Today's Sports

  • College football is 6 Fridays...

    College football season in Kentucky is six weekends away, right? Wrong.
    Tis half-dozen Fridays away. In Bowling Green, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers host Bowling Green U., August 29.

  • Sports Column: Rating the best...

    The week of baseball’s All-Star break is considered the slowest period of the year in sports. With the boys of summer on a four-day hiatus and football players only starting to pack for training camp, there’s a national lull in most sports.

  • County student wins state title
  • Spencer County team takes 1st...
  • Teen named to tourney team
  • Who says you can’t go home again?

    Who says you can’t go home again?
    LeBron James is hoping to prove that old adage wrong with his announced return to Cleveland and his native northern Ohio.
    Not quite as dramatic as his televised “decision” a few years ago when he had the collective sports world holding its breath as he announced where he was taking his basketball talents, this announcement was a bit more low key in production.

  • Summer ball buzz in Bluegrass

    July through August in Kentucky is keep-the-pot-boiling time for basketball fans.
    Around Louisville, Cardinal buzz – Russ Smith has signed an NBA contract. .... And, college basketball’s premier coach, Mike Krzyzewski weighed in. “Louisville brings the ACC a great brand. This is one that will make headlines in business journals.”

  • New coach to focus on basics


  • COLUMN: Following rules...

    If you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t tryin’. So goes the mantra that’s been repeated in many a NASCAR garage as pit crews have tried to wrench their way to the tiniest advantage. For many, a checkered flag seems to justify a checkered image.
    But it’s not just racing where shenanagins have been used for a competitive edge in the sporting world. I’m not sure if any game is immune to those who try to cut corners, bend the rules, skirt the system, or just blatantly cheat to get ahead.

  • Erico Smith hosts skills camp


    Former Spencer County Bears track and football star Erico Smith worked out with local kids recently at Spencer County Stallions field. Smith, who now plays football and runs track for the University of Kentucky, teamed up with some of his current teammates to hold running and fitness training classes for local kids.
    The first event turned out to be a challenging day for these young athletes. Classes are held at the Stallions football field at 100 Water Street in Taylorsville. Classes are open to all ages. Smith will hold two more sessions the 12th and 19th.