Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • Cumberland River is good summer...

    The dog days of late summer slow everything down. The heat and humidity along with the long days make outside work sweaty and arduous.

    Fishing slows during the dog days as well. Catching game fish from a lake or stream during a 90-degree plus day provides a challenge that anglers often fail to conquer.

  • Soccer Bears look good in...


  • Local golfers win tourney


    A team of golfers from Spencer County took first place in the Bullitt East Invitational Golf Tournament last week at Tanglewood Golf Course.

    The Spencer County team scored a low four score total of 327. In addition, Jonathan Sanders won the low individual trophy with a score of two under par, 70.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of July 2,...

    Spencer County Stallions Youth Football to host Field Day and Auction this Saturday

    The Spencer County Stallions youth football program will host a Field Day and auction at Stallions Field this Saturday, July 29, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be food, bounce houses, games and a live auction that begins at 5 p.m. The event will help raise funds for the program as they prepare to kick off the season. Spencer County Stallions Field is located at the end of Water Street in Taylorsville.

  • Youth golfers make All-Stars


    Colton Todd, pictured, and Gabe Shelley were selected to the Great Shelbyville All-Star golf team after their performance with the Tanglewood youth golf team this summer. Other Spencer County youth who participated this year included:  Seth Shelley, Baylee Todd, Jackson Tobbe, Ryan Tobbe, Peyton Stein, Jameson Stocker, Hayla Puckett, Ivan Lester, Landon Knirenum, Connor Bridwell, Anthony Garner and Mauranda Dolle.