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Today's Sports

  • Commanders bow out to Bardstown


    Washington County vs. Bardstown
    Score: 74-52
    When: Wednesday, Feb. 23
    Where: Nelson County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Trae Abell, Will Purdom BHS - Treston Grundy, Jordan Brewer, Cody Edelen

    Game highlights:
    The Commanders dug an early hole against Bardstown (21-4), but fought hard  in the second quarter to try to extend their season.

  • Turner named to all-region team


    Towering at well over six-feet tall, Kenya Turner gains a lot of attention on the basketball court.

    With her recent accolades, she’s adding more reason for opponents to notice her.
    Turner, a Washington County High School sophomore, was recently named to the Fifth Region all-region team as voted on by the Fifth Region Coaches Association.
    Turner received 15 out of a possible 16 votes to earn a spot on the team.
    Elizabethtown senior Natalie Greenwell was named Fifth Region player of the year.

  • Commanderettes take on LaRue

    The Washington County girls’ basketball team (15-13) took on LaRue County (26-3) in the first round of the Fifth Region tournament on Tuesday at Marion County High School. Results were unknown at press time.

    LaRue County beat the Commanderettes during the regular season by 19 points at LaRue. The winner of the first-round game plays the winner of the Elizabethtown (27-3) and Taylor County (16-13) game on March 4 at 6:30 p.m.

  • NEXT UP: REGION


    Washington County vs. Nelson County
    Score: 68-49 Nelson County
    When: Friday, Feb. 25
    Where: Nelson County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Shay Yocum, Kayla Edelen, Kenya Turner NCHS - A.J. Lewis, Cierra Drake, Caitlyn Hagan

    Game highlights: The Commanderettes raced out to an 8-0 lead, leaving the Lady Cardinals dazed and confused with a matchup zone.

  • Thousands have viewed SCC's...

    I recently came across the clip, posted by St. Catharine College assistant basketball coach Beau Braden, on Facebook. It's a doozy by SCC junior guard Antoine Watson as he posterizes a player from Life University.

    The clip is 37 seconds long. Watson begins his ascent into the atmosphere starting around the 15 second mark. Say it with me folks: and one!

  • Cornhole tournament coming to...

    A cornhole tournament is set for Feb. 26 at Mordecai’s Restaurant in Springfield. Sign ups begin at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7:30 p.m. To enter, call (859) 481-2715.

  • SCC softball set to begin


    The game of softball is all about pitching.
    Very seldom do quality teams engage in slugfests, as low scoring games are generally the norm.

    With that in mind, St. Catharine College head coach Holly Smith is very optimistic about the 2011 season.  The season begins Feb. 25 at home against Asbury College.

  • Pavelich tosses a no-hitter


    An opening-season trip through Alabama and Tennessee left the St. Catharine baseball team with a 1-7 record, but Luther Bramblett’s Patriots found Edelen-Haydon Field to be just the remedy they needed.

    The Bat Pats won their home opener Friday, 11-1 over Holy Cross (Indiana), and then beat the same Saints team Saturday, 11-0.
    On Sunday, the Patriots were able to claim two more wins over Goshen College (Indiana) by scores of 5-4 and 10-0.

  • Patriots nab big win against...


    After a tough loss to Life University (Marietta, Ga.) on Tuesday, the St. Catharine College Patriots had to regroup for a key Mid-South Conference contest on Saturday at Campbellsville University.

    It took 44 minutes and 59 seconds to claim the victory, but J.T. Burton’s bunch escaped with a 78-76 win on a tip-in by Antoine Watson with less than one second to play in overtime.

  • Yeast takes HC job at Bryan...


    After three stops in Kentucky as an assistant coach, former University of Kentucky wide receiver Craig Yeast is moving up the ranks.

    Yeast accepted a head coaching and teaching position at Bryan Station High School in Lexington last week.
    “The Lord blessed me with the situation he wanted for me, so I’m happy about it,” Yeast said.
    The former college standout and NFL player said he’s already had a few interactions with his players at Bryan Station, and that all signs indicate things are heading in the right direction.