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Today's Sports

  • Bears unable to recover mistakes

    First, it was the rain that came in waves, enough to delay Spencer County’s season-opening football game against Bullitt Central by 30 minutes. Once play began, it was the mistakes that began accumulating for the Bears as they basically spotted the visiting Cougars to a two-touchdown lead in the opening minutes on their way to a 34-7 loss.

  • Grizzlies take down two foes

    SCMS 14, North Oldham 6

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Football team travelled to Goshen on Tuesday night to take on North Oldham Middle.

    The game started with North Oldham driving down the field surprisingly easy. They would score on a 2-yard run off tackle and the extra point to take the lead 7-0.

  • Soccer: Girls tie, boys lose

    The Spencer County boys and girls soccer teams will get a bit of a break this week after completing the first part of their schedules Tuesday.

    The girls have comprised a record of two wins, no losses and one tie following a see-saw affair at home against Western Hills Thursday that ended in a stalemate.

    Western Hills struck first with a goal at the 15:47 mark to take a 1-0 lead, which is where the score stood at the half.

    In the second half, senior Shelby Pfeiffer got the Lady Bears on the board with a goal of her own, to knott the score at 1-1.

  • Sports update

    Girls golf record 6-0

    The girls won another match against Washington County yesterday to improve their record to 6-0 to remain undefeated. The low score goes to Kaelin Russell and Whitney Lyons.

     

    Cross country back on the trail

    Spencer County Cross Country was back in action Aug. 30 at the Saint Xavier Tiger Run.

  • Bears flat against Cougars

    The Spencer County Bears will kickoff the 2008 season this Friday night when they play host to Bullitt Central at 7:30. It will be an opportunity to not only avenge a loss from last season, but to make up for a lackluster performance in their final preseason scrimmage last week.

    If the Bears are to get their season off on the right track, they’ll need to hit the field fired up against the Cougars, something that was not evident when they hosted Montgomery county for a scrimmage last Friday.

  • PHOTO: Speed racers

    Local motocross racers Cody Riddle #211 and Ethan McClain #22 go head to head on the downhill jump in the 85cc Open Jr. Mini at DTrack in Bedford on August 16. - photo submitted by Pam McClain

  • PHOTO: Stallions touchdown

    Spencer County Stallion Cole DeRudder (12) scores for his pee-wee team Saturday morning. Stallions Mighty Mites through seniors hosted the Highview Stallions at home

  • PHOTO: Go, girl, go!

    U8 Bullfrog Abigail Watts pushes past Jacob Cundiff during a game at Waterford Park. Youth soccer season opened Saturday.

  • PHOTO: Girls soccer beat Henry...

    Spencer County’s Casandra Peterson works her way past defenders during the Lady Bear’s season-opening win at Southern last week.

    The Lady Bears have started their season with a 2-0 record after taking care of Henry County 2-1 at home on Monday night.

    They will be action again Thursday when they host Western Hills at 5:30 and again on Tuesday when they host Mercer County.

  • Reasons why autumn is best...

    Next big thing: The Governor’s Cup.

    Kentucky and Louisville at sold-out Papa John’s Stadium on a Sunday afternoon in August. How’s that sound? Not quite right?

    College football is a Saturday thing. And rivals ought to clash when air is crisp, player helmets are scarred and covered in decals and big ole bull rush tackles are walking wounded, unshaven and in a bad mood. After Thanksgiving.

    America’s sacred college football afternoon is forever altered by television and PR departments.