Today's Sports

  • Woods makes history


    With the soccer season coming to an end, the men’s soccer team continues to make history. Ashley Woods added to his accomplishments with quite possibly the highest honor he’s ever received.

    Woods, a senior from Manchester, England, was named as an All-American honorable mention on Monday. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-America committee consists of the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches Association Executive

  • SCC’s Just and Strickland named...

    The St. Catharine volleyball team is coming off their best season in school history and the banner year continued into the post-season.

    Rebecca Just was named an All-American Honorable Mention and her teammate, Jordan Strickland was named to the All-American Third Team by the NAIA.

  • WCHS golf team’s senior

    Luke Mattingly has been playing golf since he was old enough to pick up a club. For the last four years, however, he’s played for Washington County High School’s golf team.

    Three of those years, he played at the varsity level.

    The young golfer spent his freshman year on the junior varsity team. But his start in the game is humble, like many young athletes.

    “I started out just like practicing and stuff as a little kid with my dad,” Mattingly said.

    “I started (at age) three or four.”

  • Comanderettes fall 58-54

    The Washington County Commanderettes shifted gears late in their game against the Thomas Nelson Lady Generals, but came up short, 58-54, at the end of regulation on Dec. 12. The loss marked their second of the week and left their record standing 0-5.

    Despite the rough week, the boost of play saw the Comanderettes score 22 points in the final frame against the Lady Generals, while allowing their opponent only 10.
    Comanderettes head coach Mike Holt said his feelings were mixed after the game.

  • WC boys go into overtime

    Despite valiant efforts and a ferocious fourth quarter, the Washington County Commanders fell to the Thomas Nelson Generals 63-60 in overtime last week.
    The Commanders lost the contest after locking horns and tying up the game 58-58 with a three-point shot by junior guard DJ Keeling.

    With Commanders head coach Bernard Smalley out sick with the flu, assistant coach

    Barrett Tingle would lead Washington County from the sidelines. He said the three point shot by Keeling at the end of regulation was a boost.

  • SCC men’s basketball picks up...

    The Patriot men’s basketball team got off to a slow start, but they are beginning to hit their stride winning two out of their last three. They picked up two big wins last week on the road, including their first conference victory in five tries. The Patriots, 3-8 overall and 1-4 in the Mid-South, picked up wins against Wilberforce (Ohio) and Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) last week.

    Wilberforce University

  • WCHS sharp shooters compete in...

    Arrows hit their targets with dry and piercing snaps as the Washington County High School archery team took to the road to shoot at the Anderson County High School BearCat Open on Dec. 6.

    According to www.nasptournaments.org, the group that scored the event, though Washington County High School did not place in the top six standings of the tournament, several WCHS female archers performed exceptionally well in the high school division.

    Sophomore shooter Erin Taylor placed 11 out of 62 in the high school division with a score of 270.

  • Comanderettes lose three

    Let the season begin.

    The Washington County Comanderettes opened their season slow, putting three solid losses on their record when they fell to the Western Hills Lady Wolverines (2-0), the Taylor County Lady Cardinals (3-0) and the Boyle County Lady Rebels (2-0).

    After a discouraging 73-40 loss to the Lady Wolverines on Dec. 1, the

    Comanderettes jumped in the fight against the Lady Cardinals the next day.

    They fell 52-31 and 70-53 against the Lady Rebels on Dec. 6.

  • Commanders go 0-2 to open play

    The Washington County Commanders had a rough start to their season when they dropped two consecutive games to the Green County Dragons (1-2) and the Taylor County Cardinals (3-0) last week.

    Despite coming within inches of taking the lead in the fourth quarter, the Commanders fell to the Dragons 78-53 when they failed to score for nearly five minutes due to what Washington County head Coach Bernard Smalley attributed as unforced turnovers.

    Smalley said there was no pressure and that they made mistakes.
    But he remained positive Monday afternoon.

  • Simply made for the game

    She was built for basketball.

    Washington County senior forward Jadiesha Durham is no stranger to the game of basketball. In fact, she’s been playing it since the sixth grade.  The 18-year-old girl started her career as a Comanderette when she was in the seventh grade and said she began playing at the varsity level when was a freshman.

    Durham said she got her start through by working hard, practicing, and never giving up.

    “And showing that I want to play,” Durham said.