Anderson County Middle School

  • Carmichael's grand slam highlights rout

    Zachary Carmichael’s third-inning grand slam capped a 12-run explosion for the Mustangs as they easily defeated visiting Washington County, 14-1 last week.

    Leading only 2–1 entering the inning, Dusty Puckett singled, Jacob Crouch doubled, driving in one, and Brice Stockton belted a two-run home run.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Mustangs finish second

    The Anderson County Middle School softball team ran its overall record to 14-8, finishing second in the Bluegrass Softball Conference Postseason tournament.

     The team was the second seed heading into the tournament, based on regular-season conference standings.  Friday, Anderson defeating Georgetown 12-0 in 3 innings.

    Saturday, the Lady Mustangs faced off against the No. 3 seed, Bourbon County, going to extra innings before winning 12-11.  Anderson scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth to erase a six-run deficit.

  • BASEBALL: Mustangs continue to roll

    The Anderson County Middle School baseball team won three of four games at home last week to raise its season record to 21 – 3. 

    Taking on St. Dominic for the third time this season, the Mustangs jumped out to an early lead and rolled to a 10-5 victory. Caleb Chambers and Brett Thompson combined to limit the visitors to only two hits while striking out four. Chris Toomey and Brice Stockton each scored twice. Dusty Puckett and Toomey each had two hits for the Mustangs.

  • Mustangs run record to 18-2

    The Anderson County Middle School baseball team scored come-from-behind victories over Marion County, 7-6, and Oldham County, then whipped St. Dominic last week to run their record to 18-2.  Although they took an an early 2 - 0 lead over Marion, the Mustangs found themselves trailing 6 - 3 headed into their last at-bat in the bottom of the fifth inning. Catcher Brice Stockton singled, second baseman Josh Brown walked, and third baseman Christopher Sea’s single brought in one run. 

  • Conference tourney runner-up

    The Anderson County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team was runner-up in its conference tournament, held April 15. Team members are, front row, from left: Ally Hayes, Taylor Phillips, Baylee McKenzie, Lizzie Jones, Regan Darst and Emily Couch. Middle row: Mattie Bowman, Emily Taulbee, Laiken Bowen, Kate Webb, Taylor Brock and Brittany Wilson. Back row: Amber Kelly, Taylor Owens, assistant coach Bob Hardin, Rebekah Cardwell, Ashley Moses, assistant coach Tanya Best, assistant coach Tanya Bowman, Katy Carmichael and head coach Bobby Hardin.

  • ACMS BASEBALL: Solid pitching carries Mustangs to victories

    For the majority of this baseball season, pitching has been strength of the Anderson County Middle School baseball team.

    It continued this week as the Mustangs added two more victories to their win total.  Brette Thompson and Wesley Jorette combined to pitch seven innings of no-hit baseball at Georgetown Middle School last week.  

    The duo struck out seven and walked four in the 9 – 2 Mustang victory.

  • Tournament champs

    Tournament champions

  • ACMS BASEBALL: Ugly win caps week

    The Anderson County Middle School baseball team capped a rain-shortened week with two victories.  In a series best described as “the good, the bad, the ugly,” the Mustangs managed wins over Springfield’s St. Dominic’s Knights and Bloomfield’s Braves to raise their season record to 13 – 1.  

  • The Numbers Don't Lie

    If DeAndre Liggins’ 3-point attempt in the final seconds had found the net on Saturday, Anderson County Middle School students might have had a lesson on the probability of the shot going down and the Kentucky Wildcats winning a national championship.

    While Liggins’ attempt was short and Connecticut moved on to Monday’s NCAA championship game, teachers and students at the school were in big Final Four spirit during Friday’s “Jorts Day” for seventh-graders.

  • Mustangs celebrate football season

    The Anderson County Middle School Mustangs held their annual football banquet recently, celebrating a stellar 2010 season and two-year run as one of Kentucky's best middle school teams.