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Today's Sports

  • Local athlete to play in...

    On Sunday, Nathan “Nute” Conard and the Louisville Longhorns 13U baseball team will open up the United States Specialty Sports Association Elite 32 World Series at the ESPN Sports Park at Disney in Orlando, Fla.

  • COLUMN: Kentucky’s connections...

    “Anything that’s good for the city of Louisville is good for our state. I believe (the NBA) is good for the city of Louisville, which makes our state even better.”        
    John Calipari made the remark last December.
    First, in grand scheme time, Kentucky’s coach has lived here for roughly 15 minutes and doesn’t remember the Kentucky Colonels (1967-76).

  • All-stars finish second in...

    Last weekend, the Spencer County 10U All-Stars finished second in a seven-team tournament in Frankfort.

  • Cross country tryouts set for...

    Tryouts for Spencer County middle and high school cross country will be Monday, 7 p.m., at the high school track.
    For more information, contact Coach Talley at 502-593-5756.

  • Youth football association board...

    The next Spencer County Youth Football Association open board meeting is scheduled for July 27 at 6 p.m. at the game field.

  • COLUMN: Japan, US did more than...

    Abby Wambach worked her way into the middle, jostled with two defenders for position at the goal front, then rose above the buzz of short traffic, stuck out her noggin and BOINK!
    Goal! Iron Head had done it again. The U.S. led, 2-1 in the 117th minute, or, 180 seconds from celebration time.
    I will resist invoking Yogi Berra’s classic “it ain’t over ...” and look for higher meaning.

  • Cumberland River still great...

    Monsoon rains this past spring pushed Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, Nolin River Lake, Rough River Lake, Cave Run Lake and Taylorsville Lake to water levels never before witnessed. Water flowed over the emergency flood spillway at Rough River Lake for the first time.

  • Spencer County gets multiple...

    For over 40 years, people labeled as “intellectually disabled” have had the opportunity to be honored as champion athletes, thanks to Special Olympics, an international program established in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver that has changed the lives of millions of people.

  • Grizzly football plans parent...

    Grizzly football is starting up again at Spencer County Middle School, and the coaches want to inform parents and students of a few important dates.
    A parent meeting is planned in the school cafeteria tonight (Wednesday) at 6 p.m.
    Equipment will be handed out on Friday at the first practice, which will be from 6 to 8 p.m.  The first full week of practice will begin Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and will continue thereafter.

  • Local athlete heads to Junior...

    Spencer County Stallion phenom Jay Smith will take his speed and abilities to the Junior Olympics in New Orleans in August after an outstanding performance in track and field this season.