Today's Sports

  • Marion County 11-12 softball...

    The Marion County 11-12-year-old softball team is the runner-up in this year's state Little League championship tonight at Idle Hour Park in Springfield.

    Marion County emerged from the winner's bracket of the tournament unscathed, but lost twice to North Laurel on Wednesday evening.

    North Laurel won the first game of the evening 14-5, forcing a second game.

    In a back-and-forth contest, North Laurel and Marion County were tied 7-7 going into the last inning. North Laurel added two runs to take a 9-7.

  • 11-12-year-old team will be...

    Marion County’s 11-12-year-old all-star softball team is one game away from repeating at the Kentucky state Little League champion. Monday night, the 11-12 teamdefeated North Laurel, 20-13, to earn a spot in the state finals at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Idle Hour Park in Springfield.

    It their first game of the tournament, Marion County defeated Russell County built a 5-0 lead thanks to a big third inning en route to a 9-1 victory. 

  • 11-12 boys are district runner-up

    Baseball tournaments are won with a series of victories and defeats. Unfortunately for the Marion County All-Star baseball teams, their seasons did not end with either taking the District 5 tournament at Idle Hour Park in Springfield.

    Though they did not come out on top, the 11-12-year-old All-Star team did finish as the runner-up in the tournament when they fell to Campbellsville, 12-0, on July 4. 

    Coach Steve Hayes said the team showed a lot of persistence. 

  • Soccer will keep growing

    By Matt Overing

    Enterprise intern

    Soccer is growing in America. The United States made it out of the “Group of Death” and into the knockout round of the most prestigious soccer tournament in the world.

    The United States Men’s National Team lost, but the legacy that the 2014 team left should be lasting.

  • New coach ready to cast off

    After nearly a year of turbulent times, Marion County High School’s bass fishing team is finally coming into fruition. A coach has been recommended for the job, and all that is left is to have him be approved by the MCHS Site-Based Decision Making council later this month. 

    His name is Jason Spalding, and he’s been fishing since he was old enough to hold a rod and crank a reel. 

  • Former Lady Knights transfer to...

     By Matt Overing


    Two members of the 2012-13 undefeated Marion County Lady Knights basketball team will be changing schools for the 2014-15 school year. 

    Patrice Tonge is transferring from the University of Pikeville to St. Catharine College.

    Tonge said her decision to transfer to St. Catharine was “nothing major, just a personal decision.” 

  • Youth soccer sign-ups are July...

     Sign-ups for the Marion County Youth Soccer Association fall season will take place from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 and 26 at the Graham Memorial Park Soccer Complex concession stand on Fairgrounds Road in Lebanon.  

    The registration deadline is Aug. 2. 

  • Varmints, fish and the Fourth of...

    I hope everyone had a good and safe holiday weekend. The wife and I spent most of the weekend enjoying the festivities in Campbellsville with the Grundys.

    Campbellsville does July 4 like we do Ham Days. All in all, a fun weekend with good friends.


  • Catching UP with ... Billy Grant

    Billy Grant was the 2008 Marion County High School graduate and 2008 Male Athlete of the Year.

    • Played baseball at the University of the Cumber-lands.

    • Was a midweek starting pitcher during his freshman year.

    • Injuries plagued his sophomore season, came back to the team as a reliever. By the time he fully recovered, it was time for him to graduate.

  • Two softball teams vying for...

     Two Marion County softball teams open play in the Kentucky State Little League tournament this weekend in Springfield, while two Marion County baseball teams were still alive in their district tournaments.

    11-12 baseball

    With one win and one loss, the Marion County 11-12-year-old baseball team was still alive after weekend in the the District 5 Little League Tournament.