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Today's Sports

  • Bears fall at Nelson 48-29

    Most teams who start the season 0-3 against a brutal schedule might be a little solemn heading into a home opener, but there are reasons both on and off the field for the Spencer County Bears to play inspired football this Friday night when they host West Jessamine.

    Sure, it’s another big school, the fourth week in a row the 3A Bears have faced a team from a higher class, but head coach Wes Napper is hoping the inspired play of the reserves in Friday’s 48-29 loss at Nelson County might spread over to the varsity as the Bears christen the new stadium bleachers.

  • Boys soccer split in weekend...

    The Spencer County boys soccer team split two games in the Two Rivers Tournament in Carroll County over the weekend, dropping district foe Henry County 3-0 before losing to host Carroll County 1-0 later in the day.

  • UK, UofL are both winners

    Kentucky began its 120th football season with a coin toss surprise, solid first 30 minutes, a handsome victory, then bussed down I-64 with a fistful of reasons for optimism.

    Louisville began its Charlie Strong era behind an 8-Ball unnecessarily.

    Earth-to-Tom Jurich: Successful director of athletics at Alabama did not open the season against Auburn, nor did Georgia start its schedule with Georgia Tech.

    What Kentucky’s 23-16 win at Louisville means.

  • Sports events: Sept. 1-8

    Sept. 1   

    SCMS Football at HOME vs. Old Mill Middle at 6 p.m.

    SCHS Girls Volleyball at HOME vs. Ballard, Fresh/JV/Varsity 5:30/6:30/7:30 p.m.

    Sept. 2

    SCMS Football at HOME vs. St. Dominic TBA

    SCMS Girls Basketball at HOME vs. Bloomfield at 6 p.m.

    SCHS Boys Soccer at HOME vs. Collins at 7:30 p.m.

    SCHS Girls Soccer at HOME vs. MLC at 5:30 p.m.

    SCHS Girls Volleyball AWAY at Henry County, Fresh/JV/Varsity 5:30/6:30/7:30 p.m.

    Sept. 3

  • More Lady Bear wins

    The Spencer County girls’ soccer team is off to a promising start, sporting a 4-2 record, a couple of shutouts and even in their losses, giving top-notch competition some tough games.

    Last week, the girls won both of their games, including a 5-1 victory over Pleasure Ridge Park at home on Wednesday in a contest that SCHS Coach Charlie Traughber said wasn’t a thing of beauty.

  • Victory over J-town

    The Spencer County boys picked up their first win of the season Monday night with a 8-2 victory over Jeffersontown.

    Coach Paul Taylor said his team returned to their four defender, 5 midfielder and one striker strategy and was able to take a quick 2-0 lead after goals from Thibault Golliard and Brandon Taylor.

    Jeffersontown tied it up with two goals of their own, but freshman Cody Coomes answered with another goal for the Bears who took a 3-2 lead into halftime. Taylor said he stressed better defense in the second half, and his squad responded.

  • Bruins best the Bears

    Late night matchup ends 38-12

    It was a long night for the Spencer County Bears Friday as they traveled to Elizabethtown and played into Saturday during a 38-12 loss to Central Hardin in game two of the Kentucky National Guard Bowl.

    Having to wait for the end of the first game between DeSales and Etown pushed the start of the Bears and Bruins to about 9:45 and didn’t finish until well after midnight.

  • Stallion teams win season opener

    All four Spencer County Youth Football Association teams won their first games of the season August 21 against the Nelson County Football Association.

    Junior blue team,  coached by Chris Hutt, won 39-6 at home against the Nelson County Colts.

    Pee Wee blue team, coached by Stan Shivers, won 19-7 away against the Nelson County Bears.

    Junior white team, coached by Floyd Light, won 14-0 away against the Nelson County Titans.

    Pee Wee white team, coached by Phillip Bradhamc won 19-14 at home against the Nelson County Colts.

  • Governor's Cup winner? Like...

    Governor’s Cup XXIII, Kentucky at Louisville.

    History tells us, as a season opener, picking a Gov’s Cup winner is like handicapping the Kentucky Derby – everybody’s an expert and nobody has a clue.

    More experience and two marquee stars belong to Kentucky – Derrick Locke and Randall Cobb. Louisville has all new people coaching, many new (and young) faces, and home field.

    Today, (keepin’ it simple, stupid) one man climbs out on one limb ...

    1. UK defensive line will be better than Louisville’s offensive one.

  • SC Youth Baseball Association...

    Spencer County Youth Baseball Association meetings are always scheduled for the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room at Ray Jewell Park.  All parents with children participating in the baseball and softball leagues are members of the association and encouraged to attend board meetings.

    Other dates to remember:

    September 12 - Second Sunday due to holiday weekend. Begin discussion on plans for next season.

    October 3 - Nominations for 2011 board will take place.