Today's News

  • SCC Patriots open season with 106-68 win

    The St. Catharine Lady Patriots (1-0) tipped off their first official game Saturday afternoon when they traveled to Miami University-Middletown (0-1) to battle the Thunderhawks.

    And, in the process, the team secured a win (106-68) in their opening-night game for the fourth straight season.

    After successful scrimmages against the Thoroughbreds of Kentucky State and Mid-Continent, the Lady Patriots were ready for their 2013-2014 campaign to begin as they headed to the “Buckeye State” on Saturday.


    Micah Devine doesn’t even remember the student’s name, but in sixth grade, the coaxing of a random classmate started what would become a lasting obsession for Devine.

    “Some boy just asked me if I wanted to play football,” Devine said. “It was just something to do, so I started playing. I’ve been playing it ever since.”

    Devine, who was raised in Willisburg, developed a lifelong love for “anything outdoors” early on in his life.

  • NWMS eighth-grade girls take title

    The North Washington eighth-grade girls claimed the NIT tournament championship last week to take the MKAC conference crown.

    The Patriots blew out Bloomfield 46-23 in the championship game after the score was tied at 13 at halftime.

    Bernard Smalley’s team outscored Bloomfield 19-5 in the third quarter to take the lead, and they never looked back.

  • WC in playoffs, draw Glasgow

    When the WC Commanders (4-6, 3-3) defeated Fort Knox two weeks ago, it signified two things: one, a return to the playoffs and, two, another matchup with the Glasgow Scotties (9-1).

    The Scotties are a familiar foe for Head Coach Eric Sagrecy’s Commanders, as they have knocked WC out of the 2A playoffs for the last two seasons.

    But, instead of seeing this as a negative, Sagrecy issued his team a challenge as soon as he found out who their playoff opponent could be were they to win that playoff-clinching game against Fort Knox.


    Growing up, everybody thought he was “too small” to play football.

    But Dustin Harmon never paid much attention to what everybody thought.

    Everybody except for one person, at least.

    “I always wanted to play,” Harmon said, “but my mom wouldn’t let me because she thought I was too small, thought I’d get hurt.”

    But in eighth grade, Harmon finally got his wish.

  • Rivalry rekindled but unkind for WC

    With another rivalry game against Marion County last Friday night, WC could all but guarantee a close game.

    Only one game in the series has been decided by more than eight points since 2004.

    And this year’s contest only added to the streak, a matchup that ended in a 28-20 Marion County win.

    It appeared that Marion would run away with the win to start the game, jumping out to a 14-0 lead, but a WC fumble recovery led to an 81-yard run by senior quarterback Tylyn Byas to cut their deficit in half.

  • Commander Band earns distinguished at state semifinals

    The Washington County Marching Commander Band competed in the KMEA State Semifinals this past Saturday.  They traveled to Christian Academy of Louisville High School to compete against 15 other bands in the state that had earned the right to be a KMEA State Semifinalist. When the contest had finished, WC Band had placed seventh out of 16 bands and had earned a distinguished rating.

  • Trick or treating in Springfield and Willisburg has been changed from Thursday, Oct. 31 to Friday, Nov. 1 due to inclement weather predictions—Hours remain the same
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  • SCC, St. D connected through Patriot Pals

    (Story submitted by St. Dominic Principal Pam Breunig.)

    The St. Catharine College men’s basketball team won’t begin regular season play until Thursday, but they are already scoring points with students at St. Dominic.