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Today's Sports

  • Mustangs fourth in Classic

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team placed fourth out of 14 teams in its own Mustang Duals, held on Dec. 20. The team has been in the top four in three tournamens so far this season, placing fourth at Woodford County and winning the Danville Duals at Bate Middle School.

    “This team learns faster than any team I have coached,” Mustang coach Jonathan Haddix said. “We have a lot of new wrestlers who are catching on.”

  • Mat Cats place well at Lafayette

    Three Anderson County High School wrestlers finished high in the prestigious Lafayette Invitational Tournament, held on Dec. 20.

    Jordan Barber placed fourth in the 113-pound class while Austin Phillips was third in the 152-pound class and Isaac Mason placed third at 285 pounds.

    The Mat Cats were to have wrestled in the Woodford County Invitational after press deadlines and will be participating in the Tates Creek Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 3.

  • McKee named OVC’s top frosh for...

    Morehead State freshman forward Eriel McKee was named Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball Freshman of the Week on Dec. 23, according to a news release. It marks the third time this season she has earned that accolade.

    McKee recorded double-doubles in Morehead State games at South Carolina-Upstate and at home against Cleveland State.

  • Day of district matchups...

    A district basketball marathon takes over Anderson County Saturday.

    The Bearcats and Lady Bearcats host 30th District rivals in what shapes up to be a long day of basketball at Anderson County High School.

    The Lady Bearcats take on Spencer County at 2:30 while the Bearcats entertain Collins at 7:30. Both games should paly major roles in 30th District seedings.

  • Carmichael named honorable...

    Anderson County quarterback Zachary Carmichael was named honorable mention all-state on The Courier-Journal team announced on Christmas Day.

    Carmichael was one of nine quarterbacks statewide who were not selected to the top three all-state teams but were deemed worthy of recognition.

    Carmichael ran for 761 yards and five touchdowns while throwing for 2,011 yards and 23 touchdowns as the Bearcats posted a 9-4 record.

  • Peach says Cubert, Carmichael...

    Anderson County High School football coach Mark Peach said lineman Jarrod Cubert, a second team all-state selection by The Courier-Journal, and quarterback Zachary Carmichael, an honorable mention pick, are deserving of their awards.

  • Sing along for Christmas sports...

    There’s nuttin’ like a good Christmas sing-along to get the spirits right at this time of year and as 2014 draws to a close there have been some events I have witnessed or been a part over the last 12 months that just beg for a special Christmas song in their honor.

    I’m getting’ Nuttin’ for Christmas

    Mommy and Daddy (and the KHSAA) are mad

    I’m getting’ nuttin’ for Christmas

    ‘Cause I ain’t been nuttin’ but bad

  • Shelby size sours Lady Cat upset...

    SHELBYVILLE – Anderson County had things going like it wanted but those things didn’t go the Lady Bearcats’ way long enough last Thursday.

    Shelby County pulled away in the second half to defeat Anderson, 62-46, in a girls’ basketball game that was much closer than the score would indicate.

  • Shelby size sours Lady Cat upset...

    SHELBYVILLE – Anderson County had things going like it wanted but those things didn’t go the Lady Bearcats’ way long enough last Thursday.

    Shelby County pulled away in the second half to defeat Anderson, 62-46, in a girls’ basketball game that was much closer than the score would indicate.

  • Holiday tournament coverage in...

    Due to special holiday deadlines, coverage of the Anderson County athletic teams in pre-Christmas tournaments will not appear in this edition of The Anderson News.

    The Anderson County High School boys’ basketball team won one and lost two in the Woodford County Invitational over the weekend. The Lady Cats had also won one and lost two and were still playing in the Traditional Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic High School when this edition of The Anderson News went to press.