Today's Sports

  • Bowhunter education programs...

    Bowhunter education is not mandatory here, but it’s likely that more Kentuckians who hunt with archery equipment will want to take the course in the future.

  • PHOTO: Bears basketball camp is...

    Youngsters attending last week’s basketball camp at Spencer County High School put up the ‘No. 1’ sign at camp on Friday. Bears coach Jacob Barmore, far left, and Bears players, standing in the back, put on the camp for local boys and girls.

  • PHOTO: Great catch!

    Brandon Tindle, 11, caught this catfish while fishing on a private farm with his brother, Jonathan. The catch was about 10 pounds, according to their mother, Melissa.

    Proud of your child’s summer catch? Send your picture to editor@spencermagnet.com along with the details – who, what, where, and when – and we’ll showcase the find in an upcoming issue.

  • The Upper Green River

    Editor’s Note: This article is one in the periodic Blue Water Trails series highlighting the floating, fishing and tourism opportunities on Kentucky’s streams and rivers.

  • COLUMN: Summertime slows have...

    July in Kentucky.
    When haze lifts, we notice fields of corn are high as an elephant’s eye.
    Family reunions, picnics, community festivals, little league baseball all-star games and always, the troops. Ahead of all else, soldiers in uniform and civilians who serve, should be close to mind every day and certainly during the first week of July. It’s a freedom kind of month.
    Heroes, too. In sports, here’s one: Mark Grether in Louisville’s Catholic Youth Football League.

  • Clearing the way for disc golf

    The Possum Ridge Disc Golf Club is clearing the way – literally – for Spencer County’s first disc golf course.

  • Surveys help biologists monitor...

    Wildlife surveys have a simple goal – to gather information.
    “They help biologists monitor non-game species, and effectively manage populations of the animals we hunt,” said David McChesney, federal aid program coordinator for the wildlife division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “This ensures the overall well-being and responsible stewardship of Kentucky’s wildlife.”

  • PHOTO: Tournament champs

    The Spencer County 10 and under fast pitch softball team won the Munfordville Invitational Tournament this past weekend.

    Pictured, from back left, are coaches Chris Allen, Bill Vannatta, Darren Cole, and head coach John Howie. Second row, from left, are Destiny Waldridge, Macy Bruner, Sarah Durbin, Audrey Michels, Deborah Lewis and Alyssa Howie. Front row, from left, are Emilee Hardin, Allison Dunbar, Emily Cole, Katie Wilburn, Elizabeth Vannatta and Emma Allen. The team is scheduled to play in a state tournament in Fern Creek on July 7-10.

  • Bottoms at top of this week’s...

    Surprising. That’s how Taylorsville resident Derek Bottoms characterizes his first feature event win at Bluegrass Speedway.

  • Fishing derby draws almost 100...

    Ninety-six children participated in the annual kid’s fishing derby at the Taylorsville Lake Tailwaters on June 11.

    Pictured are Officer Jason Ice; Victoria Worley, 9, winner of the smallest fish award (a 3 1/16-inch sunfish); Max Dipple, 12, winner of the largest fish award (a 20 3/4-inch catfish); Dalton Helton, 11, who caught the most fish (46); and Officer Darvin Chesser.

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife stocked 500 rainbow trout for the kids to catch.