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Today's News

  • FACE TO FACE: Rose juggles two sports with success

    Over his high school athletic career, Bill Rose has quietly (maybe literally) become one of the mainstays of the sport he took up at age 3 and a vital part of another he took up just two years ago. Rose has been a defender in soccer and has the Anderson County High School record for most extra points in one season. He is also among the top 15 in state history in consecutive extra points made. Rose talked with The Anderson News about his high school athletic career last week.

     

  • Lady Mustangs roll through Bondurant tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team took the championship of the Bondurant Middle School Tournament on Oct. 29 in Frankfort. The Lady Mustangs defeated the host school 36-21 in the final. Sammy Rogers and Alorra Sims led Anderson with seven points each while Hannah Drury scored six. Others scoring for Anderson were Savannah Courtney with five, Billie Clark and Kristen Freed with four each, Bailey Mattingly with two and Bailey Curry with one.

  • Rogers named all-conference

    Anderson County High School graduate Kemper Rogers, now playing soccer for Midway College, completed her freshman year by being named second team All-KIAC by the conference coaches. Rogers played forward and mid-field for the Midway team.

  • UK Hoops Single-Game Tickets on Sale Now

     

    Single-game tickets for Kentucky women’s basketball’s 18 exciting home games, including eight against Southeastern Conference opponents and back-to-back “Pack the House” games vs. Louisville and Duke, are on sale now.

    Single-game reserved tickets are available at a cost of $7 for all ages. General admission tickets for adults are also $7 while single-game general admission tickets for seniors and children (18 and under, 65 and over) are $4. Age 5 and under are admitted free.

  • UK Hoops Single-Game Tickets on Sale Now

     

    Single-game tickets for Kentucky women’s basketball’s 18 exciting home games, including eight against Southeastern Conference opponents and back-to-back “Pack the House” games vs. Louisville and Duke, are on sale now.

    Single-game reserved tickets are available at a cost of $7 for all ages. General admission tickets for adults are also $7 while single-game general admission tickets for seniors and children (18 and under, 65 and over) are $4. Age 5 and under are admitted free.

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 9, 2011

    5K run to benefit Bearcat basketball

    The inaugural Bearcat 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, starting at Anderson County Middle School. The entry fee is $15 per person until Nov. 2 and $20 after that date.  

    All proceeds from the run will benefit the Anderson County High School boys' basketball team.

    The race will be broken down into age classifications. Door prizes will be awarded to those who enter but one must be present to win

  • Bearcats hold off South Oldham, advance in state playoffs

    There would be no deja vu all over again for Anderson County Friday night

    The Bearcats broke a 26-all tie with 4:50 to play, then held on to defeat visiting South Oldham, 33-26 in the first round of the state Class 5A football playoffs Friday night.

    Ethan Kelly burst through a gaping hole in the right side of the South Oldham defense for a 4-yard touchdown. Bill Rose's extra point finished the scoring.

    Anderson, now 9-2 on the year, moves on to host district foe Montgomery County, an upset winner over Cooper, in the regional semifinals.

  • Make sure Santa gets the message

    If you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your letters to The Anderson News.

    For the 34th consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children.

    Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.

    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: UK women get ready for season

    Expectations are high for the University of Kentucky women's basketball team. Despite the loss of Southeastern Conference player of the year Victoria Dunlap, the Wildcats return most of the team that won 25 games last year, have guard Amber Smith back after sitting our last year with an injury and have signed one of the nation's best recruiting classes. Kentucky had four McDonald's All-Americans on the roster.

  • Pumpkin carving at Robert B. Turner Elementary