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Today's Sports

  • 4-H shooting sports

    With over 120 participates in the Washington County Tournament, Spencer County 4-H shooters held their own amid the competition.

    Archery

    Bow hunter class

    9-11 age group - Patrick Rood, 4th

    12 – 14 age group - Austin Gibson, 2nd

    15 – 18 age group - Sean Brewerk, 9th

    Target class

    9-11 age group - Patrick Rood, 6th

    Bare bow class

    12-14 age group - Shelby Wertz ,14th

    Trap

    9-11 age group - Zach Morgan, 10th; Harry Lloyd, 11th.

  • A day of fun in the sun at the...

    The 2009 Baseball Bash at Ray Jewell Park Saturday drew hundreds of players and their families for an end of the season celebration.

    “It was hot, but it turned out to be great. We probably had 600 to 700 people there,” said Daniel Cole, president of the Spencer County Youth Baseball Association.

    The annual fundraiser brought in an estimated $5,000 that will be used toward dirt, brick dust conditioner and possibly even lights.

    With 32 baseball and softball teams, scheduling games can be difficult, said Cole. 

  • Gunz a blazin' U14 team...

    Spencer County 14U team Young Gunz placed second in the first annual Summer Slam Classic last weekend.  The two-day tournament was held in London  June 13-14.  The team came from behind to win two games but, dispite their grit, were named runner-up.

    Team members seen below are: Coach Brent New, Austin Gabrie, Chaz Goodlett, Logan Hall, Josh Talley, Coach Billy Talley, Dylan Boone, Austin King, Coach Jonathan O’Dell,  Westin Pittman, Jordan Hardin,Travis O’Dell, and Landon New, Josh Ferency and Austin Heilman.

  • Soccer registrations

    Spencer County Soccer Association (SCSA) will be holding registrations at Taylorsville Dairy Queen on June 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and on Sunday June 21, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Deadline for registrations is midnight June 30. For more information you can email SCSA at scsa@bellsouth.net.

  • Record number attends Habitat...

    The day started out cool – hovering around the low 50s – and gradually warmed to a comfortable high of 80 degrees with barely a cloud in sight. Event organizers could not have ordered a better day for the 4th Annual Spencer County Habitat for Humanity Golf Scramble.

    Whether it was the picture-perfect day or the chance to help out for a good cause, a record number of golfing enthusiastists turned out to participate in the yearly fundraiser.

  • Meeks moves on, Willard moves...

    News & Views.

    In a time of tweets, twitters, instant messaging and breaking the cell phone-while-driving law, a few reflections.

    NEWS. Three and done, Jodie Meeks decided to move on.

  • Youth soccer meetings

    The Spencer County Soccer Association (SCSA) will be holding their Annual Meeting on July 19 at 4 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park above the concession stand. We will be holding Elections at this time.

    SCSA will be holding thier monthly meeting on June 14 at 4 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park above the concession stand.

     

  • Shooting sports

    Wow, what a great day for the Spencer County Invitational Trap tournament with the rain passing through early in the morning making for a great day. Seven counties attended the tournament May 16, which was held at the Spencer County Fish and Game club. Over 50 youth, ranging from nine to 18, experienced the excitement of competition trap shooting. Some experienced the joy of victory with others experiencing the agony of defeat, but everyone experienced the happiness of fellowship, camaraderie and just plain fun. With this combination everyone was a true winner.

  • All-time favorite upsets

    Upset favorites. A list of unforgettable shockers in sports. We all have them.

    This week, in order, 10 favorites of mine.

    10. 1958. Seattle, Temple, Kansas State were 1-2-3 favorites to win the NCAA basketball championship. At the Final Four in Louisville, Seattle ripped K-State by 22 points, Kentucky beat Temple 61-60.

    Seattle was favored to beat Kentucky in the title game. Instead, John Crigler frustrated Elgin Baylor and UK won and made popular, The Fiddlin’ Five.

  • Free sports physicals

    Free sports physicals will be held at Spencer County Physical Therapy on Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.  Also,during the physicals, Dr. James Ransdell and Elk Creek Dental Care( located in the Physical Therapy Building) will be offering free custom sports mouthguards to the first 50 Spencer Co. athletes. Parents must be present to receive the free mouthguard. If anyone has any questions, please call Spencer County Physical Therapy at 477-0300 or Elk Creek Dental Care at 477-5800.