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Today's Sports

  • Volleyball seniors to be honored

    The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball team will honor their seniors Wednesday night in their final home game of the season Wednesday night when they take on Bardstown.

    The girls were to travel to Bethlehem on Tuesday and will finish their season on the road at Anderson County on Thursday. They are 8-11 on the season.

     

  • Sports in KY: Saturday in the...

    Observations as college football nears its midway mark.

    Commonwealth’s Top Shelf: University of Cumberlands Patriots 5-0; Centre College Prayin’ Colonels 5-0. And Eastern Kentucky tightened a grip on first place in the OVC.

    University of Kenyucky? Still clawing for respect, but still half dozen Randall Cobbs short of rare air that is the Southeastern Conference penthouse. The high roller apartments where three of America’s top four teams live – Florida, Alabama and LSU.

  • Lady Bears running on a 4-6...

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

    Cheyenne McKinley battles a Ft. Knox defender in a recent game for the Spencer County Lady Bears. The girls stand at 4-6 on the season after a 4-0 loss to South Oldham on the road last week. The girls will be back in action on Thursday when they host Henry County.

  • A look back as Bears near home...

    It’s finally fall and time for football. Sure, the high school regular season is half-way complete, but things will get interesting in the next few weeks as the Bears have games against all three district opponents looming ahead.

    Last week the Bears had their open date, a good time to examine the first part their season, mend some wounds and prepare for the final stretch.

  • Wildcats, Cards and Hilltoppers...

    Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

    With last Saturday’s fiasco(s) in mind, a twist on a Thomas Paine refrain. “These are the times that try men’s soles.”

    Pummeled by Florida, and Utah and Navy respectively, will the Wildcats, Cards and Hilltoppers pack up their cleats and beat a hasty retreat to the rear?

    Could be.

  • Good showing in Hillbilly Run

    The SCHS girls’ cross country team braved the rain and mud to place 3rd in team scoring at the Nelson County Hillbilly Run on September 26, beating 5th and 6th ranked Presentation and Boyle County in the process.  Christina Shawver crossed the line first for SCHS, in 3rd place, followed by Charliann Garcia in 4th, Chelsey Talley 22nd, Whitney O’Dell 32nd, and Adrian Gregory 33rd.

    In the JV race, Taylor Jaggers placed 8th and Tara Sorrels finished 23rd.  Summer Hughes came in 25th in the middle school 3K, while Lindsey Bush placed 14th in the elementary run.

  • Volleyball season winding down

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

  • Freshman football team wins

    Spencer County Bears Freshman Football team participated in Fairdale High School’s Jamboree Sept. 12 and won their jamboree game 8-6 against Carroll County in overtime. The winning two-point conversion was run in by Dalton (Bubba) Goodlett. Photo by Nikki Russell.

  • SCHS boys soccer on a roll

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

    The Spencer County Bears boys soccer team is on a bit of a roll, having won their last three games to improve their record to 4-5-1 on the season. After an 11-1 setback to North Oldham last Tuesday, the guys took a hard-fought contest over visiting Jeffersontown 5-4 on Wednesday. They followed that up with a 3-1 victory at home over Carrroll County and on Monday night, they traveled to Henry County where they captured a 4-1 win. The guys will travel to South Oldham tonight and will host Louisville Collegiate next Tuesday night.

  • Ground-breaking wins for...

     

    The Spencer County Youth Football Association held their first home games this past weekend on their newly-finished fields. Teams in all age divisions played both Saturday and Sunday.

    The Stallion Pee-Wee and Mighty Mite teams won their division games as both teams beat visitors from Jeffersontown on Saturday and Fern Creek on Sunday. Scores and information about other Stallion teams were not available.

    Photo by Kimberly D. Carruthers.