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Today's News

  • YMCA Youth Soccer

    The YMCA will be holding sign-ups for the Spring Soccer League on April 10 at the Board of Education field from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The program is for youth five to 12 years old.

    Each child may participate in drills to help with team placement. The season will begin April 17 and run through May 22. Each child will receive a team shirt and six weeks of game play. For more details call the YMCA at (859) 734-9622.

  • Commanderettes rout Burgin 24-3 to open season; fall to Taylor, 9-7

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes opened the 2010 softball season on the road March 23 with a trip to Burgin. WC took a 2-1 lead after the first inning. By the time the top of the second inning was over, the Lady Bulldogs didn’t know what had hit them, as WC reeled off 10 more runs to go up 12-2.

    For the Commanderettes in the top of the third, it was a little like Top 40 radio - the hits just kept on coming as WC plated eight more and added four more in the fourth to wallop the Lady Bulldogs, 24-3.

  • Patriot softball slide continues

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team spent most of the early season hanging around the .500 mark. But now Holly Smith finds her team mired in a nine-game losing streak that has dropped the Patriots to 7-19 overall and 1-7 in the Mid-South Conference.

    Offensive woes plagued the Patriots last week when they lost six games while scoring just nine runs. Four of the six losses came to conference opponents.

  • St. Catharine College is ready for the future

    The future is looking bright at St. Catharine College, and in many ways, the future is now.

    SCC President William D. Huston unveiled the college’s new Vision 2025 plan Wednesday, and that plan will bring noticeable changes to the campus over the next 15 years, including some projects that will begin in the near future. The total to complete all phases of the plan will cost an estimated $150 million.

  • Bat Pats win streak comes to a screeching halt

    SCC Sports Information

    After completing a doubleheader sweep of Asbury last Tuesday, the St. Catharine College baseball team had won 13 consecutive games. They were 8-0 in Mid-South Conference play and were looking to keep the ball rolling as conference rival Georgetown College visited Edelen-Haydon Field for four games over the weekend.

  • Patriots place 13th in golf tournament

    SCC Sports Information

    It wasn’t exactly a lucky number when the St. Catharine College Patriots finished 13th last week in the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational Golf Tournament. The University of the Cumberlands hosted the tournament at Crooked Creek Golf Course.

    The Patriots were ninth in the 19 team field after the first day of play Thursday as they shot a 317 total. But on Friday they carded a 344 which sent them to 13th place.

  • Terrell officially named new WCHS principal

    He’s a familiar face in a familiar place, but now that Paul Terrell has been named as the full-time principal at Washington County High School, he says he feels great about leading WCHS into the future.

  • County magistrates concerned about some local roads

    Anyone who has driven around Springfield lately knows that road construction season is in high gear. At the Friday’s meeting of the Washington County Fiscal Court, members of District 4 of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet updated the county on some of the projects currently under way.

  • Commander Football Mulch Sale

    The Washington County football Commanders are now taking orders for their annual mulch sale fundraiser. The team is offering free delivery.

    Delivery dates will be March 31, April 1 and April 2. For pricing information or to place an order, please contact a member of the team or call Coach Perry at (859) 338-1471.

  • 4-H members visit Frankfort

    Approximately 1,000 4-H members from across the state converged on Frankfort for 4-H Capitol Experience day last week.  The day gave 4-H members a chance to not only tour the Capitol but also to visit with their legislators and to see state government in action.