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Today's Sports

  • WC football ‘inexperienced but...

    Having 12 seniors on this year’s Washington County Commander football team is somewhat misleading.

    Most of them are what head coach Eric Sagrecy calls “young seniors,” as in they only recently started playing football.

  • Emily Cox qualifies for All-A...

    Last Tuesday, the Washington County High School golf team traveled to Danville to participate in the All-A Regional tournament.

    This marked the first year of WC’s new alignment in an All-A region with Burgin, Danville and Somerset.

    And for the fifth straight year, Emily Cox has qualified for the All-A state tournament, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Eagles Nest Country Club in Somerset.

    She carded an 88 on the day in order to qualify.

  • SCC volleyball ready to build on...

    Following an incredible run in 2013, the St. Catharine College Patriots volleyball team looks to build on their foundation of success in 2014.

    SCC completed last season with one of the best records in school history with a 21-13 record overall and a 12-8 mark in the Mid-South Conference.

    Despite their loss in the conference tournament semifinals to top-seeded Lindsey Wilson College, the eventual champion of the event, the Patriots ended their season on a high note.

  • PHOTOS: Volleyball preseason...
  • Dudley Hilton resigns from UPIKE

    After three seasons, University of Pikeville head football coach and Washington County native Dudley Hilton has resigned for personal and health matters, UPIKE President James Hurley announced on Saturday, according to a press release on the team’s website.

  • Turning David into Goliath

    It all started because the cows went dry.

    Or that’s how Dudley Hilton tells the tale of how he got into coaching, at least.

    He was working at Armour Food, Co. in Springfield when he got laid off, enabling him to go to St. Catharine College to get a degree so he could coach and teach.

  • Commanderettes have strong...

    Washington County volleyball head coach Anne Mudd and her Commanderettes will be taking this season one game at a time, something she stresses to her team at the start of each season.

    “We have our hopes, have our dreams., and the girls want to have a successful season, of course, but whatever the outcome of the present game, we just have to work to do better the next game,” Mudd said. “That’s how we’ll reach our goals as a team.”

    But that doesn’t mean the team doesn’t have confidence in its abilities.

  • Swimming now an MSC-sponsored...

    Swimming has been added to the Mid-South Conference’s championship lineup beginning in 2014-15, MSC Commissioner Eric Ward has announced.

    Men and women’s swimming becomes the 21st and 22nd championship sports sponsored by the Mid-South. The conference championship is scheduled to be contested Feb. 6-7 in Williamsburg, Ky.

  • WC volleyball earns academic...

    It was announced last week that the Washington County Commanderettes were among 676 teams that earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award for the 2013-2014 season.

    The award, which was first given in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0, according to a press release from the AVCA.

  • Mixed results in WC golf opener

    The Washington County boys and girls golfers traveled to Bardstown Country Club (playing the Maywood Course) to face off against Bethlehem in their opening match of the 2013-2014 season.

    WC fared well on the girls’ side, with sophomore Emily Cox carding a 40 in the contest and freshman Faith Whitaker following behind with a 66, three strokes ahead of Bethlehem’s lone female competitor.

    Led by senior Luke Mattingly and sophomore Jim Cecconi, who both scored 45 apiece, the WC boys’ team posted an overall team score of 187.