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Today's Sports

  • Commanders blast district...


    The Commanders begin district tournament play on Tuesday, when they face Bethlehem at 5:30 p.m. at Idle Hour Park. The winner of that game will play in the finals on Wednesday. Admission of $5 will be charged at the gate.

    Washington County vs. LaRue County
    Score:
    8-0 LaRue County
    When: Friday, May 13
    Where: Tom Bystrek Field
    Game highlights: The Commanders (18-10) couldn’t get the bats going against region opponent LaRue County (21-6).

  • Track teams dazzle at Heartland


    It seems the Washington County High School track team is peaking at the right time.

    One meet remains before state, the regional at Central Hardin on Thursday, and the Commanders used last week’s Heartland Athletic Conference meet as a tune-up.
    “This has been our best overall performance in the HAC meet in my tenure,” track head coach Paul Bodenhamer said. “Both the boys and the girls scored points in excess of previous years.”

  • Little League season opened at...


    The Little League baseball season began last week at Idle Hour Park, with five games going into the books.

    Nine-and-10-year-olds
    Reds 4, Braves 0
    The Reds opened the season with a win over the Braves.
    Oscar Saucedo threw a gem from the mound, striking out 12 Braves batters en route to the win.
    John Floyd took the loss from the mound for the Braves.
    Taylor Smith led the Reds offense with two hits. Floyd was the Braves leader on offense, also with two hits.

  • WC Relay golf scramble is May 21

    Winter is long gone and golfers in the region are ready to hit the fairways and greens. There is no better way to get back into the swing of things than taking part in the 3rd Annual Washington County Relay for Life Golf Scramble on May 21 at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course.

  • SCC to hold camp in Bardstown


    The St. Catharine College baseball team will hold its annual baseball camp at Dean Watts Park in Bardstown on June 14 and 16.

    The camp will be from 9 am to noon each day. It is for players age six years and older.
    The camp will be conducted by St. Catharine head assistant coach Terry Davis along with other Patriot assistants, Bryan Allan and Travis Adams, and members of the 2011 Patriot team.
    The camp will emphasize hitting fielding and throwing.

  • Sports briefs

    June 13-15
    Baseball camp

  • Tigers late rally ends Bats Pats...


    Things were going very well for the St. Catharine College baseball team as they entered the ninth inning of their elimination game of the Mid-South Conference tournament Thursday at Campbellsville University.

    Things then went awry as the host Tigers scored seven unearned runs to pull out an unlikely 10-8 win against Luther Bramblett’s Bat Pats.

  • Spauldings leave their mark on...


    The following story recently ran in The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown.
    Kate, Hannah, Mary Beth and their mother, Fran Spaulding, are all  part of the Bethlehem High School swim team.

    Moving on won’t be easy for Kate Spaulding.
    One of the building blocks of Bethlehem swimming with numerous school records to her credit, Spaulding has played a big part in the Banshees becoming a family affair of a program, making up the core of the squad with her younger sisters, Hannah and Mary Beth, and mom/coach Fran.

  • Tennis teams compete in Midland...


    The Washington County High School tennis teams competed in the Midland Conference tournament last week at Nelson County.

    On the boys’ side, Steven Royalty lost his number one singles match 6-4, 6-0. Tyler Beam fell 6-2, 6-0 in second singles play.
    Doubles partners Jordan Simpson and Chris Carrico won their first match of the season in a 7-6, 0-6, 10-8 thriller in the first round. They bowed out in the second round, falling 6-2, 6-0.
    In girls’ action, Jessica Brady fell 6-0, 6-0 in first singles action.

  • Commanderettes split action


    Washington County vs. Taylor County
    Score:
    17-2 Taylor County
    When: Saturday, May 7
    Where: Idle Hour Park

    Game highlights:
    The Commanderettes (9-8) ran into a buzz saw on Saturday when Taylor County (7-13) came to town.
    Washington County started off the game with a bang when Olivia Thompson drove in the only two runs with a two run home run on an 0-2 pitch.
    The Commanderettes skipper noted the play of Thompson of late.