Today's Sports

  • Dodgers win title as softball...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    After a brief timeout for all-star play, the 9-11-year-old softball league at Idle Hour park finished up last week with games Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The Dodgers won the league with a 6-2 record, followed by the Reds, who finished 4-4. The Indians finished third with a 2-6 record.

  • Kids young and old enjoy final...

    Last week was the final week of T-ball leagues at Idle Hour Park and although the weather was hot at times, the kids still gave it their all as they finished up the season with big smiles on their faces.

  • 12-year-old all-stars fall in...

    After taking a 5-3 lead into the fourth inning, Washington County saw it's lead slip away as Campbellsville scored five runs in the fourth to take the lead for good. Campbellsville went on to win 9-5 and advance to the state tournament in Richmond next week.

    See complete coverage of the tournament in next week's Springfield Sun!

  • Commanderette Volleyball Tryouts

    Washington County High School volleyball tryouts will take place 11 a.m. to noon, July 15-17 at the high school gym.

    Tryouts are open to interested freshmen and upperclassmen girls.

    In order to participate in the tryouts, girls must have a sports physical that is dated within one year of the tryouts ending date July 17, 2009.

    For more information, please contact Anne Mudd at the high school at (859) 336-5475.


  • Commander Golf Tryouts

    Any boys interested in trying out for the Washington County High School boys’ golf team should be at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course Monday, July 20 at 9 a.m.

    You must have a current sports physical on file with the school.

    For more information, contact coach Paul Bodenhamer at (270) 403-2578.


  • From Left Field

    Hazards of the job

  • WC 12-year-olds win 3-0

    By Richard RoBards

    Special to The Sun

    Thomas Pettus scored the only run Washington County’s 12-year-old team would need in the first inning Monday, but in the fifth he knocked in two insurance runs that led to a 3-0 shutout of Russell County in the District 5 Tournament opener.

    Washington County got great mound work out of Wade Moore. Moore relinquished three hits and walked a like number. He also struck out 10. Adam Smith came on in relief over the last inning and two-thirds.

  • 9-10-year-olds fall to Adair

    By Richard RoBards

    Special to The Sun

    Adair County lost its appeal, but rallied to defeat Washington County 7-6 in the opening game of the 9-10-year-old District 5 Tournament being held in Campbellsville on Monday night.

    Washington County led 2-0, 4-3 and 6-3 before Adair scored four runs in the top of the sixth to eventually win 7-6.

  • Washington County girls wrap-up...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County softball all-stars concluded tournament play last week in Columbia. It was a week that saw the 9-10 squad finish 0-4 while the 11-12 team went 1-3 in pool play.

    Last Wednesday, the 9-10-year-olds fell 10-2 to Russell County, while the 11-12-year-olds lost 6-4.

    The next day, the WC 9-10 girls lost 12-2 to South Hardin and the 11-12 team fell 5-2.

  • 11-year-old all-stars win 11-1

    By Richard RoBards

    Special to The Sun

    Washington County sent 11 batters to the plate in the second inning, scoring seven runs, as the 11-year-old team run-ruled Adair County 11-1.

    Trae Coulter gave up only three hits in his four-inning stint on the mound.

    Addison Riney had a single and triple to lead Washington County’s offense. D.J. Keeling, Isaac Yates and Coulter all had singles.