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Today's Sports

  • Simpson takes awards

    On June 30, Hannah Simpson shot 189 out of 200 singles targets and won the medal for Academics, Integrity & Marksmanship High Junior Ladies Champion.

    Along with the AIM award, she won the Scholastic Clay Target Program trophy for Lady High Score using her total scored in singles.

  • Commanders prep for upcoming...

    The thick and pungent smell of humidity and sweat filled the air as the Washington County Commander football team met for its first practice of the year Monday morning.  

    The Commanders, who are coming off a 3-6 season, are looking at some big goals this year.

  • WCHS hires Bramblett

    The Washington County High School Commanderettes, who are coming off a dismal 2-23 season, are about to get a much-needed spark – Saint Catharine College’s womens’ basketball coach, Lena Bramblett.

    She is replacing the Commanderettes’ last head coach, Mike Holt, who took the reins for only one season.

    Bramblett, who is leaving the Patriots after 15 years, said the switch was an opportunity for her and her family.

  • All-Stars take wins in Adair

    The Washington County 9-10 and 11-12 All-Star Little League teams went on the offensive over the weekend when they traveled to Adair County and run-ruled opponents into submission.

    On June 27, the 9-10 All-Star team defeated Boyle County 17-7 to advance them in the bracket to play against Glasgow the following day.

    In their matchup against Boyle, they trailed 5-2 going into the bottom of the second. There, with the bases loaded, a walk would give WC another run and an inside-the-park grand slam hit by Blake Russell would give them the lead for good.

  • St. Catharine College enjoys...

    As members of the NAIA, and the Mid-South Conference for just eight years, the St. Catharine College athletic program is still the new kid on the block. But the Patriots have continued to improve and enjoyed what will be termed their most successful year to date in the 2014-2015 campaign.

    While the Patriots will not actually unfurl any championship banners, they can reflect on many accomplishments, both athletically and academically.

  • SCC baseball player taken in MLB...

    When a young baseball player grows up they dream of playing in the big leagues, but for many they don’t get to realize that dream. But John Werner was of the group that got to realize their dream come true.

    Werner, a member of the St. Catharine College Baseball team realized his dream had come true when the Texas Rangers called his name in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball Draft. He becomes the fifth Patriot to be drafted by a Major League Baseball team.

  • All-stars take losses in opening...

    The Washington County 9-10 and 11-12 All-Star softball teams took deep wounds in their opening games of the district tourney hosted at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon on Sunday.

    Both teams were run-ruled and shut down for much of their games.

    9-10
    The 9-10 team saw its opponent, Marion County, come out in the second inning with a fire in its belly. Marion County would score eight runs, but would not hold Washington County completely scoreless. WC answered with two runs, though Marion would seal the deal with a 9-run third inning.

  • Cochrans place third

    They’re at it again!

    Washington County brothers Lynn and Nathan Cochran have hit the water, cast out their lines and reeled in another top spot in a big time fishing tournament in Kentucky.

    And this time, their catch is worth an ice cold $1,200.

    According to Lynn, the pair won their cash by reeling in 9.65 pounds of fish in the Crappie USA Super Event, which was hosted at Green River Lake on June 5 and 6.  

    “You only weigh seven fish a day,” Lynn said in a phone interview with The Sun last week.

  • Coulter plays in East-West All-...

    Trae Coulter is not your average teenager. In his 17 years on this earth, he’s notched nearly 15 years of baseball experience under his belt. That’s because he’s been playing the game since he was two or three years old and has played for the Commanders since he was in the seventh grade.

    And, recently, he played in the Junior East-West All-Star games, which were hosted at Pleasure Ridge Park  High School in Louisville last week.

  • WCHS baseball award winners

    Golden spikes most valuable player
    Christopher Mann

    Silver slugger award
    Wade Moore

    .400 club
    Wade Moore

    Pitcher of the year
    Trae Coulter

    Defensive player
    of the year
    Michael Chastain

    KHSAA junior east/west all-star
    Trae Coulter

    110% award
    Mac Stevens

    Coaches award
    Colton Nolan

    Commander award
    Justin Shelton

    Most improved/impact player