Today's Sports

  • Holbrook a fitting leader for...

    When I moved to Spencer County in 2003, it was just a few months before the high school began its football program. I can probably count on one hand the number of games I’ve missed over the past 13 seasons, and it’s truly been enjoyable watching the program develop.

  • Bears ground Cardinals 55-26


    The Spencer County Bears scored 35 unanswered points in the second half as they trounced Nelson County 55-26 Friday night to open the season at 2-0.

    Tied at 20-20 at the half, the Bears made some defensive adjustments at halftime that put the clamps on the Cardinals, while on offense, the Bears’ three back rushing attack ate up yards and lit up the scoreboard in the second half.

  • Boys’ cross country team ranked...


    For the first time in school history, the boys cross country team is ranked in the top ten across the state. According to a preseason poll released recently, Spencer County is ranked 10th in the Class AA. The rankings are as follows:

    1. Highlands
    2. North Oldham
    3. Webster County
    4. Wayne County
    5. Shelby County
    6. Russell
    7. Warren East
    8. Lexington Catholic
    9. Boyle County
    10. Spencer County.

    The team is coached by Billy Talley, as is the girls’ cross country team.

  • Bears tame Tigers 48-14


    With a hyped student section backing them up on the road, the Spencer County Bears showed they were eager to get the season started on the right by destroying Bardstown 48-14 Saturday night in the second game of a double-header that also featured this Friday night’s home opener opponent, Nelson County.

  • High School soccer season kicks...


    Katelyn Brentzel, a Lady Bear freshman, sent the ball downfield during the girls’ 4-2 loss to North Bullitt last Wednesday. The girls have gotten off to a slow start, losing four games, but hope to bounce back this week. They will host Marion County next Monday night at 6 p.m.

  • Sports Briefs - week of August 26

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    Coach Whitney Reno is excited about her first varsity coaching job, mostly fueled by the talent and enthusiasm she sees on the court with the Lady Bears Volleyball team.

    She’s not new to many of the girls, having coached the freshman squad last year, and serving as coach at the middle school the past two seasons. She played volleyball at Woodford County High School, and played in numerous intramural leagues while a student at Western Kentucky University.

  • GIRLS SOCCER - New coach helps...


    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer program has seen success over the past several years, including a district title in 2013 and qualifying for the regional tournament two of the last three years.

    However, graduation took its toll on the program two years ago and the girls endured a 6-12 season last year.

    New faces on the field and the sideline could signal a new beginning for the team as first-year head coach Kelsi Shipley tries to lead a young squad with twelve underclassmen back to the top.

  • BOYS SOCCER - Boys have the...


    If attitude can win games, the Spencer County Boys soccer team might surprise some people with their success this season.

    “The biggest improvement has been that there is a soccer mindset,” said third-year coach Dewayne Mason.

    “We are a team that loves the game. In the past, there have not been many players who have been committed to the process, because they had not learned what that had meant. Honing your skills was something foreign,” said the coach.

    This season, Mason sees a difference.

  • Bears are title contenders


    If last Friday night’s scrimmage is any indication, the Spencer County Bears’ football team will once again be contending for a district title come October.

    The Bears looked impressive on both sides of the ball in a controlled scrimmage that included opposition from both North Hardin and Louisville Southern, two athletic teams, the former making it to the 5A semi-finals last year.

    Coach Mike Marksbury, entering his fifth season leading the Bears, said playing consistent and staying healthy will be keys to success this season.