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Today's News

  • Commanders prepare for Ft. Knox

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commander football team is preparing for a home game with Fort Knox on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Washington County enters the game with a 3-3 record, and the Eagles come to town off five consecutive losses and a 1-5 record overall. However, Commander coach Eric Sagrecy said this Fort Knox team should not be underestimated.

  • Patriots drop close match to Bryan College 2-1


    On Saturday, Bryan College, ranked 11th in the preseason, came to Nelson County High School and found a St. Catharine team that was ready for the test.

  • Patterson paces SCC in runner-up finish; women finish fourth in Danville


    Nick Patterson, a Mercer County High School graduate, fired a two-day total of 148 (72-76) to lead the St. Catharine College Patriots to a runner-up finish in the Bluegrass Fall Classic on Monday and Tuesday of last week at Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown.

    The Patriots finished with a team total of 609 (303-306) to finish 10 shots behind Reinhardt University in the eight team field. Following St. Catharine were Georgetown (613), Asbury (629), Shawnee State (638), Pikeville (650), Spalding (667) and West Virginia Tech (DNF).

  • Gray digs college volleyball


    Mandy Gray definitely digs college volleyball. Or make that plural, she digs volleyballs.

    The Caldwell County graduate recently reached the milestone of 2,000 digs in her career at St. Catharine College. The senior elementary education major reached that mark Sept. 16 in a victory over Mid-Continent University.
    “It is a big accomplishment,” said Patriot head coach Adam Stevenson, whose team currently holds a 16-3 record. “When you get 2,000 in any statistic in college sports, it’s a big deal.”

  • Patriots enjoy winning weekend of volleyball


    The chance of a letdown was possible Saturday when the Patriot volleyball team took on the visiting Shawnee State Bears, just 17 hours after they notched a big five-set win over the Rio Grande RedStorm.

    But Adam Stevenson’s team took care of business with a 3-1OK win over the visitors, giving them a winning weekend in Mid-South Conference play.

  • SCC women maul Midway 8-0


    In her first start since an injury sent her to the sidelines against Ohio Mid-Western, Krista Russell recorded a hat trick in the first half to lead the St. Catharine Patriots over Midway 8-0 yesterday. 

    Russell’s three goals marked the sixth time in her collegiate career that she has recorded a hat trick. 

  • Patriot basketball ranked ninth in Sporting News


    Last year the St. Catharine College Patriots made it to the national tournament in their third year of participation in the NAIA.

     Now they are receiving some love for that accomplishment by being ranked ninth in the Sporting News preseason poll.  
    Further recognition came on the individual level as senior forward Kashiff Carr was named first team All-American in the same edition of Sporting News.

  • Golf team finishes with region tourney

    The Washington County High School girls’ golf team finished out the season at Heritage Hills Golf Course with the region tournament.

    The Commanderettes wouldn’t send anyone to state after the tournament, as they missed the qualifying cut.
    Amanda Cox finished the day with a 92, while sister Emily fired a 96. Callie Harmon, in her final tournament as a Commanderette, shot a 103.
    Harmon is the only senior graduating from the squad, as Amanda Cox, Olivia Cox, Emily Cox and Kennedy Cochran return next season.

  • Can’t get past Taylor County

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commanderette soccer team fell to 0-7 for the season on Thursday night with a 7-0 loss to Taylor County. Washington County’s offensive struggles continued, but coach Seamus Marrinan was pleased with the improvement he saw from his team.
    “Overall we played better,” he said via e-mail. “We had a 25-minute period in the second half where we kept them from scoring, and we were able to catch Taylor County in six offsides calls.”

  • WC football comes up short

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commanders dropped their second straight game on Friday night against DeSales to go to 3-3 on the season. The Colts pulled out the 20-14 victory despite being outgained in yardage by the Commanders 336 to 257.
    DeSales took the ball first and chewed up over nine minutes of clock on their way to a 1-yard touchdown run by Sam Buckler. Washington County’s offense responded by marching 80 yards and finishing the drive with a one-yard touchdown run of its own by Morgan Churchill to tie the game.