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Today's Sports

  • Commanders edge Eagles, 21-20

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders closed out the regular season Friday night with a 21-20 defeat of Campbellsville on WC's senior night.

  • Girls on the gridiron

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    There was an all-out war waged at Bennett R. Lewis Field last week. But wait, didn’t the Commanders play in Danville this past Friday? Yes, they did. The titanic struggle of gridiron guts and glory I’m speaking of was the annual powder puff football game played at Washington County High School. It was a battle until the final seconds when the seniors tied the game at 12-12 as the clock ran out and finally won it in a tiebreaker.

  • Undefeated champions!

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    If there was any doubt that Washington County could produce some exciting football, then those doubts were laid to rest Monday night as the 5-0 JV squad clashed with Marion County for the Heartland Conference championship at Bennett R. Lewis Field in Springfield.

  • SCC soccer regular season...

    SCC Sports Information

    The 2009 regular season for the St. Catharine College soccer teams is winding down as Paul Patton’s squads look toward the Mid-South Conference playoffs scheduled for early November. Much of the regular season was put on hold recently as the St. Catharine men and women had to postpone games due to the persistent rainy weather that rendered the Barber Soccer field a quagmire. The teams were able to get in two games each recently and ended those contests with one tie and three losses against tough competition.

  • Varsity Commanders prep for...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    With a 61-0 loss to Danville last Friday, the Washington County Commanders’ first round playoff game is set for Nov. 6 vs. Monroe County in Tompkinsville, Ky. But right now, WC has to get that nasty taste out of their mouths by starting fresh and preparing for the final regular season home game against the Campbellsville Eagles on senior night this Friday.

  • Patriot runners compete in first...

    SCC Sports Information

    Bradley Medley and Ryan Puckett made history Saturday as the first two St. Catharine College athletes to compete in a cross country meet. Medley and Puckett, both freshmen, ran in the Southeastern Classic at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. And while the Patriot pair didn’t make a run at the leaders in the 8K race, St. Catharine coach Collin Kinsey was pleased with the results.

  • Patriot netters hobble down home...

    SCC Sports Information

    Hindered by injuries and illness the St. Catharine College volleyball team fell in three matches last week. The Patriots lost to visiting Indiana University Southeast 3-0 Thursday. On Saturday Mike Doig’s team traveled to Caldwell County High School where they fell in straight sets to Mid Continent University and in four games to Brescia University.

  • Basketball Commanders begin...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County boys basketball team started practice on Monday as new head coach Russell Burkhead planned his strategy for the 2009-10 season.

    “I’m looking for a lot of kids who want to work hard and play hard,” said Burkhead. “I think we’re going to be a fun team to watch. I remember when I used to play here, the place was packed, and I’d like to get back to seeing that.”

  • Commander golf awards

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    In recognition of their excellent play on the links for the Commanders this season, two members of the Washington County boys’ golf team were selected to receive awards.

    Aaron Spalding was chosen as the team’s MVP, while Blake Smith was selected as the Most Improved player for 2009.

  • Lady Patriots tip off second...

    SCC Sports Information

    For the first time in her seven years as head coach of the St. Catharine College women, Lena Bramblett will enter a basketball season with seniors on the roster. And the Patriots’ mentor believes that will bode well for her squad that will enter the second campaign as a member of the NAIA and the perennially challenging Mid-South Conference.