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Today's Sports

  • Truck and Tractor Pull

    A truck and tractor pull will be held April 17 at the track behind the Mackville Community Center.

    Weigh-in is at 4 p.m. and the event starts at 5 p.m.

    Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place.

    For more information, contact Eddie Noel at (859) 262-5104.

  • Patriot softball goes 5-1

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    “We’ve definitely been playing a lot better than what we’ve been playing in the past few weeks,” said Patriot head coach Holly Smith. “We’ve been able to get runners on and able to score, and our defense has picked it up quite a bit.”

    SCC started the week with a pair at Midway College on April 1, winning 2-1 and 8-6. Freshman pitcher Ashley Hardin took the mound for the Patriots in the first game, giving up seven hits over eight innings.

  • Commanders riding a roller...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Sometimes baseball is a game of streaks, and at other times baseball is a proverbial roller coaster of wins and losses. That’s how the season has gone for the Washington County baseball Commanders lately as they have ridden the thrill ride of peaks and valleys since their win over Hart County on March 26.

    Starting with that game, it’s been win, loss, win, loss, win, loss for WC. With a spring break trip to Florida fast approaching, the Commanders were hoping to put an end to the start/stop rhythm of their season.

  • Bat Pats split four with Lindsey...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The St. Catharine baseball Patriots are still in the hunt in the Mid-South Conference standings. A four-game split with Lindsey Wilson over the weekend put the Bat Pats at 10-6 in conference play with a big series against Campbellsville on the horizon.

  • From Left Field

    Stacking the deck?

  • Commanderettes find runs in E-...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s no secret that Nelson County is the team to beat in 19th District softball. The Lady Cards have been a dominant force for almost two decades, so when the Washington County Commanderettes see the Lady Cards pulling into Springfield, they know they have a fight on their hands.

    When the two teams locked horns on March 30, it was Nelson County who got off to an early 4-0 lead after the top of the first inning, and they never looked back, beating WC 12-1 in the first district match-up of the year.

  • Baseball Commanders open season...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commander baseball season got off to an impressive start March 23 with a 4-0 shutout of visiting North Hardin. The Commanders got excellent play in the field and at the plate, while senior starting pitcher Joseph Hamilton turned in five innings of work, and junior Travis Smith closed the door on the Trojans with two scoreless innings in relief.

  • YMCA Youth Soccer

    The YMCA will be holding sign-ups for the Spring Soccer League on April 10 at the Board of Education field from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The program is for youth five to 12 years old.

    Each child may participate in drills to help with team placement. The season will begin April 17 and run through May 22. Each child will receive a team shirt and six weeks of game play. For more details call the YMCA at (859) 734-9622.

  • Commanderettes rout Burgin 24-3...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes opened the 2010 softball season on the road March 23 with a trip to Burgin. WC took a 2-1 lead after the first inning. By the time the top of the second inning was over, the Lady Bulldogs didn’t know what had hit them, as WC reeled off 10 more runs to go up 12-2.

    For the Commanderettes in the top of the third, it was a little like Top 40 radio - the hits just kept on coming as WC plated eight more and added four more in the fourth to wallop the Lady Bulldogs, 24-3.

  • Patriot softball slide continues

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team spent most of the early season hanging around the .500 mark. But now Holly Smith finds her team mired in a nine-game losing streak that has dropped the Patriots to 7-19 overall and 1-7 in the Mid-South Conference.

    Offensive woes plagued the Patriots last week when they lost six games while scoring just nine runs. Four of the six losses came to conference opponents.