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Today's Sports

  • WC girls’ golf wins...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County girls’ golf team beat the team from Spencer County on Sept. 1, with Amanda Cox and her younger sister Emily both shooting a nine-hole round of 45 and medaling.

    Rounding out the scoring for WC was Emily Cecconi, who shot a 48, and Callie Harmon, who shot a 50.

    The girls also beat PRP on Aug. 19. Emily Cox medaled with the best score of 48. They also finished second in the three-way match between first place Campbellsville and third place Taylor Co.

  • Patriot soccer teams open with...

    SCC Sports Information

    Soccer seasons have officially begun for the St. Catharine College Patriots. Last Thursday, both the men and the women chalked up their first wins of the season.

    Men

    SCC opened the men's soccer season with a 4-3 win Thursday over Ohio Christian in Circleville, Ohio. Tim Wolz, in his first game as head coach of the Patriots, saw his team twice come back from one-goal deficits to beat the Blazers (0-1).

  • WC boys’ golf team...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    On Thursday, the Washington County boys’ golf team beat Nelson County 175-193 at Lincoln Homestead State Park. Co-medalist Travis Smith led the Commanders with a nine-hole score of 40. Chris Spalding shot a 42, while Blake Smith shot 45 and both Thomas Pettus and Stephen Cecconi shot 48.

    “The boys are working on their swings,” said WC boys golf coach Bobby Bartholomai. “A lot of it is in their heads. It’s a mental game.”

  • Commanders tame Wolverines, 49-14

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The off week the Commanders had after the first game of the season didn’t seem to slow their momentum as they jumped on Western Hills early on Friday and never looked back. WC cruised to an impressive 49-14 victory to improve its record to 2-0. Although there was plenty of offense from WC, it was the Commander defense that played a key role in securing the win.

  • Patriot women scrimmage KWU;...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The St. Catharine womens' soccer team prepped for the upcoming season by scrimmaging Kentucky Wesleyan on Friday, losing 4-0. The womens' season starts Thursday as the Patriots hit the road.

  • Patriot volleyball nets first...

    SCC Sports Information

    It took four matches last weekend but Adam Stevenson was able to notch his first victory as head volleyball coach at St. Catharine College. In a tournament in Dearborn, Michigan, the Patriots dropped two matches Friday and their first one Saturday. But the long ride home became more pleasant when St. Catharine won the final match of the round-robin tournament.

  • Archery Xtreme at The River

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    More than 70 bow shooters turned out for the fourth week of Archery Xtreme competition at River of Life Community Church on Saturday. Shooters took aim at 3D targets that tested skill and accuracy.

    Archers visited 10 stations set up with various real-life taregts such as deer, bears and a moving alligator. Points are tabulated for each station along with combined totals for each shooter. The three highest scores over the five-week tournament will be added to determine the most Xtreme Archer.

  • District foes ahead for WC...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was a tough week for the Washington County volleyball team as the squad went 1-4 since Aug. 24.

    Elizabethtown

    Last Tuesday, the Commanderettes visited E-Town, where they fell 2-0 (25-4, 25-11).

    Marion Co.

    On Thursday, it was time to visit Marion Co., where the Commanderettes lost to the Lady Knights, 2-0 (25-11, 25-13).

  • Commanders visit Western Hills...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commander football team will have its first chance to wear the road jerseys this Friday as the Commanders travel to Frankfort to clash with the Wolverines from Western Hills High School.

    After a big season-opening 53-14 win at home against Shawnee, the Washington County Commanders spent their bye week tweaking things on the field.

    “We had a good open week,” said head coach Mark Perry. “We’ve been conditioning and working on getting better.

  • Camp Calvary Archery Tournament

    Camp Calvary in Mackville will host a 3D archery tournament on Saturday, Aug. 28.

    Registration is between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., with the competition starting immediately after.

    The range will consist of 30 shots. A free cookout will follow the shoot at 12:30 p.m.

    Adult categories include Hunter Class and Traditional Class. Youth categories (Ages 15 and under) include Hunter Class and Genesis/No Sights Class.

    Come out and shoot a few targets with your friends and help raise money for Camp Calvary.