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Community Sports

  • GOLF: Coaching and playing a passion for legend Rizer
    For St. Catharine College golf coach Joan Rizer, the sport became a passion at an early age. Actually, since the age of 12, Rizer has been living her dream of playing, coaching and the love for the game. “I started playing when I was young and just really enjoyed it,” Rizer said. “Golf is my passion, as I’ve been playing for about 47 years. I’m single, so this has been what I have loved doing. I have lived right across from a golf course for the majority of my life, so it’s just a true passion.”
  • TEE TIME: Where should I make my ball drop?
    You may have noticed the picture in last Friday’s Standard of rules official George Gupton demonstrating to Haydon Osborne of Bardstown the proper way to drop a golf ball. Osborne was entitled to a free drop from an obstruction, and Gupton was very deliberate in walking him through the process of getting relief.
  • YOUTH SPORTS: NC 10-year-olds win district
  • Support for Ellis Memorial tourney strong
    As details about the life of Jason Ellis emerged following the Bardstown Police Officer’s tragic slaying in May, a common theme was his deep love of the game of baseball.
  • PHOTOS: Little League District 2 tournaments
  • Little League Baseball/Softball Scores and Schedule
    District 2 Little League Pool Play and Tournament schedules   Baseball Saturday, June 22 7P — Valley Sports 19, Nelson Co. 1 8P — Valley Sports 20, Nelson Co. 10 9P — N. Oldham 16, Nelson Co. 6 10P — Grant Co. 15, Nelson Co. 5   Sunday, June 23 7P — South Oldham B 17, Nelson Co. 9 8P — Nelson Co. 17, S. Oldham B 2 9P — South Oldham 24, Nelson Co. 6
  • New Haven native a running legend
    Nearly 60 years ago, the track coach at St. Joseph Prep School in Bardstown needed a miler. He spotted a scrawny country boy sitting in one of his classes by the name of Press Whelan, and urged the New Haven youngster to join the team. Luckily for the running community, Whelan agreed.
  • TEE TIME: What of J.B.?
    If you’re like me, when you check out the Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader for the golf scores on the PGA tour, you look for the names in bold that indicate that the player is from Kentucky. Conspicuously missing from the list in recent months is Campbellsville’s J.B. Holmes, the two-time winner of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. A member of the U.S. team that won the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club, where he helped the American cause by going 2-0-1 in his three matches, Holmes has been plagued by injury in his eighth year on tour.
  • Legion baseball returns
    DARREN GEORGE            Contributing Writer It has been more than 23 years since the Nelson County American Legion Post 121 has produced a baseball team, but that changes this summer. Pete Trzop Jr., commander of the local post in Bardstown, said there was some interest in starting up a senior league of U19 players for the first time in more than two decades.
  • Maywood hosts Ky JPGA qualifier