Today's News

  • SCC volleyball drops two in conference

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College volleyball team journeyed to southeast Ohio last weekend to play two Mid-South Conference matches. And with Adam Stevenson’s team playing shorthanded due to injuries and illness, the Patriots returned with two losses against Rio Grande and Shawnee State.

    Friday at Rio Grande the Patriots (3-24 overall and 0-5 in the MSC) fought hard against a good RedStorm team in losing the first set 26-24. They then dropped the next two sets by scores of 25-16 and 25-19.

  • Dig for a Cure Volleyball Game

    Washington County will host a Dig for a Cure volleyball game vs. Taylor County on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

    Both teams will be wearing pink and Washington County will be conducting fundraisers throughout the night to raise money toward breast cancer research.

    In between games we will be auctioning off a pink volleyball signed by all the players.

    We ask that everyone come out to support the fight against breast cancer. Game time is 6 p.m.


  • Social news and events


    Scroggin: It's a girl!

    Katelynn Ann Scroggin

    Cindy Marie Scroggin would like to announce the birth of her daughter at 9:21 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2010 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C.

    Katelynn Ann Scroggin weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Filiatreau: It's a boy!

    Rucker Anthony Filiatreau

  • Juniors and sophomores claim powder puff football title

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The game between the Commanders and Bethlehem wasn’t the only action on the gridiron last week. Washington County homecoming festivities got off to a rousing start with the annual powder puff football game at WCHS. Despite a pair of touchdowns by senior Jaclyn Kelty, the juniors and sophomores held on for a 14-12 win.

  • Blake Hoppes results

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It was another action-packed week of Blake Hoppes football Sunday in Springfield. The Springfield Colts beat the Lebanon Dolphins 39-0 to improve to 2-1. The Washington County Bengals got their first win by beating the Lebanon Cowboys, 19-0, to go to 1-2 on the season.

    The Washington County Eagles suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Campbellsville Panthers, who won 12-8. The Eagles are now 2-1 on the year.

  • Tyndall returns to speak at tip-off banquet

    SCC Sports Information

    Donnie Tyndall has been at the highest level of college basketball when he was on the staff of an LSU team that reached the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, and he reveled in an NCAA victory as head coach at his alma mater, Morehead State University, two years ago.

    But Tyndall claims that his most memorable experience still is the one season he spent as head coach at St. Catharine College.

  • Former Reds star visits St. Catharine

    SCC Sports Information

    The reading program at St. Catharine College is known as RTL3, which stands for Read to Learn, Read to Lead, Read to Live. Each year RTL3 conducts a freshman read, in which one book is chosen for all freshmen to read and hold discussions.

  • Agriculture is bright spot in recovery

    This article is from Craig Infanger, University of Kentucky ag economics specialist.  I thought it was an interesting article and would like to share it with you all.

    The U.S. economy is struggling to recover from the longest, deepest recession since World War II. Economic growth has been positive for four quarters, but housing foreclosures continue unabated, the FDIC has closed 118 banks this year, the unemployment rate remains stubbornly above 9 percent, and UK graduates are facing the toughest job market in memory.

  • Teen Leadership group learns about agriculture

    Teen Leadership Washington County held one of its monthly meetings this past Friday, Sept. 24, led by Roberta Hunt and the new community education director,  Dawn Pettus.  The special host this month was Rick Greenwell, the county agriculture extension agent.  To start the day, the group met at the local extension office for breakfast and a brief explanation of some ag facts and an overall agenda for the day.

  • 4-H Sharpshooters receive awards; show support

    The Washington County 4-H Sharpshooters had a successful weekend on Sept. 18–19 at the Kentucky 4-H Shooting Sports Competition.  Saturday’s event was held at the Bluegrass Sportsman Club outside of Wilmore, Ky., and included .22 rifle, archery, pistol, BB and air rifle and air pistol events.  Sunday’s trap competition was held at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center outside of Berea. Washington County won a total of 36 trophies in the 22 rifle and archery divisions with several top ten scores in trap, pistol, rifle and archery.