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Today's Sports

  • Rockets burst season ender, Lady...

    Two months ago, the Spencer County Lady Bears shocked the 30th region with an upset win over Shelby County in the basketball tournament. For three innings  Monday night, it looked like Spencer County might repeat that effort on the softball diamond, but in the end it wasn’t meant to be, and the girls saw their season come to an end with a 12-4 loss at the hands of the Lady Rockets.

  • JV/Freshmen Girls’...

    The JV/Freshmen girl’s softball team won the Relay for Life fundraiser tournament hosted by Carroll County on May 9.

    The girls played Carroll County and won with a score of 7-3.

    They also played against Shelby County and won with a score of 6-0.

    Pitching the shut-out game against Shelby County was LeeEllen Thomas, a sixth grader at Spencer County Middle School. (at left)

  • 11 runners qualify for AA State...

    The SCHS Track and Field team qualified 11 runners for the AA State Championship at the Region 3 Championships  May 16.

    The Regional meet started off well for Spencer County with the girls 4 x 800 meter relay team placing 3rd with a time of 10:34.  The team, consisting of Charliann Garcia, Whitney O’Dell, Christina Shawver, Chelsey Talley, and Adrian Gregory as an alternate, will enter the State Championship with a 4th place ranking.

  • Honeymoon Cal trying to bridle...

    While we marvel at Rich Brooks rise to fifth ranked genius among SEC coaches, up from 12th, the Commonwealth’s hottest new celebrity was back in the news last week.

    John Calipari was trying to put the brakes on fan expectations next season and drew support from an NBA general manager and a Louisville fan in western Kentucky.

    Rex Chapman told The Sporting News: “... I believe it’s going to realistically be at least two years before the Cats can be back in a Final Four.”

  • Bears win season ender

    The Spencer County Bears ended their regular season on a high note Saturday with a 5-4 victory over Trimble County as they prepared for the postseason that was scheduled to begin Tuesday night.

    The Bears were to be in Anderson County to square off with the Shelby County Rockets in the first round of the 30th District Tournament Tuesday.

    The final week of the season got off to an exciting start with a 23-13 win over Bardstown on the road last Tuesday.

  • Sports update: Find out what...

    Youth football meeting

    Spencer County Youth Football Association will be having their first Open board meeting on tomorrow at 6:30 pm at the Fiscal Court Building downtown Taylorsville. All parents and the community are encouraged to join in  discussing the 2009—2010 season.

    Charger hoops camp

    Bullitt East High School will be hosting a boys and girls basketball camp for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

  • Lady Bears defeat Atherton

    The Lady Bears Softball team got returned to the diamond after a week of wet weather and walked off winners with a 4-2 victory on the road at Atherton Monday afternoon. The win improved the girls’ season mark to 6-10 with just a week of action left.

    On Tuesday, the girls were set to take on Bethlehem and on Wednesday will face Jeffersontown for a double-header at home. This weekend, the girls are set to travel to Elizabethtown for a round-round tournament to close out the season and will open up 30th disctrict tournament play on Monday at Eminence when they

  • Bears drop the ball

    Miscues in the field and the inability to put together timely hits in the late innings doomed the Spencer County Bears Monday afternoon as they dropped a tough 3-1 decision at Henry County.

    Tied at 1-1, the Bears twice had runners in scoring positions in both the fifth and sixth innings, but were unable to move them around the bases to score, stranding three runners in the last two innings.

  • Patterson’s return to...

    Music to ears of Kentucky basketball fans came in a solo last week from Patrick Patterson. “I’m coming back.”

    First stanza: “I have the chance to graduate in three years, which is important to me and my family,” Patterson said.

    Second stanza: “I want to help Kentucky compete for a national title, and even more than that win its eighth national championship.”

    Chorus: “I’m also really excited about playing for Coach Cal and developing my game in the dribble drive offense.”

  • Youth Football Association...

    Spencer County Youth Football Association will be having there first open board meeting Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fiscal Court Building downtown Taylorsville. All parents and the community are encouraged to join the meeting to discuss the 2009-2010 season.Board Members for the 2009-2010 season are as follows:

    Chris Hutt President

    Trent DeRudder Vice-President

    Kim Carruthers Treasurer

    Allison Hughes Secretary

    Tommy Shelburne Equipment Manager

    Robert Berry Sergeant of Arms

    Floyd Light Sergeant of Arms