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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Stallions spruce up new...

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Workers recently constructed a new concession stand and press box at the new Stallions football field. The building was erected by a small but mighty group of volunteers, and built largely with donated or discounted supplies. The land for the football field was donated and leveled by Michael and Bobby Smith.

     

  • Two yards too short; SCHS loses...

    Spencer County’s Cameron Smith stretched for all he could, but his game-ending rushing attempt ended just short of the goal-line, preserving a 42-39 victory for Elizabethtown Friday night at Central Hardin High School.

    Playing the second game of a double-header, the Bears and Panthers didn’t get underway until 9:15 p.m., but both teams took turns lighting up the scoreboard.

  • Fresh breeze blew across the...

    As August gave way a fresh breeze blew across Kentucky last week, sweeping out for awhile, Rick Pitino bombast, John Calipari-Memphis spin and the fruity smell on Billy Clyde Gillispie’s breath.

    Rich Brooks.

    Kentucky’s football coach told a capacity crowd at a Jefferson County alumni luncheon, “We are clearly a better football team than last year.”

    Applause. Genuine, strong, without the hollow politeness of years past.

    UK’s Mahatma had spoken. Take it to the bank.

  • Bears struggle with grueling...

    The Spencer County Bears boys’ soccer team is off to a rough start, but much of that is due to a very rough early-season schedule. Combine that with the fact that the program is short on players and experience, and it’s no surprise that this may indeed be a learning year for the team.

  • Local dance, cheer teams win big...

    Spencer County’s dance and cheer teams won accolades Saturday at the America’s Best  Game Day Championships at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Stallions slay the Dragons

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Stallions Pee Wee Quarterback Payton Huckleberry handed off the football to running back Trey Early during a game against the Doss Dragons Saturday. The Pee Wee team brought home another victory beating the Dragons 33 - 7. Photo by Kim Carruthers.

     

  • Lady Bears take on Henry County...

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

    Maggie Koenig serves for Spencer County in a recent game for the Lady Bears Volleyball team. The girls are 4-5 on the season after dropping a two-game set to Shelby County - 25-22 and 25-19 last week. They travel to Bardstown tonight and will be at home tomorrow to take on Henry County. They’ll also be home next Wednesday to battle Bullitt Central and again on  Thursday to host Iroquois.

  • SCHS girls soccer

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

    Spencer County’s Ardin Gregory, #5 (seen here in a game against Oldham County), scored one of the Lady Bear’s season high 11 goals during an 11-3 victory over Southern last week. Cheyenne McKinley, McKenna Pfeiffer and Tori Palmer each scored three goals and Kelsey Hedges also added a goal in the route. Ardin Cooper chipped in with two assists. The Lady Bears are 2-3 on the season and will host Holy Cross today, and will host Shelby County next Tuesday and Ft. Knox on Thursday.

     

  • PHOTO: SCHS girls soccer

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

     Freshman McKenna Pfeiffer keeps the ball away from an Oldham County defender during the squad’s season-opening game last week. The girls fell 9-0 to the Lady Colonels and are 1-2 going into play this week.

     

  • PHOTO: SCHS boys soccer

    JOHN SHINDLEBOWER for The Spencer Magnet

     Freshman Brandon Miller kept the ball away from an Oldham County defender in last week’s loss to Oldham County. The boys were to host Shelby County Tuesday night before traveling to Bullitt East on Thursday and then to Western Hills on Monday.