Today's Sports

  • Spauldings leave their mark on...

    The following story recently ran in The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown.
    Kate, Hannah, Mary Beth and their mother, Fran Spaulding, are all  part of the Bethlehem High School swim team.

    Moving on won’t be easy for Kate Spaulding.
    One of the building blocks of Bethlehem swimming with numerous school records to her credit, Spaulding has played a big part in the Banshees becoming a family affair of a program, making up the core of the squad with her younger sisters, Hannah and Mary Beth, and mom/coach Fran.

  • Tennis teams compete in Midland...

    The Washington County High School tennis teams competed in the Midland Conference tournament last week at Nelson County.

    On the boys’ side, Steven Royalty lost his number one singles match 6-4, 6-0. Tyler Beam fell 6-2, 6-0 in second singles play.
    Doubles partners Jordan Simpson and Chris Carrico won their first match of the season in a 7-6, 0-6, 10-8 thriller in the first round. They bowed out in the second round, falling 6-2, 6-0.
    In girls’ action, Jessica Brady fell 6-0, 6-0 in first singles action.

  • Commanderettes split action

    Washington County vs. Taylor County
    17-2 Taylor County
    When: Saturday, May 7
    Where: Idle Hour Park

    Game highlights:
    The Commanderettes (9-8) ran into a buzz saw on Saturday when Taylor County (7-13) came to town.
    Washington County started off the game with a bang when Olivia Thompson drove in the only two runs with a two run home run on an 0-2 pitch.
    The Commanderettes skipper noted the play of Thompson of late.

  • Commanders fall short of All A...

    The Commanders fell one run short of a trip to Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, losing a 1-0 grinder to Christian Academy of Louisville (CAL) on May 4 at CAL.

    They split the next two games 1-1 to improve to 15-8 on the season.
    Washington County vs. Lincoln County
    9-4 Washington County
    When: Saturday, May 7
    Where: Idle Hour Park
    Game highlights: The Commanders came out hot, smashing three runs in the bottom of the first inning.

  • Sports briefs

    June 13-15
    Baseball camp

    The Washington County High School baseball team coaching staff recently announced the dates for the 2011 summer camp.
    The camp will take place from June 13 to June 15, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Tom Bystrek Field in Idle Hour Park each day.
    Any child entering first grade through eighth grade is welcome to attend.
    Campers need to only bring a glove.

  • Pats earn all-conference

    Five St. Catharine College baseball players were named to the All Mid-South Conference teams at the annual banquet Friday at Campbellsville University.

    Three  Bat Pats were selected to the first team, and two were named honorable mention. Seven Patriots were named to the Academic All-Conference team.
    Carlos Hernandez (Fresno, CA) was named to the first team as an outfielder. 
    He received the most votes among the outfielders, and received a vote for MSC Player of the Year. 

  • Paddock named all-conference

    St. Catharine College first baseman Justine Paddock was named first team All Mid-South Conference at the conference banquet held Thursday in Danville.

    The senior from Louisville Southern High School batted .454 with four home runs and 41 RBI’s this season.
    Four Patriots were named to the Academic All-Conference team, which recognizes those with a 3.25 average who are sophomores or above. Hagan Goldey, Courtney McHolan, Kasie Prather and Chelcie Rein received that recognition.

  • Pats compete in MSC track and...


    The St. Catharine College track teams traveled Saturday to the University of Rio Grande to compete in the Mid-South Conference track and field championships.

  • Patriot softball season ends...

    The St. Catharine College softball season ended with two losses Friday at the Mid-South Conference Tournament at Millennium Park in Danville.

    According to head coach Holly Smith, the final two setbacks were typical of the entire 2011 season.
    “We actually played as well in those two games as we have all year,” said Smith whose Patriots completed the season at 15-28. “But just as it has been all year, we had a couple of mistakes that cost us. But we were competitive.”

  • Patriots still alive in...

    The St. Catharine College baseball team (31-25-1) opened the Mid-South Conference tournament Friday at Campbellsville University with a big 9-3 win over the host Tigers, who came in as the number one seed.

    They followed that with an exciting 8-7 comeback victory Saturday against the University of the Cumberlands, en route to the winner’s bracket final. Sunday they fell to Shawnee State 8-4.