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Today's Sports

  • Commanders, Commanderettes drop...

    The Washington County Commanders and Commanderettes lost a double-header against Taylor County to start the 2008-09 basketball season.

    Boys

    The Commanders lost 86-59 to a Taylor County team loaded with size.

    "They're (Taylor County) one of the top teams out there right now," said WC head basketball coach Paul Bodenhamer after the game. "They're tough, we just don't have the size to match."

  • From Left Field: Heads up!

    Heads up!

    Don’t you really hate finding out about something after it has already happened? I know I do, especially when it can be covered right here in the sports pages of your favorite weekly community newspaper, The Springfield Sun.

  • St. Catharine women win two of...

    SCC Sports Information

    St. Catharine College head coach Lena Bramblett has used one word most of this season to describe what she needs from her Patriot basketball team – consistency. That trait, or the lack thereof, was evident again last week as St. Catharine won two of three games to put its record at 6-5.

  • Burton gets first win; Patriots...

    SCC Sports Information

    To use an old cliché, one might say that the St. Catharine College Patriots are the best 1-10 team in the state. At this early juncture of the season, J.T. Burton’s team is probably the only team with 11 games played as the Patriots became road warriors last week with five games in seven days.

  • Commanders ready to hit the...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

  • Patriots drop two on the road

    SCC Sports Information

    Still looking for that elusive first victory, the St. Catharine College Patriots fell to 0-7 with two losses on the road last week. Wednesday at Alice Lloyd J.T. Burton’s team fell 80-76 in overtime. On Saturday they were defeated 81-71 at Berea.

  • From Left Field: Now is a time...

    Now is a time for giving thanks

    Well, it's that time of the year where we give thanks for all the blessings we have and stuff ourselves with turkey, dressing and all the fixings until we're nearly ready to burst. This has been a year of major changes for me, some good and some bad, but for the most part, it's been a year of blessings for me.

  • Lady Patriots split two

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College women’s basketball team split two games last week. After losing at home to Alice Lloyd on Tuesday, Lena Bramblett’s Patriots traveled to Owensboro on Saturday where they beat Brescia. The Patriots are now 4-4 for the season.

    “On Tuesday I thought we looked tired for the first time,” said Bramblett whose team fell 65-53 to Alice Lloyd. “Our schedule has been tough in November. We just haven’t maintained the consistency that we need to have in every game.”

  • Commanderettes will rely on...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    For the Washington County Commanderette basketball team, it all comes down to the fundamentals. Head coach Bernard Smalley has been working the girls hard in preparation for the upcoming season. This will be Smalley’s second year as head coach, and he’s looking to improve on the 8-18 record from last year.

    “We have a lot of quickness this year,” said Smalley. “I have a lot of kids who have potential.”

  • Commanders had highs and lows on...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Although the season’s win/loss ratio didn’t reflect it, it was actually a very productive year for the Washington County football team. Despite their 4-7 record, the Commanders were one of the top producing offenses in Kentucky 2A football.