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Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Chapel Hill to Nashville...

    We arrive at a place in winter when fans aligned with a college team in Kentucky can bask a little, brag a little, second guess a little, plan a little and expect a lot more.

    KENTUCKY
    In Lexington it’s mid-sweetheart month and the Wildcats have been all that. With a run of 17 wins in a-row, Kentucky is pontiff of all it surveys once more. A lofty perch in the national pecking order of underling courtiers called Duke, Syracuse and North Carolina. A condo Big Blue Nation tax payers expect to occupy every winter.

  • 2011 Spencer County High School...

    Spencer County High School honored its 2011 football team Sunday, Jan. 15, with a banquet in the school cafeteria.
    The 2011 season saw the Bears football program register its first state playoff victory with a 20-8 win over Louisville Doss.
    Coach Mike Marksbury said the banquet presented a great opportunity to honor the team’s eight outgoing seniors: Clint Allgeier, Daniel Bell, Cameron Bishop, Matt Black, Morgan Brown, Hunter Herring, Corey Sealey and Michael Williams.

  • State deer season ends with...

    By ART LANDER JR.
    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

  • Bears finish week at 1-2

    The Spencer County Bears went 1-2 over the past week, but played one of their best games of the season on the road in Washington County last Thursday.

  • Lady Bears move into home stretch

    The Spencer County Lady Bears could not overcome a tough start last Tuesday as they fell to the Lady Panthers of Frankfort, 52-37.
    Frankfort used its quickness to create all sorts of problems for the Lady Bears in the first half, stealing several passes and scoring off most of those turnovers on their way to building a huge 19-1 lead after one quarter.

  • COLUMN: The state's feel-...

    Western Kentucky University has been struck by an occupier movement. Fans of a Topper team that has won three of four, want interim removed from coach Ray Harper’s job title. The team transformation since Harper took over a month ago is becoming a feel-good story to rival Murray State’s No. 9 ranking and 23-0 streak, and Kentucky’s climb to No. 1.
    Harper’s Hilltoppers have shown new energy, grit and growing confidence not seen before. The coach’s rotation seems to have sent morale soaring, too.

  • PHOTO: Dancers get ‘elite’...

    Spencer County Elite dancers competed in the Jamfest Dance Competition in Louisville on Saturday at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center.

    The team won first place in the hip hop and pom divisions. In addition, Spencer County won the Good Sport award for best sportsmanship of the competitors. Pictured are Madison Helm, Kelsey Donovan, Cassidy Goss, Chloe Ray, Destiny McDonald, Morgan Forkey, Marissa Walker, Hallie Helton, Jaynie Heckert, Kylie Baron, Michelle Thomas, Lindsey Bush, Kaylee Waldridge, Lily Smith, Molly Marlow and Megan Walker. Not pictured is Savannah Clark.

  • Wrestling photos: Spencer County...

    Anderson Co. 72, Spencer Co. 9

  • Bears score tough win against...

    The Spencer County Bears positioned themselves to get the top draw in the district tournament later this month with last Tuesday’s 51-50 victory over visiting Anderson County. It’s an improbable position for the Bears, 7-13 on the season, but one they earned with a hard-fought win in front of a big crowd.

  • Lady Bears equal last year’s win...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears equaled last season’s win total with six following a 35-32 victory over Carroll County last Tuesday on the road. The girls are 6-15 on the year and despite the record, Coach Daniel Cox sees some light at the end of the tunnel.