Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Could conference re-...

    Money continues to dominate and dictate the changes in college athletics. Just this weekend, it was reported that both Syracuse and Pittsburgh will be leaving the Big East Conference to join the Atlantic Coast Conference and there are at least a dozen other schools around the nation mulling similar changes.
    Chances are, conferences as we know them today will look vastly different next year, and there’s even more talk about forming four 16-team super conferences for football that would comprise the top 64 teams in the nation.

  • Yellowjackets sting Bears

    The field was flawless, but what happened between the lines at times resembled a comedy of errors Friday night as the Spencer County Bears fell to the Woodford County Yellowjackets 34-7.

  • COLUMN: Tribute, please, for...

    To the victor, the spoils. Trumpets please, for Charles the Second.
    For Louisville’s coach Charlie Strong, not enough (media) tribute, says here, for the miracle on Cooper Drive last week. The scope of his football team’s re-cast from Sept. 9 to Sept. 17 was a stroke of motivational genius so obvious, his pal Joker Phillips should apply to attend Charles II’s summer clinic.

  • Runners earn strong finishes

    The Spencer County middle and high school cross country teams have been busy running the past two weekends with some nice early season results to show for it.

  • Lady Bears net win in volleyball...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears volleyball team dropped a tough match to Bullitt Central on the road Monday night, losing 2-1. The Lady Cougars took the first set, 25-22 but the Lady Bears bounced back to even things up with a 25-21 in the second set to force a deciding game. Bullitt Central took that one, 25-20.

  • PHOTO: Grizzlies bring down OKH

    Daniel Wheeler (3), a seventh-grader, Logan Holbrook (2), an eighth-grader, and Branden Leff (17), a seventh-grader, tackle an OKH player during an Aug. 30 away game for the Spencer County Middle School Grizzlies football team. The Grizzlies won 28-13. Gavin Boykin scored one touchdown and Holbrook scored three touchdowns. Holbrook and seventh-grader Hunter Brown are leading the team in tackles. The Grizzlies are scheduled to face Southwest Nelson B on Thursday at 6 p.m. at home, and will face The Christian Academy A/B at home on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

  • PHOTO: Soccer team picks up win...

    Jacob Lanham advances the ball during recent action for the Spencer County Bears boys soccer team. The Bears are 2-8-1 on the season after a tough 2-1 loss on the road at Collins on Monday night. They did record a 7-4 victory over Ft. Knox last week, however. The boys will be hosting Jeffersontown on Wednesday evening and will be at Bullitt East on Thursday night.

  • Lady Bears ready for rematch...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team got off to a bit of a slow start this season, a combination of some early-season injuries and a very tough schedule. But since their 1-5 start to the season, the girls have reeled off six straight wins and are ready to test that improvement.

  • Bears nipped by Chargers 7-6

    It was heartbreak in Mt. Washington for the Spencer County Bears Friday night as a potential game-winning field goal with just 20 seconds remaining in the game was blocked, preserving a 7-6 win for the host Chargers.

  • COLUMN: Can Governor’s Cup...

    After a weekend of looking back, lamenting 9/11 tragedies, tributes and tears, time to look forward again.  
    In Kentucky this week, Governor’s Cup football. Annual Hatfields and McCoys bash for bragging rights and home front supremacy.
    A sign of the times and/or season prospects perhaps, but the traditional grand show of enthusiasm across the state seems muted by a bad mood, a case of transcendent grumps.
    Maybe a Kentucky autumn evening come Saturday, will change all that.