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Today's Sports

  • Patriot volleyball nets first...

    SCC Sports Information

    It took four matches last weekend but Adam Stevenson was able to notch his first victory as head volleyball coach at St. Catharine College. In a tournament in Dearborn, Michigan, the Patriots dropped two matches Friday and their first one Saturday. But the long ride home became more pleasant when St. Catharine won the final match of the round-robin tournament.

  • Archery Xtreme at The River

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    More than 70 bow shooters turned out for the fourth week of Archery Xtreme competition at River of Life Community Church on Saturday. Shooters took aim at 3D targets that tested skill and accuracy.

    Archers visited 10 stations set up with various real-life taregts such as deer, bears and a moving alligator. Points are tabulated for each station along with combined totals for each shooter. The three highest scores over the five-week tournament will be added to determine the most Xtreme Archer.

  • District foes ahead for WC...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was a tough week for the Washington County volleyball team as the squad went 1-4 since Aug. 24.

    Elizabethtown

    Last Tuesday, the Commanderettes visited E-Town, where they fell 2-0 (25-4, 25-11).

    Marion Co.

    On Thursday, it was time to visit Marion Co., where the Commanderettes lost to the Lady Knights, 2-0 (25-11, 25-13).

  • Commanders visit Western Hills...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commander football team will have its first chance to wear the road jerseys this Friday as the Commanders travel to Frankfort to clash with the Wolverines from Western Hills High School.

    After a big season-opening 53-14 win at home against Shawnee, the Washington County Commanders spent their bye week tweaking things on the field.

    “We had a good open week,” said head coach Mark Perry. “We’ve been conditioning and working on getting better.

  • Camp Calvary Archery Tournament

    Camp Calvary in Mackville will host a 3D archery tournament on Saturday, Aug. 28.

    Registration is between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., with the competition starting immediately after.

    The range will consist of 30 shots. A free cookout will follow the shoot at 12:30 p.m.

    Adult categories include Hunter Class and Traditional Class. Youth categories (Ages 15 and under) include Hunter Class and Genesis/No Sights Class.

    Come out and shoot a few targets with your friends and help raise money for Camp Calvary.

  • For whom the bell tolls

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

  • WC volleyball wins four in a row

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County volleyball team rebounded from its season-opening loss to Green County by rattling off a string of four wins last week.

    Campbellsville

    It all started with a victory at Campbellsville on Aug. 17, with the Commanderettes taking the match 2-0 (25-20, 25-17).

  • Commander golf beats Bardstown

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    In match play at Lincoln Homestead on Aug. 16, the Washington County boys’ golf team beat Bardstown, 169-197.

    Junior Travis Smith medaled and led the Commanders with a score of 37. Thomas Pettus shot a 43, while Blake Smith shot 44 and Chris Spalding shot a 45.

  • Carey competes in shoot

    Special to The Sun

    From Aug. 3-6, Stephanie Carey competed in the 111th Grand American World Trapshooting Championships held in Sparta, Ill. Battling temperatures in the 100s, she competed in eight events, consisting of four singles events and four handicap events over four days.

  • Commanderette golf struggles...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    To begin the Washington County girls’ golf season, the girls opened play with a loss to Marion County on Aug. 2.

    At the All ‘A’ Regional at Green County on Aug. 12, the Commanderettes finished second out of four teams. Junior Callie Harmon and sixth-grader Emily Cox qualified to go to the All ‘A’ state tournament in Richmond on Sept. 11.

    WC finished in the lower third at the Nelson County Invitational Tournament on Aug. 14, and they lost by five strokes to Adair County on Aug. 16.