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Today's Sports

  • SCHS Cross Country aiming for...

    The Spencer County High School Cross Country team has hit the ground running this season and hopes to reach new milestones in 2016.

    Last year, the boys qualified for their second consecutive state meet and the girls have a couple of quality runners returning and some promising newcomers.

    SCHS Cross Country Coach Billy Talley assigned sophomore Shaylee Scott with providing the preseason report this year, and she’s one of the new girls who will be lacing up the shoes for the team.

  • Bears soccer starts 2-1

     

  • Tigers outclaw Bears, 29-13

     

    Talk about a rough start. On the first play from scrimmage in the opening game for the Spencer County Bears’ 2016 football season, Bardstown’s quarterback dropped back and lofted a pass that went for a 67-yard touchdown. It was a play that put the Bears behind, where they stayed all night on their way to a disappointing 29-13 loss Saturday night at Nelson County High School.

  • Bears no longer underdogs

     

    It’s going to be Bear season in 2016. Following a remarkable 2015 season that saw them post a school record 10 wins and climb to near the top of the state 4A rankings, the Spencer County High School football team has gone from being the hunters to the hunted.

    “I feel we have played the role of underdog very well over the years,” said Head Coach Mike Marksbury, who is entering his sixth season with the Bears. “Now the expectations are going to be heaped on us and we will have to respond.”

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August...

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.

  • SCHS golf team now includes 60...

    It may be one of the toughest games to master, but golf seems to be gaining rapidly among the youth in Spencer County judging from the numbers currently involved from local schools.

    Mike Phillips, golf coach at SCHS, is entering his fourth season and remembers that first year when he had six golfers. That grew to eleven the next year and 17 last season. Today, when combining the high school and middle school teams, the program has 60 golfers.

  • Lady Bears look to improve

     

  • In-state players expected to...

     

    Most years Davonte Robinson would have been the marquee in-state player in Kentucky’s football recruiting class.

    He led Henry Clay in tackles for three straight years (he had 100 tackles and one interception as a senior) and was the top-rated defensive back in the state with offers from Georgia, Louisville, Notre Dame, Ohio State and many others along with UK.

    He was a Class AAA 100-meter dash state champion as a sophomore and helped Henry Clay win team titles in 2015 and 2016.

  • Outdoors - Deer harvest begins...

    Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.

    Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months.

    “Everything right now points toward another good season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    That is welcome news following a string of record harvests.

  • Lady Grizzlies win tournament in...

     

    The Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies won their first game of the season with a victory over Elkhorn Middle School in Frankfort Friday night. They then went on to win first place at the Foley Warrior Classic tournament in Berea over the weekend.