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Today's Sports

  • Girls pick up eighth win

    With nearly a month left in the season, the Spencer County Lady Bears have surpassed their win total from a year ago following a 55-37 victory over the North Oldham Lady Mustangs on Saturday afternoon.

  • SCMS announces girls’ volleyball...

    The Spencer County Middle School 2013 girls’ volleyball season kicks off Monday, Feb. 4.
    The Lady Grizzlies will travel to St. Dominic at 6 p.m.
    Here’s the full schedule, as provided by SCMS Athletic Director Duane Hume:

    Date    Opponent    Location    Time

    Feb. 4    St. Dominic    A    6 p.m.

    Feb. 5    Boston    A    6:30 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Sports are less about...

    Final scores have never intrigued me. The element that stays on after scoreboards are turned off is the spread.
    Time spread, how the drama builds then plays out from pre-game pomp to first whistle to final buzzer and what happens after. How athletes and fans and media ... handle it. What intrigues me most is how media spins “what it all means.” Then, how fans synthesize what they’ve seen and how they read a result.

  • Bears fall to 9-9, lose three of...

    The Spencer County Bears dropped three of four games last week but perhaps played their best in a 77-63 loss to highly ranked John Hardin Friday night.

  • Lady Bears defeat Aussie...

    With well over a month left remaining in their season, the Spencer County Lady Bears equaled their total win amount from last season with a 57-50 win over a traveling Australian squad Monday night at home.

  • COLUMN: Louisville earns A+,...

    Mid-January report cards on big dogs.
    Louisville. Polls aside, the Cardinals are ranked best in America where it counts, defensive efficiency. Poll position? Not relevant for another six weeks.
    Kentucky. Normally, this Wildcat collection would get an ‘I’ for incomplete, except it has underachieved, responded poorly to Camp Cal and in-your-face antics by its coach and lost twice at home. C-minus.
    Looking ahead ...

  • COLUMN: Louisville is the new...

    Price of bullion is up, way up. The gold standard, defined by Kentucky’s Mitch Barnhart last year, has been reset and belongs in Jefferson County.
    As we head into mid-winter, University of Louisville athletics is on a hot streak that dazzles the mind of even the most ardent fan in Big Blue Nation.
    • U of L has a Sugar Bowl trophy and $17 million dollars (before the Big East takes its cut).
    • Rick Pitino’s team survived arch-rival Kentucky, is ranked in the top five, and hasn’t lost a game since before Thanksgiving.

  • Lady Bears ‘raided’ by Trimble...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears didn’t have the greatest welcome home Saturday as they dropped a 67-40 decision to Trimble County in their first game in Taylorsville in over a month.

  • Bears lose last four

    After starting the season 8-2, the Spencer County Bears have endured a bit of a losing streak of late, dropping their last four decisions, including two close games last week on the road.

  • Hunting, fishing resolutions

    It’s the time of year for resolutions that make us feel good for a few days after making them, but lie in the junk heap of our actions by Valentine’s Day.
    For those who love to hunt and fish, a few resolutions for next year that should be kept will make each hunting or fishing trip much better in 2013.