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Today's Sports

  • SCHS’s Cross to play...

    David Cross, a middle linebacker for Spencer County High School, recently signed his letter of intent to play football for Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

    Cross received both academic and athletic scholarships from the college totaling $21,000.

    Seated with Cross are SCHS Head Football Coach Wes Napper (far left); Donna Tate, Cross’s mother; Cross; and Cary Tate (at right), Cross’s step father.

  • Edwards named CU’s...

    JOLIET, Ill. – Craig Edwards, a sophomore third baseman from Taylorsville, was recognized May 17 as a NAIA Champion of Character for Campbellsville University during the kickoff banquet for the NAIA Baseball Tournament Opening Round. Edwards also received the Champions of Character award for CU baseball on April 28 at the school’s Champions of Character annual breakfast.

  • Karate tournament winners

    Students from the Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts in Taylorsville recently traveled to Georgetown to compete in a Shaolin Kempo School sponsored tournament.

    Many of the Spencer County students are pictured here with their trophies.

  • Lady Bears split games

    The Spencer County Lady Bears split two games in southern Kentucky over the weekend to move their record to 9-12 on the season as they look ahead to district play next week.

    The girls started the week with an 8-3 victory over Jeffersontown at home last Monday before stumbling on the road at South Oldham for a 4-1 loss on Friday.

    Over the weekend, the girls traveled to Somerset for a tournament. They suffered a 3-1 loss to the Somerset Lady Briarjumpers on Saturday during the Jamie Halcomb Classic, but bounced back that same day to defeat host Southwestern, 8-3.

  • Season ends for SCMS baseball

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzlies 2010 season came to an end Friday night in the Semi-Final Game of the MKAC tournament at St. Catherine College. 

    The Grizzles faced a tough St. Dominic team who shut down the Grizzlies’ offense and made some key defensive outs. 

    The Grizzles beat Bloomfield earlier in the week to advance to the semi-final with an outstanding offensive and defensive display. 

  • PHOTO: Bags a bird

    Brodye Manning harvested this turkey on a farm in Spencer County, April 30, with his dad, Johnny Manning and Uncle Dan Acker.  Photo submitted.

  • Footie Chicks are champs again

    The Spencer County Footie Chicklets, a U10 girl’s team with the Spencer County Soccer Association, are JCYSL tournament champs for the second season in a row. 

    The Jefferson County Youth Soccer Tournament is a recreational soccer tournament for U8-U16 teams playing in the Jefferson County league and is held each season.  

    The Footie Chicklets outplayed, outshot, and outscored teams from Fern Creek, Okolona, and J-Town.  They really played the game well with excellent passing and lots of heart.

  • Faried, 'The Bullet'...

    Kenneth Faried stepped back from the NBA black hole last week for precisely the right reason. Said he will return for a senior season at Morehead State because he wants “... to fulfill the promise to my Mom to graduate so she can see me walk across the stage and get my degree next May,” he said in a press release.

  • SCMS district win

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

     Spencer County Middle School girls soccer recently won the District Soccer Championship.

  • Lady Bears knock off region foes

    The Spencer County Lady Bears are sporting an 8-10 record on the season, but they’re proving capable of competing against the top teams in 8th region.

    The girls started the week last Tuesday by hosting South Oldham and beating the Lady Dragons 4-1. The next evening, the Lady Bears traveled to North Oldham to take on the Lady Mustangs, one of the top teams in the region. Having lost an earlier match-up with North Oldham by a score of  3-0, Spencer County again made it a tight affair, this time falling 4-3.