Today's Sports

  • Soccer teams face early tests

    The Spencer County Bears boys soccer team got underway last week with two home games against some quality opponents, giving the Bears an 0-2 start to the season.

    The Bears fell to Kentucky Country Day 7-0 on Wednesday evening and dropped a 6-0 decision to district power Oldham County the following night.

    Spencer County will try to get on the winning track on the road this week as the team was scheduled to travel to Boyle County on Tuesday and will be at Henry County on Thursday before a two-game tournament in Meade County this weekend.

  • 2011 Spencer County Middle...

    8/18    St. Augstine    5:30 p.m.    A
    8/22    N Washington    6 p.m.    A
    8/23    Bardstown    5:30 p.m.    H
    8/25    Lebanon    5:30 p.m.    A
    9/1      Bloomfield    6 p.m.    A
    9/6      St. Charles    5:30 p.m.    H

  • 2011 Spencer County Middle...

    8/18    Henry Co A/B    6 p.m.    H
    8/23    Washington County A    6 p.m.    H
    8/25    Washington County B    6 p.m.    A
    8/27    Ramsey Middle A/B    10 a.m.    H
    8/30    OKH A    6 p.m.    A
    9/1      St. Charles B    6 p.m.    H

  • Cornerstone Christian to host...

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will host a four-week instructional basketball league beginning Sept. 10.
    The league will be three hours each Saturday. The first two hours of the league will be for offensive and defensive instruction. The last hour, games will be played.
    The league will be led by former and current basketball coaches. The camp will teach individual offensive moves, how to use screens, moving without the ball, low post moves, proper shooting form and proper defensive positions.

  • Lady Bears kick off against...

    Coming off a stellar 2010 season, the Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team has high expectations, but their opening game served as a reality check and coach Charlie Traughber says that’s just fine.

  • Bears impress in scrimmage

    The Spencer County Bears will open the 2011 football season on the road at Bardstown on Friday night trying to erase the memory of last year’s winless season from their minds.

  • PHOTO: Volleyball team gears up...

    The Spencer County High School volleyball team dropped a tough 2-0 loss to Bullitt Central last week in its season opener.

    The girls lost the first game 25-18, then rallied in the second game, only to fall 27-25 in an exciting contest.

    The girls will be busy next week as they host Collins on Monday, North Bullitt on Tuesday, Bardstown on Wednesday and Anderson County on Thursday.

  • COLUMN: High fives and jump shots

    High fives and jump shots.
    Not necessarily in that order, but they are so uniquely American, they’re woven into the fabric of who we are in athletics.
    Nobel Prize winners to Supreme Court Justices have indulged in hand slaps.
    Jump shooter Michael Jordan could hang in the air long enough for a peanut butter sandwich before letting go.
    Today, the jump shot has inspired internet websites. Among them, Jump Shot Form, Drills, Ray Allen Technique, and How it revolutionized basketball in the 1950s.

  • PHOTO: Blackwell wins race at...

    Danny Blackwell of Taylorsville won his first Clayton Homes of Stanford UMP Sportsman feature of the season at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday. Blackwell moves into second place in points in his division, just ahead of another Taylorsville resident, Derek Bottoms.

  • PHOTO: Local all-stars

    Jackson Cole and Cameron Seigle of Spencer County were invited to join the Anderson County All-Star team for a weekend of tournament play in the TST Summer Slam Classic  in Stanford.  Jackson, Cameron and the rest of the Anderson team played teams from across central and southern Kentucky. No. 2-seed Anderson County was defeated by the Lebanon Lumberjacks in the semi-final game on July 31.