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Today's Sports

  • Whooping cranes spotted in...

    A federally protected whooping crane has been sighted at Sloughs Wildlife Management Area near Henderson. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has also received a report of two whooping cranes along the Pond River in Hopkins County.

  • Lady Bears give best effort, but...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears took a tough 62-59 district loss on the road at Shelby County Tuesday, but may have gained some confidence in what first-year coach David Marion described as their “best performance by far this season.”

  • After Nelson win, Bears move to...

    The Spencer County Bears improved to 5-1 on the season with an impressive 74-49 win over Nelson County Tuesday night in Taylorsville. It was the best performance of the season  as the Bears got off to a quick start and never looked back.

  • COLUMN: Christmas spirit is...

    The Newtown tragedy has stolen a core-something out of our Christmas. Exacerbated by a parade of assault weapon images on TV, Apocalypse 2012 doom, and the fiscal cliff, woes have tempered our joy this year. The season-to-be-jolly has a deep bruise on it.
    In my lifetime, only the lingering grief after John F. Kennedy’s assassination  before Thanksgiving 1963 was as numbing, and weighed so heavily on the American spirit as the Sandy Hook tragedy.

  • PHOTOS: Summitt siblings get 7-...
  • PHOTOS: SCHS varsity, junior...

    The Spencer County High School varsity and junior varsity dance teams each won first place in their divisions at the Jamfest Dance Competition at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington over the weekend.

  • Bears sweep pair of games last...

    The Spencer County Bears have improved to 4-1 on the season after sweeping a pair of games last week.
    The boys traveled to Frankfort last Tuesday to tangle with the Wolverines of Western Hills and came away with a 78-53 victory.

  • Lady Bears move to 4-6 on season

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have had a very busy week on the court, playing five games since last Monday.
    The Lady Bears opened up with a trip to Frankfort to play Western Hills and they came away with a hard-fought 39-37 victory.
    Mackenzie Myers led the way for the Lady Bears with 13 points and 13 rebounds while MacKenzie Keown added 10 points. Krysten Barlow hit two three-pointers on her way to eight points and eight rebounds and McKenna Pfeiffer added five points with Kristien Downs scoring three.

  • Myers scores 1,000th career point

    Spencer County Lady Bear Mackenzie Myers scored 12 points in the team’s loss to Anderson County on Monday night to bring her career total to 1,001.

  • COLUMN: UK’s kiddies are growing...

    Against another outmanned if feisty foe, Lipscomb, the Kentucky Wildcats were improved. John Calipari can circle-talk, make it complicated, but it isn’t. Big Blue fans are witnessing one-season removed high school hot shots coming of age. They’re learning how to adjust from being The Man, into a (what?) role player.
    Against Lipscomb, Archie Goodwin appeared to accept he is not Dwyane Wade; Kyle Wiltjer knows his stand-and-shoot freebies from the perimeter are over until opponents are convinced Alex Poythress is Terrence Jones.