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Today's Sports

  • WC volleyball season ends in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes volleyball season came to an end Monday night with an 0-2 loss to Elizabethtown in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • Tom Bystrek Field gets a makeover

    To remedy some drainage and ponding issues, Washington County High School baseball coach Derek Schuler, Idle Hour Park Director Bernard Smalley and park board member Paul Borders spent time this past week leveling the infield at Tom Bystrek Field.

    New sod was put down on Monday and the field should be ready to go this spring for baseball season.

  • Commanders knock off Fort Knox

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders wouldn’t trade their win on Friday for all the gold in Fort Knox. WC improved to 2-4 on the season and 1-1 in district play with a decisive 48-21 victory over the Eagles. Once again, the Commanders’ offense exploded, scoring all of its 48 points in the first half, providing proof of its status as one of the top offensive teams in Class 2A.

  • Commanderettes face E-Town in...

    The Washington County Commanderette volleyball team will participate in the 17th Regional Tournament at Central Hardin High School on Monday evening. They will face Elizabethtown in the first round at 6 p.m.

    The team lost 0-2 to Nelson County Tuesday night in the 5th District Tournament in Bardstown to finish second in the district. Pick up The Springfield Sun on Wednesday for highlights and photos.

  • From Left Field

    Armchair heroes

    It’s no secret that guys like sports, and when it comes to their favorite team or team they are cheering for at the time, sometimes little things happen that make you wonder if the universe is all cosmically connected.

  • Commanderettes advance in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderette volleyball team found new life in the postseason with a 2-1 win over Bethlehem in the first round of the 17th District Tournament on Monday night. With the victory, the girls guaranteed themselves a spot in the 5th Region Tournament at Central Hardin, which begins Oct. 20.

    The Commanderettes got off to a shaky start in game one, but Morgan Thomas went on a 9-0 run in service and WC fought back to win 25-23.

  • Fall cornhole league wraps up

    Idle Hour Park's fall cornhole league wrapped up on Monday night with the league tournament. Phillip Haydon and Keith White won a one game tie-breaker against Michael Smalley and Tony Churchill to take the championship. The team of Smalley and Churchill took second place. Third place was won by the team of Bobby Joe Mattingly and Bernard Smalley.

  • YMCA adult basketball league

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA will offer an adult basketball league starting Nov. 2. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons at the YMCA in Harrodsburg. Registration deadline is Oct. 17. Call the YMCA toll-free at (877) 734-9622.

  • From Left Field: Cubs get lemons...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Whew! Just when I thought someone had kidnapped the real Chicago Cubs and replaced them with another team, they finally showed up in the NLDS against the Dodgers. With the sweep over the Cubs by Los Angeles, I can sleep well at night knowing that the continued curse of the Cubs is still intact.

  • Commanders’ air attack...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If you can’t go through them, then go over their heads. That seems to be the new approach to Washington County’s offense this season. With a young squad loaded with sophomores and freshmen, the Commanders have taken to the air to put some points on the board, and it seems to be a productive method of operation. WC is at the top or near the top of all offensive categories in Kentucky Class 2A football.