Today's Sports

  • St. Catharine men, women win big...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College soccer teams kicked off the 2009 season in sparkling fashion Saturday at the Barber Soccer Field against visiting Kentucky Christian University. The Patriot women opened play with a 5-0 win, and the men followed that with a 10-0 victory over the Knights.


    The St. Catharine women dropped both scrimmages this year, but when the regular season started, they were ready, although it took Paul Patton’s team one half to get untracked against the Knights.

  • Fun is the goal for Upward soccer

    The fifth season of Upward soccer is going strong at River of Life Church in Springfield. This past Sunday, kids of all ages hit the field for some friendly competition in a safe, fun environment.

  • YMCA Flag Football

    The Wilderness Trace Family YMCA is hosting a flag football program for youth ages 5 through 12. The program will provide each child with a positive environment to learn and excel in a fun sport.

    Games will take place on Saturday mornings starting Sept. 5 and continue through Oct. 10.

    Games will be played at North Washington Elementary.

    Each child will receive a t-shirt and medal. Flags and footballs will be provided by the YMCA.

    Flag football will also be the focus of the first class of Coach Bo’s Preschool Sports Program.

  • From Left Field

    Manage this!

    As football season is now underway, I think back to my years at Chesapeake High School in Chesapeake, Ohio, before I discovered marching band, and remember fondly the time I spent with the football team. Now, I wasn’t a player, but I think my job was just as important to the running of the program.

  • Patriots take third in...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team traveled to Lebanon, Tenn., last weekend for the Volleydawg Classic at Cumberland University. Juanita Mangan’s squad netted its first win of the year while finishing third in the four-team field.

  • Perry readies troops for home...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    After a disappointing 18-7 loss to Shawnee to start the season, the Washington County Commanders have used an open week to tweak some things and prepare to open their home schedule this Friday night against Western Hills.

    WC head football coach Mark Perry assumes responsibility for not having his team ready to play against Shawnee.

  • Patriot soccer seasons open at...

    SCC Sports Information

    Even with a super-difficult schedule that includes a tough Mid-South Conference slate, St. Catharine College soccer coach Paul Patton looks for continued improvement this season for both the Patriot men and women.

  • Simms signs with MCU

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    He used to be a Commander, but now he’s a Cougar. Washington County graduate Joe Joe Simms signed to play baseball at Mid-Continent University last Friday.

    Simms has some interest in Mid-Continent’s business program, but he would really like to study biology. He hasn’t ruled out the possibility of transferring to a bigger school later.

  • Football boosters award...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s a testament to hard work and dedication when a student-athlete not only excels on the field of competition, but also performs well in the classroom. For all of that hard work, recent WC grads Lee Mudd and Joe Joe Simms were presented academic scholarships from the Washington County football boosters last week.

    The boosters present a $500 annual award to a Commander player who displays a continued level of excellence during their years of study, as well as their time in uniform.

  • Commanders drop opener at Shawnee

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The 2009 season got underway last Friday night for the Washington County Commanders as they opened the season with an 18-7 loss to the Shawnee Golden Eagles in Louisville.

    Each team traded possessions during the first quarter, with neither team able to score.

    The Commanders got on the board first when senior quarterback Michael Gash connected with senior receiver Alex Simms for a touchdown with 8:38 left in the first half. Seth Mattingly made the extra point to put WC up 7-0, a lead they took into halftime.