Today's Sports

  • Bears register 7-0 victory in...


  • Perfect weather expected for...

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.
    Dove season opens on Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 1 statewide. This season, hunters have an additional 20 days to pursue doves, with most of those days scheduled for the last two segments of the season. The opening segment of dove season closes Oct. 26. Dove season opens again Nov. 27 and closes Dec. 7. The third segment opens Dec. 20 and closes Jan. 11, 2015.

  • SCHS alumni game a success
  • Baseball team wins another...
  • Undue attention being paid to...

    Mo’ne Davis throws like a girl. She should, she is a 13-year-old girl who is the 18th female to participate in the Little League World Series. This girl’s throws are good enough to fool most of the boy batters, and she was able to complete a six-inning shutout in her Philadelphia team’s win over a Tennessee squad last week.

  • Lady Grizzlies get 2 big wins

    Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies girls basketball team had a winning start to the year beating St. Catherine Middle School 42-28 at home last Thursday night for their first game of the season. “Last year we had only beaten this team by 1 point,” Coach John Howie said.
    “We got out to an early lead 14-6 and then had a halftime lead of 27-12,” he said.

  • Bears perform well in scrimmage

    The least important part of a scrimmage is the scoreboard, so despite the 21-0 win over Washington County, Spencer County Head Football Coach Mike Marksbury was more interested in what happened between the lines.
    “We accomplished what we had hoped in the scrimmage,” he said. “We didn’t spend any time preparing for Washington County, we just wanted to focus on ourselves and really focus on giving great effort. We did that for the most part.”

  • SCMS girls look to win titles


  • Sports can be a great escape

    Sports can be the great American escape. It seems in recent weeks, the news from around the world has been anything from encouraging. Wars, rumors of wars, religious persecution, kidnappings, dead viruses and chaos on the borders is enough to make people turn off the world.
    Never ignore the really serious matters that surround us. Apathy is our own worst enemy and ignorance is its greatest weapon. Stay abreast of what’s happing in the world, even when most of it seems bad.

  • Big Blue Nation: Break out the...

    Kentucky’s all-star basketball team is in the sunny Bahamas this week letting Mark Stoops and his football team have some alone time.
    From Planet Hoops Caribbean, a few observations.
    • For this team, break out the uptown adjectives. The platinum ones. To avoid overuse, bring a few dozen.
    • Assemblage of this talent and depth is, well, a professional team, In more than four decades watching college hoops, I’ve seen nothing like this one.