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Today's Sports

  • Springfield teams come out on...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The third season of Blake Hoppes Youth League Football got into full swing on Sunday with four games. The league has grown over the past three years into a full-fledged league encompassing Springfield, Lebanon and Campbellsville. The league now has a home field behind the board of education complete with new goal posts, scoreboard and concession trailer. And from the turnout for each game, it seems the league has plenty of support from Washington County and the surrounding communities.

  • WC boys’ golf beats...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County boys’ golf team has been chugging along with several recent matches.

    Green County

    On Sept. 9, the Commanders visited Green County and came away with a 163-167 win over the Dragons.

    Chris Spalding shot a 38, followed by Travis Smith at 39, Blake Smith at 42 and Chase Spalding with a 44.

    Heartland Conference

  • Patriot soccer sweeps Pikeville...

    SCC Sports Information

    The Mid-South Conference is regarded annually as one of the best, if not the best, NAIA conferences in the nation when it comes to soccer. Thus, when your team can get a conference victory it has to be cherished.

    And a victory is what the St. Catharine College men and women recorded at home Saturday against Pikeville in the first conference game of the season. Paul Patton’s women opened the action with a 2-1 win and Tim Wolz’s guys finished the day with a 4-0 conquest of the Bears.

  • SCC Basketball Tip-Off Banquet

    The St. Catharine College mens’ basketball team will hold a tip-off banquet at Mordecai’s On Main in Springfield, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.

    Morehead State University coach Donnie Tyndall will be the guest speaker.

    As head coach at St. Catharine in 1996-97, Tyndall led the Patriots to their only appearance in the National Junior College Tournament. Current Patriot head coach, J.T. Burton was a guard on that national tournament team.

  • Commanders move to 5-0 with win...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders' record improved to 5-0 Friday night with a thrilling 3-0 victory over the heavily-favored Marion County Knights. A field goal by senior Seth Mattingly was the deciding score as the Commanders shut down the Knight offense and held them scoreless.

    For a complete wrap-up, see the Sept. 29 issue of The Springfield Sun.

  • Patriot volleyball suffers...

    SCC Sports Information

    It was a tough week for Adam Stevenson’s St. Catharine College volleyball team. After losing a tough match to conference foe Cumberlands in five sets, the Patriots suffered some key injuries that led to their demise in the TranSouth/Mid-South Volleyball Classic played over the weekend at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn.

  • SCC soccer women top Mountaineers

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College womens' soccer team has two wins on the season and both have come in convincing fashion. The 2-2 Patriots opened the 2010 campaign with an 11-0 rout of Ohio Christian. Then, after dropping the next two matches, the Patriots routed the visiting Berea College Mountaineers 8-0 Saturday.

    “It was a good game to get everyone playing time,” said SCC head womens' coach Paul Patton. “We were able to dominate the play the entire game.”

  • Commanderette volleyball...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The past week was a tough one for the Washington County volleyball team. The Commanderettes fell 2-0 (25-18, 26-24) to Bardstown on Sept. 9, and then lost to Marion, Taylor and LaRue counties during the Abraham Slam Jam at LaRue County over the weekend. Head coach Curt Scifres said while the freshman and JV squads are doing well, the varsity has been struggling lately.

  • Kids’ Day 2010

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s no wonder kids all over the county enjoy attending the annual kids’ day sponsored by the Cantuc Whistlers chapter of Quail Unlimited. Where else can you shoot BB guns, take archery practice, play tug-o-war and chase a greased pig?

    At last count, more than 100 kids participated in the event that promotes safety while giving the youth a taste of the outdoors.

  • Free football for future...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Members of the Blake Hoppes Youth Football League, plus any middle school football player in Washington County, can enjoy a free night of football this Friday when the Commanders host Lincoln County. All they have to do is wear their jersey to the game and they will receive free admission.