Today's Sports

  • South Oldham gets first ever win...

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham used an explosive offense to outlast Anderson County, 52-43, in a matchup of Top 10 football teams in Class 5A Friday night.

    The host Dragons scored a pair of quick touchdowns and never trailed as they picked up their second win in two games. It marked the first time that South Oldham had ever beaten Anderson in a series that dates to 1993.

    The South Oldham fans celebrated by rushing the field as time expired.

  • Lasting Legacy

    Someone was missing from the sideline when Anderson County opened the home football season Friday night.

    As I thought about that fact during the Anderson’s win over George Rogers Clark, little did I realize the eerie coincidence that the night the Bearcats opened what they hope will be another great season would be on the final day of Tracy Briscoe’s life.

  • Lady Bearcats sticking to basics...

    By John Herndon

    Sports Editor

    Robbie Hanks just felt it was time to give back to the game he loves.

    A former PGA pro at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington, Hanks recently took over the reins of the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team two weeks into the season. It’s been a learning experience for Hanks.

  • South Oldham to give Bearcats...

    Chances are the story lines will be different around the Anderson County and South Oldham football camps this week.

    The programs, both of which have been climbing the Class 5A football ladder in recent years, tangle with each other Friday, Sept. 5, in Crestwood. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    Anderson County head coach Mark Peach is undoubtedly telling his troops that this South Oldham team is not the same one that perhaps an older brother or friend slapped around – think 49-7 and 59-13 in successive games – a few years ago. It’s not even close.

  • Russell sets Tiger passing marks

    Former Anderson County quarterback Jacob Russell had a record-setting night in his first action at Campbellsville University. However, the Tigers came up short, 44-40, in their bid to upset Mid-South Conference foe Lindsey Wilson, ranked No. 18 in the NAIA pre-season poll.

    For his effort, Russell was named one of three Mid-South Conference Players of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.

  • Hyatt leads Campbellsville to...

    Anderson County resident Anna-Marie Hyatt led the Campbellsville University women’s golf team to the championship of the 2014 President’s Cup of the Battle for Highway 55 on Sunday.

    Hyatt shot a 155 (79-76) on the Twin Pines Golf Course in Columbia, Kentucky, for her first individual win as a collegian. In the final round, Hyatt had five 3-putts and still shot a 76. She finished two strokes ahead of teammate Ashley Goodin.

    The Lady Tigers defeated Lindsey Wilson 7.5 to 3.5 in the Ryder Cup-style match.

  • Lady Rams take the court
  • Lady Bearcats split four matches...

    The scorecard will show that the Anderson County girls’ soccer team split four matches last week. The eyes, however, saw a team that is coming together and should be a force by the end of the year.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated district rival Spencer County and routed regional foe Owen County, but lost to highly-regarded Boyle County and North Oldham during the past week. Another contest against Western Hills, was scheduled for Monday night after press deadlines.

  • Morgan leads golf Cats over Sayre

    Anderson County overcame some early missed shots to nip Lexington Sayre 154-155 in boys’ high school golf action last Tuesday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    “We were fortunate that Sayre’s five-man missed a par putt on the final hole,” said Anderson coach Jim Beward. “That said, I thought we hung tough despite some poor shots early and managed to get a couple of needed birdies later in the round.”