Today's News

  • Rep. Guthrie speaks at SCC

    United States Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., stopped by St. Catharine College last Wednesday to host a town hall meeting, where members of the community were able to voice their concerns and pose questions to the member of the House of Representatives.

    During Congress’ time off, Guthrie has been visiting each of the 21 counties in his congressional district to get feedback from the Commonwealth about what issues are important to them.

  • Local woman named to UK board

    A former Washington County resident and WCHS graduate was recently honored by being appointed to the University of Kentucky board of trustees.

    Angela Logan Edwards, who acquired her law degree from UK, said she was floored when she found out Gov. Steve Beshear and his nominating committee had chosen her as the next board member.

  • Copper taken from school site

    An undisclosed amount of type L copper piping was taken from the site of the new Washington County High School last weekend, and the Springfield Police Department is looking for leads.

    According to police, between the night of Friday, Aug. 23 and Monday, Aug. 26, someone entered the construction property on Hwy-150 and drove away with 300 feet of copper piping. The culprits took 100 feet each of one-inch, two-inch and two-and-a-half inch pipes. Some of the piping had already been installed and welded into place, and was removed from the framework.

  • Ground broken

    The Washington County Fire Protection Association and Washington County Fire Department are getting a much-needed addition in the near future. As of last Thursday, ground has been broken at the future site of the new fire department building, and construction can get underway.

  • WC golf meets Cards, Eagles

    The Commander Golf team was on the links the past couple of weeks, continuing their strong play with first and second-place finishes.

    Most recently, the Washington County boys’ team met up with Green County and Metcalfe County, with the Commanders coming away with the victory.

    Washington County’s top four golfers posted a score of 171, while the Dragons and Hornets shot 184 and 185, respectively.

  • Patriots defeat Rams with defense

    The Mid-South Conference (MSC) is considered to be the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ (NAIA) premier conference in every sport, and Tuesday night the St. Catharine Volleyball Patriots proved that they belonged.

  • WC football rocked in Pigskin Classic, falls to 1-1 on the season

    The Commander football team (1-1) was unable to build on an opening week win on Sunday, taking a 48-0 loss at the hands of Green County at Marion County High School in the Heart of Kentucky Pigskin Classic. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday night, but had to be moved to Sunday due to weather delays.

  • Full All-A golf results

    Washington County hosted Bethlehem, Green County and Campbellsville in the 5th Region All-A Classic on Friday, Aug. 16., and it was a big day for Commander and Commanderette golf.

    In the boys’ team competition, the Commanders took the title, topping Bethlehem in a  back-nine scorecard tiebreaker.

    Senior Thomas Pettus earned medalist honors with a score of 74, followed by senior J.P. Cecconi’s 80 and sophomore Michael Wheatley’s 86. Junior Luke Mattingly and sophomore Evan Mattingly rounded out the team with scores of 95 and 96.

  • Baker resigns as Mid-South commissioner

    LOUISVILLE — Steve Baker has resigned as Mid-South Conference commissioner, conference officials announced on Monday.

    An immediate search for Baker’s successor is under way.

    “On behalf of the Mid-South Conference Council of Presidents, we appreciate Steve Baker’s services and the contributions he made to the conference, our student-athletes and respective institutions,” said Dr. James L. Hurley, University of Pikeville president and chair of the council of presidents.

  • St. Catharine volleyball returns from Michigan

    The St. Catharine Patriots (3-2, 0-0 MSC) made their way to the University of Michigan-Dearborn last weekend, where they were able to win two of four matches.

    The Patriots got off to a slow start in the tournament, losing their first two matches, 1-3 to Lourdes College (2-2) and 2-3 to Grace College (4-0).

    “We had an opportunity to win almost every game against Lourdes and Grace; we just never could get over the bump,” said SCC Head Coach Jason McDannold.