Today's News

  • Commanders set for finale


    The Commanders (5-4) are preparing for senior night this Friday against LaRue County (5-4) at Bennett R. Lewis field. It will be the team’s final tune-up before the playoffs and a first-round meeting with Glasgow (9-0).


  • Recruiting class brings optimism to SCC women; season starts Friday


    What is a recipe for basketball success in the tough Mid-South Conference?  For the St. Catharine College women’s team, head coach Lena Bramblett thinks she has cooked up just the right concoction for the season that begins Friday against Asbury University.

  • Patriots hoping for return to Kansas City; new season begins Saturday


    It took J.T. Burton just three years to get his St. Catharine College Patriots to Kansas City for the NAIA national tournament. But Burton knows that it will be quite challenging to repeat that performance.

  • WCHS snags district win at Shawnee

    Brandon Mattingly
    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanders improved their season record to 5-4 with a 35-22 win at Shawnee (1-7) on Friday night. The story of the game was the disparity in the rushing attack for each team.

    Washington County compiled 339 rushing yards, while smothering the Shawnee running backs for  minus 27 yards on the game.

  • Big Blue All-Stars visit MCHS

    Brandon Mattingly
    Sun Sports Writer

  • Pats drop one to Cville

    The St. Catharine College Women’s Soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to the Georgetown Tigers in a Mid South Conference matchup recently at Nelson County High School.

  • Patriot Madness tips off SCC basketball season Oct. 19

    It is shaping up as an exciting basketball season at St. Catharine College. The Patriot men are ranked ninth nationally in the pre-season poll, and the women have a roster laden with talent.

    But the excitement begins even before the season’s first game, as annual Patriot Madness hits Lourdes Hall tonight at 8 p.m.
    The first 100 fans in attendance will receive a Patriot Madness t-shirt, and raffle tickets will be distributed at the door for cash prizes, gift certificates and more. Admission is free to the event and doors open at 7:30.

  • St. Catharine takes on Big Blue All-Stars on Oct. 20

    The St. Catharine College Patriots have long sought an exhibition basketball game against one of the premier Division I teams in the state.

    While that won’t happen this year, J.T. Burton’s team has landed a scrimmage game against some quite talented players with University of Kentucky connections.

  • Local man conquers Chicago Marathon

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    Scott Walker, 30, of Nicholasville recently took on a challenge most of us couldn’t fathom when he ran in – and completed – the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 9. The 26.2 mile race has been around since 1905, and is one of the five most recognized marathons in the world along with Boston, New York, London and Berlin.

  • WC looks to bounce back at Shawnee

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commander football team is preparing for their final regular season road game with a trip to Shawnee (1-7) this Friday night. The Golden Eagles have been shut out three times this season, and have given up at least 37 points in all six of their losses. However, Commander coach Eric Sagrecy said his team won’t be overlooking their opponent.
    “You never know what’s going to happen,” he said, “we’ve got to prepare and play a good football game.”