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Today's Sports

  • Hawks, Eagles prey on Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The birds of prey swooped into Springfield this week as the LaRue County Hawks and the Bethlehem Eagles took two games from the Washington County Commanders. LaRue beat WC 67-58 Wednesday night and the Eagles from Bethlehem won 64-48 Friday night as the Commanders fall to 0-6 on the season and 0-1 to start district play.

    LaRue County

  • SCC women can’t quite...

    SCC Sports Information

    They played hard. They played well. And they were competitive despite constant foul trouble. But when the final horn sounded, Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine College Patriots found themselves on the short end of a 76-62 score Thursday at Lee University.

    The result, however, left the SCC mentor more than pleased about how her team fared against the Flames, a team ranked 11th nationally who had just upset number one Union last week.

  • SCC's Rogers named Player...

    SCC Sports Information

    In addition to joining the NAIA this year, athletic teams at St. Catharine College are also members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The USCAA is an organization of 70 smaller schools throughout the nation that helps the members receive more national attention.

  • St. Catharine women staying...

    SCC Sports Information

    As the St. Catharine College basketball program transitioned into the NAIA this season, head coach Lena Bramblett had some realistic goals for her women’s team. “We knew we would have our hands full with a tougher schedule and one of the best conferences (Mid-South) in the nation,” said Bramblett. “We want to have a winning season in our first year.”

  • SCC concludes first half of...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College Patriots hope to end the first half of a disappointing season on a positive note Friday when they host Alice Lloyd College. The Patriots of first year coach J.T. Burton currently own a 1-12 record. They have been idle since playing in the Jim Reid Classic at Georgetown on December 5-6.

  • BREAKING SPORTS NEWS! -...

    Commanderettes get first win; Commanders fall to 0-6

    The Washington County Commanderettes held on to beat Bethlehem 47-41 Friday night to notch their first victory of the season and improve to 1-1 in district play, 1-6 overall.

    Washington County got off to an early 6-2 lead in the first quarter and never trailed in the game, although Bethlehem came within one point on several occasions. WC had a slim 24-21 lead at the half but they were able to focus and stay a step or two ahead of the Banshees all night.

  • Tough week for Commanderettes

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanderettes are now 0-5 on the season following losses to Garrard, Marion and Russell Counties last week. Plagued by the inability to get the ball through the hoop, Washington County must find a way to score as they face district competition this week against Bardstown and Bethlehem.

    Garrard County

  • From Left Field: The thrill of...

    The thrill of the hunt

    I send my girlfriend Cindy a copy of The Springfield Sun each week, and not too long ago, she was flipping through the sports pages and noticed a collection of dead deer photos featuring kids who had shot each deer.

  • Commanders fall to rival Knights

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders traveled up the road to Lebanon last Friday night to square off against the Marion County Knights. Both teams entered the game winless, so each squad was hungry for a win. Although the Commanders showed promise in the first quarter, the rest of the game was all Marion County as they went on to win 71-47.

  • Commanders off to slow 0-3 start

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was the third loss in as many games for the Washington County Commanders as they fell 67-40 to North Bullitt on the road Saturday night after opening the 2008-09 season at home with an 86-59 loss against Taylor County on Dec. 2 and a 73-58 loss to Madison Southern at Berea College on Thursday night.

    The Commanders’ lack of size is going to be a big hurdle to overcome this season, a fact that became all too clear as WC opened the season against Taylor County.