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Today's News

  • SCC women’s basketball team announces summer camp

    The St. Catharine College women’s basketball team will be hosting a camp for boys and girls ages 5-15 this summer.

    The camp will take place on June 22 and 23 at Lourdes Hall on the campus of St. Catharine College.

    Sessions for both days will take place from 9 a.m. – Noon and drop-off for campers will begin at 8 a.m.

    Each camper will be provided a T-Shirt with the camp fee, which is $50 per camper.

  • SCC announces new men’s basketball coach

    For the last 20 basketball seasons Joe Krupinski has been a big part of the regional and national basketball success at five different institutions.

    As of Thursday, he will now add the sixth to his resume as he was named the new men’s basketball coach at St. Catharine College.
    Krupinski comes to St. Catharine College from American International College (Springfield, Mass.) where he was an assistant for one year. Previous to that, Krupinski was head coach for six years at Lyndon State College in Vermont.

  • Softball season comes to a close

    The Washington County Commanderettes’ season came to a close last week when they fell in the opening round of the regional tournament on May 25. They fell 11-1 in six innings to the Green County Dragons (21-16) at North Hardin.

    The Commanderettes were coming of an 8-1 loss to the Bethlehem Banshees in the 19th District championship.

    Statistics and a box score for their final game were not available at press time.

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  • Hot Summer Nights concert series starts Friday

    This weekend marks the beginning of the “Hot Summer Nights” concert series in Springfield and youth are particularly encouraged to attend.

    Washington County High School junior Ernie “Sticktight” Akins and his band will kick off the series that will continue through the summer. Other acts that have already been scheduled include Kaleb Cecil on June 12 and DJ SweetTea (Malcom Jones) on July 10. Mayor Debbie Wakefield said the idea for the concert series clicked at a recent event where Akins was performing.

  • Hamilton wins gold

     A Washington County teenager was invited to the 2015 Junior Olympic Championships earlier this month in Colorado and he returned home with gold and silver medals after taking part in three events.

    Mason Hamilton, 13, qualified for the competition on Dec. 13 and made his way to Colorado Springs from April 28 to May 6 for the 14-and-under (J3 division) championships in air rifle, small-bore and 3x40 small-bore.

  • Commanderettes drop district title in final game

    They fought until the very end, and even when it they were defeated, they never let their heads down.

    The Washington County Commanderettes lost their chance to earn the accolade of being the 19th District champions when they fell to the Bethlehem Banshees 8-1 on May 18. It was the third time the Commanderettes have been defeated by the Banshees this season, falling to them previously 19-6 and 9-3.

    “Just because we didn’t win doesn’t mean we can’t play,” Commanderettes head coach Christy Baker said after the game.

  • Commanders are district champions!

    Bottom of the seventh, two outs, game tied 3-3 - everything is on the line.

    Rain came down in a light drizzle as the Washington County Commanders took home the 19th District championship in an epic fashion on May 18 when sophomore infielder Michael

    Chastain slammed a base hit to drive in senior infielder Wade Moore for the win.

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  • Jets over Kentucky seeking rentals

    Event organizers for Jets Over Kentucky, the world’s grandest jet event, are looking for local residents who are willing to rent out their personal recreational vehicles from July 5 - 12 at the Lebanon/Springfield Airport in Springfield. Lewis Patton with Jet Central expressed interest in as many as 10 RVs, possibly more.

    In addition, local residents are asked to open their homes or offer rental properties to the pilots during this week.