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Today's Sports

  • Fan of the Week

     

    Two-year-old Brady Burns pointed toward the court during last week’s Spencer County Bears basketball game against Oldham County. Brady has a special rooting interest in the games, as his dad, Jason Burns, is head coach of the Bears.

  • Girls down Collins, improve to 2...

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears are on a roll. Winners of five in a row, the girls got perhaps their most important win of the season with a 57-44 victory at district rival Collins Friday night and are now 9-7 on the season.

    In front of a large crowd in Shelbyville Friday, the girls got off to a slow start, trailing 7-2 before Audrey Michels knocked down a jumper and Alyssa Howie buried a three to knot the score at 7-7. Another trey by Howie would then put the Lady Bears up 10-7 to end the quarter.

  • Outdoors - Safely familiarize...

     

    Lots of hunters receive a new rifle over the holidays or take advantage of the subsequent sales to add to their collection.
    The impulse is to immediately dash off to the shooting range. Fighting back that urge and instead taking time to familiarize yourself with your new rifle is a good first step toward safe and responsible ownership.

  • Spencer County’s youth wrestlng

     

    Spencer County’s youth wrestlers hit the mats Sunday the 8th at Fern Valley High  School against regional teams including East Oldham , Warren County, Fern Creek and more.  The morning session saw a gold medal win by Maliyah “terror twin” Nation as well as silver medals by Kennan Carnes and Luke Kiser and a bronze for Josh  Lingle. The afternoon session saw Colton Kessinger continue undefeated winning gold, as well as Lane Kiser and Bradley Maines collecting silver medals.

  • Lady Bears finish holidays strong

     

  • High hopes for local hoops

     

    The Spencer County Bears and Lady Bears both appear ready to make some noise in district play this year and both head into the second half of their season on high notes.

    The Bears have been a big surprise, racing out to an 8-4 record, their best win-loss mark to begin a new year since the 2010-11 season that saw them advance all the way to the 8th Region finals.

  • Focus continues on Asian carp

     

    The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past 12 months and envisioning the possibilities for the new year.
    The directors of the Fisheries, Wildlife and Wildlife Diversity divisions at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently previewed what’s ahead in 2017.

  • Bears nearly slay Dragons

     

    Earlier this month, the Spencer County Bears suffered their worst lost of the season, dropping a 93-64 decision to a very good South Oldham team. The two teams met again last Thursday night in the finals of the Nick Burns Memorial Tournament hosted by Spencer County, and this time the Dragons barely escaped with a three-point win.

  • Despite losses, Lady Bears...

     

    Salvaging a win over Waggener Thursday night after four straight days of games, the Spencer County Lady Bears took a few lumps but hopefully learned a few lessons during their participation in the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament at Bullitt East last week, despite going 1-3.

    Spencer County bounced back after three straight losses with a 68-29 victory over the Lady Wildcats to move to 4-6 on the season. While that lopsided win helped their record, it was their play in the three losses that might prove most helpful as the season progresses.

  • Bears win third straight game

     

    Despite a lack of size and a lot of youth and inexperience, the Spencer County Bears are proving to be a fun team to watch and thus far, a successful one.

    Following a 62-55 victory over visiting Jeffersontown on Friday night, the Bears are now 5-3 on the year, and winners of three straight.