Today's Sports

  • Commander Youth Baseball Camp

    The Washington County baseball team will host a summer baseball camp June 14-16. Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day.

    Any child entering first grade through eighth grade may attend. The only thing campers need to bring is a glove.

    Each camper will receive three days of instruction plus a WC Baseball Camp t-shirt.

    All proceeds will benefit the Washington County High School baseball program.

    For cost and more information, contact head coach Derek Schuler at (502) 639-2617.

  • Commanders fall to E-Town in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2010 season came to an end for the Washington County Commanders with a 7-3 loss to Elizabethtown in the 5th Region semifinals at Central Hardin High School last week. The Commanders finished with an 18-18 record.

    The Panthers jumped out in front early, scoring three times in the top of the first.

    Washington County cut the lead to 3-1 in the bottom half of the first inning on an RBI single by Tyler Coulter. The Commanders tied the game at 3-3 in the second on sophomore Trae Abell’s sacrifice fly and an error.

  • Junior Golf Clinic

    Lincoln Homestead Golf Course will host a junior golf clinic and league for children age 10-15.

    Beginning June 8, they will meet 8-10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for six weeks.

    For cost and additional information, contact Bobby Bartholomai at (859) 336-7461.


  • Commander baseball season wrap-up

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although the Commanders played .500 ball for the 2010 season, finishing at 18-18. They increased their win total from the 2009 campaign when they finished 14-12.

    This year, the Commanders won a district tournament game against Bardstown and they beat LaRue County in the first round of regional play.

  • Major League Baseball Tryouts at...

    Representatives from the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau will be holding a professional baseball tryout on the campus of St. Catharine College at Edelen-Haydon Field.

    The workout will be Thursday June 10 at 9 a.m. It will be a pro-style workout with a timed 60, fungo to judge arm strength and athleticism, and pitchers will throw.

    High school players, along with junior and senior college players, are welcome to try out.

  • 9-10-year-olds in three-way tie...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It just simply doesn’t get any closer than this. After 10 games each in 9-10-year-old Little League play, the Dodgers, Braves and Marlins are all in a first place tie with identical 5-5 records.

    Last Monday, the Marlins beat the Dodgers 5-3. Devin Hurst got the win on the hill and had three hits in the win. Luke Abell took the loss for the Dodgers, who scattered just three hits in the game.

  • Commanderettes fall to Marion to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although they came up one run short in the 19th District championship game, falling 3-2 to Nelson County, the Washington County Commanderettes earned a spot in the 5th Region Tournament by doubling up the Bethlehem Banshees 10-5 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • SCC Baseball Camp

    The SCC Patriot baseball program will host a camp for boys ages 8-16 from June 7-9. The three-day camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Edelen-Haydon Field.

    For more information or to register, contact Coach Bramblett at (859) 336-5082.

  • Chastain and Schrader pitch no-...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Cubs and Red Sox continued to battle for first place in 11-12-year-old play last week at Idle Hour Park. Both are 5-3 on the season with everything coming down to the wire.

    In 9-10-year-old play, the 5-3 Dodgers held on to first, but the Marlins have evened their season at 4-4 and the Braves are still in it at 3-5.


    On Monday, the Marlins beat the Dodgers 4-3 with Devin Hurst getting the win while Drew Yates took the loss.

    John Floyd and Andrew Scott had a hit each for the Dodgers.

  • Commanders beat LaRue 5-3 in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders came back against LaRue County on Monday to win the first round of the 5th Region Tournament, 5-3, against the Hawks.