Today's Sports

  • 8th region champs

    The SCHS dance team competed in Regional competition on Saturday, January 29 at Collins High School in Shelbyville. The dance team won 1st place in the Hip-Hop Division and Pom Division, and will now advance to the State Competition in Frankfort on Feb. 26.

  • Spencer County Celtics named...

    Submitted by MIKE HEUGLIN, SCSA President
    The Spencer County Celtics, a U10 boys team with the Spencer County Sports Association, won big at the 2010 Commonwealth Cup held in November. The Commonwealth Cup is a state sanctioned soccer tournament open to all teams throughout Kentucky vying for the number one team in the state honors. This season the championship trophy belongs to the Celtics along with head coach John Elder and Mike Brangers.

  • Super bowl wasn't super...

    Just like in years past, the Super Bowl last Sunday attracted millions and millions to the television, but unlike some years, this year the best television occurred when the two teams were actually playing.

    The Packers and Steelers engaged in an entertaining game that came down to the wire and the game itself was actually the highlight of an otherwise so-so evening of television.
    The commercials were disappointing and it seems that advertisers seem to try way too hard to impress or get a laugh. Sometimes simpler is better.

  • Murray town to Title town

    Disguised this time as a football, opportunity presented itself again last week. This time to a kid who resembles a Mark Twain character riding a raft on Big Muddy, a scene to remind us anew why ... America, I (we) love this place!

    A gangly red-haired kid born in Pittsburgh, grew up in Murray, Kentucky with smarts, perseverance and pluck enough to be ready, recognize and seize the moment. Tim Masthay.
    This week, home boy hero to bright lights, Masthay is among the Cheese Head darlings parading through title town USA, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

  • Lady Bears continue to struggle

    The Spencer County Lady Bears dropped two games this past week but will have a chance to get back on the winning track this week on the road.

    The girls dropped a 45-41 decision to North Oldham at home Wednesday evening thanks to a poor third quarter.

    The girls led 16-13 at halftime and looked like they may be poised for a mild upset of the Lady Mustangs before the visitors came out in the second half and outscored the Lady Bears 16-6 in the quarter, to take an eight-point lead into the final frame.

  • Bears pull away from Mustangs

    The Spencer County Bears improved to 17-5 on the season with a 64-58 victory over 8th region foe North Oldham Saturday evening in Taylorsville.

    The Bears used good free throw shooting down the stretch to pull away from the Mustangs and improve to 6-0 against regional competition as they gear up for the final two weeks of the regular season.

  • Turn off experts and examine...

    If ball sports make your heart throb, then February 2011 will be your valentine.

    Wednesday. While we watch, first day of the rest of their lives for next wave of sleeper stars (Randall Cobb), Heisman hopefuls, Outland dreamers and Tom Brady wannabes.
    Monday-through-Saturday this week?

    Western ... Louisville ... Kentucky.

    Encore. Peyton Siva and Louisville showed a collective valentine at UConn last week. Will February be a staging area for another Big East title run?

  • Recruits bring hype, but...


    High School basketball used to be huge in Kentucky. It still is in some corners, but it seems the only way to fill up a high school gymnasium these days is to lure some big-name college recruits and bank on fans of a prospect’s future college buying up the tickets.

  • Bears finish tough stretch 3-1,...

    The Spencer County Bears just finished a four-game stretch that could have exposed them as pretenders. However, posing a 3-1 record in those games signals they’ll be a team to take seriously as the postseason looms less than three weeks away.

    The Bears started the stretch with a convincing 67-51 win over Collins two weeks ago, but then snow marred the rest of that week’s schedule. This past week, the Bears got back into action and it started with a road trip to Lawrenceburg.


  • Lady Bears snag close win

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon, edging the Lady Patriots of Allen County-Scottsville 41-39.

    It was a close game throughout and the Bears retook a two-point lead midway through the third quarter when McKenna Pfeiffer converted an old-fashioned three point play and then followed it up a minute later with two free throws to put her team up 27-25.