Today's Sports

  • Bears advance with 42-6 win


    The first round of Kentucky high school football playoff action typically results in some lopsided scores, and Friday night was no exception as high-seeded teams easily dispatched lower-seeded opponents across the Bluegrass. In Taylorsville, that was evident with Spencer County’s 42-6 victory over Louisville Western.

  • Cross country team competes at...


    Spencer County cross country members joined the top runners in Kentucky Saturday for the KHSAA cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Lindsey Bush was the lone girl participant for the Lady Bears, and finished with a very respectable time of 21:24:90 for 55th place out of nearly 200 runners.

    On the boys’ side, seven Spencer County runners competed. They finished 17th as a team out of 29 squads. Individually, their finishes out of 239 runners are as follows:

    78th place - Zach Williams - 18:02:34

  • Sports Briefs - week of November...

    Meet the Bears

    Come support the Spencer County High School Bears and Lady Bears as they prepare to tip-off their seasons. On Saturday, November 14, there will be a “Meet the Bears Night” Chili Supper that begins at 1 p.m., followed by an “Ask the Bears” event at 2 p.m. and then scrimmages that will begin at 3 p.m at the school.

    In addition to the Bears and Lady Bears, the Middle School’s girls and boys basketball teams, along with the dance and cheer teams, will also be introduced.

  • Q and A before the opening of...


    The Information Center at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fields approximately 100,000 phone calls annually, and the call volume peaks from late October into early November as hunters inquire about rules and regulations for the statewide modern gun deer season. This year, it opens Nov. 14.

    An informal poll of Information Center staff members this week identified common questions about the season. Some of those questions - and answers to them - appear below.

    When does the modern gun deer season start and end in my county?

  • What to use for trophy bass...


    The swim jig and the swimming retrieve are now mainstays for trophy largemouth from heavy cover or weeds. They also shine for catching suspended largemouth bass in clear lakes.

    Anglers fishing the world-class smallmouth reservoirs in Kentucky and Tennessee fished a swim jig for decades, but they called it the fly and rind.

  • Runners qualify for State


    Members of the Spencer County Cross Country team qualified for the State Meet with an impressive showing in the Regionals held Saturday at Seneca Park in Louisville.
    For the second year in a row, the boys CC team earned a trip to the State with a fourth place finish in the 3AA regionals.

  • Lady Bears optimistic for future


    The Spencer County Lady Bears were not content with just getting to the 8th Region Tournament–they wanted to show they belonged.

    They did that Monday night, sweeping Gallatin County in three games 25-15, 25-18 and 25-13 to advance to the semi-finals on Wednesday.

    Unfortunately, there they met host North Oldham, 25-12 on the season and an elite squad, who dispatched the Lady Bears in a three-game sweep of their own.

    Still, the season was nothing short of a success for Coach Whitney Reno’s girls.

  • Bears handle Henry, 41-6


    The Bears woke up from a late season hibernation as strong as ever Friday night, taking care of Henry County 41-6 to close out the regular season with a school best 9-1 record.

    After suffering the season’s first loss against Shelby County in their last game, the Bears had a week off and plenty of time to rest and prepare for the Wildcats. They came out sharp on both sides of the ball and left little doubt as to who was the better team.

  • Lady Bears advance to Region


    Facing the end of their season last Monday night, the Spencer County Lady Bears’ Volleyball team rallied in the fourth set of their district match-up with Anderson County to pull out a 25-19 victory, forcing a decisive fifth game at the District Tournament held in Taylorsville.

    In the final set, the Lady Bears scored the first nine points of the tiebreaker and held on for the 15-5 victory that sent the girls to the Region Tournament for only the second time in school history.

  • Same team, different role


    It’s been five years since Jacob Snider wore a Spencer County football helmet, but he’s been key in helping the 2015 Bears during a historically impressive season.

    A 2010 graduate of SCHS, Snider returned to the sidelines of his alma mater this fall as a certified athletic trainer and has played a vital role in keeping the Bears remarkably healthy during their 8-1 season so far.