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Today's News

  • Bears finish regular season with 21-6 record

    The Spencer County Bears completed their regular season last week with four games in five days and finished with an impressive 21-6 record heading into the 30th District

    Tournament that began Monday night here in Taylorsville.

    The Bears will be the favorite to claim the crown as they finished with a 4-0 record against district foes and an 8-1 mark against teams in the 8th region. The lone lost came Thursday night when the Bears lost a second half lead and fell to the Dragons of South Oldham, 57-48.

  • Bears moving on to district finals, first time since 1998

    For the first time since 1998, the Spencer County Bears will be advancing to the 8th Region Tournament following a 60-47 win over Anderson County Tuesday night in the semi-finals of the 30th District Tournament at Taylorsville.
    The win puts Spencer County in the district championship game on Saturday night with a chance for the school's first district tournament title since 1984. The Bears will face the winner of Thursday night's Shelby County-Collins game at 7 p.m.

  • Sports announcements

    Youth baseball, softball sign-ups this Saturday

    Spencer County Youth Baseball and Softball Association sign-ups will be held Saturday at Ray Jewell Park in Taylorsville from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Participants may also sign up online at http://spencercountybaseball.baberuthonline.com.

    For more information, call 502-477-0446.

    For your convenience, please bring two checks.

    Lady Bear softball camp March 12

  • UK fans: Road loss woes are old SEC, think Catlanta

    Reality check of Kentucky basketball’s road woes?

    What woes?

    The SEC stopped being UK’s road map to NCAA tourney bids before Jimmy Dykes knew a nail from a Brad Nessler cuff link, let alone where it is in a basketball floor.

  • Lady Bears earn three seed in tournament

    The Spencer County Lady Bears picked up two wins but suffered two more losses in the last week as they wind down the regular season.

    The girls started the final run of the season with a loss to South Oldham then bounced back with a win over Eminence. They then split two games earlier this week, winning on the road at Ft. Knox and losing to North Bullitt Monday night.
    The girls are 6-16 on the season and earned the third seed in the upcoming 30th District tournament to be played next week at home.

  • Marksbury to lead SCHS football program

    It will be six months before Coach Mike Marksbury runs onto the field at Spencer County High School as the new football head man, but he’s already been busy laying the groundwork for what he hopes will be a successful tenure.

    A native of Nelson County, Marksbury has several years of coaching experience, including assistant coaching positions at Nelson County High School, Ft. Knox and Mercer County and has developed many close relationships with a number of successful coaches across the state.

  • Unstoppable: Bears take down Shelby County, complete district schedule unbeat

    Playing in front of a standing room only crowd, the Spencer County Bears wrapped up an undefeated district schedule with a win over Shelby County Tuesday night, securing the top seed in the 30th District Tournament that will begin next Monday.

    Despite suffering through a tough season that has resulted in only four wins, Shelby County put up a tougher-than-expected battle and made the Bears play a full four quarters to earn the milestone victory.

  • Spencer Elementary kindergarten registration to be held Feb. 28 - March 9

    Spencer County Elementary School’s kindergarten registration will be held Feb. 28 through March from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Children who will be five years old by Oct. 1, 2011, and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool should register.

  • Snow forces school board to extend school year

    Much like the snow this winter, the Spencer County School Board has been forced to deal with missed days that continue to pile up.

    The Board met in a special-called meeting Monday night to decide how the district’s five schools would make up the nine days and nine hours that students have missed thus far. Board members moved to amend the school calendar so that students would be in session on President’s Day, Feb. 21, and on the district professional development day of March 14.

  • SCHS to host 30th district tourney

    Six straight nights of basketball at Spencer County High School will begin next week and local fans hope it will end with the Bears and Lady Bears advancing to the next round of postseason play.

    Spencer County is hosting the 30th District Tournament beginning Monday night and pairings and ticket information have been released. The small gym (capacity listed at 1,350) means Bear fans might need to arrive early to ensure they’ll be there to cheer on the blue.