Community Sports

  • PHOTOS: NC 11s bow out in state pool play
    Nelson County's 11-year-old baseball All-Stars fell 5-0 to Bowling Green Eastern on Monday in the Kentucky State Little League Championships after going 1-2 in pool play.
  • Nelson County Fair motor sports
  • Spotlight shines on bull riding and barrel racing
  • SPORTS NOTES: July 20, 2016
    Football officials needed The Mid-Kentucky Officials’ Association would like anyone interested in officiating high school football games to join in at John Hardin High School on Saturdays for training. If you are interested, call Rick at (270) 756-1801 or email rtaylor@bbtcl.com. Charity golf scramble
  • Camaraderie beats rivalry in Culvertown softball league
    By Christina L. Mudd With an early lead of 9-2 at the bottom of the first inning, it was clear the Black Sox were struggling against the Beaver Hunters as the two teams clashed during the men’s softball league in Culvertown Thursday. The match-up ended with a final score of 22-6, leaving the Beaver Hunters victorious against their community rivals. Seeing the results of the game, Black Sox player Tyler Martinez, who scored two runs during the match — including a homerun, insisted his team’s performance was just bad luck.
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Barracudas benefit from Olympian's app
    If you’ve ever been to a swim meet, you know they have a tendency to drag on. There’s lots of down time between heats and events, as timekeepers and meet officials scramble to make sure every score is recorded correctly. It can be a grind for fans and participants alike, said Charlie Houchin, part of the U.S. 4x200 freestyle relay squad led by the legendary Michael Phelps that won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
    Scores Baseball District 2 tournament Wednesday 10N at North Oldham Shelby Co. 15, Nelson Co. 6   Thursday 10N at South Oldham Nelson Co. v. North Oldham   Softball District 2 tournament Saturday 8P Championship North Oldham 17, Nelson Co. 12  
    Scores Baseball District 2 tournament Thursday 8P Semifinals Nelson Co. 6, North Oldham 2   Friday 8P Championship Nelson Co. 19, Shelby Co. 18   Softball District 2 tournament Thursday 8P semifinals North Oldham 14, Nelson Co. 13   10N semifinals
  • SPORTS NOTES: July 3, 2016
    Co-ed mud volleyball marathon The Culvertown Ballpark is hosting a co-ed mud volleyball marathon Friday, July 15. Signups start at 6:30 p.m., play beginning at 7. Entry cost is $50 per team with six players to a team. There must be two females on the court at all times. Concessions are available and admission cost is $2. Call 549-3451 with questions. Charity golf scramble
  • Scores and Schedules: July 3, 2016
    Baseball District 2 tournament Monday Shelby Co. 17, Nelson Co. 15 (8P) Grant Co. B 15, Nelson Co. 12 (10P) Henry Co. 12, Nelson Co. 5 (12P) Tuesday North Oldham B 17, Nelson Co. 13 (12P) Nelson Co. 28, South Oldham Blue 2 (8P) Wednesday Nelson Co. 29, Valley Sports 3 (10P) Nelson Co. 13, North Oldham Gold 9 (8P) Thursday 8P Semifinals Nelson Co. 6, North Oldham 2 Friday 8P Championship