Today's Sports

  • Bears drop the ball

    Miscues in the field and the inability to put together timely hits in the late innings doomed the Spencer County Bears Monday afternoon as they dropped a tough 3-1 decision at Henry County.

    Tied at 1-1, the Bears twice had runners in scoring positions in both the fifth and sixth innings, but were unable to move them around the bases to score, stranding three runners in the last two innings.

  • Patterson’s return to...

    Music to ears of Kentucky basketball fans came in a solo last week from Patrick Patterson. “I’m coming back.”

    First stanza: “I have the chance to graduate in three years, which is important to me and my family,” Patterson said.

    Second stanza: “I want to help Kentucky compete for a national title, and even more than that win its eighth national championship.”

    Chorus: “I’m also really excited about playing for Coach Cal and developing my game in the dribble drive offense.”

  • Youth Football Association...

    Spencer County Youth Football Association will be having there first open board meeting Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fiscal Court Building downtown Taylorsville. All parents and the community are encouraged to join the meeting to discuss the 2009-2010 season.Board Members for the 2009-2010 season are as follows:

    Chris Hutt President

    Trent DeRudder Vice-President

    Kim Carruthers Treasurer

    Allison Hughes Secretary

    Tommy Shelburne Equipment Manager

    Robert Berry Sergeant of Arms

    Floyd Light Sergeant of Arms

  • PHOTO: Big win for Flatliners

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Flatliners, a men’s softball team, recently won the first step to Nationals E qualifying tournament in Louisville. Eight members of the Mt. Washington team are Spencer County residents. Pictured are (back, from left) Chad Carta, David Rock, Adam  Inmon, Brandon Nevitt, Jeremy Hardin, Jeff Carney, Justin Lewis, (front, from left) Ben Spears, Chris Chesser, Kent “Pops” Rock, and Matt Inmon.

  • Habitat golf scramble

    The fourth annual Spencer County Habitat for Humanity Golf Scramble will be held June 6 at Tanglewood Golf Course. The shotgun start is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. with lunch and prizes awarded between 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Entry forms for teams and sponsorships can be found at www.SpencerCountyHFH.com. Please send registration form(s) and check, payable to “Spencer County Habitat for Humanity” to:

    Spencer County Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 999, Taylorsville, KY 40071. Deadline for registration is May 29.


  • Rain hampers ball games

    The ball fields were quiet the past week as rain washed out the bulk of the schedule for both boys baseball and girls softball at Spencer County High School.

    In the lone game last week, the Bears dropped a 13-3 decision to Kentucky Country Day on the road last Thursday, as their seasonal record fell to 7-10.

    The boys do have a full week scheduled and hopefully the weather will be more cooperative.

  • Derby 135: A blend of Borel, a...

    50-to-1 shot ridden by a little dude from Catahoula, Louisiana, who looks like a hot walker, talks like a cajun and reacted to his double-dip weekend like a kid at Christmas instead of a 43-year-old who’s saddled up for 25 years.

    We loved it too for Calvin Borel. Particularly those few with a ticket on Mine That Bird, $103.20.

    Derby 135 exposed again the experts too. One wrote Mine That Bird would not win because “no horse from New Mexico has ever won the Derby.”

  • All-star status

    Kenisha Marshall ended her Spencer County High School basketball career back in March after she helped lead the Lady Bears to their first regional tournament in several years. But for the six-foot standout center, it was not the last time she’d represent her school on the basketball court.

    Marshall was one of only 32 players from across the state invited to participate in the Kentucky All-Star tryouts, vying for one of 12 spots for the squad that annually takes on the all-stars from Indiana.

  • Grizzly Baseball on a winning...
  • PHOTO: 1st big bird

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Shawn Dickerson of Taylorsville shot his first turkey on Sunday April 26, on a family farm in Nelson County.  Dickerson is the son of Jennifer Banta.