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Today's Sports

  • Thomas, Myers a winning duo

    Leigh Ellen Thomas (left) and Mackenzie Myers, along with their 14U travel team the Heartland Rage, brought home yet another championship trophy from Owensboro winning the 2010 Tri-State tournament.

    The Rage, based out of Elizabethtown, went into the championship game undefeated, only to lose that game 3 to 0 to the Stunners. The Stunners had defeated the Rage twice in order to be the champs but the Rage pulled it off in the second championship game winning 4 to 2. This was the team’s fourth championship trophy this summer with a winning record of 30 wins, only 4 losses.

  • Calipari may be testing limit of...

    If love can make you blind, then infatuation must be capable of blunting all the senses.

    That’s the only way I can explain the UK fan who pretends not to be concerned over recent comments from UK Head Coach John Calipari.

    Following Thursday’s NBA draft, where five UK ballplayers were picked in the first round, a total unmatched by any other school ever, Calipari made the statement that it was the “biggest day in the history of Kentucky’s program.”

  • Tipton named All-6th region

    Hunter Tipton, 16, of Elk Creek, was recently named to the Courier-Journal’s All-6th Region Team and the All-22nd District Team. Hunter just finished his sophomore season at Louisville DeSales High School.  He is playing for the Louisville Dodgers this summer.

  • Stallions board meeting,...

    Spencer County Stallions have rescheduled the June 2010 Open Board meeting to Wednesday July 7 at the fiscal court building.

    All parents are encouraged to attend.

    Practice for Stallions Football and Cheer leading starts July 6 at 6 p.m.

    If you have any questions, Please call Chris Hutt at  477-9198; Allison Greer Hughes at 502-777-8687 or Kim Carruthers at 477-6763.

     

  • SCHS youth basketball camp

    Spencer County High School's basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp for boys and girls ages 5 and up. The camp will be held June 28 through July 2 from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. each day. The cost of the camp is $60/camper.

    During the week, participants will be given individual instruction, hear from a variety of guest speakers and be provided daily snacks and drinks. Campers will also receive a t-shirt and a basketball for participating.

  • Forty-six teams compete in...

    Baseball was king in Taylorsville over the weekend as the Nations Baseball tournament was held at various locations in the area, attracting 46 teams and hundreds of players, coaches and parents to the community.

    Organizer Chuck Fischer said the event went very well, although the number of teams and the limited number of fields forced on age group to play at Beechmont in Louisville.

  • Kentucky, Indiana summer series

    What future for the Kentucky-Indiana spring basketball series? The Hoosier boys’ sweep again this year brought stinging commentary from one dot.com writer in Indiana:

  • Ferency hooks 15-lbs. paddlefish

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

     Josh Ferency (left) hooked this 15-pound paddlefish, also known as a spoonbill catfish, June 5, while fishing at the Taylorsville Lake tailwaters with his friends Todd Clemens and Tyler Brewer (right). The bottom-feeder was caught using chicken livers and with a little help from Clemens to reel it in. This breed is not actually a catfish, as the name suggests, but is considered one of the oldest fish species. Their greenish black eggs, like sturgeon, are used to make caviar.

  • Sports update: Find out what...

    Youth soccer sign-ups

    Spencer County Soccer Association will be holding Fall 2010 soccer registrations at Dairy Queen Saturday, June 26 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and Sunday, June 27 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The deadline for registration forms to be sent in is June 30.

    SCMS football practice

    Come join SCMS for another successful season of Grizzly football.

  • U10 tourney winners

    Spencer County held its first U10 Round Robin Tournament on June 12, at Waterford Park. 

    Taking first place was the Spencer Co. Lightning (top photo) coached by Andy Mallory.  Second place went to the J-town Storm (at right) coached by Terry McKinzie and third went to Spencer County Scorpions (bottom photo) coached by Dawn Waldridge.