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Today's Sports

  • Barmore reflects on season,...

    As the high school basketball season draws down with only the Sweet 16 in Lexington left to play, Spencer County Head Coach Jacob Barmore had some things to say before closing the book on his eighth season leading the Bears.
    The team finished with an 11-20 record, coming off last season’s magical run that saw them win the 30th district crown, and advance to the finals of the Eighth Region. However, this year’s squad faced several challenges that started with graduation and included some key injuries.

  • First quarter stumble dooms...

    Recent history has shown that when Anderson County and Spencer County square off in boys basketball, it’s going to come down to the last shot. The two teams met last Tuesday night for the opening round of the 30th District Tournament in Lawrenceburg, and the Bearcats decided to change the script.

  • 30th District All Tournament Team

    Spencer County basketball players Jacob Hollar, left, McKenna Pfeiffer, Brandon Miller and Mackenzie Myers were named to the 30th District All Tournament Team last week.

  • 30th District All Tournament Team

    Spencer County basketball players Jacob Hollar, left, McKenna Pfeiffer, Brandon Miller and Mackenzie Myers were named to the 30th District All Tournament Team last week.

  • Lady Bears bow out to Bearcats;...

    Fans of the Spencer County Lady Bears tried to be optimistic early in the first quarter of the 30th District Tournament opening round game against powerful Anderson County last Tuesday night in Lawrenceburg.

  • Dance team places 2nd at state...

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  • Senior week in college sports

    Basketball fans in Kentucky, did you notice time hurry off your clock?
    Did it rush across the map like a big wind or gale force of worn-out cliches from Dick Vitale’s mouth?
    Tickets and travel times and tip times. Clips of 10 seconds, 35 seconds, endless coach-then-television time-outs, referee reviews, 20 minute halves, 40 minutes of Kidd-Gilchrist, 40 more of Isaiah Canaan, then whoooosh – Senior Week.

  • COLUMN: Baseball history did not...

    By PAUL NIEMANN, Hometown Content
    As baseball season begins in less than six weeks, this is a good time to start talking about it. This week’s story is about a long-forgotten pioneer in baseball history.
    His name was Moses Fleetwood Walker, and his place in baseball history is as permanent as it is unknown. Moses accomplished something that no other player did prior to him, and no other ballplayer can possibly do in the future.

  • PHOTO: Cheer for the cheerleaders

    The Spencer County High School Cheerleaders placed first in the KAPOS Large Co-Ed regional competition in January.

  • COLUMN: Sights, sounds of...

    February. Sights, sounds and a politically incorrect spin on Jeremy Lin’s name and ethnicity that put headline writers at ESPN out of work.

    SIGHTS
    •Daffodils have popped in Kentucky before pitchers and catchers could report to spring training in the sunshine state.
    •Summitry. Kentucky had 18 assists beating Ole Miss last week. Right time and place on schedule, a notable sign UK is arriving at tournament-time on a title track, Team-ness.