Today's Sports

  • WCHS Girls Volleyball Tryouts

    The Washington County High School volleyball team will be conducting tryouts on July 15 & 16 from 3-5 p.m. in the high school gym for any girl who will be attending WCHS this year. You must have a current physical in order to tryout. Please contact Anne Mudd at the high school at (859) 336-5475 with any questions.


  • WC baseball all-stars in E-Town

    The Washington County Little League baseball all-stars will wrap up pool play in the 5th District tournament on Thursday. See next week's issue of The Springfield Sun for a complete season wrap-up plus more photos.

  • From Left Field

    From Left Field

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Fair-weathered, first-place fans

  • Softball wraps up 5th District...

    The Washington County softball all-stars wrapped up play in the 5th Region tournament in Lebanon last weekend. For more, see next week's issue of The Springfield Sun.

  • Softball all-stars start...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County all-star softball teams started District 5 tournament play in Lebanon by facing off with teams from South Hardin. The 11-12-year-olds struggled as they fell 18-0 in three innings, but the 9-10-year-olds built an early lead, and despite a late charge from South Hardin, they hung on for a 15-12 win.


  • Coach pitch play at Idle Hour...

    Washington County coach pitch baseball and softball teams have been slugging it out on the diamond this summer. Here are a few photos from some recent action.

  • WCHS volleyball starts the...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    “Total commitment, no excuses” - that’s the philosophy of new Washington County head volleyball coach Curt Scifres, who is excited to take the reigns of the Commanderettes and, as he said, hopefully put a lot of wins on the board.

  • Big-league success is not always...

    Success can rarely be predicted in sports, and anyone who follows baseball, basketball or football on the professional level knows that all too often, the hottest prospect who is supposed to be the next big star often falls flat on his face.  As I took my turn to pinch hit for Jimmie Earls this week, I couldn’t help but think of all of the hype surrounding so many young pro athletes these days, as well as those when I was growing up. Despite the continued failures, it seems we just never learn.

  • Idle Hour softball action

    Coach-pitch softball action has been in full swing at Idle Hour Park this summer. For a complete rundown of stats and standings, see next week's issue of The Springfield Sun.

  • Upward Soccer Registration

    Upward Soccer Registrations and Evaluations will be held Tuesday, June 22 from 5-8 pm and Saturday, June 26 from 10 am-12 noon at the River of Life Church. All children age 4 through the 6th grade can play. Every player must attend one registration and evaluation.  League games begin Sunday, August 8. For more information, call Donna Spalding at 481-3678.