Today's Sports

  • Burton adds trio of signees to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    St. Catharine mens' head basketball coach J.T. Burton is looking to strengthen his team for the 2010-11 season. Burton has been busy recruiting, and recently added a trio of signees to his roster.

    Burton signed Troy Lambert from New Orleans, La. The 6-foot-8-inch Lambert played at Los Positas Community College in California, where he averaged 16 points and 13 rebounds per game.

    “He is very athletic and he has a motor that never stops,” said Burton.

  • Relay for Life Golf Scramble

    The second annual Washington County Relay For Life Golf Scramble will take place Saturday, May 22 at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course.

    Registration is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Teams must have a minimum handicap of 40.

    A barbeque lunch from Mordecai’s On Main will be served at the turn.

    Prizes will be awarded for first and second place, plus prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.

    A hole-in-one contest will also be held for a chance to win a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

  • WC track competes at Heartland...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County track team competed in the Heartland Conference Meet at Taylor County High School on May 4.

    In girls' competition, Moriah Hourigan placed fifth in the girls' 100-meter dash with a time of 14.26 seconds. She also came in fourth in the girls' 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute and 15 seconds flat. Also in the 400, Madisen Phillips placed fifth, finishing at 1:16.14.

    In the girls' 800-meter run, Phillips finished eighth, running a 3:16, while Katie Cambron ran a 3:55 for 11th place.

  • WC girls face Bethlehem in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Momentum is everything in sports, especially when you’re heading into post-season play. After reeling off three straight wins, the Washington County Commanderettes have dropped their last four games, including a 13-7 loss to Danville last Tuesday and a 6-5 home loss to E-Town on Thursday.


    The WC girls got the early lead against the Lady Admirals, scoring twice in the top of the second to jump out to a 2-0 lead. The Commanderettes added another pair in the fourth to take a 4-0 advantage.

  • Week two of WC Little League

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer


    The deuces are wild in 11-12-year-old Little League play at Idle Hour Park. After two full weeks of action, all four teams have 2-2 records.

    Last Monday, the White Sox evened their record to 2-2 with a win over the Cubs. Starting pitcher Michael Chastain got the win for the White Sox, while Cubs starter Trae Coulter took the loss despite having three hits on the day.

    Chastian and Alex Townes each had a hit for the White Sox.

  • WC girls advance to title game...

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  • WC uses ‘magic&...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    With the 19th District Tournament fast-approaching, the bats for the Washington County Commanders fell silent last week with losses to Campbellsville, Boyle County and Woodford County. The slide prompted head coach Derek Schuler to resort to some “magic” prior to Saturday’s game against Marion County.

  • Relay for Life Softball...

    The third annual Washington County Relay for Life Softball Tournament will take place May 14-15 at Burg Park.

    Participation is limited to the first eight teams to sign up.

    All proceeds go to the Washington County Relay for Life.

    For more information, call David Smith at (859) 262-5602.

  • Little League gets under way

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Washington County Little League Baseball opened the 2010 season last week at Idle Hour Park.

    The 9-10-year-old season started last Monday with the Braves beating the Marlins, 6-3. Landon Taylor pitched 5 2/3 innings in the win, striking out 16 and giving up just one hit. Devin Hurst took the loss. Cameron Willis and Christian Smith had two hits each for the Braves, while the Marlins’ only hit came off the bat of Jake Yates.

  • Bat Pats season ends in...

    SCC Sports Information

    The 12 seniors on the St. Catharine College baseball team won 143 games in their four-year stint as Patriots. And it looked very much like the dynamic dozen would notch victory number 144 on their bats last Thursday in the Mid-South Conference tournament played at Campbellsville University.