Today's Sports

  • Blake Hoppes Football Sign-ups

    Registration for the Blake Hoppes Youth Football League will take place this weekend at the weight room at Washington County High School.

    The league is for players in kindergarten through sixth grade with divisions for K-2, 3-4 and 5-6. This year, the K-2 division will play tackle football in full pads.

    Sign-ups will take place August 13 from 6 – 8 p.m., August 14 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and August 15 from 1 – 2 p.m. Registration forms will be provided and fees must be paid at the time of registration.

  • St. Catharine Golf Classic...

    SCC Sports Information

    There are many loyal people associated with the St. Catharine College Celebrity Golf Classic. Some on the committee have served for all 20 years of the tournament’s existence. Many of the golfers have also attended throughout the two decades.

    And, for the most part, Mother Nature has kindly brought favorable weather to the event. That was never more true than Saturday when a beautiful day with temperatures in the 80s was wedged between two oppressive heat waves.

  • Commanders open golf season...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2010 season for Washington County boys’ golf got started on Thursday when WC hosted Marion County at Lincoln Headstead State Park.

    In overall team scoring, the Knights beat the Commanders by 14 strokes, winning 171-185.

    In individual scoring for Washington County, Chris Spalding shot a 38 and finished as a co-medalist.

    Blake Smith shot a 47, while Chase Spalding and Thomas Pettus each shot 50.

    The Commanders are scheduled to take on the Bethlehem Eagles on Thursday at Lincoln Homestead.

  • Volleyball season opens Thursday

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderette volleyball team wrapped up its pre-season scrimmages with wins against Taylor County, Campbellsville and West Jessamine.

  • Marrinan ready for first year as...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Girls’ soccer made a return to Washington County High School last year. A year later, coach Emily McConnell has moved with her family to New York state, and now Seamus Marrinan finds himself as the new girls’ soccer coach at WCHS. Marrinan is no stranger to local soccer players, having been involved in YMCA soccer leagues and the former boys’ soccer team at WCHS.

  • Commander Golf Classic benefits...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    When Washington County head football coach Mark Perry steps onto the playing field, it’s usually on Friday nights in autumn when he’s leading the Commanders on the gridiron. But on Saturday, Perry traded in his headset and playbook for a set of golf clubs as Lincoln Homestead State Park played host to the annual Commander Golf Classic.

    Despite a light early-morning rain, the course was in great shape as teams of four took to the links to raise money for the WC football boosters.

  • Bartholomai new WC boys&...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Bobby Bartholomai has been named the new boys’ golf coach for Washington County High School. Bartholomai currently serves as the golf pro at Lincoln Homestead State Park.

  • St. Catharine Celebrity Auction...

    SCC Sports Information

    The 20th annual St. Catharine College Celebrity Golf Classic will be played at Lincoln Homestead State Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The celebrity auction and reception will be Friday, Aug. 6, in the Spalding Student and Community Center on the St. Catharine campus.

    Again this year, a number of celebrities will be in the field including former University of Kentucky stars, many of the top female golfers in the state, and other celebrities from the college coaching ranks. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

  • Golfers enjoy some tee time

    The second annual African-American Heritage Golf Scramble took place at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course on Saturday. Bob Noe Haydon’s team won the event with a 56, one better than Mike Dawson’s team, who shot a 57. Ralph Blandford’s team finished third with a 59 on the par-71 course. Tommie Smith had the most accurate drive on Hole 18 as well as shooting closest to the pin on Hole 17. Jared Settles shot closest to the pin on Hole 5, while Brad Reynolds was closest on Hole 8 and Joe Haydon was closest on Hole 14.

  • Commander Golf Classic

    The annual Washington County Commander Golf Classic will take place at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course on July 31.

    Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the event gets under way at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.

    Participants will have a chance to win a car in a hole-in-one contest, plus other great prizes.

    For more information, contact Kevin Riney at (859) 336-7600 or at rineykevin@gmail.com.