http://www.theandersonnews.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Hamrick to lead Campbellsville tennis http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/hamrick-lead-campbellsville-tennis <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0408_4.jpg" alt="Former Anderson County High School tennis coach Kristen Hamrick, left, chats with Ally Hayes following a match last spring. Hamrick resigned from Anderson last week to take the women’s tennis coaching position at Campbellsville University. " title="Former Anderson County High School tennis coach Kristen Hamrick, left, chats with Ally Hayes following a match last spring. Hamrick resigned from Anderson last week to take the women’s tennis coaching position at Campbellsville University. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Anderson County resident Kristen Hamrick has been named to lead the women&rsquo;s tennis program at Campbellsville University. The school announced Hamrick&rsquo;s hiring in a news release last Thursday.</p> <p> Hamrick, who played tennis at Campbellsville, leaves her post as the girls&rsquo; tennis coach at Anderson County High School, a position she has held for the last two seasons.</p> <p> At Campbellsville, Hamrick will be the first full-time women&rsquo;s tennis coach in the school&rsquo;s history, according to the release.</p> Dunbar speed sinks battered Bearcats http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/dunbar-speed-sinks-battered-bearcats <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/football_05_0.jpg" alt="Anderson County’s Bryndon Labhart celebrates after rambling 56 yards for a second-quarter touchdown that tied Friday’s game at Dunbar." title="Anderson County’s Bryndon Labhart celebrates after rambling 56 yards for a second-quarter touchdown that tied Friday’s game at Dunbar." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> LEXINGTON -- Everything happened so quickly for Dunbar last Friday.</p> <p> The Bulldogs enjoyed a happy Homecoming when they scored 19 unanswered points to defeat Anderson County, 40-21, in high school football action at Jon Akers Stadium. Both teams now stand at 2-4 on the year.</p> Rose sticks FG in OT, lifts KSU to victory http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/rose-sticks-fg-ot-lifts-ksu-victory <p> Anderson County resident Bill Rose nailed a 23-yard field goal in overtime to give Kentucky State University&rsquo;s football team a 17-14 win over Central State in the Circle City Classic at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.</p> <p> Kentucky State rallied from a 14-0 deficit entering the fourth quarter. The Thorobreds scored twice, sending the game to the extra period.</p> <p> After Kentucky State stopped Central State, the Thorobreds drove to the 6-yard line before calling on Rose to end things.</p> Lady Bearcat golfers end season at regional http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/lady-bearcat-golfers-end-season-regional <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/c_searcy.jpg" alt="Cheyenne Searcy tees off in a recent practice session at Wild Turkey Trace. She finished seventh in the Region 7 Tournament Monday. " title="Cheyenne Searcy tees off in a recent practice session at Wild Turkey Trace. She finished seventh in the Region 7 Tournament Monday. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Anderson County High School girls&rsquo; golf team saw its season come to an end Monday with the Lady Bearcats placing seventh in the 20-team Region 7 Tournament at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.</p> <p> Anderson carded a team score of 398, well behind champion Madison Central&rsquo;s 347. Henry Clay also qualified for the state with a 351.</p> <p> Cheyenne Searcy led Anderson with an 88 in her final high school match. Searcy also finished tied for seventh individually.</p> <p> Searcy made a strong bid to keep playing.</p> Best in Berea http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/best-berea <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fullsizer.jpg" alt="The Anderson County Middle School cross country team is all smiles after winning the championship of the Berea Invitational Saturday. Eighth-grader Jordan McHugh took first place while Mason Pierce finished third among 79 runners. Team members are, front row, from left: Jordan McHugh (first place), Isaiah Gettlefinger (25th) and Carter Conners. Back row: Zane Drury (15th), Nathaniel Lykins (14th) and Mason Pierce (third)." title="The Anderson County Middle School cross country team is all smiles after winning the championship of the Berea Invitational Saturday. Eighth-grader Jordan McHugh took first place while Mason Pierce finished third among 79 runners. Team members are, front row, from left: Jordan McHugh (first place), Isaiah Gettlefinger (25th) and Carter Conners. Back row: Zane Drury (15th), Nathaniel Lykins (14th) and Mason Pierce (third)." align="left" hspace="6" /> Mustangs roll in Carnahan Bowl http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/mustangs-roll-carnahan-bowl-0 <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ams_04.jpg" alt="Anderson County players Dallan Hawkins (7) and Michael Duncan celebrate Duncan’s touchdown after he intercepted a pass and returned it 40 yards on East Oldham’s first offensive series. Duncan’s touchdown gave Anderson Middle a lead it would not relinquish in the Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl." title="Anderson County players Dallan Hawkins (7) and Michael Duncan celebrate Duncan’s touchdown after he intercepted a pass and returned it 40 yards on East Oldham’s first offensive series. Duncan’s touchdown gave Anderson Middle a lead it would not relinquish in the Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Anderson County Middle School football team remained undefeated with a 30-8 win over East Oldham in the annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, held Saturday at Anderson County High School.</p> <p> Anderson dominated from the outset, getting on board quickly when Michael Duncan returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown on East Oldham&rsquo;s first possession. Everett Marrett followed with a 35-yard touchdown run and the rout was on.</p> <p> Anderson scored again on a 45-yard pass from Jagger Gillis to Caleb Puckett and a 50-yard run from Marrett.</p> Setting the pace http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/setting-pace <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0001_8.jpg" alt="Aaron Hume, of Lawrenceburg, leads the pack early in the Lions Club 5K Run/Walk for Sight Saturday. Hume never relinquished the lead, winning the race in 18:45." title="Aaron Hume, of Lawrenceburg, leads the pack early in the Lions Club 5K Run/Walk for Sight Saturday. Hume never relinquished the lead, winning the race in 18:45." align="left" hspace="6" /> Hobbled Lady Bearcats drop three in Boyle Co. tourney http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/hobbled-lady-bearcats-drop-three-boyle-co-tourney <p> One probably should not be surprised if those around Anderson County girls&rsquo; soccer don&rsquo;t know whether to head to the pitch or the hospital these days.</p> <p> Hobbled by injuries all season, the Lady Bearcats went winless in the Boyle County Invitational Tournament last week, losing all three contests.</p>