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Today's Sports

  • Junior Golf Clinic

    Lincoln Homestead Golf Course will host a junior golf clinic and league for children age 10-15.

    Beginning June 8, they will meet 8-10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for six weeks.

    For cost and additional information, contact Bobby Bartholomai at (859) 336-7461.

     

  • Commander baseball season wrap-up

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although the Commanders played .500 ball for the 2010 season, finishing at 18-18. They increased their win total from the 2009 campaign when they finished 14-12.

    This year, the Commanders won a district tournament game against Bardstown and they beat LaRue County in the first round of regional play.

  • Major League Baseball Tryouts at...

    Representatives from the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau will be holding a professional baseball tryout on the campus of St. Catharine College at Edelen-Haydon Field.

    The workout will be Thursday June 10 at 9 a.m. It will be a pro-style workout with a timed 60, fungo to judge arm strength and athleticism, and pitchers will throw.

    High school players, along with junior and senior college players, are welcome to try out.

  • 9-10-year-olds in three-way tie...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It just simply doesn’t get any closer than this. After 10 games each in 9-10-year-old Little League play, the Dodgers, Braves and Marlins are all in a first place tie with identical 5-5 records.

    Last Monday, the Marlins beat the Dodgers 5-3. Devin Hurst got the win on the hill and had three hits in the win. Luke Abell took the loss for the Dodgers, who scattered just three hits in the game.

  • Commanderettes fall to Marion to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although they came up one run short in the 19th District championship game, falling 3-2 to Nelson County, the Washington County Commanderettes earned a spot in the 5th Region Tournament by doubling up the Bethlehem Banshees 10-5 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • SCC Baseball Camp

    The SCC Patriot baseball program will host a camp for boys ages 8-16 from June 7-9. The three-day camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Edelen-Haydon Field.

    For more information or to register, contact Coach Bramblett at (859) 336-5082.

  • Chastain and Schrader pitch no-...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Cubs and Red Sox continued to battle for first place in 11-12-year-old play last week at Idle Hour Park. Both are 5-3 on the season with everything coming down to the wire.

    In 9-10-year-old play, the 5-3 Dodgers held on to first, but the Marlins have evened their season at 4-4 and the Braves are still in it at 3-5.

    9-10-year-olds

    On Monday, the Marlins beat the Dodgers 4-3 with Devin Hurst getting the win while Drew Yates took the loss.

    John Floyd and Andrew Scott had a hit each for the Dodgers.

  • Commanders beat LaRue 5-3 in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders came back against LaRue County on Monday to win the first round of the 5th Region Tournament, 5-3, against the Hawks.

  • Commanderettes are district...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes fell 3-2 to Nelson County Tuesday evening to finish as runners-up in the 19th District Tournament. The first round win over Bethlehem on Monday gives WC an automatic spot in the 5th Region Tournament which starts May 31 at Central Hardin.

    In their quest for the district title, WC got an early 1-0 in the top of the first when left fielder Jaclyn Kelty belted an RBI single to score shortstop Kelly Hill, who reached on a lead-off single.

  • 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.