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Today's Sports

  • Elementary track team takes on...

    The Spencer County Elementary Level Track Team  participated in the Westside Track Meet May 12 with some outstanding results.

    Students from both Spencer County Elementary and Taylorsville Elementary participate on the team.  

     Highlights from the meet:

     100 Meter Run:

    Boys - Kadin Smith 1st Place and Drake Snider 4th Place

    Girls - McKenzie Bell 2nd Place, Abby Myers 3rd Place, and Lindsey Miller 4th Place

     200 Meter Run:

    Boys - Kadin Smith 2nd Place

  • SCMS wins passing tourney

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Football team won the 2010 Allen Middle School Passing Tournament near Prestonsburg this weekend. The team was undefeated in all 5 games and won in the championship versus Pike Central Middle School.

    The team decided to dedicate the tournament championship to TSgt. Jason Bass who was deployed to Iraq the night before the tournament.

  • Reasons to play college hoops in...

    What basketball off season?

    This week: Reasons why, best-of-blue chips should play college hoops in the Commonwealth. If they can cut it of course.

    In Lexington 24,111 reasons. Average attendance at UK games in Rupp Arena last season. Best in America. More than a thousand over capacity, more than any NBA franchise.

    In Louisville 19,397. Fan average at UofL games, well beyond Freedom Hall capacity. Third best in the nation, after Syracuse.

  • 2nd annual Run by the Lake

    The second annual Taylorsville Summer Run by the Lake will be held May 22 at Taylorsville Lake State Park. Registration will be held the day of the run from 6:30 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. The race will begin at 8 a.m.

    Entry fee for the 5K trail run is $20/person and $10/person for a one-mile fun run. Participants will receive a free shirt while supplies last.

  • Bunting Bears create runs

    The Spencer County Bears bunted their way to an early lead Saturday against visiting Walton-Verona, and held off the visitors for a 13-3 victory.

    Trailing 2-0 in the bottom half of the first inning, Spencer County was able to load the bases and then played some small ball to get runners across the plate. With the bases full, sophomore catcher Todd Clemens laid down a bunt toward the pitcher, who fielded the ball and threw to first. The ball was mishandled, allowing two runs to score and the Bears quickly had tied the game.

  • PHOTO: 23-pound bird

    Tanner Kendall, of Taylorsville, harvested his first turkey May 8 on a friend’s farm in Marion County. The bird weighed 23 lbs. and sported a nine-inch beard. Photo submitted to The Spencer Magnet.

  • SCHS’s Cross to play...

    David Cross, a middle linebacker for Spencer County High School, recently signed his letter of intent to play football for Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

    Cross received both academic and athletic scholarships from the college totaling $21,000.

    Seated with Cross are SCHS Head Football Coach Wes Napper (far left); Donna Tate, Cross’s mother; Cross; and Cary Tate (at right), Cross’s step father.

  • Edwards named CU’s...

    JOLIET, Ill. – Craig Edwards, a sophomore third baseman from Taylorsville, was recognized May 17 as a NAIA Champion of Character for Campbellsville University during the kickoff banquet for the NAIA Baseball Tournament Opening Round. Edwards also received the Champions of Character award for CU baseball on April 28 at the school’s Champions of Character annual breakfast.

  • Karate tournament winners

    Students from the Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts in Taylorsville recently traveled to Georgetown to compete in a Shaolin Kempo School sponsored tournament.

    Many of the Spencer County students are pictured here with their trophies.

  • Lady Bears split games

    The Spencer County Lady Bears split two games in southern Kentucky over the weekend to move their record to 9-12 on the season as they look ahead to district play next week.

    The girls started the week with an 8-3 victory over Jeffersontown at home last Monday before stumbling on the road at South Oldham for a 4-1 loss on Friday.

    Over the weekend, the girls traveled to Somerset for a tournament. They suffered a 3-1 loss to the Somerset Lady Briarjumpers on Saturday during the Jamie Halcomb Classic, but bounced back that same day to defeat host Southwestern, 8-3.