. Just thankful to play baseball.

    Now, he’s got something else to be thankful for - being named the Fifth Region Spring Student-Athlete of the Year by Fifth Region Athletic Directors.