Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Memorial Day thanks to...

    Memorial Day.
    “Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.” – Carol Lynn Pearson
    Traditions. I love ‘em, don’t you? Thoughtful and solid Americanisms like flag waving on Memorial Day, parade down Main Street, music and fireworks to elevate patriotism in us all.
    Most of us believe it a privilege to applaud our military men and women, honor with a moment of silence. We visit memorials, lay flowers, shed a tear or two.

  • Tournament grows to 414...

    On Saturday, May 18, Spencer County 4-H Shooting Sports hosted the Fifth Annual Spencer County Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club.

  • Currie named runner-up in state...

    Members of the SCHS Track team attended the AA State Meet at the University of Louisville track on Friday.

  • Bears end regular season at 20-9

    The Spencer County Bears wrapped up their regular season with two wins to complete an impressive 20-9 regular season mark as they head into district tournament action.

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears softball team...

    Senior MacKenzie Keown takes a swing during a recent game for the Lady Bears. The girls fell to 2-29 on the season following another rough week that saw them lose 5-2 to Marion County, 10-2 to Shelby County, 15-0 to Woodford County and 10-0 to Nelson County. The girls were scheduled to open 30th District Tournament play on Monday night against Anderson County in Lawrenceburg.

  • COLUMN: Calipari rails at NCAA:...

    University of Kentucky athletics was number one three times last week.
    1. Mark Stoops’s football team will play the nation’s most difficult schedule this year. An internet site says five SEC teams will play top 10 toughest competition – Florida sixth, LSU fifth, Tennessee fourth, Arkansas second and Kentucky first.

  • Burns named boys’ basketball...

    Jason Burns was scheduled to meet with players and parents Monday night during his informal introduction as the new boys’ basketball head coach at Spencer County High School, but he’s already been making the rounds.

  • SCHS track team has 16 qualify...

    The Spencer County track team competed at regionals on Thursday at North Oldham High School and had a record of 16 athletes qualify to compete at state.
    State competition will be held Friday at the University of Louisville.
    Those qualifying for state and their event are:
    Gavin Boykin - 4x200 team
    Shawn Boykin - 100 meters, 4x200
    Cameron Curran - 4x800 team
    Robert Currie - 4x200 team
    William Currie - shot put
    Stephen DeWitt - 4x800 team
    Chase McIntosh - 4x200 team
    William Morrow - 4x200 team

  • COLUMN: Next big thing: UK...

    Now that Andrew Wiggins has made his choice without fanfare, Rick Pitino has his tattoo, Orb has moved to Pimlico and John Calipari manages to keep his name in the news (inviting Bill Clinton to his fantasy camp), the next big thing in Kentucky has to be Drew Barker.
    Connor High School’s splendid 6-feet-3, 215-pound quarterback is GI Joe clean-cut, tall enough to see over crowds at the mall, has no tattoos that we know about, and is the latest prize grease-penciled onto Mark Stoops’ board in the war room in Lexington.

  • PHOTOS: Baseball, softball...