http://www.spencermagnet.com/sports/rss.xml en A perfect 10 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/perfect-10 <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2760.jpg" alt="Freshman point guard Jake Whitlock drives around a Bethlehem defender during last week’s victory. Whitlock and the Bears won their final 10 regular season games and have a lot of momentum heading into the postseason." title="Freshman point guard Jake Whitlock drives around a Bethlehem defender during last week’s victory. Whitlock and the Bears won their final 10 regular season games and have a lot of momentum heading into the postseason." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> 30th District Tourney starts tonight http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/30th-district-tourney-starts-tonight <p> High School basketball season in Kentucky has hit the postseason, and for the first time in recent memory, both the Spencer County Bears and the Lady Bears are contenders.<br /> The boys are heading into tonight&rsquo;s first-round matchup with Anderson County in the 30th District Tournament, winners of 10 straight games. Not even the 2011 Spencer County district title winners and 8th Region runners-up could boast of such a long winning streak.<br /> Lady Bears winning again as postseason begins http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-bears-winning-again-postseason-begins <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2661.jpg" alt="Senior Lauren Lambdin, left, and junior Alyssa Howie, were named to the All-8th Region team by 8th region coaches last week. In addition, Howie was named the 8th Region Player of the Year. The backcourt duo has been a staple for the Lady Bears since they were in middle school and now hope to lead Spencer County to postseason success." title="Senior Lauren Lambdin, left, and junior Alyssa Howie, were named to the All-8th Region team by 8th region coaches last week. In addition, Howie was named the 8th Region Player of the Year. The backcourt duo has been a staple for the Lady Bears since they were in middle school and now hope to lead Spencer County to postseason success." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Bears’ winning streak at 9 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bears%E2%80%99-winning-streak-9 <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2638.jpg" alt="Sam Conley goes strong to the basket during the second half of Spencer County’s 77-68 victory over Rock Creek Academy of Sellersburg Friday night. The Bears used strong outside shooting to open up their inside game and built a huge lead before holding off a late rally from the Indiana visitors. The Bears are now riding a nine game winning streak with two games remaining in the regular season before they open up District Tournament action next Wednesday night in Shelbyville." title="Sam Conley goes strong to the basket during the second half of Spencer County’s 77-68 victory over Rock Creek Academy of Sellersburg Friday night. The Bears used strong outside shooting to open up their inside game and built a huge lead before holding off a late rally from the Indiana visitors. The Bears are now riding a nine game winning streak with two games remaining in the regular season before they open up District Tournament action next Wednesday night in Shelbyville." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Girls struggle down the stretch as postseason nears http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/girls-struggle-down-stretch-postseason-nears <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2464.jpg" alt="Senior Alexis Adams looked to make a pass during last Monday’s win over Owen County. The Lady Bears are hoping to get back on the winning track with three final regular season games this week, before the 30th District Tournament begins next Wednesday in Shelbyville." title="Senior Alexis Adams looked to make a pass during last Monday’s win over Owen County. The Lady Bears are hoping to get back on the winning track with three final regular season games this week, before the 30th District Tournament begins next Wednesday in Shelbyville." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> SCHS Wrestling http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/schs-wrestling <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wrestling_0.jpg" alt="Ethan Glenn, above, was one of several Spencer County High School wrestlers competing in the Regional Tournament at Grant County High School on Saturday. The field consisted of teams from Oldham County, Grant County, Scott County, Franklin County Woodford County and Anderson County, including some traditional powers in Kentucky high school wrestling. At the end of the day, Glenn and Sam Toma both qualified to advance to the state tournament. In addition, freshman Colton Kessinger also qualified as an alternate." title="Ethan Glenn, above, was one of several Spencer County High School wrestlers competing in the Regional Tournament at Grant County High School on Saturday. The field consisted of teams from Oldham County, Grant County, Scott County, Franklin County Woodford County and Anderson County, including some traditional powers in Kentucky high school wrestling. At the end of the day, Glenn and Sam Toma both qualified to advance to the state tournament. In addition, freshman Colton Kessinger also qualified as an alternate." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Smith signs with Purdue http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/smith-signs-purdue <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/27934975_1475778065877483_1378151559_n.jpg" alt="Spencer County’s Kaden Smith signed to play football for Purdue University last week during the national signing period. Smith, was a standout for Spencer County for the past three years at running back, receiver and defensive back. He was part of a three-back attack in 2015 that saw the Bears lead all Kentucky high schools in rushing that season, on the way to a 10-2 record. Smith was a 3 star prospect and joins a host of other Kentucky high schoolers that Purdue Coach Jeff Brohm has signed this year." title="Spencer County’s Kaden Smith signed to play football for Purdue University last week during the national signing period. Smith, was a standout for Spencer County for the past three years at running back, receiver and defensive back. He was part of a three-back attack in 2015 that saw the Bears lead all Kentucky high schools in rushing that season, on the way to a 10-2 record. Smith was a 3 star prospect and joins a host of other Kentucky high schoolers that Purdue Coach Jeff Brohm has signed this year." align="left" hspace="6" width="94" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Lady Bears win fifth in a row http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-bears-win-fifth-row <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2321.jpg" alt="Spencer County Lady Bears Coach Brandy Scott gives instructions to her team during a timeout in last week’s win over Oldham County. The Lady Bears are 16-6 on the season, winners of five straight." title="Spencer County Lady Bears Coach Brandy Scott gives instructions to her team during a timeout in last week’s win over Oldham County. The Lady Bears are 16-6 on the season, winners of five straight." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p>