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Today's Sports

  • YMCA Volleyball and more

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA will be having an adult volleyball program. The program is offered for men and women starting on April 13. Teams need to have their registration in by April 6. If your team is interested in playing, contact the YMCA at 1-877-734-9622. The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA will also be offering Boot Camp and Yogalites at the Harrodsburg YMCA. The programs will start April 15, so sign up today!

  • Rough week for Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    One week you’re hot, the next week you’re not. If anyone ever had doubts that baseball is a game of streaks, they haven’t followed the Washington County Commanders the past couple of weeks.

    After starting off the season with three consecutive wins, the Commanders have dropped four straight with losses last week against Russell County, Boyle County, Bethlehem and Marion County.

  • From Left Field

    A true national holiday

  • Commanders start strong

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders opened up the 2009 baseball season early last week by winning their first three games, including a 12-4 victory over Fort Knox March 24 to open home play. The early impression is that WC has some pop in their bats and some speed on the bases. Things looked a little shaky on the defensive side, but it’s nothing that can’t be solved by practice and communication.

  • GILLISPIE COULD BE IN COMMAND AT...

    Billy Gillispie a Commander? That could be a possibility as Washington County High School Athletic Director Glen Goatley considers his college friend and former UK basketball coach as a candidate to fill the boys head coach spot vacated by Paul Bodenhamer.

    WCHS Principal Leon Smith agreed with Goatley’s decision and thinks the basketball program at WC could use a spark of excitement.

    “We were just starting to search for a coach, and one falls almost right into our lap,” said Smith.

  • Commanderettes sing rainy day...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If there was one foe that Washington County couldn’t overcome last week, it was Mother Nature. Several days of rain forced the cancellation of several games. The Commanderettes practiced indoors Friday and Sunday afternoon in hopes of getting back out onto the field.

  • Relay for Life golf scramble is...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It's been a long, cold winter, and chances are pretty good that area golfers are looking for an excuse to hit the links. Now is the time to dust of your clubs and tee off for a great cause at the same time.

    The Washington County Relay for Life Golf Scramble will take place at Lincoln Homestead State Park on May 9. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the shotgun start gets underway at 9 a.m. with prizes awarded for first and second place.

  • Patriots clip Eagles 13-6

    SCC Sports Information

    A lot of baseball games were scheduled last week for the St. Catharine College Patriots. But due to the cold rainy weather, Luther Bramblett’s Bat Pats were only able to get one game played. That resulted in a 13-6 win last Thursday over the visiting Asbury College Eagles.

  • SCC baseball and softball ranked...

    SCC Sports Information

    When St. Catharine College Athletic Director Mike Doig realized that Patriot teams would not be eligible for post-season play in their first year in the Mid-South Conference, he hurriedly moved to get the programs in line for other playoff possibilities. He did so by entering St. Catharine in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), an organization of about 70 small colleges and universities across the country.

  • Softball Patriots sweep...

    SCC Sports Information

    One thing is certain. If St. Catharine College softball coach Holly Smith doesn’t set a new personal record for single-season victories this year, it is going to be a sad month of April. That is because with about 24 games to play, the Patriots have already equaled the 18-victory mark set last year when Smith enjoyed her best season.