Today's Sports

  • YMCA Basketball League

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA and Mercer County Youth Sports League are joining together to establish a fall basketball league.

    This league, for ages 7-18, will play games in the Central KY Youth Basketball Conference with Jessamine and Garrard counties.

    Registration starts July 31 and the deadline to sign up is Aug. 20. The season will start on Sept. 11.

    For information on cost and registration, call the YMCA at (859) 734-9622.

  • Free Golf for Juniors 18 and...

    From July 6 - 31, any player age 18 or under may play a free round and hit balls free on the driving range at any Kentucky State Park golf course when accompanied by a paying adult. Carts are not included.

    For more information, contact Lincoln Homestead Golf Course at (859) 336-7461.


  • From Left Field

    Going... Going... LeBron

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If you follow sports with any regularity, then you know that much speculation has been surrounding where free agent Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James would end up. After all of the media hype, James signed with the Miami Heat.

    While “King James” may be a talented athlete, and his status as the premiere player in the NBA commands attention, I think I speak for many of us who just want to say, ‘So what?’

  • WC 11-12-year-olds come up short...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Little League baseball all-stars stuggled in the early going in the District 5 Tournament. But both teams fought their way to their respective title games during the past week, with the 9-10-year-olds facing Marion County, and the 11-12s squaring off against Campbellsville.


  • St. Catharine College softball...

    St. Catharine College and head coach Holly Smith will host the second softball camp of the summer from July 19-22. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The camp will cover basic skills, fundamentals of defense at each position and hitting instruction. The camp is for players of all ages.

    Instructing at the camp will be Coach Smith and players from the Patriot team who this year finished in the final four in their first Mid-South Conference tournament.

    To pre-register call (859) 336-5082, ext. 1275 or e-mail hsmith@sccky.edu.

  • Coach pitch season ends at Idle...

    Coach pitch seasons ended at Idle Hour Park earlier this week. Here are a few photos from girls' action on the diamond.

  • WCHS Girls Volleyball Tryouts

    The Washington County High School volleyball team will be conducting tryouts on July 15 & 16 from 3-5 p.m. in the high school gym for any girl who will be attending WCHS this year. You must have a current physical in order to tryout. Please contact Anne Mudd at the high school at (859) 336-5475 with any questions.


  • WC baseball all-stars in E-Town

    The Washington County Little League baseball all-stars will wrap up pool play in the 5th District tournament on Thursday. See next week's issue of The Springfield Sun for a complete season wrap-up plus more photos.

  • From Left Field

    From Left Field

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Fair-weathered, first-place fans

  • Softball wraps up 5th District...

    The Washington County softball all-stars wrapped up play in the 5th Region tournament in Lebanon last weekend. For more, see next week's issue of The Springfield Sun.