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Today's Sports

  • Students take skills to track...

     

    Hunter Wethington and Tabitha Martin attended  Maximum Velocity Track and Field Academy, a track camp for middle- high school students hosted by Centre College. Wethington and Martin spent a week training with Olympic Athletes such as: Sharrieffa Barksdale, Stephanie Brown-Trafton, Hazel Clark-Riley, Mark Hollis, Aries Merritt, Dwight Phillips, Jamie Nieto, Kevin Young, and Lauryn Williams. The camp concluded with the Bluegrass State Game on Saturday.

  • Pirates finish season at 16-0

     

    Spencer County Youth Baseball under-12 Pirates. Back row left to right: Coaches Jason Karrer, John Trowbridge, Bill Arnold and Jason Mobley. Middle row: Jaden Mobley, Tyler Owen, Trenton Shepherd and Dillon Jarrell. Kneeling: Bailey Riley and Ethan Frank. Front row: Jaeden Buttram, Sean Collins, Colton Price and Blake Karrer. Not pictured: Gavin Scharrer.

  • COLUMN: Bad sportsmanship ruins...

    You’ve seen it on the college basketball court, the little league baseball field and now we’ve seen it at the race track and it’s never pretty. Bad sportsmanship has a way of ruining great moments and revealing not-so-great character.

  • COLUMN: Mitchell's...

    The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) changed its name the other day to CharityWatch.
    I like the original better, don’t you? Never mind, the bottom line part is who’s who one the list, right? American philanthropists give away money of their own for the betterment of worthy causes beyond themselves.
    On the list: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Henry Bloch, 50 Cent and Matthew Mitchell.
    Mitchell on the list? Just kidding, but it’s true a University of Kentucky ball coach has gone philanthropic. With fanfare of course.

  • Coach Marion heading back to...

     

  • SCHS track and field team...

     

  • Athletes prepare for next season

     

  • Political correctness has taken...

    Sports writing has often been referred to as the toy department of journalism. For most Americans who are merely fans or spectators, sports is simply entertainment. Aside from the reckless gambler, the outcome of a sporting event rarely has the ability to greatly impact the quality of anyone’s life.

  • COLUMN: Reed and Burdi wait by...

    Career weekend (and not) in America, this one. If professional baseball is your passion then reserve clause a time slot in front of the TV – Major League Baseball’s annual draft, Thursday through Saturday.
    Top prospects in the Commonwealth waiting for a telephone to ring are A.J. Reed, University of Kentucky first baseman, and pitcher Nick Burdi at University of Louisville.

  • Track star signs with the...