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Today's Sports

  • SCHS Bears are 5-11

     

    The Spencer County Bears are 5-11 on the season after taking a 15-7 win over Carroll  County on Saturday. It was a bounce back game for the Bears, who had suffered a 11-7 defeat to Washington County on Wednesday and then saw Kentucky Country Day rally for a 7-5 win on Thursday.

    The Bears were scheduled to host district foe Collins on Monday with a return trip to Collins on Tuesday. They will travel to Nelson County on Friday and will have two district games at Anderson County to begin next week.

  • Outdoors - Elk quota hunt...

    Twenty years ago this December, seven elk were released atop Potato Knob in Perry County in front of thousands of onlookers. The landmark restoration of a free roaming elk herd in Kentucky was off and running.

    Fast forward to present day. There are now more elk in Kentucky than any state east of the Rocky Mountains and each year the prospect of harvesting one compels tens of thousands of hunters to apply for Kentucky’s quota elk hunts.

  • Youth baseball begins Saturday

    The Spencer County Youth Baseball Association will celebrate the opening day of their season this Saturday with games beginning at 9 a.m. at Ray Jewell Park.

    SCYBA President Rena Allen said there are more than 300 young people involved in the league this year, and is also asking that parents and other volunteers make sure to help out with concessions and other efforts to keep the league operating.

  • Bears end Florida trip on...

     

    The Spencer County Bears dropped their first four games  in Florida, most in close fashion, but found a win on Thursday to end their trip on a positive note with a 5-3 victory over Crittenden County. Earlier in the week, they fell 3-1 to Livingston County, were shut-out 3-0 by Madison Central, fell 8-2 to Boyle County and dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to Owensboro.

  • Girls finally taste defeat,...

     

  • Outdoors - Youth's first...

     

    Jonathan Wright, 11, of Springfield, Ohio, took his first turkey from his Great Grandmother Ball’s farm in Elk Creek recently. His Uncle Timmy has taken him under his wings and taught him how to hunt and he loves spending time on the farm. He is planning to have the turkey mounted.

  • Outdoors - Spring fishing...

     

    The weather forecast called for a redbud winter to hit last week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

  • Outdoors - Trail of Tears event...

    Learn about the route of the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears in western Kentucky during Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park’s Trail of Tears Weekend May 12-13.

    The event, co-sponsored by the Friends of Pennyrile, will feature a bus tour of the trail in Caldwell, Crittenden and Livingston counties.  The bus will take participants to Mantle Rock Nature Preserve, which is an important point on Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

  • Outdoors - Paddle scenic Carter...

    Carter Caves State Resort Park is offering paddling excursions on Tygarts Creek this spring.

    This 6-mile canoe or kayak trip will go down Tygarts Creek, cutting through Kentucky’s most scenic limestone gorge. The excursions will last about 3.5 hours. The park will provide canoes, paddles, life vest, shuttle ride from the Welcome Center and guides for your trip. The park does not have kayaks, though paddlers have the option to bring their own kayak. Participants should have some paddle experience before signing up for these trips and be at least 12 years old.

  • Outdoors - It’s trophy...