Sports briefs for Aug. 20, 2014

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By The Staff

Follow John Herndon on Twitter

For up-to-the minute Anderson County sports news, be sure to follow Anderson News sports editor John Herndon at www.twitter.com/ANewsJPHerndon.

The service is free and can be sent directly to your smartphone if you like. Herndon provides news updatesand live updates of games he is covering.

Just for fun, Herndon also talks a little about area colleges and a lot about the Cincinnati Reds. He even throws in a little bit of country music commentary too.

Just follow him to join the fun.

Want to write or use a camera?

If you like to write or use a camera, The Anderson News would like to talk with you.

The News is always looking for people willing to write, submit information or take photos.

We offer a perfect opportunity for students who might be interested in journalism or another form of creative writing, fans who have a hidden talent or team parents who would just like to see results in the local paper. There is no pay involved, but The News will take care of your press credentials.

This is how Anderson News sports editor John Herndon started what has been a very successful career in local sports writing.

If you are interested, contact Herndon at jpherndon@theandersonnews.com.

Football preview coming next week

The Anderson County Bearcats are looking to win district and regional championships for the second consecutive year and are one of the teams mentioned as having a chance for a trip to the state finals.

They open the season next week at home versus Clark County.

Get all the Bearcat football news in a special section in next week’s edition of The Anderson News.

--From staff reports