https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sports/rss.xml en The Gameplan - Sept. 19 https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/gameplan-sept-19 <p> <strong>Sept. 19</strong><br /> GIRLS SOCCER<br /> Lady Knights vs. Taylor Co. (Home), 7:30 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> GOLF<br /> Knights vs. LaRue County (Home), 4:30 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <strong>Sept. 20</strong><br /> BOYS SOCCER<br /> Knights vs. C&rsquo;ville (Away), 6 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> VOLLEYBALL<br /> Lady Knights vs. Bardstown (Home), 7:30 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> GOLF<br /> Senior Night<br /> Knights vs. Nelson Co. (Home). 4:30 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <strong>Sept. 21</strong><br /> FOOTBALL<br /> Horns Home Improvement Game<br /> More than just a sport https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/more-just-sport <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zzgerard_flanagan_94.jpg" alt="Sports Reporter Gerard Flanagan" title="Sports Reporter Gerard Flanagan" align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> Sports is so much more than X&rsquo;s and O&rsquo;s, game strategies, a score or wins and losses. It is so much more than a player&rsquo;s stats, a player&rsquo;s performance or a team&rsquo;s performance. It&rsquo;s more than four quarters, seven innings or five sets.</p> <p> Sports is much more than just merely a sport. Sports are where memories are made, friendships are forged and life lessons are taught.</p> <p> Above all, it is the force that can unite us after a tragedy.</p> GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights, Lady Cards meet in district matchup https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/girls-soccer-lady-knights-lady-cards-meet-district-matchup <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/9-19_girls_soccer_1.jpg" alt="Libby Palagi (left) and Ireland Cassidy (right) celebrate after Palagi’s goal in Marion County’s 7-0 win over the Hart County Lady Raiders on Sept. 13 in Lebanon. Palagi scored three goals for a hat trick in the game." title="Libby Palagi (left) and Ireland Cassidy (right) celebrate after Palagi’s goal in Marion County’s 7-0 win over the Hart County Lady Raiders on Sept. 13 in Lebanon. Palagi scored three goals for a hat trick in the game." align="left" hspace="6" width="74" height="85" /><p> After going 2-1 at the Trojan Classic, Marion County will look to continue a solid season with offensive production coming from many players.</p> <p> Madi Hardin has 12 goals, Libby Palagi has 10 goals and Bella Spalding has eight goals. Taylor Richardson has allowed only 1.2 goals per game and has 118 saves.</p> <p> Marley Allender has seven assists and Palagi has six.</p> <p> In their second district game this season, the Marion County Lady Knights meet the Taylor County Lady Cardinals in a battle of 18th District teams at 7:30 p.m., today, in Lebanon.</p> GOLF: Knights finish third at conference, prepare for regional meet https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/golf-knights-finish-third-conference-prepare-regional-meet <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/9-19_golf_4.jpg" alt="Bryce Spalding putts the ball in Marion County’s golf match against the Washington County Commanders on Thursday at the Lebanon Country Club." title="Bryce Spalding putts the ball in Marion County’s golf match against the Washington County Commanders on Thursday at the Lebanon Country Club." align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> Marion County lost a boatload of talent off last year&rsquo;s squad. But ask Head Coach Joey Reed, and this year&rsquo;s golf team isn&rsquo;t slacking off by much.</p> <p> Marion County posted a third place finish at the Heartland Conference meet - their second straight third place finish - on Sept. 10 in Green County.</p> <p> The Knights shot 349 as a team. Campbellsville shot a 330 and Taylor County ran away with the conference title, shooting a 289.</p> To the limits - Katelyn Brockman pushed physically at Granite Games https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/limits-katelyn-brockman-pushed-physically-granite-games <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/9-19_katelyn_yates_3.jpg" alt="Katelyn Brockman competed in the Granite Games Sept. 7-9 at St. Cloud State University. Brockman has been training at Leave No Doubt CrossFit in Lebanon for nearly two years." title="Katelyn Brockman competed in the Granite Games Sept. 7-9 at St. Cloud State University. Brockman has been training at Leave No Doubt CrossFit in Lebanon for nearly two years." align="left" hspace="6" width="55" height="85" /><p> Sweat is pouring down her face.</p> <p> Her muscles are aching.</p> <p> She&rsquo;s endured three consecutive days of grueling workouts that have pushed her physically. They pushed her so much, there was one time she thought about quitting.</p> <p> Katelyn Brockman, however, refused to quit.</p> <p> It&rsquo;s not just that she wouldn&rsquo;t quit. It&rsquo;s that she couldn&rsquo;t quit. This is the Granite Games and Brockman isn&rsquo;t about to give up after she&rsquo;s come this far.</p> TENNIS: Swencki, Holt resign as tennis coaches https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/tennis-swencki-holt-resign-tennis-coaches <p> The Marion County High School tennis team will be searching for new leadership after their head coach and assistant coach both stepped down last month.</p> <p> Noah Swencki resigned as head coach after two seasons and Angela Holt resigned as an assistant coach. Swencki&rsquo;s resignation was effective Aug. 24 and Holt&rsquo;s resignation was effective Aug. 23</p> <p> Swencki, who graduated from Campbellsville University in May with a double major in fitness and wellness and Spanish, said he&rsquo;s looking to further his education and secure a job.</p> VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights hold ‘blue out’ for teens killed in car accident https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/volleyball-lady-knights-hold-%E2%80%98blue-out%E2%80%99-teens-killed-car-accident <p> Sometimes, a game is much, much more than a game.</p> <p> With yet another tragedy rocking Marion County, the community will once again rally together to remember two individuals whose lives were cut far too short.</p> <p> Marion County&rsquo;s game against the Boyle County Lady Rebels at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 24, will be a &lsquo;blue out.&rsquo; Those who will be attending are encouraged to wear blue or University of Kentucky sports gear.</p> Wandale Robinson will make college choice in October https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/wandale-robinson-will-make-college-choice-october <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/9-19_zvaught_views.jpg" alt="Benny Snell is averaging 125 yards rushing per game this year but had only 18 yards in last year’s loss to Mississippi State. (Vicky Graff photo)" title="Benny Snell is averaging 125 yards rushing per game this year but had only 18 yards in last year’s loss to Mississippi State. (Vicky Graff photo)" align="left" hspace="6" width="77" height="85" /><p> <em>By Larry Vaught<br /> </em></p> <p> Just in case Western Hills star Wandale Robinson didn&rsquo;t know how big a recruiting priority he was for Kentucky, he found out Friday night.</p> <p> That&rsquo;s when Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops came to watch him play and got to see plenty, including a 96-yard punt return for a touchdown in Western Hills&rsquo; win over rival Frankfort.</p>