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Today's Sports

  • Commanderettes win one, lose one...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    There had to be a big sigh of relief from Washington County head girls basketball coach Bernard Smalley Friday night after the Commanderettes defeated the Bethlehem Banshees 36-30 in Bardstown to improve their district record to 2-1. The win practically assured that they would stay out of fourth place in district standings and not have to face Nelson County in the first round of the tournament.

  • Pats gain momentum for...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College Patriots will need all of the momentum they can get as they begin the rigorous Mid-South Conference schedule Thursday with a home game against West Virginia Tech. Three of the six conference teams that J.T Burton’s bunch will be playing home and away are ranked in the top 20 nationally and another has received votes in the poll.

  • St. Catharine basketball back in...

    SCC Sports Information

    St. Catharine College basketball is back in action this week as both the men and women embark on the second half of the schedule, a schedule that will be mostly games in the Mid-South Conference. But before the conference begins on Jan. 15 with a home doubleheader against West Virginia Tech, both the men and women will have some tune-up games.

  • WC sixth grade basketball team...

    Special to the Sun

    The Washington County sixth grade basketball team started league play in Nelson County in impressive fashion with victories over Boston and LaRue County. Washington County Head Coach Tim Graves believes his team’s early success is a combination of hard work and dedication in practice which has carried over to the games. The majority of these players have played on the middle school level this season and Graves believes that has helped as well.

    Jan. 3 vs Boston at OKH Middle School

    WCMS 7 13 12 7 39

  • Commanders continue slide

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Washington County head boys basketball coach Paul Bodenhamer wasn’t one to mince words following a disappointing 63-50 loss to Bethlehem Friday night to fall to 2-10 on the season and 0-3 in district play.

  • SCC women make it two in a row;...

    SCC Sports Information

    With a 74-69 win at Berea College on Friday, the St. Catharine women now own a 10-8 record and a modest two-game winning streak – and head coach Lena Bramblett was not a bit happy about it.

    “We practiced when we got back Friday night. That is how disappointed I was with our performance,” said Bramblett.

  • Commanders set for battles

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It can’t be easy for an army to prepare for battle knowing that they will be without their most effective weapon. The Washington County Commanders are facing four district contests in the next 10 days, and they must fight for every win with their leading scorer and rebounder, John Hamilton, out for six weeks with bone contusions in his left knee.

  • Commanderettes battle through...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The first 10 games of the Washington County Commanderettes’ season haven’t gone exactly to head coach Bernard Smalley plans, but there are signs of improvement as the team recovers during the winter break.

  • Web Exclusive: Tigers maul...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    In their second district contest of the season, the 2-8 Washington County Commanders hosted the 7-4 Bardstown Tigers Tuesday night. Any momentum Washington County may have had coming off a 2-2 performance in the Marion County Christmas Tournament was long gone as the Tigers defeated the Commanders 76-53 to improve to 2-0 in district play while WC falls to 0-2 in district, 2-9 overall.

  • From Left Field

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