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Today's Sports

  • Georgetown ousts Patriots in...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team didn’t take advantage of some scoring opportunities last Tuesday in the first two innings at Georgetown in the Mid-South Conference Softball Tournament. And those turned out to be the only chances they had in the 5-0 defeat to the Tigers.

  • Patriot softball still alive in...

    SCC Sports Information

    After losing the opening game of the Mid-South Conference tournament, the St. Catharine College softball team was able to stave off elimination by winning its next two games to keep the season alive.

    In the tournament played at Millennium Park in Danville, Holly Smith’s Patriots dropped the initial game of the tournament Thursday by a 9-1 score to Campbellsville University, but the St. Catharine nine rebounded Friday to beat Pikeville 7-6 and University of the Cumberlands 3-0.

  • SCC golfers complete season with...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College golf teams completed the spring season last week with the Mid-South Conference Tournament played at Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown. In the seven team men’s field the Patriot men finished fifth while the women were fifth in the five team field.

  • A real hee-haw of a good time

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    A capacity crowd came out Monday night to watch a basketball tournament at the Mackville Community Center. But this was no ordinary night of hoops action for those in attendance. This was a night of “celebrity” donkey basketball.

    Several politicians, business owners and members of the community did their best to ride their donkeys while trying to outscore the competition. But most of the players didn’t have much time to make shots because they were trying to control their mounts.

  • Commanders edge Cards, Eagles to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders improved their district record to a perfect 4-0 with big wins over Nelson County and Bethlehem this past week.

    WC beat Nelson County 3-2 at Tom Bystrek Field in Springfield Wednesday. The lead changed hands a couple of times, but in the end, it was a bases-loaded sac fly by senior first baseman Jordan Settles that allowed sophomore shortstop Trae Abell to tag from third and cross the plate for the win.

  • Bat Pats advance to conference...

    SCC Sports Information

    One of the catchwords in today’s athletic lexicon is “focus.” Coaches talk to the players about the need for it, announcers will tell us who they think has such and who doesn’t. But all who saw Friday’s doubleheader against the University of the Cumberlands would agree that the St. Catharine College baseball team was focused on the task at hand.

  • Commanderettes roll past Lady...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Any time your lead-off batter starts a game with a solo home run and you never trail for the rest of the contest, that’s a good sign. It’s even better when the win comes against a district opponent who has struggled all season. That’s exactly what happened Thursday night as the Washington County Commanderettes cruised past the Bardstown Lady Tigers 21-9 in Bardstown.

  • WC girls improve district record...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Junior pitcher Hannah Simms one-hit the Bardstown Lady Tigers as the Washington County Commanderettes blanked the district rival 15-0 on April 19. While Simms practically shut down the Lady Tiger offense, it was WC’s bats that were doing all of the roaring, pounding out 15 runs on as many hits.

  • Commanders 2-0 in district

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although the Commanders’ bid to advance in state All ‘A’ play was halted by a 6-0 loss to DeSales last Wednesday, it was still a good week for Washington County baseball. The team got a couple of big district wins over Bethlehem and Bardstown to grab a share of the 19th District pie.

    Bethlehem

    After shutting out Bethlehem 4-0 on April 1 in Campbellsville, the Commanders went two up on the Eagles on April 20 by beating Bethlehem 7-3 in Bardstown for their first district win of the season.

  • WC girls’ basketball...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Head coach Bernard Smalley presented awards to his Washington County girls’ basketball team on April 25.

    Taking home varsity awards were senior Morgan Burton, who won for most assists, free-throw percentage and the three-point award. Sophomore Shay Yocum won the 110-percent award and the award for most steals. Freshman Kenya Turner won most rebounds, while junior Ange Umulisa was named most improved.