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Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August...

    Youth Dance Clinic

    The High School Dance Team is holding a dance clinic on Saturday, August 26th for youth. During the clinic, young dancers will learn a routine that they will perform at the SCHS home football game on September 8. Dancers should wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. The cost is $25 per person, which includes the clinic, lunch and a t-shirt to perform in. The clinic will be from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Spencer County High School

  • Bears soccer open with win

     

    Adam Nation, #10, shown here controlling the ball against two defenders during an earlier scrimmage, had a big day for the Bears as they won their opening game of the season, 5-1 over Henry County. Nation scored four goals and recorded an assist during the victory. Daphon Degree scored the other goal for the Bears while Alex Coomes, Aaron Lester and Jacob Nichols also recorded assists.  Andres Rubio was solid in the net, surrendering just one goal. The Bears will host Pleasure Ridge Park this Saturday at 2 p.m.

  • Volleyball team wins first three

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball Team got their season off to a great start last week, winning all three matches.

    The girls traveled to Eminence, where theY dispatched the Lady WarriArs two games to one. After dropping the first set, they rebounded to win the second, 25-12, and the third, 25-20.

    Also last week, they defeated Portland Christian three sets to none, and took a 2-1 victory over Waggener, winning the first set 25-15, losing the second 25-18, and winning the deciding set, 25-19.

  • Lady Bears stumble in two games...

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got their season off to a rough start last week, dropping a 5-2 decision at Henry County  and then losing 8-1 at Bullitt East last Wednesday. In the Henry County game, the Lady Bears got goals from Katelyn Brentzel and Morgan Lurie, with Sara Stine recording an assist. Against Bullitt East, the lone Spencer County goal came off the foot of Sara Williamson, following an assist from Alyssa Beard.

  • Bears tame Tigers, 36-14

     

    Kadin Smith had touchdown-scoring runs of 75 yards and 67 yards in the second quarter as the Spencer County Bears opened their season with an impressive 36-14 victory over Bardstown Friday night in Taylorsville.

    Smith had a huge night, scoring three touchdowns and picking up 276 yards on the ground, and scoring a fourth touchdown on a 25-yard pass from Jake McDaniel. The senior, who has verbally committed to play college football at Purdue, showed he’s ready to excel as the feature running back and offensive threat.

  • Deer disease hits state

    Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease has been reported in white-tailed deer in several east Kentucky counties. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources received confirmation from the Georgia- based Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study Wednesday morning of a Kentucky deer with a strain of the disease.

  • Bears hope to stay on track

     

    Bears will rely on junior class for success

    As Coach Mike Marksbury begins his seventh season at the helm of the Spencer County High School football team, his task is no longer about building a winning program, but maintaining one.

    Marksbury, whose lone losing season with the Bears came during his inaugural 5-7 campaign in 2011, has enjoyed two memorable seasons, going 8-4 last year following a 10-2 season that put the program on the map.

  • Soccer Bears have experience for...

     

    There’s excitement around the Spencer County boys soccer program this year as the Bears are coming off an extremely competitive season with all their starters returning and full of confidence.

  • Volleyball: New coach, new...

     

  • Lady Bears Soccer: preparation...

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team bounced back from a dismal 3-14 record two years ago, to post a 10-7-1 mark last year. But gone from last year’s squad are the leading scorer, leader in assist, and their starting goalie.

    Despite those losses, head coach Kelsi Edelen remains optimistic about the upcoming season because of their preparation.

    “We are planning on continuing that momentum,” she said about the prospects of building on last season’s success. “We know the younger girls will step it up.”