Today's Sports

  • YMCA Youth Soccer

    The YMCA is accepting registrations for the spring soccer league for youth ages 5-12.

    Games will begin April 24 at the Board of Education field in Springfield.

    For more details, contact the Wilderness Trace Family YMCA at (859) 734-9622.


  • Commanderettes return home from...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanderettes headed to Fort Walton Beach, Fla., during spring break, where they started off with a bang, winning their first game 12-2 against Franklin-Simpson.

    Senior shortstop Kelly Hill led WC with four hits, while Meagan Spalding and Pooh Railey each had a pair. Olivia Thompson, Jaclyn Kelty, Linda Libby, Samantha Seger and Shay Yocum also had one hit each for WC.

    Hannah Simms took the mound for the Commanderettes and held the Lady Wildcats to two runs on seven hits.


  • Commanders soak up the sun in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If a team goes on a losing skid, at least sunny, warm Florida is the place to do it. The Washington County High School baseball team spent its spring break in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., where it took part in the Florida Beach Bash.

    Florida Baseball Beach Bash


    The Commanders started off with a 6-3 loss to Jeffersontown on April 4. WC got off to a quick 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first, but only got three hits for the rest of the game, falling 6-3. Blake Smith took the loss for the Commanders.

  • Cornhole Tournament

    Springfield Masonic Lodge 50 will have a cornhole tournament Saturday, April 17 in the parking lot behind the Springfield Opera House.

    Sign-ups will begin at 10 a.m. and games will begin at 11 a.m.

    All proceeds go to the lodge’s Coats for Kids program. Trophies will be awarded for first place.

    In case of rain, the tournament will be held in the Washington County Middle School gym.

    For more information, call (859) 336-9459 or (859) 336-3542.

  • Patriot golfers finish fifth at...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College men’s golf team finished fifth in the six team field last week in a tournament hosted by Georgetown College at Cherry Blossom Golf Club. The Patriots finished with a 36-hole total of 634.

    Wright State won the tournament with a 586. University of the Cumberlands was second at 590. Lindsey Wilson was third at 596 while Georgetown was fourth with a 622 total. West Virginia Tech was sixth at 735.

  • Truck and Tractor Pull

    A truck and tractor pull will be held April 17 at the track behind the Mackville Community Center.

    Weigh-in is at 4 p.m. and the event starts at 5 p.m.

    Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place.

    For more information, contact Eddie Noel at (859) 262-5104.

  • Patriot softball goes 5-1

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    “We’ve definitely been playing a lot better than what we’ve been playing in the past few weeks,” said Patriot head coach Holly Smith. “We’ve been able to get runners on and able to score, and our defense has picked it up quite a bit.”

    SCC started the week with a pair at Midway College on April 1, winning 2-1 and 8-6. Freshman pitcher Ashley Hardin took the mound for the Patriots in the first game, giving up seven hits over eight innings.

  • Commanders riding a roller...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Sometimes baseball is a game of streaks, and at other times baseball is a proverbial roller coaster of wins and losses. That’s how the season has gone for the Washington County baseball Commanders lately as they have ridden the thrill ride of peaks and valleys since their win over Hart County on March 26.

    Starting with that game, it’s been win, loss, win, loss, win, loss for WC. With a spring break trip to Florida fast approaching, the Commanders were hoping to put an end to the start/stop rhythm of their season.

  • Bat Pats split four with Lindsey...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The St. Catharine baseball Patriots are still in the hunt in the Mid-South Conference standings. A four-game split with Lindsey Wilson over the weekend put the Bat Pats at 10-6 in conference play with a big series against Campbellsville on the horizon.

  • From Left Field

    Stacking the deck?