Today's News

  • GOLF: Lady Bearcats looking to achieve big things on the greens

    Early in the season, nearly every team in every sport has high hopes for success.

    With a bit of luck and rapid development, those dreams could become reality for the Anderson County girls’ golf team.
    The Lady Bearcats return virtually the entire team from 2010, including a state qualifier, and have some promising newcomers in coach Todd Hyatt’s first year at the helm.

  • BOYS' SOCCER: Woodford hands Bearcats first loss

    Woodford County scored three first-half goals, then kept host Anderson County at bay on the way to a 3-0 win in boys’ high school soccer action Saturday night.
    It was Anderson’s first loss of the season,

    but most importantly, the outcome gave Woodford a leg up on the District 25 seeding race.
    “All three (of Woodford’s goals) were excellent goals on their part,” said Anderson coach Brett Morris.

  • Batcats place fourth in 16U World Series

    The Central Kentucky Batcats’ 16-and-under softball team recently finished a successful season of competing in numerous travel team tournaments.

    The Batcats’ final tournament saw the team finish fourth in the USFA World Series at Panama City Beach, Fla.

    The team also placed third in the USFA state tournament, held in Louisville and third in the NSA state tournament, played in Lexington.
    The Batcats were also second in the Tiger Classic at Georgetown and won the August Blowout, held at Anderson County Community Park.

  • Lady Mustangs roll past Bardstown

    The Anderson County Middle School girls’ basketball A-team rolled to a 41-19 win over Bardstown Thursday night.

    The Lady Mustangs remained unbeaten after ripping Bardstown with a 26-8 explosion in the first half.

    Kaci Currens led Anderson with 15 points, while Bailey Curry added 12.

    “I am very proud of the kids,” Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell said. “Last year, this team went 0-2 against Bardstown. All week long, I reminded them that Bardstown expected to come in here and win.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcat JV football team falls in overtime

    Anderson County’s junior varsity football team rallied from a 14 point halftime deficit but fell in overtime to Collins last Monday, 35 – 34.

    After giving up 28 points in the first half, the Bearcats held the Titans scoreless in the second half and rallied late in the game to tie the score with two touchdowns, forcing  overtime.  

  • Cooler weather means hunting seasons drawing closer

    Once again another year has rolled by and my favorite time of year is easing its way into the Bluegrass State. Fall and all the great sights, sounds and smells of the season are just around the corner. Sure, August in Kentucky is still usually sweltering hot but we’ve actually been blessed with some cooler weather and especially cooler nights for sleeping.

  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposes seasons

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed the 2011-2012 waterfowl seasons at its quarterly meeting held Aug. 19.

    Commission members also elected officers and recommended spring turkey hunting regulations for Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area in Meade County.

  • Man killed in ATV accident

    An Anderson County man was killed Sunday when the all terrain vehicle he was operating went off Clay Burgin Road and struck a tree, the Anderson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed.

    Jeffrey Knight, 19, of 1282 Aaron Barnett Road was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:20 p.m. by Anderson County Coroner Mark Tussey.

    Knight was with family earlier Sunday morning before leaving on the ATV and heading west on Clay Burgin Road, according to Tussey.

    No other vehicles were apparently involved.

  • FOOTBALL: Second half surge boosts Bearcats

    DANVILLE – When Anderson County needed a jump start, Ross Cox was glad to oblige.

    The sophomore defensive end swiped Ryan Otto’s screen pass on the first play of the second half, returning the ball to the Lincoln County 1-yard line. One play later, Anderson quarterback Seth Carmichael plunged into the end zone with a touchdown that ignited the Bearcats’ second half explosion and a 42-7 win over Lincoln County in the Pigskin Classic at Danville’s Admiral Stadium.

  • FRIDAY SPORTS UPDATE: Spencer upends Lady Bearcats

    High school volleyball

    Spencer County got its first win of the volleyball season when the Lady Bears upset Anderson County, 25-23, 25-21 in Taylorsville. Anderson fell to 5-3 on the year. 

    Girls' middle school basketball

    Anderson County used a stifling defense to whip Bardstown, 41-19, in middle school basketball action Thursday night.

    For a complete sports wrapup, see the Aug. 31 edition of The Anderson News.