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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Dunbar joins 1,000-point...

    Spencer County Senior Chris Dunbar recorded his 1,000th career point last week in a game against Bethlehem. Despite sitting out his junior year to concentrate on football, Dunbar reached the milestone and joined his brother Logan (Class of 2011) on the Spencer County 1,000-point club. Dunbar will continue his athletic career by playing football at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro.

  • PHOTO: Three sign to play...

    Coach Mike Marksbury stands behind three of his football players who have signed to play football at the college level. The ceremony was held last week at the high school. At left is Chris Dunbar who will be playing at Kentucky Wesleyan in Owensboro. In the center is Trent Holbrook, who signed with the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. At right is William Currie, who signed with NCAA Div. I Morehead State University.

  • PHOTO: Martin signs to play...

    Bethany Martin, center, is shown signing her letter of intent with Kentucky Christian University to play volleyball. Joining Martin at the table are her parents, Doug Martin and Jill Martin. In the back from left to right are: KCU Coach Bruce Dixon, Brian Johnson, Martin’s club coach for several years, coaches Tim Elder, Wendy Elder and Angie Spence from Spencer County High School. Martin’s mother Jill, also played collegiate volleyball for Dixon at Kentucky Christian.

  • Bears begin postseason

    Spencer County Head Coach Jacob Barmore said his boys’ basketball team had to shore up its defense if it hoped to find any success in the postseason.

  • COLUMN: Teddy Ballgame did it,...

    When did a defending NCAA champion not qualify the year after?
    Answer? Don’t know, but in 1967 defending champion Texas Western lost in the NCAA’s first round, and runner-up (in ‘66) Kentucky did not make the field at all.
    If once fifth ranked Kentucky does not make the 68-team field next month, here’s an idea based on a precedent set by Teddy Ballgame, Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams.

  • Lady Bears’ season ends in slump

    The slumping Spencer County Lady Bears ended their season with a disappointing 40-point loss at North Bullitt on Friday night as they dropped their seventh consecutive game.

  • Foster represents Bears at...

    Spencer County Middle School seventh-grader Connor Foster competed in the Third Region Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 8 and 9.

  • Sports briefs - 2.13.13

    Softball tryouts start Friday
    The Spencer County High School softball team will host tryouts Friday at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m. and Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the back gym at the high school.
    Students who try out for the team must have a physical on file or must bring it to the tryouts before trying out.
    For more information, call head coach Jimmy Thompson at 502-773-0781.

  • Lady Bears close regular season...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have one week left in the regular season and it’s a last chance for them to bounce back in time for postseason play after struggling through a three-game losing stretch.

  • Bears win 4 of 5

    Spencer County Bears Head Coach Jacob Barmore probably feels like he’s been on a three-month long roller coaster this season. His Bears started off 8-2, then experienced a four-game losing streak and a couple of three-game losing streaks.