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Today's Sports

  • Bears fall to Waggener, 73-63

    The Spencer County Bears opened their season last Monday night with a 73-63 loss at home to Waggener. It was the first game for new coach Jason Burns, and while he would have preferred a victory, the outing did signal an exciting brand of basketball from a young team that won’t easily give up.

  • Runners represent Spencer at AAU...

    Seven Spencer County runners competed at the AAU National Cross Country Meet at Fort Gordon, Ga., this past weekend. These runners are part of the Kentucky Elite Running Club, a team of select runners from around the state of Kentucky. The meet was attended by teams from Florida, Ohio, Georgia, New York, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, California and more.
    Local donations paid for the runners meals during this three-day trip.
    Results for the Spencer County runners are as follows:

  • COLUMN: Blue Tisdale &...

    While the national media gnashes its teeth about Kobe Bryant’s come-back, Robinson Cano’s bank roll, and Jameis Winston’s well-being (sniff), let us visit the Department of Amazing: Bowling Green High’s football team won a third straight state championship last weekend. The Purples finished 14-0. Bowling Green has a 44-game win streak.
    Last time the Purples didn’t win a game, star running back with a marvelous name, Blue Tisdale, was in seventh grade. Amazing.
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  • 2013-14 SCHS varsity boys...

    12/6 Boyle County A
    12/9 Whitefield Academy H
    12/12 Bullitt East H
    12/17 South Oldham A
    12/20 Trimble County A
    12/23 Danville A
    12/26 Bethlehem at Marion Co.
    12/27 Marion County at Marion Co.
    12/29 Caverna at Marion Co.*
    1/7 Nelson County A
    1/10 Thomas Nelson H
    1/11 Collins H
    1/14 North Oldham A
    1/17 John Hardin A
    1/24 Oldham County A
    1/28 Anderson County H
    1/31 Bullitt Central H
    2/1 CAL H
    2/4 Kentucky Country Day H

  • 2013-14 SCHS varsity girls...

     

  • COLUMN: The man is Cauley-Stein

    Kentucky’s gritty test against Providence on the road was no more than demonstration how superior talent prevails over team.
    The Wildcats face a string of legitimate opponents this month who won’t be impressed by tiresome media swoon and TV analytic blow-hards creating a stardom level to exhaust even the wonderfully gifted Julius Randle.
    Reality we saw: The Man on Kentucky’s McDonalds all-team is not Randle, nor the Harrison twins or trigger-itch James Young. It’s sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein.

  • COLUMN: There’s no reality TV...

    For the last 20 years, television producers have squeezed their last ounce of creativity and, in some cases sanity, to develop the latest craze in reality television. But despite all their efforts, they’ll never match the unscripted excitement, unpredictability and drama of televised sporting events.
    For proof, talk to anyone who was watching the Alabama-Auburn football game Saturday evening.

  • Leaves are gone, but it’s...

    Winds blowing straight from Santa Claus’ abode at the North Pole rocketed across Kentucky this past week, bringing with them the start of reservoir smallmouth bass fishing season.
    “From now into late winter, if you can stand it, is the best time of year to catch trophy smallmouth bass,” said John Williams, southeastern fisheries district biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The whole cold water period of the year is the most productive time for large smallmouths.”

  • PHOTO: 12-pointer

    Kaleigh Jolly, 13, harvested a 12-point non-typical deer recently on a farm in Spencer County. Kaleigh is the daughter of Maggie Chandler and Kyle Jolly.

  • COLUMN: Does NFL moniker warrant...

    The power to set the agenda is one that should be exercised with great caution. Unfortunately, that power is too-often placed in the hands and minds of those who would rather push an agenda than simply set it.