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Today's Sports

  • Watch out for fawns, turkeys...

    Everything is “growing like a weed,” as the old saying goes, because of heavy rainfall in April and early May followed by unseasonably high temperatures in early June.

  • COLUMN: Travathan, Hines get eye...

    Refreshing. At the opposite end of the show-me-the-money scale for one-and-doners, find Danny Travathan and Stuart Hines. The UK football stars spent a week in Ethiopia recently visiting villages, helping distribute food, spending time with children and giving away a ball or two.
    Think, giving a poor kid a new football – magical.
    Travathan said in a release, this trip was an eye opener, a reality check. (These) People have so little and are so happy for what they get. They appreciate things we take for granted like water.

  • COLUMN: Will the new NBA entry...

    As summer’s wool blanket settles onto Kentucky from asphalt to tobacco base – some call it HHH, we look across the sports landscape and see ...
    1. Could be big impact news for fans in Kentucky. In negotiations for a new contract, the NBA Players Union is reportedly agreeable to adjusting the age limit for entry from 19 to 18 again. High school graduates could go straight to the NBA draft ... OR commit to play college basketball for more than one year. Number on the table is two.

  • Fun in the mud

    Evan McKinney of Taylorsville takes his turn during Saturday’s mud bog in Lawrenceburg to benefit the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office’s Shop With a Cop program as well as the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association’s Boys and Girls Camp. Another Taylorsville resident, David Stevens, won the event’s 44-inch tire class in his truck named Bow Tie Bogger.
     

  • Little League game a thriller

    On Saturday, the undefeated Hot Rods played the Reds at Ray Jewell park.

    With the Reds leading the game in the last inning, hoping to give the Hot Rods their first loss of the season, Caleb Gettinger stole home to tie the game in the last inning to send the game into overtime.
    Wyatt DeRudder, son of Coach Trent Derudder, then hit an infield home run to win the game for the Hot Rods.
    The final score was 13 to 12.

  • Lady Bears softball elevated to...

    The just completed 2010-11 school year proved that Spencer County is ready to be a contender in several sports at the region level.

  • Free fishing weekend starts...

    Families can rediscover the joy of fishing this weekend, June 4-5.
    Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles or any adult can fish for free this weekend throughout Kentucky. Kids under the age of 16 can fish without a license anyway, so free fishing weekend offers a good opportunity for entire families to enjoy the late spring sunshine with a picnic and a day of wholesome fun.
    Free fishing applies to friends and relatives visiting Kentucky from out of state as well. Size and creel limits on the number of fish that angles may keep still apply, however.

  • PHOTO: Lady Grizzlies celebrate...

    The Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies soccer team recently celebrated the end of its season with a banquet. Pictured in this team photo are, standing from left, Macy McGehee, Coach Amanda Butler, Alyssa Burke, Carmen Burke, Autumn Cordonnier, Rhyan Wigginton, Olivia King and Coach Nikki Armento. Kneeling, from left, are Beth Hill, Rachel Clark, Meghan Keller, Shelbey Eadens, Jassmine Chesser and Sierra Johnson. Sitting, from left, are Kristin Freeman, Danielle Beard, Victoria McDonald, Emma Jones and Alexis Thomas.

  • Bears baseball season ends; two...
  • Shooting Stars win Mike Miles U8...

    The Spencer County Soccer Association hosted a Mike Miles U8 Invitational tournament on May 21.