Anderson County Middle School

  • Mustang grapplers reach summit in tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team had five wrestlers go unbeaten in the Summit View Tournament, held in Independence.

    Brax Briscoe (98 pounds), Zane Drury (113), Everett Marret (168), Jaiden Cunningham (168) and Nolan Hedges (190) all finished at 4-0 in their respective pools.

    The event was an individual tournament with no team awards given.

    Three other Anderson wrestlers finished at 3-1. Those wrestlers included Alex Strayer (80 pounds), Evan Peters (92), Chase Fink (130) and Logan Ritchie all finished with just one loss.

  • Mustang runners romp at Berea

    The Anderson County Middle School cross country team romped to a win in the Berea Invitational meet Saturday, finishing in front of the defending middle school state champion, Beaumont.

    Anderson finished first with 29 points, followed by Beaumont's 41.

    Cross country scores are tabulated adding together the placings of the top five finishers from a team. A perfect score is 15, meaning a certain team had the first five finishers.

  • Eighth Grade Night for the Mustangs
  • BASKETBALL: Tourney Champs
  • Lady Mustangs win Mercer tournament

    The Anderson County Middle School girls' soccer team won the King Middle School Pre-Season Tournament Saturday night. The Lady Mustangs beat Bondurant, 7-0, Friday, then defeated Elkhorn in a shootout to win the title.

    They were tied 1-1 with Elkhorn Middle 1-1 at the end of regulation and after a 10-minute overtime. Anderson won the shootout, 4-3. Anderson selections to the All- Tournament team were Madeline Wilson, Lyndsay Chelf and Hannah Drury.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Lady Mustangs score early routs

    Most fans would say there is no way that a basketball game that ends in a 54-3 final can be pretty.

    People that follow the Anderson County Middle School girls' team would beg to differ, especially after the Lady Mustangs dismantled visiting Spencer County last Tuesday night. It would seem they find beauty in being like Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.

    “Junkyard dogs,” was part of Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell's tweet about the game.

    Anderson led 30-0 at the half and cruised to the win.

  • Loving what he is doing

    Anderson County Middle School’s baseball team had one of its most successful seasons ever. At the helm, in his fourth season as head coach, Graham Carlton has been enjoying the ride.

    His reasons for coaching are simple yet sincere. “I coach for three reasons: I love kids. I love to help kids improve at what they do. And I’m addicted to competition, particularly the part that involves winning,” he says.

  • Lady Mustangs honor eighth-graders

    The Anderson County Middle School girls’ soccer team celebrated its Eighth Grade Night last Thursday.

    They beat Owen County 4-1 to finish their season.

    Madeline Wilson scored twice while Billie Clark and Autumn Miller added goals for the Lady Mustangs. Kennedy Smith and Hannah Drury shared keeper duties for Anderson.

    “This group of eighth-graders will be a hard group of girls to replace,” said coach Daniel Rogers.