Today's News

  • COLUMN: Sad surface state forces soccer shuffle

    I hope The Weather Channel is right.

    When I checked the long-range forecast Monday, it assured me there was no rain in sight at least through the middle of next week.

    With that in mind, I am sure that Anderson County soccer fans are banking on Al Roker being 100 percent right when he says there is only about a 10 percent chance of rain.

  • Pep rally, parade to highlight annual homecoming

    Anderson County High School will celebrate homecoming Friday when the Bearcats host district foe West Jessamine. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    The homecoming queen will be crowned at halftime of the football game. Anderson, with a 5-1 record and ranked No. 7 in last week’s Associated Press Class 5A poll, will be heavily favored to defeat the winless Colts.

  • This week in Anderson County sports, Oct. 5, 2011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Friday, Oct. 7: West Jessamine at Anderson County, 7:30 p.m. Homecoming and district game.

    Junior varsity football
    Monday, Oct. 10: JV playoffs, TBA.

    Freshman football
    Thursday, Oct. 6: Anderson County at Woodford County, 6 p.m.

    Girls’ golf
    Thursday, Oct. 6-  Girls’ state golf tournament at Bowling Green Country Club, TBA.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Girls open play Monday in wide open 30th District Tournament

    The 30th District Volleyball Tournament will get underway Monday, Oct. 10 at Shelby County High School in Shelbyville.
    The tournament is considered to be a wide-open affair with no clear cut favorite.
    Collins, the defending champion, is the No. 1 seed, but the Titans lost their first district match since the school was formed last year when No. 2 seed Shelby County upset Collins recently.
    Anderson County, the No. 4 seed, has beaten both Shelby and No. 3 Henry County during the season.
    In fact, Anderson has beaten Henry twice.

  • Bearcat golfers fall short

    The Anderson County boys’ golf team fell short in its quest for a berth in this week’s state tournament. The Bearcats shot a collective 333 in last Tuesday’s Region 4 Tournament, held at Danville Country Club.
    Lee Robinson shot a 78, to lead the Bearcats, but missing an individual state berth by two strokes. He was the only Anderson golfer with a score under 80. Tyler Harrod fired an 82 while Darrin Laswell shot an 86 and Jackson Taylor came home with an 87.

  • Girls’ soccer team clinches third seed

    The Anderson County girls’ soccer team clinched the No. 3 seed in the Distrcit 25 Tournament with a 4-0 win over Western Hills last Thursday.
    The match had originally been scheduled for the field Anderson County High School but was rescheduled twice after rains from the previous weekend had rendered the Lady Bearcats’ home pitch unplayable. It was eventually played at Anderson Middle School.

  • Bearcats work lots of OT to split with Franklin, Owen

    Franklin County forced a three-way tie at the top of the boys’ 25th District soccer race when the Flyers outlasted Anderson County, 2-1, in a shootout last Tuesday.
    Two nights later, the Bearcats avoided a three-way deadlock for spots 4-6 with their own 2-1 shootout win over Owen County.

  • Lions sponsor 5K Run/Walk for Sight during Burgoo Festival

    The Lawrenceburg Lion’s Club hosted a “5K Run/Walk for Sight” on Oct. 1 during the Burgoo Festival to raise money to buy eyeglasses for the underprivileged people in Anderson County.   

    The 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) course began at the Lion’s Club Pavilion in Anderson County Community Park and proceeded down the road out of the park, past Anderson County Middle School.

  • Lions Club crowns ‘The Fastest Kids’ In Anderson County during Burgoo

    The “Fastest Kid in Anderson County” race was run down the middle of Main Street in Lawrenceburg during the Burgoo Festival on Saturday, according to a news release.

    The Lawrenceburg Lions Club hosted the event and awarded trophies were awarded to the fastest two runners in each age group. The club also awarded medals to all participants.

    Winners in the 5-and-under division were Nathan Hardin, first, and Skyla Taulbee, second.

  • 57 compete in disc golf tourney

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the second annual Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament on Sept. 24. A field of 57 players participated in the 36-hole event played at both the Anderson County Community Park Disc Golf Course and the Lawrenceburg City Park Disc Golf Course.  

    Players competed in a morning session of 18 holes before lunch and then 18 holes in the afternoon.  Two divisions, advanced and advanced masters, had to have sudden-death playoff holes in order to resolve first place ties.