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Today's News

  • Moreland named publisher of The Springfield Sun


    From Irvine to Maryland and finally to Springfield, Jeff Moreland has put in the time and the miles.

    Moreland, the editor of The Springfield Sun for the last five years, was named as publisher of the paper on Wednesday of last week. The position hasn’t been in existence at The Sun since the early 1970s.

  • SCC game to benefit cancer research

    Thursday’s basketball doubleheader at St. Catharine College, against West Virginia Tech, will be Pink Zone Night.

    In lieu of admissions being charged at the gate, fans are encouraged to give donations. All money collected Saturday will go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
    Kay Yow was head coach at North Carolina State for 34 years. She died in 2009 from breast cancer.
    Also at Thursday’s games, cancer survivors in attendance will be recognized. The women’s game starts at 6 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.

  • Patriots men, women lose at Georgetown


    It was a road contest for both the St. Catharine men and women Thursday when they traveled to conference foe Georgetown to take on the Tigers.

    But the electrified atmosphere in Alumni Gym was more like a St. Catharine home game as the Patriot partisans turned out in huge numbers to cheer the visiting teams.
    But the numbers that counted were put up by the home Tigers as they swept the Mid-South Conference doubleheader. Lena Bramblett’s women fell 81-64 and J.T. Burton’s men came out with a 73-61 setback.

  • SC splits at Shawnee St.


    The Patriot round ball teams journeyed to Portsmouth, Ohio, on Saturday to take on Mid-South Conference foe Shawnee State.

    The men left with a 92-80 victory, but the St. Catharine women fell to the Bears, 66-47.    
    The men’s victory kept J.T. Burton’s team in a second-place tie with Cumberlands in the conference. Both teams are 8-3, which puts them two games behind Georgetown (10-1). The 13th-ranked Patriots are now 14-5 overall.

  • HOF members inducted

    The Washington County High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee is pleased to announce the new inductees for the 2010-11 school year.
     
    The following will be inducted on Saturday, Feb. 12, before the home basketball game:
     Rick Adams: baseball, basketball, football coach.
    Tom Harmon: football coach.
    John Reinle: basketball coach, school administrator.
    William “Corkey” Yankey: basketball/football coach, school administrator.

  • WCHS baseball team to host chili supper


    The Washington County High School baseball team will be hosting a chili supper on Feb. 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the WCHS cafeteria.

    Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children.
    The price of admission includes chili, peanut butter sandwiches, tea and desserts.
    Tickets can be purchased from baseball players or at the door the night of the chili supper.
    Three baskets will be auctioned off, including a University of Kentucky basket, a Washington County basket and a car care basket.

  • Turner joins the 500-point club


    A new member of the Washington County High School girls’ basketball 500-point club was initiated Friday, Jan. 28, during the second quarter of the Commanderettes’ game against Fort Knox.

    Sophomore Kenya Turner reached the milestone in the second quarter and finished with 26 points in a 49-31 win over the Lady Eagles.

  • Commanderettes, Lady Knights set to clash


    The Commanderettes will face possibly their toughest stretch of the season after returning from the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic.

    Washington County will begin that stretch with a rematch against Marion County (13-5). Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Washington County High School.
    In the last meeting, the Lady Knights beat the Commanderettes 74-38 at the Roby Dome in Lebanon.
    Things have changed since that early December meeting, however.

  • Commanders fall


    The Commanders fell to Nelson County 55-46 on Monday night at Nelson County.

    Check back next week for complete coverage of that game.

    Washington County vs. Fort Knox

    Score: 77-50 Fort Knox
    When: Friday, Jan. 28
    Where: Fort Knox High School
    Key players: WCHS - Alex Marshall, Will Purdom FKHS - London Moore, Jermell Rogers, Gadiel Mendez, Rashaud Orange

  • Lucky number seven


    The Commanderettes won their seventh consecutive game on Monday night against Bardstown.

    The win puts them in second place in the 19th District, with a chance for first place if they beat Nelson County and Nelson loses to Bardstown.
    Check back next week for complete coverage of the district game at Bardstown.

    Washington County vs. Fort Knox
    Score: 49-31 Washington County
    When: Friday, Jan. 28
    Where: Fort Knox