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Today's Sports

  • YMCA flag football

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA announces their upcoming flag football program.

    It is for kindergarten through third graders.

    The season starts in September and will go through October.

    You can call the office or stop by Washington County Elementary School to sign up.

  • From Left Field: Brand loyalty

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    I'm sure as sports fans, we've all had those times in our lives when we dislike a particular player so much, we vow to never cheer for them no matter what. But what would happen if that player suddenly became a member of your favorite team? Although it is highly unlikely, given his huge inflated salary to go along with his huge inflated ego, what if Barry Bonds signed with the Cincinnati Reds?

  • WC youth football registration...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Registration begins Thursday, Aug. 21 for Washington County youth football. Registration will be at the WCHS weight room from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24. Registration forms will be provided.

  • Commanders take command of Eagles

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders football team faced their first test of the year Friday night when they scrimmaged against the Madison Southern Eagles in Berea, Ky. After all the hours of sweat and hard work, the Commanders finally got a chance to knock helmets with someone other than their teammates.

  • Hitting the links for SCC

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College 18th annual Celebrity Golf Classic was held Saturday at Lincoln Homestead State Park and by all accounts was the best tournament ever.

    “It was a tremendous success,” said Angela Hoffman, director of events and alumni at St. Catharine. “We had the full complement of teams, beautiful weather and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.”

  • WCHS gets new home turf

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    On the surface, it may look like every other football field you've ever seen. But below the surface, there have been some improvements done to Washington County High School's football field during the summer.

    During this past summer, Bennett R. Lewis Field underwent more than $13,000 worth of improvements.

  • Commanders scrimmage, prepare...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2008 Washington County High School Commanders football team held its annual Blue/Gold scrimmage game this past Friday. The players looked good on both sides of the ball during the intra-squad scrimmage. But that was against their own teammates, not against a rival school looking to do some damage. The Commanders are young and the schedule is tough, and the first five weeks of the season will be a trial by fire.

  • O'Connor leaves SCC for...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    St. Catharine College head basketball coach Wade O'Connor is leaving to take the position of assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. O’Connor accumulated a 94-29 record in four seasons as Patriots head coach.

  • From Left Field: The cardboard...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    As I was recently unpacking after moving into my new house in Springfield, I ran across a baseball card binder full of my Cincinnati Reds team sets. I’ve collected Reds cards since 1973 and have witnessed a big change in the trading card industry over the past 35 years.

  • Free home games for WCHS students

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Parents of Washington County High School students could feel some economic relief thanks to a new student sports pass program this school year.

    A $4,000 grant from the Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy will allow WCHS students to attend regular-season home games free of charge this school year.

    Jill Settles, the vice-chair of the Washington County Heartland Youth Coalition, said the passes should be issued to students later this month.