Today's Sports

  • Carmichael leaves team, returns

    Anderson County starting quarterback Zachary Carmichael left the team over the weekend, but returned Monday night, The Anderson News has confirmed.

    His father, Steve Carmichael, said in a text message Monday morning that his son was “not planning on being a member of the team beginning today.”

    Monday night, however, Steve Carmichael said in another text, “The Bearcat QB will be back on the practice field tomorrow with his teammates.”

  • Bearcats look to cool Dragons’...

    It is the rematch nearly everyone was expecting. It is just hitting a week earlier and in a different locale than originally called for.

    Anderson County visits South Oldham Friday, Nov. 14, for the second round of the state football playoffs. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    It will be a rematch of a game played on the same field back on Sept. 5. South Oldham won that one 52-43. The Dragons jumped to a quick 14-0 lead, then fought off furious Anderson rally. The Bearcats tied things at 28, fell behind 42-28, then rallied again.

  • Credit Bearcat defense for...

    Third and long notes …

    You can’t say Anderson County put on a clinic Friday night but the Bearcats looked mighty good in whipping a mighty good Scott team in the first round of the state football playoffs.

    Anderson put a convincing win up on a team that has quietly been raising its level of play over the last two years.

  • Russell shatters Tiger record...

    Anderson County High School graduate Jacob Russell etched his name in the Campbellsville record books as he completed 29-of-57 passes for 382 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers’ upset of No. 4 Faulkner at Campbellsville’s Finley Stadium last Saturday.

    Russell, playing his final regular season game at Campbellsville, set school records for most passes attempted in a game, most single-season completions (202) and single-season passing yards (2,642) according to a news release.

  • Late run fuels high expectations

    No one ever said getting to the highest level is easy and Anderson County girls’ soccer is getting to be the expert.

    The Lady Bearcats saw their season come to an end back on Oct. 23 when South Oldham defeated them, 3-1, in the Eighth Region championship match.

  • Anderson band places third in...

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Marching Bearcats saved their best for last.

    Anderson placed third in the Mid-States Band Association competition, held Saturday at Atrium Stadium in Mason, Ohio.

    Just a week after placing third in the Kentucky Music Educators Association state finals, the Marching Bearcats turned in their fines performance of the year at the Mid-States, according to band director Patrick Brady.

  • Leading the Break
  • Fishing remains productive...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

    Kentucky offers some of the finest deer hunting found anywhere, and the modern gun deer season stands as one of the most anticipated opportunities each year.

    Its allure draws many anglers away from the water in November.

  • First buck
  • Rams open with impressive wins

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys’ varsity basketball team opened the season with a pair of impressive victories as they look to defend their state championship.

    Christian Academy took the Ketucky Christian School Athletic Association Class 3A title last season.

    The Rams overcame a slow start to whip the Louisville Christian Home Educators, 63-32, in Shepherdsville on Nov. 4. They followed with a 63-48 home court win over Hearts for Christ, also of Louisville.