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Today's Sports

  • Scrambling for a cure

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2nd annual Washington County Relay for Life Golf Scramble is in the books, and this year it came down to a tie-breaker. Two teams finished the par-71 course at Lincoln Homestead at 13 under. Finishing first in a scorecard playoff was the team of Dodie George, Michael George, Jason Flinn and Jimmy Taylor. Team Toyotomi (Yukihiko Ushiro, Jonathan Jones, Kalen Boone and Rob Bruington) came in second. Third place went to Anthony Drury, J.J. Knopp, Scotty Horton and Eric Thomas.

  • JV Commanders win district...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County JV baseball team won the 19th District JV Tournament last week, beating Bardstown in the opening round and coming from behind to win a thriller against Nelson County for the title.

    “We beat Bardstown in the first game, I believe it was 6-0,” said WC head coach Derek Schuler. “Trae Abell pitched a no-hitter against the Tigers and got the win.”

    In the championship game, the JV Commanders were tied 1-1 with Nelson County heading into the fifth inning.

  • 9-10 Dodgers on top; Cubs and...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The past week has been a wild one for Washington County Little League baseball. The four-way tie in 11-12-year-old play last week has been narrowed down to the Cubs and Red Sox tied for the lead at 4-2, while the Cardinals and White Sox are both at 2-4 so far this season. Meanwhile, the Dodgers sit on top of the 9-10-year-old standings at 4-2, but the 3-3 Braves and 2-4 Marlins are still within striking distance.

    9-10-Year-Olds

  • Patriot infielders receive Gold...

    SCC Sports Information

    A pair of St. Catharine College infielders were recently awarded Gold Glove awards for their excellent defensive play in the Mid-South Conference. Senior Justin Witt, who played both second base and third base, and junior shortstop Ryan Mangione were the recipients of the honor.

    “Justin Witt may be the best defensive player we’ve had here,” said Luther Bramblett, who just completed his ninth year as the Patriots’ skipper. “And Ryan Mangione committed just two errors in 31 conference games.”

  • Commanders advance to district...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders beat Bardstown 10-5 Tuesday night to earn a trip to the 5th Region Tournament and they will play Nelson County for the district championship Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. at Dean Watts Park in Bardstown.

    WC got out to an early 5-0 lead, but Bardstown cut it to 5-4 with a four-run top of the fourth.

  • Burton adds trio of signees to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    St. Catharine mens' head basketball coach J.T. Burton is looking to strengthen his team for the 2010-11 season. Burton has been busy recruiting, and recently added a trio of signees to his roster.

    Burton signed Troy Lambert from New Orleans, La. The 6-foot-8-inch Lambert played at Los Positas Community College in California, where he averaged 16 points and 13 rebounds per game.

    “He is very athletic and he has a motor that never stops,” said Burton.

  • Relay for Life Golf Scramble

    The second annual Washington County Relay For Life Golf Scramble will take place Saturday, May 22 at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course.

    Registration is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Teams must have a minimum handicap of 40.

    A barbeque lunch from Mordecai’s On Main will be served at the turn.

    Prizes will be awarded for first and second place, plus prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.

    A hole-in-one contest will also be held for a chance to win a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

  • WC track competes at Heartland...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County track team competed in the Heartland Conference Meet at Taylor County High School on May 4.

    In girls' competition, Moriah Hourigan placed fifth in the girls' 100-meter dash with a time of 14.26 seconds. She also came in fourth in the girls' 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute and 15 seconds flat. Also in the 400, Madisen Phillips placed fifth, finishing at 1:16.14.

    In the girls' 800-meter run, Phillips finished eighth, running a 3:16, while Katie Cambron ran a 3:55 for 11th place.

  • WC girls face Bethlehem in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Momentum is everything in sports, especially when you’re heading into post-season play. After reeling off three straight wins, the Washington County Commanderettes have dropped their last four games, including a 13-7 loss to Danville last Tuesday and a 6-5 home loss to E-Town on Thursday.

    Danville

    The WC girls got the early lead against the Lady Admirals, scoring twice in the top of the second to jump out to a 2-0 lead. The Commanderettes added another pair in the fourth to take a 4-0 advantage.

  • Week two of WC Little League

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    11-12-Year-Olds

    The deuces are wild in 11-12-year-old Little League play at Idle Hour Park. After two full weeks of action, all four teams have 2-2 records.

    Last Monday, the White Sox evened their record to 2-2 with a win over the Cubs. Starting pitcher Michael Chastain got the win for the White Sox, while Cubs starter Trae Coulter took the loss despite having three hits on the day.

    Chastian and Alex Townes each had a hit for the White Sox.