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Today's Sports

  • Government control is out of...

    JIM WATERS

    Are Washington’s policies these days regarding everything from bathrooms to broadband intentionally designed to systematically trash the constitutionally protected power of states, local governments and even the people themselves?  
    Maybe. Maybe not.

    Intentions aside, those are the results.

  • Working together helps reduce...

    DR. PAUL KENSICKI
    WellCare of Kentucky

     

    More than 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses, more than 200 of them from heroin. Heroin use has surged over the past few years, contributing to drug overdoses becoming a more common cause of death than car accidents in Kentucky. This is a serious public health crisis – one that must be fought on many fronts at once.

  • SCHS athletes in state track meet

     

    A school record was set during the Spencer County High School track and field team’s performance at the KHSAA State Track Meet in Richmond during the last weekend of May.

    The boys 4x800 relay team of Zach Williams, Riley McClain, Joel Wafford and Hunter Wethington set the new SCHS mark with a time of 8:36.70, chipping nine seconds off the previous school best time, and finishing 12th in the state 2A meet.

  • Bright future for Lady Bears

     

    With the tying run just 60 feet away and a monumental upset within reach, you might excuse Spencer County High School softball coach Jimmy Schmidt for being down in the dumps when his Lady Bears came up just short last Monday night, falling 2-1 to eighth-ranked Anderson County in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of June 1,...

    Lady Bears Hoops camp

    The SCHS Lady Bears basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8. The camp will be held at the high school from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50, and includes a T-shirt. If you register by June 1, the cost is $40. There are also family discounts available for siblings. For more information, contact Coach Brandy Scott at brandy.scott@spencer.kyschools.us or call 558-9646.

    Habitat for Humanity golf scramble

  • Youth Soccer Champs
  • 4-H Shooting Sport meet winners

    On Saturday, May 21 Spencer County 4-H Shooting Sports hosted the eighth annual Spencer County Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club. This year, over 375 youth, ranging from 9-18, competed in this event, representing 16 counties.

    With all of the dedication of the Shooting Sports leaders and coaches, along with the Spencer County Fish and Game Club members, this tournament continues to grow and expand each year. There were people everywhere on the 21st at the Fish and Game Club, which is a huge accomplishment.

  • Diamonds are a girl’s best friend
  • Free fishing in Ky. June 4-5

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5, when no license or permit is required to fish Kentucky waters.

    Free Fishing Weekend has been an annual event for residents and non-residents since at least 1992. Size and creel limits on the number of fish anglers may keep still apply. Additionally, anglers may keep trout without possessing a trout permit.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 25,...

    Co-ed Sand Volleyball League

    Spencer Christian Church will be hosting a Co-ed Sand Volleyball League this summer. Deadline for sign-ups will be June 10th. The cost is $60 per team. For information, contact Jesse at Jesse@spencerchristian.org.

    Lady Bears Hoops Camp