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Today's News

  • Commanderettes down Bethlehem 47-41 for first win

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes notched their first victory of the season Friday night with a 47-41 defeat of the Bethlehem Banshees. The win puts WC at 1-6 on the season and evens their district record to 1-1.

    Earlier in the week, the Commanderettes hosted the Bardstown Lady Tigers in WC’s first district pairing of the season. Bardstown left Springfield with a 49-34 win.

  • Patriots shoot down Eagles for second victory

    SCC Sports Information

    On Nov. 19, the St. Catharine College Patriots let what would have been their first victory of the year slip away when a missed dunk at the buzzer force the game into overtime where they lost at Alice Lloyd 80-76.

    One month later, however, now stocked with two point guards who just became eligible, J.T. Burton’s bunch avenged that loss by shooting down the same Alice Lloyd Eagles 87-68 in Lourdes Hall.

  • River of Life Church to host marriage-building movie

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    The River of Life Church in Springfield is excited about trying to promote the family in the community. Pastor Troy Shelton said this community, as well as churches in it, have people who are struggling in their marriages, and he and his church hope to offer help with the upcoming showing of a new movie called Fireproof.

  • Brittany in blue

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s been nearly three seasons since Washington County native Brittany Edelen played for the Commanderettes, finishing her prep career as WC’s all-time leading scorer with 2,559 points. Now in her third year with the Kentucky Wildcats womens basketball team, Edelen is getting more playing time on the hardwood, due in part to some injuries.

  • Hawks, Eagles prey on Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The birds of prey swooped into Springfield this week as the LaRue County Hawks and the Bethlehem Eagles took two games from the Washington County Commanders. LaRue beat WC 67-58 Wednesday night and the Eagles from Bethlehem won 64-48 Friday night as the Commanders fall to 0-6 on the season and 0-1 to start district play.

    LaRue County

  • SCC women can’t quite douse the Flames

    SCC Sports Information

    They played hard. They played well. And they were competitive despite constant foul trouble. But when the final horn sounded, Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine College Patriots found themselves on the short end of a 76-62 score Thursday at Lee University.

    The result, however, left the SCC mentor more than pleased about how her team fared against the Flames, a team ranked 11th nationally who had just upset number one Union last week.

  • SCC's Rogers named Player of the Week

    SCC Sports Information

    In addition to joining the NAIA this year, athletic teams at St. Catharine College are also members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The USCAA is an organization of 70 smaller schools throughout the nation that helps the members receive more national attention.

  • Robinson takes financial post at SCC

    Gary W. Robinson came to St. Catharine College last week as the Vice President for Finance. For 12 years Robinson had been employed at KI (USA) Corp. in Berea, the last four as President. After leaving there earlier this year he has been a professor of corporate development at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

    “With his background in manufacturing Gary will bring a different perspective here,” said St. Catharine President William D. Huston. “His work with lean manufacturing will be a benefit as well.”

  • Alltech receives grant for biorefinery

    Corn is not the only way to make ethanol. Scientists can also make the alternative fuel from the fiber of straw, wood and even corn cobs, scientists told state lawmakers, through a process called cellulosic—or fiber cell wall—technology.

  • St. Catharine women staying above .500

    SCC Sports Information

    As the St. Catharine College basketball program transitioned into the NAIA this season, head coach Lena Bramblett had some realistic goals for her women’s team. “We knew we would have our hands full with a tougher schedule and one of the best conferences (Mid-South) in the nation,” said Bramblett. “We want to have a winning season in our first year.”