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Today's Sports

  • Despite loss, Lady Bears getting...

     

    Despite a ten point loss to East Jessamine, Lady Bears’ Coach Brandy Scott said her Spencer County girls played perhaps their best game in the 79-67 decision.

    “We played well on offense, defense, rebounding and fundamentals. “This was our best game thus far,” she said.

    Alyssa Howie scored 24 for the Lady Bears, with Haylee Cox adding 15. Lauren Lambdin chipped in with 10, with Audrey Michels adding eight, Bailea Bryant scoring seven and Abby Myers scoring three.

  • Bears fall to Anderson, but...

     

    It was a tale of two halves for the Spencer County Bears last Tuesday evening when they dropped a 54-46 decision to district rival Anderson County at home.

  • 2016 MKAC Champions

     

    The Spencer County Middle School 6th grade team won the 2016 MKAC Championship Saturday. Pictured are team members: Devin Heckert, Michael Cox, Braden Kerchner, Landon Young, T.J. Polk, E.J. Mitchell, Gabe Shelley, Carmello Spencer, Bralen Spencer and Coach Garrett Shelburne.

  • St. Catherine College Golfer

     

    Kyle Alexander, center, a senior at Spencer County High School, recently signed his letter of intent to play golf at St. Catherine College. Kyle is a four-year letterman in golf for the Bears. He will begin at St. Catherine in the fall.

  • SCHS Track competes in Wildcat...

     

    The Spencer County High School track team competed in their first event of the season, joining over 75 other teams from across Kentucky for the Wildcat Classic at the Nutter Fieldhouse on the campus of the University of Kentucky this past Saturday.

    Hunter Wethington completed his first sub-five minute mile, placing 22nd with a time of 4:54.84. Zach Coke finished 43rd in the 2-mile finals with a time of 12:40.73.

    Zach Williams finished in 42nd place in the mile with a time of 5:06.69, and Joel Wafford placed 67th, with a time of 5:18.69.

  • UK commit’s prep coach compares...

     

    Kentucky signee Sacha Killeya-Jones, ranked as the nation’s No. 14 senior by 24/7 Sports, will be playing at Pulaski County High School in Somerset Saturday at 6 p.m. against Josh Jackson, one of the nation’s top ranked unsigned seniors.

    Killeya-Jones originally committed to Virginia before changing his mind and switching to Kentucky. His coach at Virginia Episcopal is Curtis Staples, a former standout at Virginia.

  • Fishing for walleye and large...

     

    Many anglers would drive a few hundred miles for a chance to catch an 8-pound walleye or a limit of tasty sauger. Kentuckians only have to drive to Campbellsville and head south on KY 55 to the Tailwater Recreation Area below Green River Lake. You don’t even need a boat.

  • Bears beat LaRue, 61-49

     

    The Spencer County Bears broke a four-game losing streak with a 12-point victory at LaRue County last Monday night.

    Balanced scoring for the Bears helped pace a solid offensive attack as Spencer County broke open a close game in the second quarter to take a 20-13 lead into the half-time break. The Bears then expanded their lead to 43-29 after three quarters and then held on for a 61-49 victory over the Hawks.

  • Lady Bears fall to Shelby

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears are still winless in district play following a 56-39 defeat on the road at Shelby County last Thursday.

    The Lady Rockets used a strong second quarter to take a 31-17 lead into the locker room at half time and then maintained that lead in the second half for their second victory over the Lady Bears this season. Shelby County won the first match-up in December, by a score of 60-33.

  • UK recruiting hyped 6-9 junior...

     

    Kentucky is one of the schools pursuing 6-9 junior Jarred Vanderbilt, who is only 16 years old and ranked as one of the top 10 recruits in the 2017 recruiting class.

    “He’s going to be really special at the next level,” Victory Prep (Texas) coach Rodney McCray, a former Louisville and NBA star, said.