• 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.

  • COLLEGE: Ratliff places fifth in initial college meet

    Anderson County High School graduate Ryan Ratliff placed fifth in his first collegiate track and field meet for the University of Kentucky.

    Competing in the Kentucky Invitational at the Nutter Field House last Friday, Ratliff cleared 6-04.25, tying teammate Todd Nibbs for fifth place in the meet that attracted teams from the SEC, ACC, Big East and OVC.

    The Wildcat track team returns to action on Friday, Jan. 27 in the Rod McCravy Memorial meet, also at the Nutter Field House.

  • 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.