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Today's Sports

  • Mets take the lead in softball...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Mets are in first place in 9-12-year-old Little League softball at Idle Hour Park.

    Last Monday, the Mets beat the Braves 11-6 with Katy Webb picking up another win, while Anne Tayler Redmon took the loss.

    In the late game, the Orioles beat the Reds, 15-3. Haylee Graves earned the win, while Hayley Smith suffered the loss.

    On Tuesday, the Braves edged the Reds, 12-11. Redmon got the win for the Braves, while Reds pitcher Elizabeth Medley took the loss.

  • Little League softball starts...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 9-12-year-old Little League fast-pitch softball season got under way at Idle Hour Park last week. After the first week of play, the Mets are on top at 3-0, followed by the Braves (2-1), Orioles (1-2) and Reds (0-3).

    Haylee Graves got the win as the Orioles beat the Reds 3-1 last Monday. Elizabeth Medley took the loss for the Reds.

    In the late game, the Mets blanked the Braves 5-0 behind the pitching of Katy Webb. Ann Taylor Redmon got the loss for the Braves.

  • SCC Basketball Camp

    St. Catharine College women’s head basketball coach Lena Bramblett will host a basketball camp for boys and girls ages 8-18 at Lourdes Hall on June 14th and 15th. The camp is from 8:30 a.m. until noon each day.

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

  • Commander Youth Baseball Camp

    The Washington County baseball team will host a summer baseball camp June 14-16. Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day.

    Any child entering first grade through eighth grade may attend. The only thing campers need to bring is a glove.

    Each camper will receive three days of instruction plus a WC Baseball Camp t-shirt.

    All proceeds will benefit the Washington County High School baseball program.

    For cost and more information, contact head coach Derek Schuler at (502) 639-2617.

  • Commanders fall to E-Town in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2010 season came to an end for the Washington County Commanders with a 7-3 loss to Elizabethtown in the 5th Region semifinals at Central Hardin High School last week. The Commanders finished with an 18-18 record.

    The Panthers jumped out in front early, scoring three times in the top of the first.

    Washington County cut the lead to 3-1 in the bottom half of the first inning on an RBI single by Tyler Coulter. The Commanders tied the game at 3-3 in the second on sophomore Trae Abell’s sacrifice fly and an error.

  • 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.