Today's News

  • Correction

    Due to incorrect information provided, Bradley Coyle was incorrectly identified in a golf photo in the Aug. 17 edition of The Springfield Sun.

  • SCC loses soccer opener 4-2

    The St. Catharine women’s soccer team opened the season at home Wednesday with a disappointing 4-2 setback to Ohio Midwestern University.

    The Patriots started strong with a goal by Paola Martinez just four minutes into the game. That came from a deflected pass from Emily Caras.
    But the visiting Rams would tie the game eight minutes later and then take a 2-1 lead late in the half.

  • SCC volleyball improves to 6-0

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team improved to 6-0 with a 3-0 win over visiting Midway College on Tuesday. The Patriots have not lost a set in their six matches, winning each of them 3-0.

    “We started slowly again but came back to finish the match strong with great effort,” said head coach Adam Stevenson. “We did a good job of playing defense and blocking.”

  • Patriots’ goal is to help less fortunate

    The St. Catharine soccer team will no doubt score many important goals in the 2011 season, but no goal will be bigger than the one recently announced at the opening of the academic year.

    Patriot head coach Tim Wolz, speaking at the annual fall meeting of all faculty and staff, outlined the ambitious project that his team will carry out over the next nine months.
    The goal explained by Wolz is to take his team to Costa Rica to help bring drinking water to the citizens there who haven’t enjoyed that necessity.

  • Sports briefs

    Sept. 10
    Football fundraiser

    There will be a fishing tournament to raise funds for the Washington County Middle School football team from 7 a.m. to noon on Sept. 10 at Willisburg Lake.
    First place receives 30 percent payback, second place receives 15 percent and third place receives five percent.
    The biggest fish wins $10 and 50 percent payback.
    For more information, including entry fees, call Coach Sias at (859) 481-2270.

  • Commanderettes beat Bardstown at Lincoln

    Help is on the way.

    The Washington County girls’ golf team celebrated the return of the team’s lone senior and a crucial returning golfer in Callie Harmon.
    The Commanderettes posted their first team score of the season, beating Bardstown 185 to 244 at Lincoln Homestead State Park Golf Course on Aug. 29.
    “We posted our best two nine-hole scores of the year,” girls’ golf head coach Tom Harmon said. “With Callie back, we are looking for good things to come.”

  • Commanders stifle Patriots 18-9

    Washington County stepped on the gas to begin the game, and put up enough points to hold off the pesky Patriots from Lincoln County, for a 18-9 win Friday night.

    “I thought we played with a lot of emotion in the early part of the game,” head coach Eric Sagrecy said. “I thought we executed on offense well.”

  • Commanderettes beat Anderson, can’t top Nelson in district action

    The Washington County High School volleyball team split its games this week, falling to Nelson County and beating Anderson County.

    Nelson County 2, Washington County 0

    The Command-erettes jumped out to a 7-4 lead early in the first set, but the Lady Cardinals would rally to tie it 8-8.
    Washington County tied the set up again at 9-9, but Nelson County would outscore the Commanderettes 16-2 the rest of the way to dominate the set. They won 25-11.

  • Willisburg Fire and Rescue receives $4,545 grant

    The Willisburg Fire Department and Rescue Squad is one of 78 fire departments from across the state that will get a part of $259,070 in grant funds. The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) has awarded   the money to rural fire departments from across the state through the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant program.

  • Grand jury indicts 11

    A Washington County grand jury has returned indictments against 11 people.