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Today's Sports

  • Louisville is Secretariat;...

    When year-end time comes to chronicle the Kentucky Story in Sports 2013, the suspense will be like Secretariat in the Belmont Stakes 40 years ago. June 9, 1973, Secretariat by 31 lengths.
    Story in Sports 2013 - University of Louisville athletics by 31 lengths.
    In the latest chapter of 2012-13, the baseball Cardinals (51-12) are off to Omaha, Neb., this week for the college World Series.

  • All-region honors
  • Smith signs with Blue Raiders
  • Baseball coach retires after...

    As they prepared for the postseason a couple of weeks ago, the Spencer County Bears knew this would be the last go around for many players on the senior-laden team. They soon found out that another familiar face would be bidding farewell to the diamond as well.
    Head coach Steve Slaughter told his team in the days before the district tournament that he would also be stepping down and retiring at the end of the season.

  • Baseball: A thinking man’s game

    Leaning over a fence, taking photos and taking notes for five nights over the past couple of weeks may not sound exciting, but following the Spencer County Bears baseball team as they made a historic run in the postseason is one of the most enjoyable things I’ve ever covered.

  • REGION RUNNER-UP

     

  • Bears to play for 8th Region...

    The Spencer County Bears advanced to the finals of the 8th Region Baseball Tournament with a 6-2 victory over two-time defending champions North Oldham Tuesday night in Crestwood. The Bears will take on district rival Collins on Thursday night for the right to advance to Lexington for the state tournament beginning next week.
    A large and vocal contingent of Spencer County fans packed the home side of the field Tuesday and watched as senior pitcher Lance Shelton pitched out of several jams, often using his best pitches to thwart a Mustang rally.

  • Bears move on to semi-finals of...

    The Spencer County Bears advanced to the semi-finals of the 8th Region Baseball Tournament Monday afternoon after scoring an 11-4 victory over Owen County at South Oldham High School in Crestwood.

  • PHOTO: Softball team bows out in...

    Katie McKinney had one of Spencer County’s two hits against Anderson County last Monday. The Lady Bears lost 9-0 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • Bears finish as district runner-...

    An hour and a half rain delay and seven full innings made for a long night as a scrappy Spencer County Bears’ team came up just a little short in their quest for the 30th District Tournament crown when they fell to Collins, 4-3 last Wednesday evening in Shelbyville.