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Community Sports

  • 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
  • TEE TIME: Please play faster
    Several years ago, some friends and I were playing in the Mini Member/Guest at Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. It seemed that we were waiting on every shot, so I called the pro shop and asked them to check on the pace of play. Shortly thereafter, the pro came up to me with a big grin on his face. “Mr. George (in a very facetious tone), every group on this golf course is where they should be except yours,” he laughed. “Slow down.”
  • SPORTS NOTES: June 14, 2013
    NC Cardinals Basketball Camp Nelson County boys’ basketball coach Bev Hart is hosting a camp for boys 9 a.m. - noon June 17-19 at the gym. Cost is $40 per camper, discounted to $30 for brothers. Campers receive a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at the county schools. Call 349-7010 or (270) 584-4370 with questions.   Bardstown Tigers volleyball camp
  • TEE TIME: Who wins the title?
    With four courses in the county, there are ample opportunities for Bardstown/Nelson County golfers to find an event in which to participate. There are leagues for men, leagues for women, and even a league for couples. Hardly a weekend goes by that at least one group isn’t having a charity scramble.