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Today's Sports

  • Lucky number seven


    The Commanderettes won their seventh consecutive game on Monday night against Bardstown.

    The win puts them in second place in the 19th District, with a chance for first place if they beat Nelson County and Nelson loses to Bardstown.
    Check back next week for complete coverage of the district game at Bardstown.

    Washington County vs. Fort Knox
    Score: 49-31 Washington County
    When: Friday, Jan. 28
    Where: Fort Knox

  • Commanders face Fifth Region...


    Washington County will face two Fifth Region opponents and will have a rematch with North Bullitt this week as the regular season winds down.

    On Thursday, the Hart County Raiders (2-15) come to town for a duel with the Commanders.
    Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Washington County High School.
    “They’re having a tough year like we have,” Commanders head coach Russell Burkhead said.
    Several coaches Burkhead has spoken with have said Hart County was not to be underestimated.

  • Commanderettes will play...


    The Commanderettes will have to defend a player unlike any they have seen this season when Owensboro Catholic’s Rebecca Greenwell steps on the court Wednesday.

  • SC women fall twice in...


    Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine College women lost two games last week in Mid-South Conference basketball.

    Thursday they fell 70-47 at The University of the Cumberlands and Saturday they suffered an 80-67 loss at Lindsey Wilson.

  • Patriot men split conference...


    The St. Catharine College Patriots split two road games last week in the Mid-South Conference.

    After losing 68-59 on Thursday at University of the Cumberlands, J.T. Burton’s squad   bounced back to win 81-69 Saturday at Lindsey Wilson.
    The 1-1 week left the Patriots in second place in the conference with a 7-2 record, one game behind league leading Georgetown. The Patriots are at Georgetown Thursday in a battle for the top spot.
    Cumberlands

  • WCHS baseball team to host chili...

     

    The Washington County High School baseball team will be hosting a chili supper on Feb. 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the WCHS cafeteria.
    Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

  • Commanders stumble against...


    Washington County vs. Campbellsville

    Score: 83-52 Campbellsville
    When: Wednesday, Jan. 19
    Where: Caverna High School
    Key players: CHS - Matthew Davis, Tevin Taylor, Jordan Percell WCHS - Alex Marshall, Jared Kelty, Trae Abell

    Game highlights: A big second- and third-quarter push helped propel Campbellsville past Washington County in the semifinals of the Fifth Region All “A” Classic.

  • No rest for the champs


    The Washington County girls’ basketball team won’t get a chance to rest as they prepare for the All “A” Classic state tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

    The Commanderettes will have to first face Bethlehem, Fort Knox and Bardstown before they depart for Richmond.
    Bethlehem (1-11) comes to town on Thursday for a girl / boy doubleheader that tips off at 6 p.m.
    The last time these teams faced off, the Commanderettes came home with a 47-36 victory.

  • Several named to All “A” all-...


    Washington County was well represented when the boys’ and girls’ Fifth Region All “A” Classic all-tournament teams were announced on Saturday at Caverna High School.

    Representing the boys’ basketball team, senior Jared Kelty was named to the all-tournament team.
    Kelty averaged 13.5 points in two games, leading his team in scoring for both of those games.
    Junior Trae Abell was named as part of the academic all-tournament team.
    Abell averaged 6.5 points per game in two games.

  • Commanders gear up for another...


    If Mother Nature cooperates, the Commanders and Bethlehem will make up a previously canceled game this week.

    The district rival matchup is set for Thursday, as part of a girl / boy doubleheader.
    Tip off for the boys’ game is 7:30 p.m. at Washington County.
    Bethlehem (6-5) got the best of the Commanders last time, winning 69-51 at Bethlehem.
    Last time, Bethlehem got hot from outside, hitting seven threes against the Commanders.