Today's Sports

  • Youth football association board...

    The next Spencer County Youth Football Association open board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. at the game field.

  • Spencer County High School...

    Aug. 19    Bardstown    away    7:30 PM
    Aug. 26    East Jessamine    home    7:30 PM
    Sep. 2    LaRue County    home    7:30 PM
    Sep. 9    Bullitt East    away    7:30 PM
    Sep. 16    Woodford County    away    7:30 PM
    Sep. 23    Collins    home    7:30 PM

  • COLUMN: High school sports right...

    There’s no escaping this heat – but athletes at Spencer County High School have at least been trying to avoid the worst of it as they prepare for the upcoming seasons.
    New football coach Mike Marskbury has been having his squad practice early in the morning, and on Sunday afternoon, his team marched out in the mid-day heat fully dressed for team photos.

  • COLUMN: August is time for two-a...

    The heat index hovering at triple numbers. Air heavy enough to cause the happiest of fan to turn grumpy; And, the most frequently heard acronym around Kentucky again this week is AC.
    With August on the calendar, it’s time again for two-a-days and water breaks and whimsical jargon exclusive to America’s game – dime package, depth charts, 4-3 defense, nickel back, in-the-box, double cover, hang time, field position, “knock you out,” no hot dogging in the end zone, hurry-up offense, “bring it” and of course, BCS.

  • 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).