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Today's Sports

  • SCC golf starts Monday

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College men’s golf team will begin its spring schedule on Monday with a tournament hosted by the University of the Cumberlands at Crooked Creek Golf Course. The women’s team will start April 6 in a tournament at London Country Club, also hosted by Cumberlands.

  • Local pastor looking for...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    How often can someone say they are ministering and serving God by playing basketball? If Kelsey Hopson, pastor of Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Springfield has his way, there will be plenty of layups and amens on the hardwood this spring.

    Hopson, along with league director Felix Keene, are forming the Real Life Basketball League to be played at River of Life Church in Springfield.

  • WC softball begins 2009 season...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Despite some big hits, the WC Commanderettes softball team dropped their season opener 9-7 to Taylor County Monday.

    The Commanderettes got off to an early 2-0 start in the first inning as they held the Lady Cardinals hitless through the first two innings. Taylor County tied it up in the third and took a 4-2 lead in the fourth.

  • SCC drops doubleheaders

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team found the wet weather unsuitable for many of the games scheduled last week. And when the Patriots did hit the diamond, Holly Smith found the results unsuitable as well for her team. The Patriots, now 9-9, traveled to Midway College on Monday and lost both games, and then dropped a twin bill at Indiana University Southeast on Wednesday.

  • Winning streak goes to 10 games

    SCC Sports Information

    Finding ways to win. That is the way Luther Bramblett summarized his team’s performance over the last week as the Patriots won all five of their games, and all of them by one run.

    “Overall our pitching staff has done a good job, but our offense has really carried us,” said the St. Catharine skipper, whose team has now won 10 consecutive games to go to 17-3 for the season. “What is most surprising is that we have won that many without having our full lineup in for most of those games.”

  • SCC players get conference,...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College Patriots are off to one of the best starts in school history at 17-3. And the awards keep coming to individual players who have helped build the impressive record.

    The most recent awards came to outfielder Shane Young and pitcher Travis Adams. Young was selected as the national Player of the Week in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) as well as the Player of the week in the Mid-South Conference. Adams also received USCAA recognition as the Pitcher of the Week.

  • From Left Field

    Have mercy

    I’m trying to get into the World Baseball Classic, honestly. But it’s been difficult to keep my interest. Mostly because I’m set in my ways and I’m used to a certain way things are done.

  • ‘Real Life’...

    Special to the Sun

    An exciting sporting event for men is beginning in Springfield. It is an opportunity for men to get together and play some basketball, as well as a chance for men to be strengthened as they are together in a social, respectful and competitive environment. The Real Life Basketball League is for any male 18 years and older.

  • Baseball, softball begin March...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Mother Nature hasn’t been nice to Springfield so far in 2009, but that’s not going to stop the Washington County baseball and softball teams from taking the field next Monday.

    Coach Derek Schuler’s Commanders open the season March 23 on the road against North Hardin, who is coming off a 5-21 season. Washington County finished 10-18 last year, but Schuler says that if things fall into place, the Commanders could do well this year.

  • SCC softball wins seven of eight

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team is on a roll. Holly Smith’s nine had a busy week with eight games, coming away victorious in seven of those contests.

    “We are hitting the ball well, and when we hit the ball we play well in all other areas,” said Smith, whose team is now 9-5 for the season. “I am still shuffling a lot of players in and out to see who our hitters are and what role everyone belongs in.”