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Today's Sports

  • SCC finishes fifth in golf opener

    Special to the Sun

    The St. Catharine College men’s golf team finished fifth in a nine team field in the opening tournament of the fall. The two-day event was played Saturday and Sunday at the University Club in Lexington hosted by Transylvania.

    Leading the Patriots was Simon Brown who had a 36 hole total of 150 (72-78). Scott Johnson had a 156 (82-74), Aaron Darby a 158 (82-76), Alex Carey a 160 (78-82), and Josh Edwards a 166 (86-80).

  • SCC soccer teams open NAIA play

    Special to The Sun

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College mens’ and women’s soccer teams made their debuts in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on Friday, Aug. 29.

    The women’s team opened the season in style, winning its opener over Kentucky Christian University with a 4-0 shutout. The win was the first in the season opener for the Lady Patriots in five years.

  • Commanders outlast Patriots 35-...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders kicked off the football season with an exciting 35-30 victory over the Patriots of Lincoln County in the 2008 Death Valley Bowl in Stanford, Ky.

    The Patriots dominated the first quarter as Washington County’s time of possession was held to 1 minute and 45 seconds. Despite having the ball for nearly the whole quarter, Lincoln County was unable to capitalize on possession and the game was scoreless through the first quarter.

  • Commanderettes fall to Lady...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    After a tough loss at the hands of Central Hardin, the Washington County Commanderettes traveled to Marion County on Aug. 28 for the "Volley for the Cure" match with proceeds from the game going to breast cancer research.

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  • From Left Field: Poker is a...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    I was flipping through the 72,548 channels I apparently have on my satellite the other day and airing on every other “sports” channel was something to do with playing poker. Yes, the card game called poker.

    Did I miss the hiccup in the space-time continuum that allowed card games to be categorized as sports? When did this temporary lapse in judgment take place?

  • Commanders battle Wildcats to...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Following an impressive scrimmage against Madison Southern a week ago, the Washington County High School Commanders hosted the Wildcats from Louisville's Waggener Traditional High School Friday night.

  • River of Life Community Church...

    Special to The Sun

    It's time once again to sign up for the River of Life Community Church Volleyball League. The league will start on Sept. 22 and end Nov. 24. Everyone 13 and over is eligible to play. This is a league for men and women. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 14. You must contact Terry Bishop at 336-3001 or Derinda Osbourne at 336-3928.

  • Corn hole league at Idle Hour...

    Anybody interested in participating in a fall corn hole league at Idle Hour Park should contact Bernard Smalley at (859) 336-5448 for more information.

    Games will start in Sept. after Labor Day, playing once or possibly twice a week for six weeks. Cost will be approximately $50 for a team.

  • New era begins for SCC athletics

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    A new era in the history of St. Catharine College began Tuesday when Patriot athletic teams played their first contests at home at the four-year level. In the school’s 77 years, teams have always competed on the junior college level, but last fall the school decided to make the move to four-year athletics with an affiliation in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). With that move, they became a member of the Mid-South Conference.

  • BREAKING SPORTS NEWS!

    The Washington County Commanders won their season opener defeating Lincoln County 35-30 in the 2008 Death Valley Bowl in Stanford, Ky.  For game highlights and photos, check out the next issue of The Springfield Sun this Wednesday.