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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Fleig meets UK’...

    Pvt. James Fleig shakes hands with University of Kentucky Head Football Coach Joker Phillips while on a month long maneuver at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center last month.  The 1/149th MEB Infantry Brigade is training for deployment next year. Fleig is a 2009 Spencer County High School graduate.

  • Stallion wins continue into week...

    Spencer County Stallions win over all in the second week of play into the season against the Nelson County Football Association

     Junior blue coached by Chris Hutt 27-12

    Junior white coached by Floyd Light 34-7

    Pee Wee blue coached by Stan Shivers 20-0

    Pee Wee white coached by Phillip Bradham had a by week

    Mighty Mites coached by Will Smith fell short 6-15

  • Smith selected for Cumberland...

    Tommy Smith, a Taylorsville native, has been selected for the Cumberland University Hall of Fame. Smith played four seasons of baseball for the Bulldogs (1987-90) and ranks in the top 10 in six career statistical categories at CU, including being number one in hits with 229. Smith also ranks second in at-bats (653) and RBIs (153); fifth in triples with eight and seventh in runs scored (153). He is seventh in doubles (39) and eleventh in home runs with (39).

  • Bears fall to East Jessamine

    The Spencer County Bears got their 2010 season off to a disappointing start Friday night as they fell 45-20 to East Jessamine in Nicholasville.

    Coach Wes Napper said his squad played well at times but against good teams, they will have to learn to keep that effort going all night.

    “As a team, we need to play with a sense of urgency from start to finish,” he said. “At times we did, but not for the full 48 minutes of the game.”

  • Boys soccer looking for win...

    The Spencer County boys soccer team will play their home opener Thursday night against Bullitt East and will bring an early 0-2 record into the game.

    The Bears began their season at Oldham County last weekend and suffered a 5-0 defeat to the Colonels. Head Coach Paul Taylor said fatigue hampered Spencer County.

    “Conditioning and organization were issues for us,” he said, noting that a few players dealt with leg cramps.

  • Volleyball team hindered by...

     While most fall sports teams are just getting started, the Spencer County High School volleyball team has already competed in two tournaments and several regular season games.

    Early returns are nothing spectacular, as the girls have posted a 2-11 record while battling a busy early schedule and more than a few injuries.

    First-year head Coach Tim Elder initially thought his team’s weakness might be youth, but now he lists the various sprains, bruises and bumps that have left his team a bit hobbled as their biggest vulnerability.

  • Stallions meeting canceled

    The Spencer County Youth Football Association (Stallions) have canceled the August Open Board Meeting. If parents have any concerns or questions please contact President Chris Hutt at 502-477-9198 or Vice President Stan Shivers 678-463-1664.

     

  • Lady Bears begin season 2-2

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer teams is winning some games and some respect as they finished their first week of the season with a 2-2 record.

    The girls opened at Oldham County and fell behind 1-0 but a goal by freshman Madison Ratchford tied it 1-1 before the Lady Colonels pulled away for the final 4-1 win. After the game, the opposing coach praised the Spencer County girls on their effort, telling them it was one of the best performances by a Spencer County team he’d seen.

  • Defense will be the key in Bears...

    First-year Spencer County High School boys soccer coach Paul Taylor is new to the job, but he’s not new to the boys who will take the field under his charge this week. Taylor’s been coaching youth soccer in the county for about a decade and has watched many of his current players come up through the ranks.

    As they’ve matured and developed as players, he’s done the same as a coach, and there’s hope that might be a winning combination as the Bears embark on a new season after compiling a 5-11-1 record last year.

  • Alumni soccer game

    Spencer County High School Soccer program held its second annual alumni soccer game in the sweltering August heat Friday.