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Today's Sports

  • Commanderettes fall to...

     The Washington County Commanderettes softball team didn’t quite get off to the start it was hoping for, losing its season opener at Elizabethtown 15-3 Thursday. The game ended after five innings.

    Washington County was able to string a few good hits together and scored some runs late in the game, but a 10-run third inning by Elizabethtown put the game out of reach.

    Head coach Christy Baker was disappointed to start the season with a loss against a quality team.

  • Commanderettes top Pulaski...

    The Washington County Commanderettes grabbed an early 3-0 lead and never trailed on their way to an 11-5 victory over Pulaski County Thursday.

    Commanderette head coach Christy Baker said she was very pleased with her team’s performance against a good Maroons team.

    “I was pleased with our defense, especially since we have a few ladies in new positions,” Baker said.

  • Commanders fall to Marion County...

    Washington County’s baseball season opener started off well, but a few late-game errors led to a disappointing 4-2 loss to the Marion County Knights Friday.

    Head coach Adam Blair said his team played well overall, but errors kept them from keeping the momentum, and Marion County took advantage.

    “We started off scoring runs in the first two innings and playing well on both sides of the ball,” Blair said. “Overall, we played well for the first game.”

  • Baseball starts preseason with...

     It was the beginning of a new season for the Washington County Commanders baseball team on Friday, March 3, and it started out just as everyone hoped: with a win. The Commanders took on Hart County in pre-season play and came away with a 9-3 win. Head coach Adam Blair was pleased with how his team performed against the host Raiders.

    “The game went well for our first time stepping on the field against another team,” Blair said.

  • Blair’s Commanders open season...

    As this crazy weather season moves into March, high school baseball follows soon after at Washington County High School. For head coach Adam Blair, he expects his team to heat up very quickly this season.

    Blair enters his third season as coach of the Commander baseball team. During his time as coach, the team has won two consecutive district championships and has been successful in district play, posting a 17-3 district record last season. For obvious reasons, Blair says he expects more of the same this year.

  • Baker’s Commanderettes set to...

    Success is always something to savor and enjoy. For the Washington County softball team, coming off its most successful season ever last year, expectations are high for head coach Christy Baker and her players, and confidence is growing for the upcoming season.

    “We’re looking good so far,” Baker said.

  • Girls show character through...

    Young teams face struggles, and that has been the case for the Washington County Commanderettes. Lena Bramblett’s girls’ basketball team has posted a record of 2-13 so far this season, but one thing Bramblett and assistant coach JT Roby have seen from the squad is a determination to keep fighting and never give up.

    After Saturday night’s game at Marion County, a 56-23 loss, Bramblett said here players are responding to encouragement from their coaches.

  • Boys take two in tourney

    Jeff Moreland

    Publisher

     

    All the Washington County Commanders wanted for Christmas was to win the Arby’s/KFC Holiday Classic at McCreary Central High School. Santa didn’t bring that present, but coach Bernard Smalley’s boys did deliver two wins against tough opponents in their four-game stint in the tournament.

    The Commanders opened things up to face Whitley County last Tuesday night, and they came out ready to play.

  • Girls lose three in tournament...

    Some tough competition over the Christmas holiday left the Washington County Commanderettes in the midst of an eight-game skid as they get ready for the new year.

    The ladies played three games in Campbellsville’s Food Pantry Holiday Classic last week, falling in all three games.

  • Ladies take two tough district...

    A tough season continued down that path for the Washington County Commanderettes last week as they hosted a pair of district opponents.

    Nelson County visited the Commanderettes last Tuesday, handing the ladies a 69-23 loss.

    Madison Snellen led Washington County with eight points, followed by Lucky Burton with five and Kailey Thompson with four.

    Friday night brought the Bethlehem Banshees to visit. Although the Commanderettes got a better offensive output, the result was a 59-41 loss.