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Today's News

  • Bat Pats sweep weekend series from IUN, play at SEMO today

    SCC Sports Information

    The wind was howling, the mercury remained around freezing and some overnight ice threatened one of the weekend games between St. Catharine College and visiting Indiana University Northwest from Gary, Indiana.

    But Luther Bramblett’s Bat Pats made the chilly temperatures a little more bearable at Edelen-Haydon Field by swinging some hot bats in a three-game sweep of the Redhawks who were in action for the first time this season. Saturday saw the Patriots sweep a twin bill by scores of 10-0 and 9-6. Sunday they plucked the Redhawks 22-1.

  • SCC softball begins

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team has already had three doubleheaders postponed due to inclement weather. And, just as the weather has been up and down, so has Holly Smith’s Patriots who are off to a 2-4 start. After getting swept in the season opening DH at Bellarmine, Smith’s group responded with a sweep at Alice Lloyd College before losing twice at Union.

  • Season ends with two losses

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College basketball season ended last Saturday with J.T. Burton’s Patriots falling 77-63 at Lindsey Wilson College. That followed Thursday’s 78-42 setback at Georgetown giving the Patriots a final record of 5-25 in their first NAIA campaign.

  • Local students will get one day of spring break

    They’ve had their break, now the students of Washington County will have to do some extra time in the classroom.

    Following the 10 days missed for the ice and snow storm that left much of the county without power for several days, students are now set to attend school on four of the days that were previously slated to be spring break days.

  • Season comes to halt for WC girls

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2008-09 season came to an end for the Washington County Commanderettes Tuesday night as they fell to Bardstown 54-48 on their home court in the first round of the 19th District Tournament.

  • Smith receives honor

    Tyler Smith is a rare two sport fall athlete. He is a member of the Highlands state runner-up soccer team and a member of the cross country team. Tyler has been a varsity letterman on the Highlands cross country team for four years. He was a part of the 2006 and 2007 AA Regional 5 championship teams. He was also a part of the 2007 cross country team that placed third at the state meet. He has been a two-year varsity starter and captain on the Highlands soccer team. This year the team made it to the state tournament finals for the first time in school history.

  • SCC softball team looks to build on last season’s success

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team ended its junior college status with a bang last year with a regional title and a trip to the national tournament, where they finished in the Elite Eight. Holly Smith, in her fifth year as head coach of the Patriots, sees no reason to not repeat such success with nearly all of her starting lineup returning.

  • WC girls head into district tourney

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Note: The Washington County Commanderettes began 19th District Tournament play Tuesday night. Results were not available at press time. Please visit www.readthesun.com for up-to-date highlights of all Washington County and 19th District action.

  • From Left Field

    Rival survival

    My girlfriend Cindy came into town for a visit over Valentine’s weekend, and since I had to work that Friday night, I dragged her along to the Washington County/Marion County basketball double-header at WCHS. We’re glad we escaped with our lives!

  • Upward rising

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer