Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Opposition just too...

    After the first week of postseason play in Kentucky, the majority of high school football teams have put away their helmets and pads for the season. For some, the seasons ended way too fast as upsets ended bigger dreams. For others, the losses were a bit more expected.

  • GUEST COLUMN: UK's All-...

    “Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds.” William James wrote. “A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.”

    John Calipari danced last week. Scolding his players for not boxing out for rebounds, letting opponents push them around, the UK coach waxed comic, “ You get pushed into the cheerleader and you’ve got sparkles on the face when you come over (to the bench),” Cal said. “We’re like, ‘what the hell’s on your face?’


  • Winless season

    The Spencer County Bears had one last chance to salvage its regular season Friday night but Anderson County proved to be just another loss in a disappointing winless season as the Bears fell to 0-10 on the year with a 48-21 loss.

  • Lady Bears net individual awards

    Success on the field for the Lady Bears soccer team this season has netted several postseason awards for a number of players.

    Named to the first team all 8th Region team is Hannah Jaggers who scored 25 goals and 10 assists during the season. Named to the second team all 8th Region team was Madison Ratchford who scored 24 goals on the season and had nine assists.

    Receiving honorable mention All-Region honors were Tori Palmer (30 goals and six assists) and Shelby Lurie (11 goals and 11 assists)

  • GUEST COLUMN: Woulda, coulda,...

    There is no wisdom like frankness – Benjamin Disraeli

    In Kentucky’s football autumn, instead of a frantic Monday search for latest BCS standings as is custom in towns across Alabama, fans here arrive at another Monday of woulda-coulda-shoulda.

    In Bowling Green, Western Kentucky coulda had a win streak, except an anemic effort against North Texas so aggravated Willie Taggart, the coach demanded a Sunday morning practice.


    Youth association board elections

    The Spencer County Youth Baseball and Softball Association will be meeting Sunday at 2 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park. The election for board members for 2011 will occur at this meeting. There are still several positions that are open for the upcoming year and volunteers are needed.

    If you are a parent of a youth baseball or softball player, this is your opportunity to be able to make decisions and shape the future of the Spencer County Youth Baseball and Softball leagues.

    Friday deadline for youth basketball registration

  • Fun end to soccer season

    The SCSA U6/U8 division has officially come to a close. The season ended Oct. 23 with a fun day at the park and a very exciting U8 tournament.

    The SCSA hosted a fun day by giving all U6/U8 players a free drink and sandwich, setting up bouncies for all players and siblings, and putting on the Mike Mile’s U8 Soccer Tournament.

  • Toppers dump Uncle Charlie

    If notable events happen in 3s, Kentucky fans will watch with angst – who joins Anthony Epps and Jules Camara?

    While we wait, I. Congratulations, Western Kentucky’s Hilltoppers who rid themselves of 26-straight Uncle Charlie last week and set in motion a streak this week at home against visiting North Texas (1-6).

  • The winning continues

    The Spencer County Footie Chicks, a U11 girls select team with the Spencer County Soccer Association, continues their winning ways as they move from being last season’s younger Chicklets to the girls select division team – the Chicks.

    The U11 Chicks recently competed in the United Cup 2010, held at Floyd’s Fork Park. The Chicks ended up 2-0-1 while defeating United 1996 FC (3-0) and Oldham Legends(4-1).

  • Fall basketball sign ups Thursday

    Registrations are being accepted for Spencer County Parks and Recreation youth fall basketball. Sign ups will be Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park.

    The leagues will be divided into boys and girls and will include a kindergarten-first grade league, a second-third grade league, a fourth-fifth grade league, and a sixth-eighth grade league. The leagues will be coed if there are not enough children signed up for a particular age group.

    An evaluation will be held Nov. 8 for all players fourth grade and up with the location to be announced.