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Today's News

  • Sports briefs

    Ongoing

    2011 Lincoln men’s golf club tournament schedule

    April 16 - Stag Scramble dinner - 6:30 p.m. at the Old Club House
    April 17 - Stag Scramble tournament - 1 p.m. tee off
    May 15 - Four-man best ball (ABCD) - 1p.m. tee off
    May 22 - String tournament - 1 p.m. tee off
    June 12 - Red, White and Blue tournament - 3 p.m. tee off
    June 25 - Glow ball tournament - 9 holes, 3 p.m. tee off, dinner and 9 holes glow golf
    July 10 - Flag tournament - 3 p.m. tee off

  • Bat Pats split conference series at Lindsey Wilson; 4-2 for the week


    After two mid-week games in which they scored 28 runs, the St. Catharine College baseball team’s bats went as cold as the weather at Mid-South Conference rival Lindsey Wilson over the weekend.

  • SCC softball gains “Mo” with three straight wins


    The week didn’t start well for Holly Smith’s St. Catharine College softball team. The Patriots were swept Tuesday in a Mid-South Conference doubleheader at Shawnee State. They then lost the opener of Saturday’s twin bill at home against MSC rival West Virginia Tech.

    But then the hits just kept coming as they beat West Virginia Tech in Saturday’s second game and swept a doubleheader Sunday against visiting Oakland City University. In those final three games the Patriots scored 45 runs.

  • Check the water


    Someone check the water, there must be something in it.

    It appears that coaches who drink the local water are enjoying remarkable success.
    Donnie Tyndall, now the head men’s basketball coach at Morehead State University, pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the NCAA tournament when the Eagles beat Louisville in the opening round (the real first round, not the “second round”).
    Tyndall served as the head coach at St. Catharine during the 1996-97 season.

  • Patriot basketball holds 4-0 record against national champions


    The old axiom in athletics is that it is hard to beat a good team three times in one season. And while, indeed, it is hard to hit that trifecta, how hard must it be to watch the team you’ve owned thrice win a national championship.

    Such a scenario became a reality this year when Pikeville, an at-large team from the Mid-South Conference, won the NAIA National Championship in Kansas City. St. Catharine College beat the Bears twice in the regular season and also in the conference tournament semifinals.

  • Commanderettes nab a district win against NC


    The Commanderettes knocked off Fort Knox (1-1) on Monday night at Idle Hour Park.
    Check back next week for stats and quotes from head coach Leonard Abell.

    Washington County vs. Nelson County
    Score:
    8-1 Washington County
    When: Friday, March 25
    Where: Nelson County
    Key players: Jaclyn Kelty, Olivia Thompson, Zana Yocum, Hannah Simms, Linda Libby

  • Commanders go 4-2, start season strong


    Washington County lost to Green County 15-6 on Monday night at home. Check back next week for stats and quotes from that game.

    Washington County vs. Adair County
    Score:
    0-0
    When: Saturday, March 26
    Where: Adair County
    Game highlights: The Indians and the Commanders battled to a scoreless tie after five innings of play.
    The game was called on account of rain, and will be recorded as a tie.

    Washington County vs. Hart County

  • Cub Scout Pack 429 holds Pinewood Derby

    Members of Springfield’s Cub Scout Pack 429 participated in the annual Pinewood Derby Saturday afternoon at the River of Life Church. Scouts watched as two cars zoomed by on the wooden track. The top three finishers were Keith Vanover (1st place); Tyler Ashlock (2nd place); and Karson Vanover (3rd place).

  • Hydrants could be huge for local insurance rates

     

    They stand about 2 feet tall, but hydrants could be a huge issue for helping many Washington County residents get a lower fire rating, and lower insurance rates. They could also be the reason local fire ratings increase, and insurance rates skyrocket, according to members of the Washington County Fire Committee.

  • Fast Food convenience store property sold

     

    The property that was home to the Fast Food convenience store has sold. A deed in the Washington County Clerk’s office indicates that the sell was completed on March 23, 2011, and the old store location was bought by Newcomb Oil Company of Bardstown for a total of $425,000 from Haydon Coal and Oil.