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Today's Sports

  • WCHS tennis team competes in...

    The weather couldn’t  have been any better as Washington County High School’s tennis team entered regional play in Elizabethtown last week.

    Emerging out of the first day of play was doubles pair Will Drury and Zach Sneed. They defeated Bethlehem’s Davis Downs and Mark Newcomb in two sets, 6-2, 6-1. The pair advanced to play against LaRue County’s Alex Best and Preston Howell Monday night after press time.

  • Winning ways

    The Washington County Commanders (13-8) had a week filled with victory as they went three for three last week, defeating the Anderson County Bearcats (10-9), the Bardstown Tigers (5-13), and the Bethlehem Eagles (18-7).

    Anderson County
    The Commanders took their first win of the week over the Bearcats. Washington County would score first, picking up three runs in the first inning.

    After allowing the Bearcats two runs in the third, the Commanders would secure the win in the sixth with one run.

  • Girls drop two, win one

    After suffering a rainout last Thursday, the Washington County Commanderettes (10-10) traveled to Tates Creek to play in the Creek on the Rise tournament over the weekend.

    The Commanderettes took two losses and a win in the tourney when they fell to the Paris Lady Hounds (12-15), the Shelby County Lady Rockets (14-12) and defeated the Grant County Lady Braves (5-17).

    Paris
    The Commanderettes got a rough start in their matchup against the Lady Hounds as they fell behind 9-0 in the bottom of the third.

  • SCC baseball and softball finish...

    It’s been a wild week for the St. Catharine College baseball and softball teams. This past week they were in action the Mid-South Conference Tournaments at Bowling Green, Ky. Both the baseball and softball teams made a run at the title, but finished just one game short as they both finished runner-up.

  • John Werner honored

    Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) senior Alex Bautista is the 2015 Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of Year and St. Catharine (Ky.) senior John Werner is the MSC Pitcher of the Year, conference officials announced Tuesday at the annual awards banquet at the National Corvette Museum.
    Cumberlands’ (Ky.) William Roger was selected as the MSC Baseball Freshman of the Year while St. Catharine’s Luther Bramblett is the conference’s coach of the year. Cumberland (Tenn.) senior Tyler Alford is the MSC Baseball Champions of Character recipient.

  • WC track team competes

    Coming out of the Heartland Conference, Washington County High School’s track team hit the road once against to compete in the Adair County All-Comers meet on April 28.
    The team once again took top sports in the meet, earning first place in 4X200 meter relay while Qualyn Yocum took first in the boys 800 meter run. Several other student-athletes took high spots in individual competitions.

  • Fishing team casts off

    Washington County High School’s bass fishing teams recently went to the KHSAA Region 2 Tournament at Lake Cumberland. One of the school’s teams, Trevor Sagrecy and Michael Shelton, along with their volunteer boater, Jeremy Bowen, was among the 14 teams out of the 96 boats that qualified for the state tournament. The tournament will be hosted on Kentucky Lake on May 15-16.

  • Tennis team eyes regionals

    Washington County High School’s tennis team had two meets last week against Bardstown and Nelson County.

    Cool weather and lip-chapping winds punctuated their games against Nelson, and the team could not muster the win, falling 2-5.

    On April 23, Washington County took a victory over Bardstown, winning 4-2.

    From here, they will go on to play in regional tournament action, which will be hosted at Freeman Lakes in Elizabethtown this Friday. Times were not available as of press time.

  • SCC baseballand softball...

    The St. Catharine baseball and softball teams ended their regular season on a hot streak. Both teams will enter their respective conference tournaments riding a five game winning-streak.

  • Heartland Conference

    The Washington County track team traveled to Lindsey Wilson College’s Blue Raider Stadium on April 21 to compete in one of the biggest events of the year, the Heartland Conference Meet.

    Competition was tough, but Washington County took top spots in the meet, winning first in the 4x200 meter relay and second in the 4x100 meter relay. Senior runner Anthony Osbourne took first place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.00 and the school placed athletes in the top five in four other events.