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Today's Sports

  • Bears split series with Shelby

     

    The Spencer County Bears jumped right back into district action this week with a two game series against Collins, one week after splitting a pair of games against district rival Shelby County.

    The Bears traveled to Shelby County last Tuesday to open district play, and took a 6-3 victory over the Rockets.

    The teams were locked in a pitcher’s dual early on as Spencer County’s Blake Lambdin worked out of a couple of early inning jams to hold Shelby County scoreless through six innings.

  • Lady Bears take two of three,...

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears bounced back from an early week district loss to Shelby County, to earn two solid wins to close out the week, including a 14-9 win over Pleasure Ridge Park during the Lady Bear Invitational held on Saturday.

    Spencer County, 13-6 on the season, opened the week by traveling to district rival Shelby County on Wednesday, and it took two extra innings for the Lady Rockets to pull out the 4-3 victory.

  • UK’s Elam knows he has room to...

    Before the Blue-White Game reached halftime, some Kentucky fans were complaining on Twitter about the play of junior nose guard Matt Elam.

    Out of shape. Too upright. Not aggressive. Gets pushed out of the way too easy. Lacks intensity.
    Elam knows the criticism is there. He picked UK over Alabama and during his first two seasons he has not met the lofty expectations most had for him. He filled in as a starter last year after Melvin Lewis was hurt, and this season Kentucky is counting on him to be the man in the middle of the defensive line.

  • Youth Baseball

     

    Saturday was opening day for the Spencer County Youth Baseball Association.

  • SCMS Soccer

     

    The girls scored five goals to defeat Taylor County. Cassidy Goss scored back-to-back goals, with Allie Campbell assisting Sara Williamson on another goal, and Heaven Shelburne assisted Kyle Barron on a goal. Maria Welch also scored.

  • SCHS Tennis
  • Sports Briefs - Week of April 20...

    Lady Bears Youth Basketball Camp

    The SCHS Lady Bears Basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8th. 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 1st, 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

  • Lady Bears go 5-1 in Florida

     

    It was more than just fun in the sun for the Spencer County Lady Bears softball team last week. The fun also came on the diamond, as the young squad took five of six games, including a 3-2 victory over 12th ranked North Laurel on Friday.

    “What a week,” said first-year coach Jimmy Schmidt. “This group keeps finding ways to win close games.” Five of their last seven wins have been by three runs or less. The Lady Bears are now 11-5 on the season.

  • Baseball Bears enter district...

     

    The Spencer County Bears are sporting an impressive 8-3 record as they return home from their Spring Break trip to Florida, having won three of five in the Sunshine State.

    The Bears ended their week on a high note, besting previously undefeated Caldwell County 8-1 on Friday.

    A big second inning propelled the Bears, when they scored five runs to take a commanding lead. Noah Dockery knocked in the first run with a double, followed by a two run single by Jacob Cole and then an RBI double by Lucas Tackett.

  • Undefeated Season

    The “Wild-Cards”, a kindergarten/first grade basketball team in the Spencer County Parks and Recreation league, finished their season undefeated.