Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Christmas spirit is...

    The Newtown tragedy has stolen a core-something out of our Christmas. Exacerbated by a parade of assault weapon images on TV, Apocalypse 2012 doom, and the fiscal cliff, woes have tempered our joy this year. The season-to-be-jolly has a deep bruise on it.
    In my lifetime, only the lingering grief after John F. Kennedy’s assassination  before Thanksgiving 1963 was as numbing, and weighed so heavily on the American spirit as the Sandy Hook tragedy.

  • PHOTOS: Summitt siblings get 7-...
  • PHOTOS: SCHS varsity, junior...

    The Spencer County High School varsity and junior varsity dance teams each won first place in their divisions at the Jamfest Dance Competition at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington over the weekend.

  • Bears sweep pair of games last...

    The Spencer County Bears have improved to 4-1 on the season after sweeping a pair of games last week.
    The boys traveled to Frankfort last Tuesday to tangle with the Wolverines of Western Hills and came away with a 78-53 victory.

  • Lady Bears move to 4-6 on season

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have had a very busy week on the court, playing five games since last Monday.
    The Lady Bears opened up with a trip to Frankfort to play Western Hills and they came away with a hard-fought 39-37 victory.
    Mackenzie Myers led the way for the Lady Bears with 13 points and 13 rebounds while MacKenzie Keown added 10 points. Krysten Barlow hit two three-pointers on her way to eight points and eight rebounds and McKenna Pfeiffer added five points with Kristien Downs scoring three.

  • Myers scores 1,000th career point

    Spencer County Lady Bear Mackenzie Myers scored 12 points in the team’s loss to Anderson County on Monday night to bring her career total to 1,001.

  • COLUMN: UK’s kiddies are growing...

    Against another outmanned if feisty foe, Lipscomb, the Kentucky Wildcats were improved. John Calipari can circle-talk, make it complicated, but it isn’t. Big Blue fans are witnessing one-season removed high school hot shots coming of age. They’re learning how to adjust from being The Man, into a (what?) role player.
    Against Lipscomb, Archie Goodwin appeared to accept he is not Dwyane Wade; Kyle Wiltjer knows his stand-and-shoot freebies from the perimeter are over until opponents are convinced Alex Poythress is Terrence Jones.

  • PHOTO: What a deer!

    Trevor Hutt killed this 18-point buck during youth weekend on private land in Spencer County. Some of the kickers are small and don't show up well in pictures, Trevor's mother, Kelly, said.

  • COLUMN: NFL tragedies center on...

    For the second Sunday in a row, an NFL team took the field with heavy hearts after the loss of a teammate. First it was the Kansas City Chiefs who were reeling last Sunday, just one day after one of their key defensive players, Javon Belcher, shot and killed his girlfriend and then later used another gun to kill himself.
    This week, the tragedy took place in Dallas when Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent wrecked his car, killing his passenger and teammate, Jerry Brown. Brent has been charged as a result of the accident and another NFL team is attending another funeral.

  • Eight SCMS football players...

    Following an impressive football season, eight Spencer County Middle School football players were chosen to be a part of this year’s all-star teams.
    From the sixth grade team, Wyatt DeRudder and Chris Shelburne were named to the All Kentucky team to play on the regional level.
    Seventh-graders Jay Brove and Kadin Smith were chosen for the All Kentucky team on the national level.