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Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Basketball in Kentucky...

    What is basketball in Kentucky all about? Final Fours ... NCAA banners? Nah. It’s the journey.
    This week, look east, good fellows, to Louisa Elementary School. Super Hero Day was held last month at the school in Lawrence County and young Jake Preece showed up wearing a UK sweat shirt and hat to honor his super hero – Aaron Harrison.Far from twitter, tweet, hype and coach spin, the genuine essence of basketball in Kentucky is Jake Preece and every tow-head kid like him, and every Pollyanna little girl too.

  • Lady Bears finish rough week...

     

  • PHOTO: Tennis team enjoys sunny...

     

    Lauren Roy serves during a doubles match while her twin sister, Lindsey, left, waits near the net. Wednesday’s sunny weather made a great day for the Spencer County’s tennis team to hit the courts. The Roy sisters won their match. 

  • Bears drop to 4-11 on the season

     

  • COLUMN: Aaron Harrison's...

    “It’s going to be a great story,” Aaron Harrison said a month ago in Columbia, South Carolina, moments after the lowest point in Kentucky’s winter of discontent. The Wildcats seemed to shrug their shoulders after having had surrendered to Frank Martin’s Gamecocks. Nobody was happy, in particular citizenry of Big Blue Nation who pay their taxes in love, devotion in tee-shirts, face paint and expect in return more than they were getting.

  • Spring turkey season begins with...

     

  • COLUMN: A maddening March...

    March Madness is more than just a clever and profitable slogan for the NCAA basketball tournament. This year, it seems to be a very adequate description of the tournament that was scheduled to end Monday night with the championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky. What made this year’s tournament so special?

  • Bears drop 3 games in Derby...

    It was a tough spring break for the Spencer County Bears baseball team, as they dropped three games in the Derby City Classic before the rains came and washed out the rest of the tournament.
    The Bears opened with a solid game despite the 3-2 loss against Southern on Monday. In that game, Jaret Cannon was the starting pitcher on the mound and gave up just three hits through six innings. However, Southern got five hits in the late innings and escaped with the one-run victory while holding the Bears to just four hits on the day.

  • PHOTO: SCMS volleyball finishes...

     

    Eighth grade volleyball team received second in their conference. Kylie Lyons, Elizabeth Vannatta, Kayleigh Eldridge, Allison Bingham, Mackenna Cox, Brittany Wiseman, Mackenzie Brock, M.J. Wolak, Abbi Kemper, Emily Sibert, Kelsey Lear, Abbi Wernert, Coach Reno, Nikkole Werenrt and Mike Lyons.

  • COLUMN: Kentucky ' . . ....

    In context of losing ten times, surviving Kansas State, unbeaten Wichita State, defending NCAA champion Louisville, then Michigan, Kentucky’s unlikely advance to the 2014 Final Four, is reminiscent of ...“... the Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!” – Russ Hodges, New York Giants radio, 1951.
    Or ...“Do you believe in miracles?” Al Michaels, Olympic Games, 1980.
    Or ...“I don’t believe what I just saw,” Jack Buck, St. Louis Cardinals radio, 1988.