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Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Carpe diem!

    Making a silk purse from a sow’s ear? Take a bow this week, Kentucky High School Athletics Association hierarchy.
    Sort of.
    The University of Kentucky issued its 2012-13 basketball schedule last August. In blue ink – final regular season home game, (Senior Day) at Rupp Arena, Saturday, March 9, midday, Florida on CBS.

  • PHOTO: JAM BASH CHAMPIONS!

    The Spencer County High School dance team won national and grand champion at Disney World earlier this month. Pictured, from front left, with the winning banners are McKenna Lyons, Shelby Moore and Marita Frye. From back left are Sydney Polston, Paige Forberger, Lyric Rogers, Sydney Wise, Kayla Head, Katie Crenshaw and Sydney Boatright. The team also won a paid bid to the U.S. Finals anywhere in the U.S.

  • PHOTO: Bears move to 10-4

    Spencer County’s Lance Shelton is congratulated at home plate after belting a home run to left center field in the first inning of the Bears game against Henry County on Saturday afternoon. Shelton’s shot tied the game up at 1-1, but Henry County left Taylorsville with an 8-3 victory. The Bears scored a big 11-1 victory over district rival Anderson County on Friday and have an impressive 10-4 record on the season. They were scheduled to host Carroll County on Monday and will be at Nelson County on Friday.

  • Open house focuses on gun, home...

    Vicky Rego seemed a bit nervous, but even more determined as she stood at the line of a firing range with a black .22 pistol in her hand and prepared to fire a gun for the first time in her life.

  • COLUMN: The ‘dream game’ is no...

    College basketball. The black, er, green board is erased. New slate, new script, new players, new dream game, new everything, right?
    Wrong.
    Never mind block-charge complaints or a maddening flurry of fouls in the last two minutes, our game has been hijacked.
    What highlights do you remember from season that just ended? Anything come to mind?

  • COLUMN: April pulls ‘double-...

    As NCAA officialdom was salivating over its 70,000 ticket sale sessions at the Georgia Dome rounding up another successful basketball tournament season last week, the University of Louisville was celebrating a more rare and delicious double-double-double of its own.
    • Final Four pay-days for men’s and women’s programs.
    • Extended PR sunshine, compliments of Kevin Ware’s leg cast and attitude; and Shony Shimmels’ Show and roots to the Rez.
    Add in ...
    • Naismith Hall of Fame election for Rick Pitino.

  • PHOTO: Inaugural season for...

    Spencer County Youth Wrestling celebrates its inaugural season. Pictured from front left are Tyler McMillian, Taylor McMillian, Devin Heckert and J.T. Steele. From back left are Coach Scotty Thompson, Colton Price, Connor Trapp, Seth Thompson, Ethan Morrell and Coach Chris Price. Teammate J.T. Johnson is not pictured.

  • PHOTO: Tennis season kicks into...

    After several cancellations due to cold weather, the Spencer County boys’ and girls’ tennis teams are now into full swing. The girls have secured two team wins as well as several singles and doubles wins. This years teams are coached by Shelly Hood and Michelle Hughes.

  • DETERMINATION DEFINED

    McKenna Pfeiffer is like a lot of high school seniors. She’s anticipating her prom in just a few weeks, savoring the final months of her high school career and looking forward to graduation. But the past year of McKenna’s life has been anything but routine.

  • Shelton signs with Berea

    Spencer County senior baseball player Lance Shelton recently signed to play college baseball with Berea College.