http://www.spencermagnet.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Bears get even with Collins http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bears-get-even-collins <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3938.jpg" alt="A Collins baserunner barely got back to first back in time to avoid the tag by Spencer County first baseman Avery Vanetta during last week’s home game with Collins. The Bears split a two game series with the Titans, and will try to stay in contention for the top district seed when they play a two-game series with Anderson County this week. " title="A Collins baserunner barely got back to first back in time to avoid the tag by Spencer County first baseman Avery Vanetta during last week’s home game with Collins. The Bears split a two game series with the Titans, and will try to stay in contention for the top district seed when they play a two-game series with Anderson County this week. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Lukas Tackett drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning for the Spencer County Bears as they rallied to take a 12-8 victory at Collins last Tuesday night to split their two game series with their district rivals.</p> <p> The Bears lost the opening game at home, falling 8-3 on Monday. In that game, Blake Lambdin hit a two-run homer to stake the Bears to an early lead, but they were unable to hold it as the Titans pulled ahead in the later innings for the win.</p> Lady Bears hold their own against premier teams http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lady-bears-hold-their-own-against-premier-teams <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3901.jpg" alt="Spencer County Lady Bears Softball Coach Jimmy Schmidt gathered his infield together for a strategy session during a recent home game. The Lady Bears are 16-8 on the season, despite having played a schedule filled with some of the team’s top states. The girls are just five wins away from matching the school record for wins." title="Spencer County Lady Bears Softball Coach Jimmy Schmidt gathered his infield together for a strategy session during a recent home game. The Lady Bears are 16-8 on the season, despite having played a schedule filled with some of the team’s top states. The girls are just five wins away from matching the school record for wins." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Spencer County Lady Bears split two games on Saturday against top 15 teams in the state, proving once again they can be competitive against the best.</p> <p> The girls played four games during the Capital City Showcase in Frankfort Friday and Saturday.</p> <p> They opened with a 6-4 victory over Kings, Ohio, and then matched up with 7th ranked Anderson County on Saturday morning. They lost 14-2, and then had to play another tough team in Lafayette, who is also ranked in the top 25. The Lady Bears dropped that game 8-0.</p> SCMS Soccer http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/scms-soccer-2 <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dscf1617.jpg" alt="The Spencer County Middle School boys battled to a 1-1 tie with Eastside Middle School last week. Bralen Spencer, shown above, was able to position himself to control the ball during the action. The Grizzlies scored on a goal by Colton Price. " title="The Spencer County Middle School boys battled to a 1-1 tie with Eastside Middle School last week. Bralen Spencer, shown above, was able to position himself to control the ball during the action. The Grizzlies scored on a goal by Colton Price. " align="left" hspace="6" /> T-ball http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/t-ball <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3989.jpg" alt="Allie Redmon, left, and Carter Coleman, right, of team Paw Patrol waited for a ball to be hit their way during a T-ball matchup Saturday morning." title="Allie Redmon, left, and Carter Coleman, right, of team Paw Patrol waited for a ball to be hit their way during a T-ball matchup Saturday morning." align="left" hspace="6" /> Sports Briefs - Week of April 27, 2016 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/sports-briefs-week-april-27-2016 <p> <strong>Lady Bears Youth Basketball Camp<br /> </strong></p> <p> The SCHS Lady Bears Basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8th. The camp will be held at the high school from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50, and includes a t-shirt. If you register by June 1st, the cost is $40. There are also family discounts available for siblings. For more information, contact Coach Brandy Scott at brandy.scott@spencer.kyschools.us or call 558-9646.</p> <p> <strong>Habitat for Humanity Golf Scramble<br /> </strong></p> Calipari busy recruiting next two classes http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/calipari-busy-recruiting-next-two-classes <p> Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has been busy handing out scholarship offers to players in the 2017 and 2018 recruiting classes the last two weeks.</p> <p> One intriguing prospect is Putnam Science Academy (Conn.) guard Hamidou Diallo. He has a bevy of scholarship offers, including Connecticut and Duke.</p> <p> Diallo plays AAU summer basketball for the New York Rens, based in his hometown of Queens, N.Y., in the Nike Youth Basketball League.</p> Youth Baseball http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/youth-baseball <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3753_0.jpg" alt="Deenan Carnes got a big hit that had him touching all the bases." title="Deenan Carnes got a big hit that had him touching all the bases." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Saturday was opening day for the Spencer County Youth Baseball Association.</p> SCMS Soccer http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/scms-soccer-1 <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dscf1493.jpg" alt="8th graders were honored before the SCMS Soccer game last Thursday. " title="8th graders were honored before the SCMS Soccer game last Thursday. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The girls scored five goals to defeat Taylor County. Cassidy Goss scored back-to-back goals, with Allie Campbell assisting Sara Williamson on another goal, and Heaven Shelburne assisted Kyle Barron on a goal. Maria Welch also scored.</p>