Today's Sports

  • Collecting broodstock an...

    The phone calls started in the late afternoon along with posts on fishing related web sites. Some anglers recently witnessed the Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources collecting smallmouth bass broodstock from Dale Hollow Lake and grew concerned something funny just occurred.

  • Bluegrass Speedway opens season...

    Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell are set to present the 17th Annual Season Opener at the 1/2 mile high-banked Nelson County clay oval Saturday evening with a full racing program for all divisions.  
    The season opener on April 16 will feature the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models in a 25-lap, $1,000-to-win feature event.  The UMP Modifieds will race for $500-to-win in a 20-lap feature event.

  • Bread on the brain

    Minnie Naive taught three different yeast breads to 10 students on March 22.

  • Lady Grizzlies open season strong

    The Spencer County Middle School softball team opened up its season with a 17-0 rout of visiting Washington County at Waterford Park. Behind the pitching of Christen Housley, left, who tossed a no-hitter, the Lady Grizzlies A-team had little trouble notching its first win of the season. With the B-team, a solid pitching performance by Halle Cotton, right, who tallied 11 strikeouts, paced the way for a 4-1 victory.

  • COLUMN: College basketball’s...

    NASCAR has its silly season every year when teams sometimes seem to change drivers faster than tires are changed in a pitstop and fans are left trying to decide if their loyalties should stay with a driver, a car, an owner or a sponsor.

  • Adding to the win column

    The Spencer County High School softball team had a stellar performance to beat Bullitt Central 5-0 on Thursday.

  • All you need to know about...

    With Kentucky’s general wild turkey season opening April 16, here’s what you need to know before going afield:
    Q: What are the season dates and bag limits?
    A: Kentucky’s spring youth-only turkey season is April 2-3. The 23-day general spring turkey season opens Saturday, April 16 and continues through Sunday, May 8. The spring bag limit for all hunters is two turkeys with visible beards (male or female), but hunters may take no more than one bird a day.
    Q: What license and permits are needed to hunt turkeys?

  • Spencer County youth football,...

    The Spencer County Youth Football Association is hosting a spring football and cheer camp on Sundays, April 3, 10 and 17.
    The camp is free to Spencer County youth ages 5 to 7 for football and ages 5 to 14 for cheerleading.
    Each day the camp will run from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Stallions Football Field located at 100 Water St. behind the fire department.
    Anyone interested in coaching in the fall season should attend the camp and sign up, organizers said.

  • Queens of the Bluegrass

    The Lady Bears are off to a good start on the softball diamond and have posted a 5-1 record early in the season. Following a 1-0 loss to CAL last Tuesday, the girls have strung together four straight victories, which included a 9-1 win over Nelson County, a 7-1 win over Henry County and 8-1 over Southern and a 20-0 romp over Fairdale. They are scheduled to meet Fairdale again at home today and will be at Bullitt Central on Thursday. They’ll participate in an Oldham County tournament over spring break.

  • COLUMN: A fantastic Final Four

    No one could have predicted the Final Four that begins play this weekend with 11 seed Virginia Commonwealth matched up with 8th seed Butler. Well, that’s not exactly true. Of the 5.9 million bracket entries collected by ESPN, two people did actually pick these four teams. Odds are, those brackets were filled out after tossing some darts or by an old lady in North Dakota who was bored with her daily crossword puzzle.