Today's Sports

  • From Left Field: Root, root,...

    Root, root, root for the home team

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  • Volleyball completes season of...

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team learned the hard way how things are when the competition level moves up a notch. Juanita Mangan’s Patriots playing in the NAIA for the first time ended the 2008 campaign with a 2-39 record.

    “The conference (Mid-South) was tough enough but we also had a very difficult schedule outside the conference,” said Mangan. “But we have no seniors on the team and I expect all of them to be back next season. Now they know what to expect from this level of competition.”

  • Soccer season ends for SCC

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College soccer season is over for both the men and women of coach Paul Patton. And, although the victories weren’t as numerous as the coach would have liked, Patton is optimistic about the future of soccer at SCC.

    “We knew that hew schedule would be much tougher as we moved into the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference,” said Patton. “But both of our teams were competitive against most of the teams we played.”

  • District 4 coaches select Simms...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Washington County senior Joe Joe Simms has picked up the Player of the Year award for Kentucky 2A District 4 football from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. According to KFCA executive director Jimmie Reed, the coaches in each district vote on a coach of the year and a player of the year for their district.

    “It's a great honor but I owe it to my teammates; my linemen, backs and receivers,” said Simms. “I also have to thank the coaching staff.”

  • Generals fight off Patriots in...

    In middle school basketball action on Monday night North Washington took on Washington County Middle School. In 6th grade action the WCMS Generals defeated the North Washington Patriots 23-18. In 8th grade action the Patriots fell to the Generals 50-20.

  • Lady Pats endure killer weekend...

    SCC Sports Information

    It didn’t take long for Lena Bramblett’s women’s basketball team to rack up two wins as they edged Berea 104-102 in the season opener (see last week’s Sun) and then bettered visiting Union College 87-79 last Tuesday.

  • Commanders rout Bears 45-7 on...

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders finished the regular season at home on Friday night with a decisive 45-7 thumping of Spencer County. WC finishes the season at 4-6 and now prepares for the second season with a first-round playoff game at Green County on Friday night.

    The Commander offense was firing on all cylinders as it has all year, but if there was ever a time for the WC defense to step up and have a great game, it was now – and that’s just what they did.

  • Patriots looking for first W

    SCC Sports Information

    St. Catharine College coach J.T. Burton has coached four games at the collegiate level. And the first year mentor of the Patriots is still looking for that initial win.

  • SCC women win thriller in opener

    Special to the Sun

    The St. Catharine College women’s basketball opener against Berea on Saturday drew a good number of fans. And those fans will surely be back to see more this season after the game they were treated to in a 104-102 SCC win.

    “Can you believe that?” was the phrase oft repeated by Patriots’ coach Lena Bramblett after her team rescued the win form the jaws of defeat in the closing minute. “That was unbelievable,” Bramblett added.