Today's Sports

  • Senior week in college sports

    Basketball fans in Kentucky, did you notice time hurry off your clock?
    Did it rush across the map like a big wind or gale force of worn-out cliches from Dick Vitale’s mouth?
    Tickets and travel times and tip times. Clips of 10 seconds, 35 seconds, endless coach-then-television time-outs, referee reviews, 20 minute halves, 40 minutes of Kidd-Gilchrist, 40 more of Isaiah Canaan, then whoooosh – Senior Week.

  • COLUMN: Baseball history did not...

    By PAUL NIEMANN, Hometown Content
    As baseball season begins in less than six weeks, this is a good time to start talking about it. This week’s story is about a long-forgotten pioneer in baseball history.
    His name was Moses Fleetwood Walker, and his place in baseball history is as permanent as it is unknown. Moses accomplished something that no other player did prior to him, and no other ballplayer can possibly do in the future.

  • PHOTO: Cheer for the cheerleaders

    The Spencer County High School Cheerleaders placed first in the KAPOS Large Co-Ed regional competition in January.

  • COLUMN: Sights, sounds of...

    February. Sights, sounds and a politically incorrect spin on Jeremy Lin’s name and ethnicity that put headline writers at ESPN out of work.

    •Daffodils have popped in Kentucky before pitchers and catchers could report to spring training in the sunshine state.
    •Summitry. Kentucky had 18 assists beating Ole Miss last week. Right time and place on schedule, a notable sign UK is arriving at tournament-time on a title track, Team-ness.

  • Bears finish season at 11-19

    The Spencer County Bears ended their regular season with a full slate of games last week, going 1-3.

  • Lady Bears mount unsuccessful...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears finished the regular season with a 7-20 record, but provided plenty of excitement in their nearly amazing comeback on Senior Night last Monday against North Bullitt.

  • Cooperative Dove Field Program...

    Kentucky farmers can help carry on the hunting tradition and earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and will continue until mid-March.
    “Under the new Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, increased payments are available for 2012,” said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Adult basketball league sign-ups

    Adults interested in participating in a Spencer County Parks and Recreation basketball league are asked to contact Parks Director Brian Spencer as soon as possible by calling 502-376-9850.
    The league will play on Sundays between 3 and 7 p.m. at Spencer County Middle School.
    Spencer said his goal is to have enough participants to field eight teams.

  • 30th District media pick the...

    The post-season tournaments will have more media coverage than any other high school basketball games of the year. The sports editors and reporters at the newspapers covering the 30th District have all seen the teams playing in the tournament and have their own thoughts on how it will go. Here are their takes on next week’s district tournament.

    Boys’ 30th District

  • Lady Bears beat Whitefield

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got a Saturday afternoon win over Whitefield Academy to improve their record to 7-18 on the season. The Lady Bears jumped out early over the visiting Lady Wildcats on their way to a 58-40 win.