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Today's News

  • Bears fall to Franklin 48-35

     

    It was a battle of high-powered offenses Friday night in Frankfort, but Spencer County came up a bit short as Franklin County stopped the Bears’ six-game winning streak with a 48-35 win.

    The loss means this Friday’s home match-up with Shelby County will be the biggest game in the program’s history as the Bears can lay claim to their first 30th District title with a win. But it won’t be easy as they will have to erase Friday’s loss from their memory.

  • Lady Bears begin postseason

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears head into district tournament play as a much improved team, largely because coach Kelsi Edelen says they’re a much closer team.

    “We started with team bonding and building relationships during the off season,” she said. “We worked out together and grew with the same mind-set. “One team – one dream is our current motto for the season.”

  • Sports Briefs - Week of October 12, 2016

    Youth basketball signups

    Spencer County Parks and Recreation Basketball signups will be held October 22 and 29 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Spencer County Middle School.

    The league is for children ages K through 8th grades. Evaluations for 2nd through 8th grade will be held during signups.

    The fee for participation is $75 and must be paid on sign-up day. The league also needs coaches to sign up on that day.

  • Boys soccer confident as postseason begins

    The Spencer County Bears boys soccer team enters the 30th District Tournament this week knowing they can play with anyone.

    They compiled a record of 7-7-3 on the season, with six of their losses being by just one goal, including the regular season finale, a 1-0 loss at Male.

    “Those close losses aren’t frustrating when you look at the big picture,” said Coach DeWayne Mason. “We are competing and we are doing well. A few of those games were lost because of small mistakes,” he said.

  • Bobby Keith was a Kentucky hoops legend

    I sat in my car and listened on the radio to the thrilling conclusion of the 1987 Sweet Sixteen boys high school basketball tournament. Clay County, led by junior Richie Farmer, bested a talented Ballard team led by Alan Houston in overtime, 76-73, and for the first time in three decades, the State Title returned to the mountains.

  • Men’s Rookie of the Week

     

    Kyle Alexander, a 2016 graduate of Spencer County High School, and a freshman at Thomas More College, was recently honored as the Men’s Rookie of the Week for his recent performance on the golf team. Kyle tied for 13th at the recent Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic, hosted by DePauw, combining for a two-round score of 154 (74-79)

    Last month, he also tied for third in the PAC conference with a two-day total of 147.

  • Cross Country competes

    On the Saturday of October 8, the cross country team traveled to their last 5k meet of the season before regionals, the Titan Cross Country Classic. The team is working hard to better their times before they really count.  

  • Lady Bears Volleyball

     

    Madison Ohlman, controls a serve from an opponent during a recent game for the Spencer County Lady Bears volleyball team last week. The girls will finish up regular season play this week with games at East Jessamine and at North Bullitt.

  • The sounds of silence

    Do you remember silence? Those times when it would be so quiet that you could hear your own heart beating?  I remember as a little boy going out to my grandparents’ house in the country; it would be so quiet. Oh sure, there were the little sounds like the chirping of crickets or the creak of the house cooling in the evening, but they were such soft sounds.

  • Church Happenings - Week of October 12, 2016

    Camp Meeting at Old Country Church

    Old Country Church will be holding Camp Meeting 2016 at the church from October 16-21. The morning service on Sunday will begin at 10:30 a.m. with breakfast served from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. There will be a lunch after the Sunday morning service. Evening services will begin with a special song service at 6:30 p.m. and the speaking at 7 p.m. There will be homemade chili and soup, hamburgers and hot dogs served after the evening meals with drinks and desserts for $1.