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Today's Sports

  • Hamilton wins gold

     A Washington County teenager was invited to the 2015 Junior Olympic Championships earlier this month in Colorado and he returned home with gold and silver medals after taking part in three events.

    Mason Hamilton, 13, qualified for the competition on Dec. 13 and made his way to Colorado Springs from April 28 to May 6 for the 14-and-under (J3 division) championships in air rifle, small-bore and 3x40 small-bore.

  • Commanderettes drop district...

    They fought until the very end, and even when it they were defeated, they never let their heads down.

    The Washington County Commanderettes lost their chance to earn the accolade of being the 19th District champions when they fell to the Bethlehem Banshees 8-1 on May 18. It was the third time the Commanderettes have been defeated by the Banshees this season, falling to them previously 19-6 and 9-3.

    “Just because we didn’t win doesn’t mean we can’t play,” Commanderettes head coach Christy Baker said after the game.

  • Commanders are district...

    Bottom of the seventh, two outs, game tied 3-3 - everything is on the line.

    Rain came down in a light drizzle as the Washington County Commanders took home the 19th District championship in an epic fashion on May 18 when sophomore infielder Michael

    Chastain slammed a base hit to drive in senior infielder Wade Moore for the win.

  • Osbourne places fifth at state

    Washington County High School senior Anthony Osbourne took fifth place in the 200-meter dash at the state track meet on May 23, which was hosted at the University of Kentucky’s outdoor track facility.

    “That was the sixth time he’s run the 200-meter,” the track team’s head coach Eric Sagrecy said.  “…to finish fifth at state your first year of doing something is pretty impressive… I’m really proud of him.”

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.”