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College

  • SCC splits DH with Campbellsville

    TOM BYSTREK

    SCC Sports Information

    Saturday afternoon in Lourdes Hall on the campus of St. Catharine College the Patriot basketball teams split conference games against Campbellsville University.

    In the opener, the Patriot women dropped a 92-69 decision to the Tigers, who are ranked third nationally in the NAIA. In Saturday’s second game, the Patriot men, ranked eighth nationally, claimed a 77-63 victory over Campbellsville.

  • Football forges friendship for three Centre players

    Three years and three months or so ago, three local kids from different high schools seized an opportunity to continue their football careers 45 minutes down route 150 at Centre College.

    Along the way, Paul Downs, Tyler Knight and Kent Simpson grew together as friends, forged lifetime bonds with teammates and got a top-notch education while doing it.

    Now, their football careers just barely in the rearview mirror, the trio will emerge in a few months young men and college graduates ready to take on the world. It took some growing up, though.

  • UK hoops history spotlighted in Christmas Day marathon

    Basketball fans are in for a treat this Christmas Day if they tune into the Wazoo Classic Christmas Day Marathon. 

    This Christmas, Wazoo Sports will broadcast a Christmas Day Marathon featuring historical University of Kentucky basketball. The marathon will consist of three classic games from past NCAA tournaments and a documentary of the Wildcats’ 1958 Championship season, narrated by Adolph Rupp.

  • C'ville's Ballinger named NCCAA Student-Athlete of the Week

    Campbellsville University senior forward Whitney Ballinger was announced as the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association’s  Division I Women’s Basketball Co-Student-Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after scoring 32 points against No. 1 Union University Saturday.

    Ballinger led all scorers in a 66-63 loss by the then-fourth-ranked Lady Tigers to the defending national champions. In the loss, the Carrollton, Ky., native shot 53.6 percent from the floor and also grabbed 11 rebounds, three blocks, two steals and an assist.

  • SCC tops No. 4 Mountain State

    The St. Catharine College Patriots continued their tough non-conference schedule Friday night with a game against visiting Mountain State, ranked fourth nationally in the latest NAIA poll. The Cougars entered the game with an 8-1 slate and left the friendly confines of Lourdes Hall with their second loss.

    The Patriots overcame a 42-40 halftime deficit to record the 99-86 victory. Brandon Johnson led the Patriots (6-2) with 27 points.  Ervin Williams had 22, Antoine Watson 18, Marquis Lee 13 and Josh Edwards 11.

  • Centre lands 15 on all-conference squad

    The Centre football team had 15 players selected to the 2010 All-SCAC Football Team after finishing third in the conference with a record of 3-3 and an overall record of 6-4. Players are selected to the team based on exclusive voting by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference head coaches.

  • SCC Alley Pats call Bardstown home

    TOM BYSTREK

    St. Catharine College

    The St. Catharine College bowling team will conclude the first half of its season this weekend with an invitational tournament at the Rose Bowl Lanes in Louisville.

    The tournament will be the fifth of the semester for Larry Luvisi’s team, which is now in its second year of competition.

  • Centre FB finishes with win

    DANVILLE — Tyler Osterman tossed three touchdown passes Saturday, lifting Centre College to a season-ending 48-7 win over LaGrange College.

    The Colonels (6-4) rolled up 31 points in the first half and never looked back. Osterman was 14-for-22 passing for 188 yards in the win.

    Centre’s Jordan Gay was named SCAC Special Teams player of the week for his efforts. He kicked field goals of 37 and 47 yards, and uncorked punts of 62 and 52 yards.

  • Centre Cross Country: Men qualify for Nationals, women take fourth place at Regionals

    LIBBY POLAND

    Centre College

    The Centre men's cross country team qualified for the 2010 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships with a second-place finish at the South/Southeast Regional Meet on Saturday in Memphis, Tenn. The Centre women's team took fourth place at the South/Southeast Regional Meet.

    Centre’s men's team to qualified for nationals as a team for the fifth time in the last seven years. Senior Clinton Cahall (Georgetown, Ohio) led the way for the Colonels with a second place finish completing the race in 24:54.

  • SCC women top Berea

    TOM BYSTREK

    St. Catharine College

    The St. Catharine Patriots improved their record to 3-2 Tuesday with a 63-50 win over the visiting Berea Mountaineers.

    Danielle Brown led the Patriots with 19 points and seven rebounds. Machera Calhoun added 11 points.

    The Patriots took a 6-0 lead to begin the game and never trailed. The loss sends Berea’s record to 1-5. The Patriot women travel to Walsh University (Ohio) Friday. The next home game for the Patriots is Nov. 30 against IU-Southeast.