Community Sports

  • PHOTOS: Nelson County Little League
    Nelson County Little League Playoffs were in full swing Wednesday, June 10, at Dean Watts Park just outside of Bardstown.  
  • PHOTO: Basketball Camps
    The kids may be out of school for summer, but June finds many young hoopsters — such as this young lady at Chris Taylor’s Bethlehem Banshees camp Monday — back in the school gyms working on their skills at many of the basketball camps hosted by high school coaches around the area this week and next. It’s not too late to get your kid to a camp; check Sports Notes below for listings.
    Baseball Standings Majors Tigers 10-2 Reds 9-3 Dodgers 8-4 Twins 2-10 A’s 1-11 Minors Yankees 14-0 Patriots 13-1 Rangers 9-5 Mets 8-6 Braves 7-7 Diamondbacks 5-9 Orioles 3-11 Reds 2-12 Red Sox 2-12 Machine Pitch Brewers 13-0 Rays 13-1 Yankees 9-5 Cardinals 9-5 Mets 7-6 Reds 7-7 Giants 6-7 A’s 6-7
    Chamber Golf Classic coming up The Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Golf Classic is June 6, at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood. Applications are being accepted from teams and individuals. To register, call 348-9545. Hole sponsorships are available at $150 each.   Soccer clinics
    Nelson Co. Little League Baseball Standings Majors Tigers            7-1 Reds            7-1 Dodgers            5-3 Twins            2-8 A’s            1-9  
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS: SW Nelson Rams' future in doubt
    The future of the Southwest Nelson Rams middle school football team could hang in the balance of a vote Wednesday by the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference over whether to continue to allow parochial school children to play on public school teams.
  • THE 70th BOURBON OPEN: Social events show off Southern hospitality
      CHRISTINA L. MUDD Special To The Standard The 70th annual Bourbon Open tournament began this week, and after a full day of golf, Friday night was packed with social events. From bourbon tasting to karaoke and dancing to daily prizes for the golfers, there was a wide array of activities to be enjoyed. Many participants were highly enthusiastic concerning the festivities provided throughout the evening. Despite the high temperatures and humidity, there was a sizeable crowd in attendance.
  • THE 70th BOURBON OPEN: Ladies make their mark at Bourbon Open
    For nearly the first 50 years of the Bourbon Open, it was a man’s world. With a full field on a yearly basis and the number of spots available restricted by the nine-hole golf course at My Old Kentucky Home, the female golfers were relegated to being behind the scenes, providing assistance with the scoring, helping with the social activities, and taking a lead role in the production of the Bourbon Open program.
  • THE 70th BOURBON OPEN: Reunion time at the Bourbon Open
    With so many players returning to compete in the Bourbon Open year after year, and with so little turnover in the field, mid-May in Bardstown is a time of renewal. Friends catch up with one another, telling stories and recapping the previous year. And for a St. Louis attorney, the Bourbon Open brings together members of his family from several different states. Richard Shinner is competing in 34th tournament this weekend, and he says that there are Shinners coming from everywhere.
  • THE 70th BOURBON OPEN: Historic golf tourney opens Thursday
    Not only is it one of the longest running golf tournaments in the state, it can also boast having one of the largest fields. As most area invitational tournaments struggle to attract a competitive field, the Bourbon Open celebrates its 70th anniversary with 450 golfers from all parts of Kentucky and several other states scheduled to take part in the tournament that begins Thursday at My Old Kentucky Home State Park golf course. Yes, it starts on Thursday.