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Today's Sports

  • GG new AD at WC

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The decision is in and Glen Goatley has been named as the new athletics director at Washington County High School. Goatley takes over for Chad Willis, who accepted a job as director of pupil personnel with the school system earlier this year. Goatley’s position as AD is effective immediately.

  • YMCA hosts punt, pass & kick...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Wilderness Trace YMCA held an NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Sept. 20 at Washington County High School. The competition provides youngsters a showcase for their punting, passing and kicking skills, with scores based on distance and accuracy.

    John Riney won the 12-13-year-old category with 239 feet 11 inches. Trae Coulter won the 10-11-year-old division with 202 feet and Michael Chastain took the 8-9-year-old class with 186 feet 3 inches.

  • SCC golf teams compete at Centre...

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    In bowling, perfection is reached by rolling a 300 game. For a golf foursome, 300 is not exactly perfect – but it is the total Coach Joan Rizer has been looking for the last few years from her men’s golf team at St. Catharine College.

  • St. Catharine soccer 3-0 for the...

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College soccer teams played three games last week and came out victorious in each contest. The women’s team won home games against Midway and Berea while the men traveled to Hillsboro, Ohio and won against Ohio University – Southern. Both the Patriots and the Lady Patriots now stand at 3-3 for the season.

  • Dragons burn Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders hosted the Green County Dragons in WC’s home opener on Friday, losing 50-42 to fall to 1-2 on the season.

  • WC volleyball roller coaster...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It's literally been an up and down season so far for the Commanderette volleyball team. As soon as they reach a high point, they take start the plunge down the hill. After going 2-4 in the Woodford County Invitational and climbing back to beat Taylor County on Sept. 8, Washington County traveled to Elizabethtown to face the Panthers.

    Varsity

    Even though they played a solid game and performed well, the WC varsity team lost the first game 25-23.

  • YMCA hosts punt, pass and kick...

    Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when Wilderness Trace YMCA will host an NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Washington County High School football field.

    The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 8-15. For competition information, call 1-877-734-9622. Entry forms also are available from all schools, YMCA and online. Players must show proof of age. Volunteers are needed.

  • From Left Field: The Danville 500

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    I had no idea when I moved to Springfield that I would be granted a front row seat to one of Kentucky’s premier sporting events – racing! Now rather than hold these “need for speed” events at a sanctioned NASCAR venue or even on a dirt track, the participants of these events have cleverly decided to hold them on the public roadways.

  • Rizer wins at Senior Kentucky...

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    Joan Rizer, golf coach at St. Catharine College, finished both first and third last week at the 29th Senior Women’s Kentucky State Golf Championship. Divided into age groups for the event played at Lone Oak in Nicholasville, Rizer finished first in the “freshmen” division (ages 55-59) and was third overall in the field of 126 players.

  • Cornhole league starts Monday

    The fall cornhole league at Idle Hour Park will start on Monday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. The cost per two-person team is $50. To participate or for more information, contact Bernard Smalley at (859) 336-5448.