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Today's Sports

  • Baseball Commanders wrap up...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    In just his second season at the helm, Washington County head baseball coach Derek Schuler has led the Commanders to their first winning season since 2003. The Commanders finished 2009 with a 14-12 record, their best since going 15-12 six years ago.

    Last year, WC went 10-18 in Schuler’s first year as head coach.

    The Commanders’ season came to an end with a first-round loss to Nelson County in the 19th District Tournament.

  • Lincoln Homestead Junior Golf...

    A junior golf league for ages 10-16 will be held at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course beginning June 9 and lasting for five weeks. Play will take place every Tuesday and Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    For more information, contact Bobby Bartholomai at (859) 336-7461.

     

  • Simms keeps racking up honors

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Washington County’s Joe Joe Simms has been adding impressive honors to his resume lately. Recently, the 2009 grad of Washington County was named the 5th Region Baseball Player of the Year. A couple days later, he was named as one of the quarterbacks for the West team in the upcoming East vs. West All-Star Football Classic.

    News first broke early last week that Simms was named 5th Region Baseball Player of the Year.

  • From Left Field

    This time, it's personal

     

    I moved to Springfield on June 19 last year, and before I even had a chance to unpack my bags and get settled into my new home, I was covering my first story for The Springfield Sun. That story was last year’s Washington County Relay for Life, the signature event of the American Cancer Society.

     

  • Little-leaguers break out the...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s been a wild week at Idle Hour Park as Little League action clicks into high gear.

    The 9-10-year-old Reds are red hot, winning all four of their games last week. Reds pitching has been solid, with D.T. Yocum earning two wins and a no-hitter from Garrett Floyd on Monday in a 14-0 shutout over the 0-7 Marlins.

    The 9-10-year-old Cubs aren’t far behind as they won three of four, with their lone loss coming against the Reds.

  • Moslemi makes top eight at state

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Washington County sophomore Cyrus Moslemi’s reputation as a tough opponent on the tennis court is getting around.

    In the opening round of the Kentucky boys’ state tennis tournament in Lexington on Thursday morning, Moslemi faced 12th ranked Derek Childers from Lee County. It was all Moslemi as he handily won the match 6-0, 6-0.

    In the afternoon match, 9th ranked Moslemi would pair up against 11th ranked Stephen Metcalf from Ashland.

  • Sunday Corn Hole League at Idle...

    A corn hole league will take place at Idle Hour Park. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons starting the first Sunday in June.

    Cost is $50 per team. For more information, call (859) 336-5448.

     

  • SCC golfers complete season

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College golf teams completed the spring season with the Mid-South Conference tournament held at Nevel Meade Golf Course. In their first year as a conference member, St. Catharine was not eligible for team honors but could still compete as individuals.

    Scott Johnson gave the top individual effort for the Patriots as he placed fifth overall with a 36-hole total of 152 (77-75).

  • Patriot athletes earn All-...

    SCC Sports Information

    All-conference honors were announced recently by the Mid-South Conference. And, in the first year as a member, athletes from St. Catharine College were well represented.

    Heading the honors list were baseball player Travis Adams and softball player Sharonda Mangan.

    In addition, seven softball players received honorable mention and five baseball players were on the honorable mention list.

    Three Patriots were also named to the baseball all-academic team for the Mid-South.

  • Commanders drop district opener...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2009 campaign came to an end for the Washington County Commanders last Tuesday with a first-round, 7-4 loss to Nelson County in the 19th District Tournament.