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Today's Sports

  • Commanderettes reach region

    It’s been four years since the Washington County Commanderettes have been to the regional tournament, but as of Monday night, that all changed.
    The Commanderettes won their first game of the 19th District Tournament in a no-holds-barred fight against the Nelson County Lady Cardinals (10-20), defeating them 13-9 under a black and starless sky.
    For Commanderettes head coach Christy Baker, only one word could describe the moment as the Commanderettes celebrated their victory – “amazing.”

  • Commanders win senior night 6-4

    The Washington County Commanders (19-10) wrapped up their regular season last week after notching a 6-4 win over the Lincoln County Patriots (10-23) on Washington County’s senior night, and a 5-4 win over the Atherton Rebels (15-16) on May 13.
    Commanders head coach Adam Blair said he was going to miss his seniors because they’ve been through a lot the last four years, and when they were freshmen, he was a freshman coach.

  • WCHS track at regionals

    It was a busy week for Washington County High School’s track team as they hit the road to compete in the Taylor County All-Comer’s meet on May 7 and the Class 1 A Region 3 Meet, hosted at Green County High School, on May 9.

    “I was hoping we would be more competitive at some of the early events,” Washington County track coach Eric Sagrecy told the Sun as the regional meet unfolded.”

  • Commanderettes win two

    The Washington County Commanderettes entered their week like a freight train, plowing through the competition and defeating the Thomas Nelson Generals and the Bardstown Lady Tigers. Unfortunately, the girls would end the week with a loss when the Generals did a 180 and defeated them, 11-9, on May 7.

    Thomas Nelson
    The Commanderettes put the Thomas Nelson Generals on ice for their first game of the week, taking them out 10-1.

  • Boys snap streak

    The Washington County Commanders entered the week on a three-game winning streak, only to notch two more victories by Tuesday night, when they defeated the Campbellsville Eagles 4-2 and the Thomas Nelson Generals 14-2.

    The North Oldham Mustangs would halt the streak when they defeated the Commanders 13-1 Friday.

    “That’s the first time I’ve ever played them,” Commanders head coach Adam Blair said after the game. “... they’re a very good team.”

  • Bat Pats qualify for NAIA...

    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) officially announced the 45-team field for the 2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round. The event will take place May 12-15 at nine different locations. Each site will feature a five-team, double-elimination tournament with the winners joining host Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) at the 59th annual Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, May 22-29.

  • 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.