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Today's Sports

  • Spring practice wraps up with...

    Football season is still months away, but the Spencer County Bears gave fans a preview of the 2012 season with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday night at the high school. Wrapping up their spring practice season, coach Mike Marksbury’s squad took to the field and showed some flashes of promise.

  • COLUMN: Moms make the sports...

    Last week, cards were mailed, flowers were sent and families traveled as Americans paused to celebrate and honor mom. She’s a deserving woman who helps make our house a home with love and hard work. If anyone deserves a special day, it’s mom.

  • COLUMN: Sports — a newspaper’s...

    Sometimes, I push myself to write a column that has a beginning, middle and end, which I hope, without getting cocky, someone might like to read.
    That’s hard work, too. It requires dedication. It requires concentration.
    It requires getting in touch with my muse, who is not always reachable by phone.
    – San Francisco Business Times by Steve Symanovich

    Not reachable by tweet, twix or email, doesn’t work for me either.

  • COLUMN: Shaq attacks PhD.; No IU...

    “Life is painting a picture, not creating a sum (of money).”

    – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

     

    A bit of Holmes’ wisdom sets a rhythm for a post-Derby week, right?

    First, college graduation. Photo from Lexington. Darius Miller and Eloy Vargas in cap and gown. Young men prepared to paint the next grid on life’s picture. We are especially hopeful for Miller. Man’s knack for making good impressions and good decisions and right place, right time, look promising.

  • COLUMN: Sports talk: The good,...

    The Derby’s over, and a long summer awaits. But there’s plenty of sports talk and chatter for fans. Some news is good, some is bad, but there’s always something for sports fans to discuss, argue and gripe about. I’m no different.

  • Sports Shorts

    Blue-white football
    game scheduled

    The Spencer County High School blue-white football game will be Friday at 7 p.m.

    Admission is $3 for adults, and children ages 5 and under will be admitted free.

    SCHS football team
    to host camp for youth

    The Spencer County High School football team is hosting a camp for youth in first through sixth grades Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m.

    The camp cost is $25 per participant, which includes a camp T-shirt and lunch.

  • PHOTOS: Mountain Goat 5K/1-mile...

    Take a look at a few other photos from the Mountain Goat 5K/1-mile Walk to benefit the Spencer County Track and Cross Country Elementary Team.

  • Sports briefs - 5.2.12

    SCHS football team to host camp for youth
    The Spencer County High School football team is hosting a camp for youth in first through sixth grades on May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m.
    The camp cost is $25 per participant, which includes a camp T-shirt and lunch.
    For more information, call coach Mike Marksbury at 507-0035 or email him at mike.marksbury@spencer.kyschools.us.

    Blue-white football game scheduled

  • Bears lose to Whitefield in...

    Walks came back to haunt the Spencer County Bears Saturday afternoon as they dropped a 6-5 decision to visiting Whitefield Acadamy, falling to 6-11 on the season.

  • COLUMN: A ‘bucket list’ for...

    I’ve never sat down to write out a bucket list — the common term for a list of things you want to do or experience before you die — but any such list would have to include a fair amount of sporting events for me.