Today's Sports

  • High school hosts powderpuff...

    Last Wednesday, Spencer County High School girls took part in a flag football game at the school. Whether running after each other or ending up on the ground, the girls looked to be having a great time.

  • PHOTO: Smith completes 104-mile...

    Joe Paul Smith of Ashes Creek completed the Old Kentucky Home Tour on Sept. 7. The ride traveled 104 miles from EP Tom Sawyer Park to  Bardstown. In this photo, Smith is pictured climbing the first hill of many at Lilly Pike, 29.7 miles in. At 64 years old and with one complete knee replacement, this was Smith’s first ride of more than 100 miles.

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears fall in...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears continued to battle but struggle on the court with a tough weekend at the Anderson County Invitational, where they dropped matches to Henry County, Bardstown, Taylor County, Madison Central and East Jessamine. Last Thursday, they fell to Bullitt East in two sets, losing the first 25-13, and the second, 25-14. Senior Alexis Hayes is shown here returning the ball against Bullitt East. The girls were to be back in action Tuesday at Anderson County and will host Shelby County next Tuesday evening.

  • PHOTO: Soccer team moves to 13-3...

    Spencer County’s Alyssagrace Wente moves the ball past a Whitefield Academy opponent during the Lady Bears’ 12-0 rout last week. Madison Ratchford scored three goals in the contest while Taylor Brian, Libby Cox and Shelby Lurie each scored twice. Hannah Jaggers, Hayley McManus and Allie Stevens also scored goals. The girls are an impressive 13-3-1 on the season and were to play at Collins on Monday night before hosting Southern on Tuesday for their last home game.

  • Bears rally, but fall 34-20 to...

    The Spencer County Bears dug themselves a deep hole early and weren’t able to climb out Friday night, losing at North Oldham 34-20 in a district matchup.

  • SCMS cross country results

    The Spencer County Middle School cross country team competed at the 85th Trinity/Valkyrie on Friday at Tom Sawyer State Park.
    Results are as follows:

    Sixth-grade boys — 2,000-meter run (306 runners total)
    19 Hunter Wethington 7:32.70
    106 Ethan Castilla 8:48.60
    214 Jacob Bingham 9:51.50
    231 Hayden Deitrich 10:04.80
    298 Gavin Scharrer  12:40.20
    Seventh- and eighth-grade boys — 3,000-meter run (283 runners total)
    12  Shane Henderson  12:26.30

  • COLUMN: Cincinnati’s GREAT EIGHT...

    I made it home on a recent Friday night just in time to turn on the television to relive some magic from my childhood. The Cincinnati Reds had just concluded a thrilling one-run win over the Dodgers during the first night of what would eventually be a three-game sweep amidst a weekend celebration honoring Hall-of-Fame second basemen Joe Morgan.

  • Lady Bears fall to Bardstown

    Spencer County’s Lydia Tackett (3), sends the ball back over the net during last week’s contest with Bardstown. The Lady Bears dropped a 2-1 decision to the Lady Tigers. The first game was a tough 25-20 loss followed by an exciting 27-25 win for Spencer, and then a 25-17 in the third and deciding game. Spencer County is now 2-7 on the season with home matches this week against North Bullitt which was scheduled for Monday, and Bullitt East on Thursday.

  • Girls soccer among best in state

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team is riding a five-game winning streak after an impressive performance in Northern Kentucky over the weekend and have now improved to  11-3-1 on the season.

  • SCMS cross country team has...

    Saturday was a beautiful day for Rumble in the Jungle at Creasey Nature Preserve in Goshen. SCMS girls had an outstanding meet with three out of five girls placing in the top 50 and receiving medals.