• Rose named second team all-conference

    Anderson County resident Bill Rose, a kicker on the Kentucky State University football team, has been named to the All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference second team, according to a news release.

    A junior who transferred to Kentucky State from Murray State, Rose hit on 5-of-8 field goal attempts with a long kick of 37 yards.

    Rose also hit on 12-of-13 extra point attempts for the Thorobreds, who finished the season on Nov. 7.

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Russell bests own record

    Anderson County High School graduate Jacob Russell broke his own school record as he passed for 426 yards to lead Campbellsville University to a 42-34 Mid-South Conference win over Pikeville Saturday afternoon in Campbellsville.

    Russell connected on 29-of-42 passes with two interceptions. He threw for four touchdowns, the longest being a 54-yard strike to Tyus Alcorn. Russell also ran for 42 yards and a score.

    Campbellsville improved to 4-2 on the year.

    Georgetown 14, Bluefield 0

  • Riley, Hyatt earn Mid-South All-Conference

    The University of the Cumberlands took the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships, held last week at Bardstown Golf Club at Maywood.

    The Patriots posted a three-day total of 922 (302-306-314) to win their fourth consecutive conference tournament crown. Campbellsville finished second with a 945 (306-323-316) with Cumberland (Tenn.) placing third with a 949.

    Cumberlands secured the MSC’s automatic bid in next month’s NAIA Championship, to be held at Pooler, Ga.

  • Cummins commits to S.C. school

    Anderson County High School basketball player Austin Cummins has committed to Anderson University, an NCAA Division II program locate in Anderson, S.C.

    Cummins, who finished as the second leading scorer in Kentucky during last season, committed during a trip to the school last week.

  • COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: UConn romps past Cincy for second time

    No. 2 UConn swept the season series from Cincinnati with a 96-36 win in women’s college basketball last Wednesday in Storrs, Conn. The Huskies had beaten the Bearcats by 65 points earlier in the season in Cincinnati.

    Anderson County resident Makenzie Cann was scoreless but had two rebounds in 23 minutes of action.

    South Florida 75, Cincinnati 36

    South Florida (19-4) rolled to an easy win over Cincinnati Saturday in the Sun Dome. Makenzie Cann totaled 10 points and five rebounds for Cincinnati, which fell to 6-17 on the year.

  • Mudcats finish second in local tourney

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 14-and-under softball team finished as the runner-up in the NSA August Blowout, held at Anderson County Community Park over the weekend.

    The Mudcats, a travel team made up largely of girls from Anderson County, finished 3-2 in the 10-team tournament, losing to the East Kentucky Slammers, of Ashland, in the final.

    “Overall, it was the best weekend of the summer as the girls face strong pitching and very solid teams to come in second,” Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver said.

  • Campbellsville cheerleaders sixth at national event

    Campbellsville University cheerleading posted a score of 8.24 Friday morning to win the NAIA Challenge Cup and earn a spot in the NCA Cheer Championship finals Friday afternoon.

    Campbellsville went on to finish sixth in the finals with a score of 8.168, according to a news release.

  • Former Bearcats finding their calling

    CAMPBELLSVILLE – You might say that several Anderson County athletes are doing just what their college promised.

    They are finding their callings at Campbellsville University.

    The campus, tucked away in this south-central Kentucky town, is not one frequented by ESPN. Local media and an occasional visit from the big boys in Lexington or Louisville, both over an hour away, might have to suffice.

  • Cumberlands wins MSC spring golf tourney

    The University of the Cumberlands women's golf team took the championship of the Mid-South Conference Spring Tournament at Cattails Golf Course in Kingsport, Tenn., last week.

    Anderson County resident and Cumberlands golfer Taylor Gillis shot a two-day total of 174 (32 over) to finish in 18th place individually, according to a news release. Cumberlands posted a 307-309 two-day team score to defeat second place Campbellsville by 10 strokes.

  • Ratliff jumps well at UK

    Ryan Ratliff cleared 6-04.25 to tie for fourth place in the high jump at the Rod McCravy Invitational track meet at the University of Kentucky on Saturday.

    Ratliff, a freshman at UK, has cleared the same height in both of his meets for the Wildcats.

    Kentucky will be traveling to Notre Dame for a meet on Friday and Saturday of this week.