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Today's Sports

  • Commanderettes fall in first...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It wasn’t the way they wanted the season to end, but Washington County head volleyball coach Brett Hudson is still proud of the way his girls played during the season, and even through the first round of district playoffs Monday night. Although the Commanderettes fell 2-0 to Bethlehem to end their season at 8-22-1, Hudson saw a lot of positive things that the squad will build on for next season.

  • Alley Pats win Green River...

    SCC Sports Information

    It didn’t take long for the St. Catharine College bowling program to make its mark among the state’s teams. Both the Patriot men and women took first place in the Green River Classic bowled in Campbellsville Oct. 10.

    The tournament was just the second for Jim Mohr’s team in the program’s inaugural season.

    The men won by just three pins as Shawn Green was the top bowler in the tournament. Green and Brett Saltsman, who was the tournament’s fifth best bowler, made the all-tournament team.

  • Tigers top Commanders, 24-14 in...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    With both the Washington County Commanders and the Bardstown Tigers sitting at 1-0 in district play, Friday night’s showdown in Bardstown would put give the winner a clear advantage as playoff seeds start to shape up. Although WC matched the Tigers for most of the first half, Bardstown was able to surge ahead for the 24-14 district win to improve to 4-4 on the season and 2-0 in district play.

  • Eagles shut down Commanders, 27-7

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If there was one member of the Bethlehem Eagles football team that the Washington County Commanders saw enough of last Friday night, it was Casey Robinson.

    It all started as Robinson got the ball on the first play from scrimmage and used all of 13 seconds to put the Eagles on top.

    But the senior Eagles running back wasn’t done for the night. In fact, he scored all four Bethlehem touchdowns as the Eagles went on to top the Commanders 27-7 in Bardstown.

  • Commanders roll past Fort Knox,...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was a happy homecoming evening for the Washington County Commanders as they took care of the visiting Fort Knox Eagles in easy fashion, 48-7 at Bennett R. Lewis Field in Springfield.

    The Commanders got off to a 21-0 start in the first quarter and added seven more in the second to take a 28-0 lead into halftime.

  • SCC bowling competes in first...

    SCC Sports Information

    St. Catharine College sent its bowling teams into action for the first time in school history on Sunday, Sept. 27 in the Kentucky Collegiate Team Classic at Eastland Lanes in Lexington. The men took two teams to the tournament while there was one SCC women’s team in competition.

    In the 16-team men’s field, the SCC purple team finished eighth while the gold team finished 14th. The women finished sixth out of eight teams.

  • Patriot men win, women lose in...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College varsity soccer teams traveled to play Cincinnati Christian last Tuesday. While the men came away with a 2-1 victory, the women fell 2-0.

    After falling behind 1-0 on a Cincinnati free kick, the Patriots bounced back to take a halftime lead on two goals from Patrick Williams. Both team shad several scoring opportunities in the second period but neither team could find the net.

    The win gave the Patriots a 5-3 record. They return to action Saturday at home with a game against conference rival Pikeville College.

  • Commanderettes host district...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    As the regular season winds down and the Commanderettes prepare to host district playoffs beginning Monday, every game counts now as Washington County tries to build momentum heading into the postseason.

    The team battled hard against a tough Boyle County squad last week, and the Commanderettes almost came away with a big win.

    WC won the first game of the match, 26-24, but the Lady Rebels were able to comeback to win the final two 26-24, 25-22 for the 2-1 victory.

  • From Left Field

    Know your role

    I’m going to expose my inner geek right now and use a quote from the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

    “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.”

  • Dig Pink Volleyball at SCC this...

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team will play volleyball Saturday with a cause. Three matches will be played in Lourdes Hall Saturday with the entire gate proceeds to benefit breast cancer research.

    The action in the tri-match will begin at noon when Indiana University-Southeast plays Midway. At 2 p.m., Midway takes on St. Catharine and at 4 p.m., St. Catharine plays IUS.

    The volleyball matches will benefit the Side-Out Foundation, a charitable organization that raises money to fight breast cancer nationally.