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  • 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.

  • SCC basketball finishes up with...


    The St. Catharine College basketball teams have two remaining games on the regular-season schedule, at home Thursday and Saturday against Cumberlands and Lindsey Wilson respectively. And all of the games have post-season implications for the Patriot men and women.
    The men are currently tied for second place in the Mid-South Conference with Cumberlands at 12-4, one game behind first place Georgetown. With victories Thursday and Saturday J.T. Burton’s team can clinch a second seed in the upcoming conference tournament to be played in Frankfort March 4-6.

  • Tigers claw Patriot women 120-64

     

    “They are just good and we didn’t execute our game plan at all.”

  • Commanders fall to Caverna, LaRue

     

  • Bardstown poses tough task


    With over a week to prepare for the juggernaut, Washington County will try to reverse its fortune against Bardstown (19-4) on Wednesday.

    Tipoff for the 19th District tournament first-round game is set for 6 p.m. at Nelson County High School.
    In their last regular season game, the Commanders showed signs of improvement against the full-court press.
    In that game, they beat the press enough to take Caverna out of the defense.

  • Commanderettes finish strong

     

    Washington County vs. East Jessamine
    Score: 66-42 Washington County
    When: Friday, Feb. 18
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: EJCHS - Emily Underwood, Madison Collins WCHS - Shay Yocum, Kenya Turner, Kayla Edelen

  • Patriot baseball home opener is...


    The St. Catharine College baseball team that went 1-3 in its opening weekend at the University of Mobile will play the home opener Friday against Holy Cross College.
    The single nine-inning game will start at 2 p.m. at Edelen-Haydon Field. The Patriots will host the same Holy Cross team in a doubleheader Saturday starting at noon.
    The homestand continues Sunday when Goshen College visits for a twin bill starting at 1 p.m.

  • Patriot basketball sweeps UVA-...


    The St. Catharine College men and women swept a Mid-South Conference basketball doubleheader Thursday night at UVA-Wise.

    Lena Bramblett’s women came away with an 84-73 win in the opener and J.T. Burton’s men won the nightcap 85-62.
    The Patriot women held a slim 36-34 lead at halftime, but pulled away after intermission for the 11-point victory. Nearly half the Patriots’ points in the second half came at the foul line where they hit 21 of 26 free throws. They were 26-33 on charity tosses for the game.

  • Patriots squeak by Bears twice

      
    In two of the most exciting games of the season, the St. Catharine College men and women used last- second heroics to pull out two wins Saturday at Pikeville College in Mid-South Conference basketball.

     In the women’s game, freshman guard Carol Ruiz-Lopez nailed a three-point goal with two seconds to play to give the Patriots a 70-69 win. Brandon Johnson then provided similar fireworks as he canned a trey with 14 seconds left and the Patriots held on for a 71-69 victory.