Today's News

  • Paddock named all-conference

    St. Catharine College first baseman Justine Paddock was named first team All Mid-South Conference at the conference banquet held Thursday in Danville.

    The senior from Louisville Southern High School batted .454 with four home runs and 41 RBI’s this season.
    Four Patriots were named to the Academic All-Conference team, which recognizes those with a 3.25 average who are sophomores or above. Hagan Goldey, Courtney McHolan, Kasie Prather and Chelcie Rein received that recognition.

  • Pats compete in MSC track and field


    The St. Catharine College track teams traveled Saturday to the University of Rio Grande to compete in the Mid-South Conference track and field championships.

  • Patriot softball season ends with two tournament losses

    The St. Catharine College softball season ended with two losses Friday at the Mid-South Conference Tournament at Millennium Park in Danville.

    According to head coach Holly Smith, the final two setbacks were typical of the entire 2011 season.
    “We actually played as well in those two games as we have all year,” said Smith whose Patriots completed the season at 15-28. “But just as it has been all year, we had a couple of mistakes that cost us. But we were competitive.”

  • Patriots still alive in conference

    The St. Catharine College baseball team (31-25-1) opened the Mid-South Conference tournament Friday at Campbellsville University with a big 9-3 win over the host Tigers, who came in as the number one seed.

    They followed that with an exciting 8-7 comeback victory Saturday against the University of the Cumberlands, en route to the winner’s bracket final. Sunday they fell to Shawnee State 8-4.

  • The rookie has arrived

    Webster needs to add a new word to next year’s dictionary.

    I’ve always heard that the arrival of a newborn brings sleep deprivation to a household.
    Folks, sleep deprivation doesn’t touch the state I’m in.
    In my farewell column at my last job, I announced that my wife and I would soon be drafting a rookie.
    After nine months of being extra nice to my wife (sorry honey, that was a limited warranty), the rookie has arrived.

  • Track team puts in busy week

    Despite the nasty weather, the Washington County High School track team was able to compete in two meets last week.

    On Thursday, the team participated in an all-comers meet at Marion County High School.
    The girls’ team finished fifth out of five teams with a total of 32 points, while the boys’ team finished third out of five teams with 39 points.
    Moriah Hourigan finished second in the 100-meter dash, with a time of 13.44 seconds. Shay Yocum finished fourth in the event at 13.62.

  • Commanderettes flip one on Lincoln

    The Commanderettes were a play and a hit from either going 2-0 or 0-2 last week, but were able to split a pair of games with the district tournament fast approaching.

    Washington County vs. Danville
    5-3 Danville
    When: Friday, April 29
    Where: Idle Hour Park
    Game highlights: Washington County couldn’t convert a bases loaded situation, thus falling 5-3 to the Lady Admirals to split the season series 1-1.

  • Commanders repeat in All-A

    The Commanders began the weekend early, beating Bethlehem 8-0 in a one-hit pitching gem for their second consecutive Fifth Region All-A tournament championship.
    They split the next two games 1-1.

    Washington County vs. Hart County
    12-2 Washington County
    When: Saturday, April 30
    Where: Hart County
    Game highlights: The Commanders (14-6) jumped out to a 5-2 lead after two innings and never let up.

  • Water, water everywhere

    After weeks of mostly grey, rainy weather and sleep interrupted by tornado alerts, sunshine in the window feels like a blessing from the god of Spring. Ten-plus inches of rain had all the animals hunched up in bunches, staggering around in soggy coats with droopy heads. Today they stand broadside to the sun, soaking in the warmth. The gardeners have all been droopy, too, unable to get their hands dirty, early sets washed out, muddy lettuce and carefully prepared rows floated away.

  • Study proves value of forage systems