Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Three-star prospect...

    Glass half full.
    In the aftermath of an NFL season made tiresome by a media herd enthralled with Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and the latest bulletin on Michael Vick’s knee, fans got a Super Bowl worth the price of a television commercial (almost).
    But more, the MVP headed to Disney World owns a name straight out of casting for Godfather IV. Joseph Vincent Flacco.
    From Audubon, N.J., Flacco broke quarterback records for the Fighting Blue Hens at the University of Delaware. Then he paid his earn-your-spurs dues in the NFL for a decade.

  • Frankfort takes down Lady Bears

    An ugly outing on Monday combined with uncooperative weather in the following days made for an unpleasant week for the Spencer County Lady Bears who were riding high after a three-game winning streak.

  • Bears fall to 10-12

    While heavy rains came late Tuesday night, the Spencer County Bears were mired in a shooting drought a few hours earlier as they experienced a night of cold-shooting on their way to a 65-56 loss at Kentucky Country Day.

  • PHOTOS: Bears place 10th at...

    On Saturday, the Spencer County High School wrestlers competed in the Kentucky High School State Duals. Spencer County took 10th at the State Duals, beating Central High School 58-24. The Bears lost to Central earlier in the year 60-24. ‘[It was a] great day for the boys,’ said coach Joe Speer.

  • COLUMN: Numbers: Jurich extends...

    Louisville and uh, fidelity.
    What was missing from Tom Jurich’s new-contract-for-Charlie Strong announcement the other day? A brass band, cheerleaders, a Shriner mini-bike parade and a few real-world questions about the price tag on fidelity.

  • Lady Bears go on three-game...

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have a three-game winning streak heading into action this week following two hard-fought victories last week over Bethlehem and Carroll County.
    Last Monday night, the Lady Bears hosted the Lady Eagles of Bethlehem and won in dramatic fashion as Delicia Brown knocked down two free throws with no time left on the clock to record a 41-39 victory.

  • Bears fall to Anderson, Collins

    The Spencer County Bears had a tough week of district play as they dropped back to back games to district rivals to fall to 10-11 on the season.

  • COLUMN: School spirit is...

    A visit to the new Thomas Nelson High School once again revealed the huge gap between schools when it comes to athletic facilities. The Spencer County boys played there Friday night and walking into that gymnasium leaves one wide-eyed and amazed.

  • Bears down Generals 89-76

    The Spencer County Bears traveled to Bardstown on Friday night and came away with a 89-76 victory in their first game ever against the Thomas Nelson Generals.

  • Girls pick up eighth win

    With nearly a month left in the season, the Spencer County Lady Bears have surpassed their win total from a year ago following a 55-37 victory over the North Oldham Lady Mustangs on Saturday afternoon.