Today's Sports

  • Tigers claw Patriot women 120-64


    “They are just good and we didn’t execute our game plan at all.”

  • Commanders fall to Caverna, LaRue


  • Bardstown poses tough task

    With over a week to prepare for the juggernaut, Washington County will try to reverse its fortune against Bardstown (19-4) on Wednesday.

    Tipoff for the 19th District tournament first-round game is set for 6 p.m. at Nelson County High School.
    In their last regular season game, the Commanders showed signs of improvement against the full-court press.
    In that game, they beat the press enough to take Caverna out of the defense.

  • Commanderettes finish strong


    Washington County vs. East Jessamine
    Score: 66-42 Washington County
    When: Friday, Feb. 18
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: EJCHS - Emily Underwood, Madison Collins WCHS - Shay Yocum, Kenya Turner, Kayla Edelen

  • Patriot baseball home opener is...

    The St. Catharine College baseball team that went 1-3 in its opening weekend at the University of Mobile will play the home opener Friday against Holy Cross College.
    The single nine-inning game will start at 2 p.m. at Edelen-Haydon Field. The Patriots will host the same Holy Cross team in a doubleheader Saturday starting at noon.
    The homestand continues Sunday when Goshen College visits for a twin bill starting at 1 p.m.

  • Patriot basketball sweeps UVA-...

    The St. Catharine College men and women swept a Mid-South Conference basketball doubleheader Thursday night at UVA-Wise.

    Lena Bramblett’s women came away with an 84-73 win in the opener and J.T. Burton’s men won the nightcap 85-62.
    The Patriot women held a slim 36-34 lead at halftime, but pulled away after intermission for the 11-point victory. Nearly half the Patriots’ points in the second half came at the foul line where they hit 21 of 26 free throws. They were 26-33 on charity tosses for the game.

  • Patriots squeak by Bears twice

    In two of the most exciting games of the season, the St. Catharine College men and women used last- second heroics to pull out two wins Saturday at Pikeville College in Mid-South Conference basketball.

     In the women’s game, freshman guard Carol Ruiz-Lopez nailed a three-point goal with two seconds to play to give the Patriots a 70-69 win. Brandon Johnson then provided similar fireworks as he canned a trey with 14 seconds left and the Patriots held on for a 71-69 victory.

  • Cambron inducted into HOF

    Four former St. Johns Country Day School (Fla.) student-athletes were recently inducted into the Orange Park, Fla. private school’s athletic hall of fame.
    The hall of fame was established four years ago “to honor athletes who have brought recognition to themselves and to St. Johns with their pursuit of excellence on the playing field and beyond,” according to a news release.
    Joe Cambron, class of 1986,  son of Fabian Cambron of Springfield, was one of the 2010 inductees.

  • Commanders beat Nicholas, fall...

    Washington County vs. Marion County
    Score: 74-45 Marion County
    When: Saturday, Feb. 12
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: MCHS - Deshawn Douglas, John Southall, Carlos Litsey WCHS - Will Purdom

    Game highlights: The Commanders dug a first quarter hole they couldn’t get out of on Saturday against Marion County.

  • Linda’s last home stand

    A fixture of Washington County girls’ basketball will stepping down soon.

    Linda Hourigan, the team’s long-time statistician, will be keeping the book for the Commanderettes for the last time at home on Friday.
    For her, the journey has been a long one, filled with fouls, free throws and fourth quarters.
    I knew Hourigan before I knew her. My wife’s father, Freddie Leathers, used to coach the Marion County girls’ basketball team. My wife was a manager for his teams.