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  • SCC men’s soccer kicks in for charity

    What would someone do with four and one-half tons of old shoes? That is exactly what the St. Catharine College men’s soccer team collected over a period of eight months that ended in the early summer.

    Of course, Tim Wolz’s team knew exactly what to do with these shoes as they started the collection project. And it wasn’t to cover the feet of those who may not have shoes but instead to bring something much more valuable to some less fortunate people — clean drinking water.

  • GOLF: Eagles' Ballard signs with SCC

    Bethlehem High School senior Cole Ballard recently signed a scholarship to continue his golf career at St. Catharine College. Ballard signed the offer with Patriot head coach Joan Rizer, who was joined by Bethlehem coach Christi Medley and Cole’s parents, Jeff and Shawn Ballard.

    “Cole is a good student and good golfer. We are always glad to have local players join our program,” said Rizer.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Musk an All-American

     

     

    JOHN SPUGNARDI

    Bellarmine University Athletics

    JOPLIN, Mo. — Led by All-America performances by Angela Musk and Emily Frith, the Bellarmine University women’s cross country team finished 19th at the NCAA National Championship Saturday on the course at Missouri Southern.  It was Bellarmine’s first appearance in the national championship.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Musk, Knights in NCAAs Saturday

    CHRIS COOPER

    Bellarmine University

    LOUISVILLE — The Bellarmine University women’s cross country team will run on the sport’s biggest stage this weekend as they make the program’s first appearance at the NCAA Championship in Joplin, Mo., on Saturday morning.

    The Knights earned their inaugural bid to the NCAAs by finishing fifth as a team at the Midwest Regional Championship in Kenosha, Wisc., two weeks ago. Saturday’s race will cover the 6K course at Missouri Southern State University with an 11:30 a.m. CST start time.

  • Mudd, Transy headed to NCAA DIII tourney

    Former Nelson County High School athlete Daniel Mudd is heading to the NCAA tourney.

    Mudd, a sophomore at Transylvania, will be in action Friday at 7:30 p.m. when his Pioneers visit Wheaton College (15-3-3) in the first round of the NCAA Division III men’s soccer tournament.

    The Pioneers went 16-1-2 and were champions of the Heartland Conference.

    Transy is making its first NCAA appearance since 2010 and its seventh under head coach Brandon Bowman.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Bellarmine's Musk regional runner-up

     

    JOHN SPUGNARDI

    Bellarmine Sports Information

    KENOSHA, Wisc. — Behind All-Region performances by Angela Musk and Emily Frith, the Bellarmine University women’s cross country team placed fifth in Saturday’s NCAA Division II Midwest Regional to advance to the National Championship Finals for the first time in school history. 

    On the men’s side, Bellarmine’s young squad ran their best event of the season, finishing 14th, led by All-Region performer Robert Sandlin, Jr., who was 13th overall.

  • SCC ATHLETICS: Hofstraat shines in Pats' opener

    Lena Bramblett admitted to being a “little worried” at halftime of the Patriots’ season opener Friday at Martin Methodist. But the worry turned to joy as the St. Catharine women turned a 29-29 halftime deadlock into a 72-53 win.

    “Our point guards were in foul trouble early and we had an awkward lineup in much of the first half,” Bramblett said. “But we settled in and made some shots in the second half and our conditioning proved to be phenomenal.”

  • SCC ATHLETICS: Hofstraat shines in Pats' opener

    Lena Bramblett admitted to being a “little worried” at halftime of the Patriots’ season opener Friday at Martin Methodist. But the worry turned to joy as the St. Catharine women turned a 29-29 halftime deadlock into a 72-53 win.

    “Our point guards were in foul trouble early and we had an awkward lineup in much of the first half,” Bramblett said. “But we settled in and made some shots in the second half and our conditioning proved to be phenomenal.”

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Musk on fire

    Former Bethlehem standout runner Angela Musk has gotten her senior cross country season for Bellarmine off to a smashing start.

    Going into last week’s National Catholic Invitational at Notre Dame University, Musk was 2-for-2 on the season with wins in the recent Stegemoller Classic, as well as the Sept. 8 Midwest Open in Somers, Wisc. Musk covered the 5K course in 17:49.40, helping her squad to a fourth-place finish in the team competition.

  • ST. CATHARINE COLLEGE: Athletic department hosting golf scramble

    The inaugural St. Catharine College Athletics Golf Tournament is Oct. 13 at Maywood Golf Course in Bardstown. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

    “We are excited about hosting this tournament for the first time,” St. Catharine College athletic director Mike Doig said. “The money raised will be used for athletic projects on campus and for the further development of our overall athletic program.”