http://www.spencermagnet.com/sports/rss.xml en Bears perform well in scrimmage http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bears-perform-well-scrimmage <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/football_8_20_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County’s Brandon Leff picks up some big yardage during last week’s scrimmage against Washington County." title="Spencer County’s Brandon Leff picks up some big yardage during last week’s scrimmage against Washington County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The least important part of a scrimmage is the scoreboard, so despite the 21-0 win over Washington County, Spencer County Head Football Coach Mike Marksbury was more interested in what happened between the lines.<br /> &ldquo;We accomplished what we had hoped in the scrimmage,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;We didn&rsquo;t spend any time preparing for Washington County, we just wanted to focus on ourselves and really focus on giving great effort. We did that for the most part.&rdquo;<br /> Lady Grizzlies get 2 big wins http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-grizzlies-get-2-big-wins <p> Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies girls basketball team had a winning start to the year beating St. Catherine Middle School 42-28 at home last Thursday night for their first game of the season. &ldquo;Last year we had only beaten this team by 1 point,&rdquo; Coach John Howie said.<br /> &ldquo;We got out to an early lead 14-6 and then had a halftime lead of 27-12,&rdquo; he said.<br /> Undue attention being paid to young star http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/undue-attention-being-paid-young-star <p> Mo&rsquo;ne Davis throws like a girl. She should, she is a 13-year-old girl who is the 18th female to participate in the Little League World Series. This girl&rsquo;s throws are good enough to fool most of the boy batters, and she was able to complete a six-inning shutout in her Philadelphia team&rsquo;s win over a Tennessee squad last week.<br /> Baseball team wins another tournament http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/baseball-team-wins-another-tournament <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baseball_8_20_14.jpg" alt="Spencer County 16U team is piling up the trophies this summer having won yet another summer tournament. Back row: Brandon West, Jaret Cannon, Avery Vannatta, Jacob Sheeley, Tyler Mattingly. Front row: Blake Lambdin, Austin Lewis, Jacob Cole, Jackson Cole." title="Spencer County 16U team is piling up the trophies this summer having won yet another summer tournament. Back row: Brandon West, Jaret Cannon, Avery Vannatta, Jacob Sheeley, Tyler Mattingly. Front row: Blake Lambdin, Austin Lewis, Jacob Cole, Jackson Cole." align="left" hspace="6" /> SCHS alumni game a success http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/schs-alumni-game-success <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/soccer_1_8_20_14.jpg" alt="The SCHS soccer alumni game was lauded as a success by participants and fans. Several alumni members came to participate in the event. Several parents commented that the alumni played even better than when they were in high school. The game was so competitive that it went into double overtime. Pictured in the group picture are Referee Paul Taylor, Alumni Coach Chris Price, Nicholas Dysinger, Austin Jucoff, Tyler Ratchford, Shelby Pfeiffer, Brandon Taylor, Cheyenne McKinley, Logan Lee, Casandra Petersen, Cody Ingram, Maverick Devine, Shane Greenwell, Jay Gayheart, Jose Velasquez, Current SCHS Head Coach Dewayne Mason, and Referee Larry Dysinger." title="The SCHS soccer alumni game was lauded as a success by participants and fans. Several alumni members came to participate in the event. Several parents commented that the alumni played even better than when they were in high school. The game was so competitive that it went into double overtime. Pictured in the group picture are Referee Paul Taylor, Alumni Coach Chris Price, Nicholas Dysinger, Austin Jucoff, Tyler Ratchford, Shelby Pfeiffer, Brandon Taylor, Cheyenne McKinley, Logan Lee, Casandra Petersen, Cody Ingram, Maverick Devine, Shane Greenwell, Jay Gayheart, Jose Velasquez, Current SCHS Head Coach Dewayne Mason, and Referee Larry Dysinger." align="left" hspace="6" /> Perfect weather expected for dove season http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/perfect-weather-expected-dove-season <p> FRANKFORT, Ky. &ndash; The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.<br /> Dove season opens on Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 1 statewide. This season, hunters have an additional 20 days to pursue doves, with most of those days scheduled for the last two segments of the season. The opening segment of dove season closes Oct. 26. Dove season opens again Nov. 27 and closes Dec. 7. The third segment opens Dec. 20 and closes Jan. 11, 2015.<br /> SCMS girls look to win titles http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/scms-girls-look-win-titles <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scms_girls_1.jpg" alt="Seventh grader Karlie Acker leads the seventh grade team (in white) on a fast break against the eighth grade team (blue) during a scrimmage Friday." title="Seventh grader Karlie Acker leads the seventh grade team (in white) on a fast break against the eighth grade team (blue) during a scrimmage Friday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Sports can be a great escape http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/sports-can-be-great-escape <p> Sports can be the great American escape. It seems in recent weeks, the news from around the world has been anything from encouraging. Wars, rumors of wars, religious persecution, kidnappings, dead viruses and chaos on the borders is enough to make people turn off the world.<br /> Don&rsquo;t.<br /> Never ignore the really serious matters that surround us. Apathy is our own worst enemy and ignorance is its greatest weapon. Stay abreast of what&rsquo;s happing in the world, even when most of it seems bad.<br />