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Today's Sports

  • First-year head coach hopes to...

    Basketball fans over a certain age remember a brash young coach coming to Kentucky with an undersized, inexperienced team. The coach instilled an up-tempo game, a lot of pressing defense and utilized the three-point shot. The Wildcats surprised fans and opponents alike.
    There’s no promise that the 2013-14 Spencer County Bears will duplicate the success of the first Rick Pitino-led team at the University of Kentucky, but new Bears’ Head Coach Jason Burns is going to utilize much of the same recipe and hope for positive results.

  • Marion hopes to win one game,...

    Coach David Marion begins his second year as the head coach of the Spencer County Lady Bears and his goal for the 2013-14 season is not a modest one, only a modest-sounding one.
    “Our goal is to win one game this season,” he said in what he admitted was an extreme example of coach-speak. “Once we have accomplished that, we will work on win number two.”

  • COLUMN: 24 reasons why there’s...

    Thanksgiving. 
    Has the intrinsic value of the holiday become a hiccup until 12:01 Black Friday? Is it a series of YouTube images of a shopper stampede past pushed back glass doors into retail stores for “pictures at 6” news?
    Last week, I was standing at drugstore near a front aisle where the first display to get shopper attention might have been a pilgrim or a cardboard turkey, but was instead a life-sized Santa Claus.
    C’mon.

  • PHOTOS: First deer

    Have a deer photo you’d like to submit? Email it to editor@spencermagnet.com with the details, including who killed the deer, its size and where it was killed.

  • PHOTOS: SCSA names fall champ,...

    The Spencer County Soccer Association ‘Fun Day’ event was a perfect day of soccer on Oct. 26. This event is held at the end of each soccer season for all members of the club. Everyone could enjoy jumping in the inflatables and watching exciting soccer matches throughout the day. The annual U8 Mike Miles Tournament was the highlight of the day’s event, and the championship game was a well matched game between Coach Stump and Coach Brentzel’s teams.

  • Basketball season starts with...

    Saturday night offered local basketball fans a chance to catch an early glimpse of the upcoming season during the annual Blue-White night at Spencer County High School.

  • Jaggers, Ratchford notch all-...

    Two Spencer County High School girls soccer players made history this past weekend as members of separate all-state teams.

  • Cross country runners to compete...

    Spencer County High School’s Cross Country team has had its share of success in recent years and needs the community to support that success right now.

  • COLUMN: Football sacks everywhere

    Growing concern with concussions, college whistles calls on targeting, and flap over bad boy Richie Incognito and what it all means. Football took a thumping last week. Sacks everywhere.
    “Richie Incognito’s a bad seed. A bad person,” ex-NFL lineman Lomas Brown said on national television.

  • SCMS boys basketball teams off...

    Spencer County Middle School sixth grade teams opened the season at the Shelby County Jamboree and last week at home with several great victories. “We are very excited to have for the first time a mix of both fifth and sixth grade students competing at this level on both teams,” said Coach Scott Noel.