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Today's News

  • Commanderettes edge Banshees in slugfest

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The important thing to remember in most sporting events is that no matter if it’s a close 1-0 win or a battle of offensive output, you only need to better your opponent by one. That’s what the Washington County Commanderettes learned as they beat the Bethlehem Banshees 22-21 in Campbellsville April 17 during play in the 5th Region All ‘A’ Tournament.

    Both teams kept pace with each other as they posted two runs each in the first inning and added two more in the second to tie the game at 4-4.

  • Patriot softball wins two of six

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team started the week off well with a conference sweep of a doubleheader Tuesday at Pikeville College. But Holly Smith’s squad couldn’t keep the momentum rolling as they fell victim to two doubleheader sweeps to end the week, losing at home to conference rival Lindsey Wilson on Saturday and at non-conference for Oakland City on Sunday.

  • Local students' art to be displayed at World Equestrian Games

    If all of the world is a stage, then three Washington County High School art students will be in the limelight when their talent is showcased as part of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington. This is the first time the event has been hosted on U.S. soil, and as part of the festivities, an exhibition titled “Desert Treasures” will feature representations of various Arabian horses.

  • Bat Pats fall to .500 in MSC after sweep at Campbellsville

    SCC Sports Information

    After starting out with an 8-0 record in the Mid-South Conference, the St. Catharine College baseball team now finds itself with a 10-10 conference slat with eight conference games remaining. The Bat Pats’ MSC record hit the .500 mark after they were swept in a four game series at last weekend at Campbellsville.

  • Local pastor recovering from motorcycle accident

    A Springfield pastor said he is lucky to be alive following a single-vehicle accident in Nelson County April 6. According to a report from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department, John McDaniel was traveling west on US-150 in Botland at 10:18 a.m. when his motorcycle left the road, and he came to rest in a ditch while the motorcycle struck a nearby house.

  • Springtime decisions impact dairy profit for the next year

    Kentucky’s spring weather sometimes makes harvesting quality forages a challenge. Spring rains can delay harvest, and since most producers rely on forages for their dairy cows’ nutritional needs, the key is to make the most of Kentucky’s unpredictable weather.

  • YMCA Youth Soccer

    The YMCA is accepting registrations for the spring soccer league for youth ages 5-12.

    Games will begin April 24 at the Board of Education field in Springfield.

    For more details, contact the Wilderness Trace Family YMCA at (859) 734-9622.

     

  • Commanderettes return home from 2-3 Florida trip

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanderettes headed to Fort Walton Beach, Fla., during spring break, where they started off with a bang, winning their first game 12-2 against Franklin-Simpson.

    Senior shortstop Kelly Hill led WC with four hits, while Meagan Spalding and Pooh Railey each had a pair. Olivia Thompson, Jaclyn Kelty, Linda Libby, Samantha Seger and Shay Yocum also had one hit each for WC.

    Hannah Simms took the mound for the Commanderettes and held the Lady Wildcats to two runs on seven hits.

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  • Commanders soak up the sun in Florida

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If a team goes on a losing skid, at least sunny, warm Florida is the place to do it. The Washington County High School baseball team spent its spring break in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., where it took part in the Florida Beach Bash.

    Florida Baseball Beach Bash

    Jeffersontown

    The Commanders started off with a 6-3 loss to Jeffersontown on April 4. WC got off to a quick 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first, but only got three hits for the rest of the game, falling 6-3. Blake Smith took the loss for the Commanders.

  • Weigh Down winners announced

    “Weigh Down Washington County 2010” began on Jan. 5 and had its last regular meeting on March 2.  Once again, this winter was a challenge with a lot of cold, snowy weather, especially on meeting days.  Many members missed class due to bad roads and miserable weather conditions.  Missing class is not good when you are at home hungry and can’t get away from tempting food.