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Community Sports

  • Toots for Tots program brings holiday cheer
    Nearly two decades ago, the 5th Region Officials’ Association was having a meeting a short time before Christmas. The thought had occurred to longtime basketball official George Miller that the region’s refs could do some good by giving back to the schools where they call their games. And that’s how the local “Toots for Tots” program was born, said Wayne Edwards, treasurer of the association.
  • RIVER RAT: It's time for a roundup
    It’s been a while since I did a column, and I’ve got a little housecleaning to do, so let’s play catch-up!   MSC Football Awards Local football products now playing in college are well-represented on the Mid-South Conference’s postseason awards list.
  • SPORTS NOTES: 11-19
    Lady Tigers skills camp Bardstown girls’ basketball coach Amber Courtney is hosting a one-day skills camp Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Bardstown High School gym. The camp runs 9 a.m. to noon and is open to boys and girls campers in grades K-6. Cost is $25. Call 331-8802 for more information.   Girls’ Tri-Star Basketball competition
  • SPORTS NOTES: 11-8
    Meet the Lady Generals Thomas Nelson’s girls’ basketball team is hosting its fourth annual Meet the Lady Generals chili/soup supper on Saturday, Nov. 18. Food is served at 5 p.m., and the intrasquad scrimmage will start at 6:30 p.m. There will be a silent auction, alumni recognition and participation. Cost is $10 per person, but kids 4 years old and younger get in free. Tickets can be purchased from a current player or coach, or by calling/texting (502) 827-0624.   Lady Tigers skills camp
  • Culvertown Ballpark enjoys a revival
    In its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, the Culvertown Ballpark was a hub of activity for the southern end of Nelson County, with vibrant weekly softball leagues bringing in people from all across the county. The park on Monks Road went on life support about a decade ago, however, as the leagues disappeared and activity at the park dwindled to nothing.
  • SPORTS SHOTS 7-26
    Send your Sports Shots to sports@kystandard.com.
  • Nelson County 12-year-olds make it to tournament semifinals
    LONDON — Nelson County’s 12-year-olds went 2-2 at the Kentucky State Little League Championships last week, falling in the semifinals to eventual champs Lexington Eastern. Nelson County’s 12s opened play last Saturday at the North Laurel Little League host site, blistering Glasgow 12-0. Last Sunday, the local squad lost a tough one in their second game of pool play, dropping a 4-2 decision to Bowling Green East, the eventual runner-up.
  • SPORTS SHOTS: July 19, 2017
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  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES 7-7
    Nelson County's National All-Star teams were in action Wednesday at Dean Watts Park in District 2 play.   Scores NC Little League Baseball Saturday 10N: Nelson Co. 12, South Oldham 11   Sunday 10N: Nelson Co. 7, Shelby Co. 5   Monday 10N: North Oldham 18, Nelson Co. 4   Wednesday 12N: Nelson Co. 6, North Oldham 3
  • LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES AND SCHEDULES 7-5
    Scores NC Little League Baseball Thursday 8P: Nelson Co. Blue 20, North Oldham Gold 19 12P: North Oldham Gold 19, Nelson Co. 6   Friday 8P: Shelby Co. 18, Nelson Co. Blue 8   Saturday 10N: Nelson Co. 12, South Oldham 11   Sunday 10N: Nelson Co. 7, Shelby Co. 5   Monday 10N: Nelson Co. v. North Oldham at Shelby Co.