http://www.spencermagnet.com/sports/rss.xml en Bears start season with even record http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bears-start-season-even-record <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baseball_1_3_26_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County’s Blake Lambdin makes a throw to first base after fielding a grounder in a recent game for the Bears. Lambdin collected three hits in a losing cause Saturday at Trimble County." title="Spencer County’s Blake Lambdin makes a throw to first base after fielding a grounder in a recent game for the Bears. Lambdin collected three hits in a losing cause Saturday at Trimble County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Lady Bears rally for 5-4 win over Trimble County http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-bears-rally-5-4-win-over-trimble-county <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/softball_3_26_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County Coach Jimmy Thompson instructs the Lady Bear infield during a time out in last week’s game with Trimble County. Thompson said his young team is rebuilding, but said it’s possible they could have some postseason success if they learn from their early mistakes." title="Spencer County Coach Jimmy Thompson instructs the Lady Bear infield during a time out in last week’s game with Trimble County. Thompson said his young team is rebuilding, but said it’s possible they could have some postseason success if they learn from their early mistakes." align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> COLUMN: College basketball's philosophical battle http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/column-college-basketballs-philosophical-battle <p> COLUMN: Basketball in Kentucky is about the journey http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/column-basketball-kentucky-about-journey <p> What is basketball in Kentucky all about? Final Fours ... NCAA banners? Nah. It&rsquo;s the journey.<br /> This week, look east, good fellows, to Louisa Elementary School. Super Hero Day was held last month at the school in Lawrence County and young Jake Preece showed up wearing a UK sweat shirt and hat to honor his super hero &ndash; Aaron Harrison.Far from twitter, tweet, hype and coach spin, the genuine essence of basketball in Kentucky is Jake Preece and every tow-head kid like him, and every Pollyanna little girl too.<br /> Lady Bears finish rough week with 1 win http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-bears-finish-rough-week-1-win <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/softball_4_16_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County’s Debra Lewis slides into home during a recent home game for the Lady Bears. The girls had a rough weekend, losing three of four in a Frankfort tournament, but will be back on the field this week for three more games." title="Spencer County’s Debra Lewis slides into home during a recent home game for the Lady Bears. The girls had a rough weekend, losing three of four in a Frankfort tournament, but will be back on the field this week for three more games." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> PHOTO: Tennis team enjoys sunny weather http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/photo-tennis-team-enjoys-sunny-weather <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tennis_4_16_14.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Lauren Roy serves during a doubles match while her twin sister, Lindsey, left, waits near the net. Wednesday&rsquo;s sunny weather made a great day for the Spencer County&rsquo;s tennis team to hit the courts. The Roy sisters won their match.&nbsp;</p> Bears drop to 4-11 on the season http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bears-drop-4-11-season <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baseball_4_16_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County’s Jaret Cannon delivers a pitch in the fifth inning of the Bears 3-1 loss to Kentucky Country Day. Cannon got the Bears out of a bases-loaded jam by popping up one batter and striking out the next." title="Spencer County’s Jaret Cannon delivers a pitch in the fifth inning of the Bears 3-1 loss to Kentucky Country Day. Cannon got the Bears out of a bases-loaded jam by popping up one batter and striking out the next." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> COLUMN: Aaron Harrison's month-old prediction holds true http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/column-aaron-harrisons-month-old-prediction-holds-true <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s going to be a great story,&rdquo; Aaron Harrison said a month ago in Columbia, South Carolina, moments after the lowest point in Kentucky&rsquo;s winter of discontent. The Wildcats seemed to shrug their shoulders after having had surrendered to Frank Martin&rsquo;s Gamecocks. Nobody was happy, in particular citizenry of Big Blue Nation who pay their taxes in love, devotion in tee-shirts, face paint and expect in return more than they were getting.<br />