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Today's Sports

  • District crown slips away from 9...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Despite a strong pitching performance by Michael Chastain, the Washington County 9-10-year-old all-stars fell 5-2 to Campbellsville in the Kentucky Little League District 5 championship game last Tuesday.

    The game started off even through the first two innings as each team held the other scoreless.

    Washington County struck first with a two-out, two-run rally in the top of the third to go ahead 2-0.

  • 12-year-olds play hard but fall...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Last Tuesday, Washington County Little League coach Billy Hilton once again found himself and his team playing for a district championship with a trip to the state tournament on the line. Last year’s 11-12-year-old team raised the bar as they won their first ever game in the state tournament by beating Morgan County 5-2, but eventually going 1-2 in pool play. This year, it was a tough Campbellsville team that stood in the way of the District 5 crown and a trip to Richmond.

  • Commanders take to the practice...

    With the regular season slated to start Aug. 28 at Shawnee High School in Louisville, the Washington County Commanders started preparing for the 2009 football season on Monday. You can catch all Washington County High School sports every week in each issue of The Springfield Sun.

  • Volleyball hopefuls hit the...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Several local high school girls turned out last week for Commanderette volleyball tryouts. Head coach Brett Hudson, assisted by Jordan Reinle, put the girls through their paces, working on passing, hitting, serving and basic fundamentals.

    “We have about 14 girls returning from last year,” said Hudson. “We’re looking to add about eight or nine to put us around 22 or 23.”

  • 9-10-year-old all stars fall in...

    Despite a strong pitching performance by Michael Chastain, Washington County's 9-10-year-old all-star team fell to Campbellsville 5-2 in the District 5 championship game.

    Chastain pitched into the fifth inning with a 2-0 lead, but had to be removed due to the pitch count rule. After Chastain left, Campbellsville scored five runs in the fifth to go ahead for a 5-2 lead and never looked back. Campbellsville now advances to the state tournament in Richmond next week.

    See complete coverage of the district tournament in next week's Springfield Sun!

  • All-stars battle through tourney

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    All three of Washington County’s all-star baseball teams advanced to the District 5 Tournament playoffs in Campbellsville.

    9-10-year-olds beat Marion, 7-4

    The 9-10-year-olds got a big win over Marion County on Saturday, winning 7-4 and ending pool play with a 3-1 record and second seed in the playoff bracket.

  • Dodgers win title as softball...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    After a brief timeout for all-star play, the 9-11-year-old softball league at Idle Hour park finished up last week with games Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The Dodgers won the league with a 6-2 record, followed by the Reds, who finished 4-4. The Indians finished third with a 2-6 record.

  • Kids young and old enjoy final...

    Last week was the final week of T-ball leagues at Idle Hour Park and although the weather was hot at times, the kids still gave it their all as they finished up the season with big smiles on their faces.

  • 12-year-old all-stars fall in...

    After taking a 5-3 lead into the fourth inning, Washington County saw it's lead slip away as Campbellsville scored five runs in the fourth to take the lead for good. Campbellsville went on to win 9-5 and advance to the state tournament in Richmond next week.

    See complete coverage of the tournament in next week's Springfield Sun!

  • Commanderette Volleyball Tryouts

    Washington County High School volleyball tryouts will take place 11 a.m. to noon, July 15-17 at the high school gym.

    Tryouts are open to interested freshmen and upperclassmen girls.

    In order to participate in the tryouts, girls must have a sports physical that is dated within one year of the tryouts ending date July 17, 2009.

    For more information, please contact Anne Mudd at the high school at (859) 336-5475.