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Today's Sports

  • Blue water trails – explore...

    (Editor’s note: This article is one in the periodic Blue Water Trails series highlighting the floating, fishing and tourism opportunities on Kentucky’s streams and rivers).
     
    Moving water throughout the millennia left an indelible mark on Carter County, Kentucky. Water flowing through the ground melted the porous limestone bedrock prior to the creation of the Ohio River, creating a series of labyrinthine caves. The most scenic and unique of these are now contained within the boundaries of Carter Caves State Resort Park.

  • Cornerstone Christian plans...

    Cornerstone Christian Academy in Shelbyville will host a basketball camp from Monday through next Thursday.
    The camp will be led by former college coaches and former college and high school coaches. Each day there will be a special speaker. This year’s featured speaker will be former Kentucky Wildcat and Boston Celtics player  Rick Robey. He will be there to share about his days playing with Larry Bird and Pete Maravich.
    The camp will teach fundamentals from some of the best coaches in the area.

  • Batitudes finish year at 17-1

    Members of the Batitudes 12 and under girls softball team pose for a picture. The team finished with a record of 17-1 this season. Pictured, from back left, are coach Kevin Buley, head coach Eric Goodlett, coach Doug Divine and coach Johnnie Puckett. Middle row, from left, are Malayna Buley, Makayla Sutherland, Makayla Karrer, Chelsea Goodlett, Leigha O’Banion, Summer Drury and Rikki Urquhart. From front left are Jonah Puckett, McKenna Lyons, Kendall Horn, Kaylan Divine and Kaylee Smith. The photo was submitted by Brandy Karrer.

  • Calling all hunters: first...

    The first fall hunting season in Kentucky opens in less than a month. Here are some highlights of what’s to come:
    The 2011-2012 Kentucky Hunting & Trapping Guide is being printed and will be mailed to license vendors statewide next week.
    The 66-page guide is free, and details the season dates, bag limits and regulations for deer, elk, bear, turkey, small game and furbearers.

  • 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.