Community Sports

  • Nelson County Little League: Padres win
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Flaget fundraiser scramble set for June 24
    The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation will host its fourth annual golf scramble on Friday, June 24, at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood. Both corporate and individual registrations are now available for the event. The annual tournament has seen tremendous growth over the years. Last year, the golf scramble raised more than $36,000 to support mission and outreach programs at Flaget Memorial Hospital. Philanthropic partnerships with the community allow the hospital to continue its mission of providing the finest healthcare and most advanced technology available.
  • Scholarship started to honor BHS athlete Hall
    During his time wearing the purple and gold, Keaton Hall was the consummate Bardstown High School athlete, lettering in four sports.
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Meredith wins gold in Atlanta
    Madeline Meredith, the 11-year-old daughter of Andy Meredith and Whitney Meredith, competed at the Eastern Sectional Zone Age Group Swimming Championships March 10-13 in Atlanta. Meredith medaled in five events, winning gold in the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 27.27, which set a new meet record. Competing against 285 swimmers in the 11-12 age division, Meredith finished ninth overall for a high point swimmer. She finished fifth place against 11-year-old competition.
  • 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