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Today's Sports

  • Toppers dump Uncle Charlie

    If notable events happen in 3s, Kentucky fans will watch with angst – who joins Anthony Epps and Jules Camara?

    While we wait, I. Congratulations, Western Kentucky’s Hilltoppers who rid themselves of 26-straight Uncle Charlie last week and set in motion a streak this week at home against visiting North Texas (1-6).

  • The winning continues

    The Spencer County Footie Chicks, a U11 girls select team with the Spencer County Soccer Association, continues their winning ways as they move from being last season’s younger Chicklets to the girls select division team – the Chicks.

    The U11 Chicks recently competed in the United Cup 2010, held at Floyd’s Fork Park. The Chicks ended up 2-0-1 while defeating United 1996 FC (3-0) and Oldham Legends(4-1).

  • Fall basketball sign ups Thursday

    Registrations are being accepted for Spencer County Parks and Recreation youth fall basketball. Sign ups will be Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park.

    The leagues will be divided into boys and girls and will include a kindergarten-first grade league, a second-third grade league, a fourth-fifth grade league, and a sixth-eighth grade league. The leagues will be coed if there are not enough children signed up for a particular age group.

    An evaluation will be held Nov. 8 for all players fourth grade and up with the location to be announced.

  • Kleinjan claims conference title

    Spencer County Cross Country had a busy week, running in two races, including their conference championships in Bardstown.

    The Mid-Ky Conference Championships were held at Hillbilly Heaven on October 19. Cory Kleinjan won the boys race, again claiming the Conference Champ title. He completed the 5K run in 16:53. Mike Williams finished in 28th place.

  • October offers something for...

    Professional and college football season are in mid-season form and preseason hype about playoffs and bowl games are now being tempered by reality. Locally, we’ve seen some highs and lows from some of our college teams.

  • Grizzlies drop playoff game, 18-6

    The Spencer County Middle Grizzlies got a taste of postseason play last week as they hosted T.K. Stone Middle School from Elizabethtown last Wednesday evening. The atmosphere was lively and the Grizzlies got off to a good start, the end result may have been a little bittersweet as the home team fell, 18-6.

  • One very long season

    In week nine of what’s been a very long football season for the Spencer County Bears, injury only added to the insult of an 0-9 record during a 41-8 loss on the road at Henry County Friday night.

  • Serious soccer played in Spencer...

    The Spencer County Soccer program is growing in numbers and talent.

    The association was well represented in the JCYSL district soccer tournament on Sept. 24-25.

    Four teams from the SCSA competed in this district tournament and performed very well. Participants included Andy Mallory’s U10B Lightning, John Elder’s U10B Celtics, Mike Oneill’s U10G Purple Dragons, and Kenny Hornback’s/Mike McDonald’s U14G Crush.

  • PHOTO: 14U wins homecoming...

    Spencer County 14U held a baseball tournament homecoming weekend and went undefeated to win the championship. Pictured back row from left to right: Blake Lambdin, Westin Pittman, Lance Shelton, Joey Hollingsworth, and Brennan Noel. Front row left to right: Nathan Conard, Kyle Alexander, Dylan Barmore, and Evan Flener.

  • SPORTS BRIEF: Parks and Rec...

    Spencer County Parks and Recreation is now taking fall basketball signups.

    Signups will be held Oct. 21 and 28 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park and Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Waterford Park.

    The leagues will be divided into boys and girls and will include a kindergarten-first grade league, a second-third grade league, a fourth-fifth grade league, and a sixth-eighth grade league. The leagues will be coed if there are not enough children signed up for a particular age group.