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Community Sports

  • SPORTS NOTES: Dec. 30, 2015
    The annual youth free-throw shooting contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Bardstown Council 1290 is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at Bethlehem High School. The contest is open to boys and girls in Nelson County ages 9-14, with divisional winners progressing to district, regional and state competition. Call 331-9223 for more information.
  • Scores and schedule: Dec. 25 2015
    Scores Boys’ Basketball Monday Glenn Koger State Farm/Wilson and Muir Bank Bardstown Holiday Classic Cincinnati Aiken 62, Bardstown 55 BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic at Butler Co. Bethlehem 63, Hickman Co. 54 Hancock Co. Classic Nelson Co. 66, Whitefield Acad. 42 Mike Miller Classic at Spencer Co. Spencer Co. 59, Thomas Nelson 29 Tuesday Glenn Koger State Farm/Wilson and Muir Bank Bardstown Holiday Classic
  • Sports shots: Dec. 16, 2015
  • SPORTS NOTES 10-25
    5th Region officials’ meeting The 5th Region Basketball Officials’ Association begins meets Wednesdays through Nov. 11 at LaRue County High School. Meeting time is 6 p.m. email questions to glenn.spalding61@gmail.com or johne1245@gmail.com for more information.   NC Elite soccer tryouts There are tryouts at Dean Watts Park for the Nelson County Soccer Club elite U16 and U17 boys teams, coached by Kelly Harrison, at Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. Call (502) 794-7648 with questions.  
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Competitive fires are stoked in local runner
    As a boy growing up in New Haven, Don Kirkpatrick considered himself too small as a high school freshman and sophomore at 5’2, 100 pounds, to consider competitive athletics. “I was your typical runt in high school,” said Kirkpatrick, who now lives in Bardstown. He eventually caught a growth spurt, filling out as a self-described “late bloomer,” to 5’10 1/2 and 170 pounds by the time he was a freshman in college.
  • SPORTS NOTES: Sept. 20, 2015
    Popsicle Races The Thomas Nelson and Nelson County cross country teams are hosting weekly races on Wednesdays through September for youths in grades K-8. The next race is at St. Joseph School on Wednesday, and the race schedule rotates between there and courses at Nelson County High School and Thomas Nelson High School. The 1K race for grades K-2 is at 6 p.m., with grades 3-5 running at 2K at 6:20. Grades 6-8 run a 3K race at 6:40 p.m. Go to popsicleraces.blogspot.com or e-mail matt.hoyes@nelson.kyschools, us for more information. Charity golf scramble
  • RIVER RAT: Welcome to Ky. Standard Sports
    Those of you who are regular readers of the Standard’s sports section have a pretty good idea of what you can find in these pages on a regular basis. But for those of you who may be seeing our paper for the first time, allow me to give you a bit of a primer on what you’ll generally find here in this section. High school sports coverage tends to be the bread-and-butter of most small-town newspapers, and this paper is no exception to that rule. For 10 months out of the year, these pages are filled with the exploits of our local adolescent athletes.
  • PHOTO: Culvertown softball
    The Black Sox and the Beaver Hunters locked horns Thursday night in league play at the Culvertown Ballpark. The Thursday night men’s softball league and the Tuesday night co-ed kickball league will be wrapping up in upcoming weeks, but there are still a few events left on the Culvertown Ballpark schedule this summer. See Sports Notes at right for details. Tuesday night is player/fan appreciation night at the park, and admission is free.
  • KENTUCKY STATE LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: NC squads stopped in pool play
    Scores Little League State Tournament at North Oldham L.L. Saturday 12U — B.G. East 12, Nelson Co. 2 11U — North Oldham 11, Nelson Co. 0 10U — Warren Co. North 7, Nelson Co. 4   Sunday 12U — Lexington Eastern 7, Nelson Co. 3 11U — B.G. East 13, Nelson Co. 2 10U — Lexington Eastern 14, Nelson Co. 4   Monday 12U — Nelson Co. 14, Clay Co. 4
  • Bulls show who’s boss