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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Blake Hoppes season kicks off
  • Pats 11th in first tourney

     

    The St. Catharine College men’s golf team traveled to Crooked Creek Golf Course in London, Ky. last week to play in the Bill Sergent Invitational hosted by the University of the Cumberlands. The Patriots finished 11th place in a 15-team field.

    St. Catharine carded a 36-hole total of 640 for the tournament played Thursday and Friday. Cumberlands’ total of 578 was good for first place, nine shots ahead of second place Southern Wesleyan University.

  • Cox sisters compete in state All-A at Lincoln Homestead

     

    Lincoln Homestead was host to golfers across the state on Saturday, as the girls’ Kentucky State All-A tournament was held in Springfield, which was represented by a pair of Commanderettes.

    Junior Amanda Cox and eighth-grader Emily Cox took to the course over the weekend after shooting a 46 and a 48 respectively in the nine-hole 5th Region All-A tournament last month.
    Emily posted an 84 on the day, while Amanda shot a 94, and Washington County golf coach Bobby Bartholomai said the duo is getting stronger as the season wears on.

  • SCC mens’ soccer takes two out of three

     

    The men’s soccer team at St. Catharine College sandwiched two victories last week around a  loss. The 2-1 week left Tim Wolz’s team with an overall slate of 2-3.

    In a match played throughout a driving rainstorm Sunday (Sept. 2), the Patriots topped the Blue Devils from Lawrence Tech 4-3 in two overtimes. The deciding goal came in the first minute of the second overtime on a penalty kick by Patriot sophomore Ashley Woods. Due to the inclement weather the match was played on the artificial turf at Nelson County High School in Bardstown.

  • Mattingly recounts playing career littered with wins

     

  • SCC volleyball picks up two wins in Texas, falls to Georgetown

     

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team took advantage of the long Labor Day weekend to get in a lot of volleyball matches in a tournament in Houston. The result was two wins and three losses for Adam Stevenson’s team. That, coupled with the Patriots’ 3-1 loss to Georgetown College, gave them a 4-9 overall record.

  • Patriot women start soccer season 1-1-1

     

    The St. Catharine College women’s soccer team got one of everything in the first week of the season. Paul Patton’s team opened the 2012 campaign in Tennessee at the Free Hardeman University Labor Day Tournament. There they lost to Louisiana College 2-0 and tied the host Freed Hardeman Lions 1-1. In the home opener on Thursday, the Patriots broke into the win column with a 7-0 decision over Midway College.

  • WC football returns from bye week with rivalry game

     

    The Commander football team got a much-needed week off this past week after dropping their first three games of the season, and they’re returning to action this Friday in a border war featuring two teams in search of their first win of the season.

  • Commanderettes split six games in Anderson County tournament

     

    The Washington County volleyball team hit the road for Anderson County over the weekend for six games in two days as part of the first annual Anderson County Volley Smash tournament.

    The Commanderettes (6-10) came away with a 3-3 record, and Washington County went down fighting in all three of those losses.

  • Tax raise gets the go-ahead from city

     

    No residents showed up to protest or praise at the public hearing for a proposed raise in the property tax rate on Tuesday at Springfield City Hall.

    A tax increase was passed by the council, as no one opposed a raised rate in person or through comments prior to the hearing.

    The proposed rate of 14 percent received a first reading. Last year's rate was 13.2 percent.

    If the 14 percent rate is passed after a second reading, a property owner will pay $140 per $100,000 of assessed property value.