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Today's Sports

  • Juniors and sophomores claim...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The game between the Commanders and Bethlehem wasn’t the only action on the gridiron last week. Washington County homecoming festivities got off to a rousing start with the annual powder puff football game at WCHS. Despite a pair of touchdowns by senior Jaclyn Kelty, the juniors and sophomores held on for a 14-12 win.

  • Blake Hoppes results

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was another action-packed week of Blake Hoppes football Sunday in Springfield. The Springfield Colts beat the Lebanon Dolphins 39-0 to improve to 2-1. The Washington County Bengals got their first win by beating the Lebanon Cowboys, 19-0, to go to 1-2 on the season.

    The Washington County Eagles suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Campbellsville Panthers, who won 12-8. The Eagles are now 2-1 on the year.

  • Tyndall returns to speak at tip-...

    SCC Sports Information

    Donnie Tyndall has been at the highest level of college basketball when he was on the staff of an LSU team that reached the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, and he reveled in an NCAA victory as head coach at his alma mater, Morehead State University, two years ago.

    But Tyndall claims that his most memorable experience still is the one season he spent as head coach at St. Catharine College.

  • Former Reds star visits St....

    SCC Sports Information

    The reading program at St. Catharine College is known as RTL3, which stands for Read to Learn, Read to Lead, Read to Live. Each year RTL3 conducts a freshman read, in which one book is chosen for all freshmen to read and hold discussions.

  • Commanderettes are struggling...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It hasn’t been a kind September for the Washington County volleyball team. For the month, the team is 0-12, with its last win coming on Aug. 31 against Bardstown.

    The girls fell to John Hardin 2-0 (25-19, 25-27) on Sept. 14.

    On Sept. 16, the Commanderettes lost 2-0 (25-23, 25-12) to Bethlehem.

    WC played in the Seneca Invitational Tournament on Sept. 18, where they fell to Fern Creek 2-0 (25-18, 25-10) and to Spencer County 2-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-23).

  • WCHS Powder Puff Football Game

    Washington County High School will play its annual powder puff football game Thursday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Bennett R. Lewis Field.

    The seniors and freshmen will team up against the juniors and sophomores in a game of flag football.

    There will be concessions available and all proceeds go toward the WCHS library.

    The Commander coaching staff will serve as the referees, while members of the football team will coach. Freshman football players will entertain the crowd dressed as cheerleaders.

  • Patriot volleyball wins one of...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team traveled to McKendree University (Lebanon, Illinois) last week for an invitational tournament against a strong field. Adam Stevenson’s Patriots, still without leading hitter Jacky Toruno, were able to claim one victory in the four matches.

    Against the host McKendree team Friday, 12-5, the Patriots lost in straight sets (25-18, 25-18, 25-13). Friday’s second match was against Peru State (Nebraska) who also won in straight sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-9). Peru State improved to 9-5.

  • SCC soccer sweeps Spalding,...

    SCC Sports Information

    After the St. Catharine soccer men and women swept Spalding University at home last Wednesday, they then were swept in a Mid-South Conference doubleheader at Shawnee Stated on Saturday.

    Women

    In Wednesday’s contest against the visiting Eagles (0-5), St. Catharine took a 3-0 lead at halftime, survived a Spalding surge that cut the advantage to 3-2, the pulled away for a 5-2 win.

  • Commanders shut out Marion Co.,...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    In the latest chapter of Washington County vs. Marion County football, the Commanders came out on top Friday night by a foot - the foot of WC senior kicker Seth Mattingly, that is. In what turned out to be a defensive showdown, Mattingly’s field goal late in the third quarter proved to be the game-winner as the Commanders held the Knights scoreless for 48 minutes to earn the 3-0 win and improve to 5-0 on the season. Many people were not giving Washington County much of a chance, but just try telling the Commanders.

  • Patriot golfers compete in...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College golf teams competed last week in the Mid-South Conference fall golf tournaments. The men played at Dale Hollow while the women played at The Pine in Columbia, Ky.

    The Patriot men, playing Monday and Tuesday, were in third place among the 10-team field after the first day, but had to settle for a sixth place finish.

    Aaron Darby led the Patriots with a 36-hole total of 148 (72-76). Adam Nolte had a 151 (77-74), Todd Yelton a 155 (74-81), Alex Carey a 161 (78-83) and Nick Patterson a 163 (77-86).