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Today's Sports

  • Former Bearcat foe looking for...

    I had driven through the backroads to meet up with J.D. Shelburne.

    He'd done the same to catch up with a writer he knew little about.

    But that wasn't really that unusual. I'm a sports writer who's just as comfortable talking about cattle as baseball. Shelburne could fill the nets from 3-point land at Spencer County High School but is now working his way up the ladder in Nashville.

  • Shelburne says Anderson County...

    Long before J.D. Shelburne had become almost a household name in Kentucky music circles, he made an unforgettable stop in Lawrenceburg.

    “I headlined the Burgoo Festival in 2008,” he says with a laugh.. “I played on a stage that was really a wagon. Every time we moved, it seemed like the stage moved too.

  • Shelburne to host softball game...

    J.D. Shelburne, whose second CD is due out Aug. 23, is scheduled to play Fourth Street Live in Louisville on Friday, Aug. 1. “The last three years, I have opened for a Kentucky Derby show on Fourth Street Live,” he says. “They called and I had another commitment but I changed it to be able to make it work.

  • KDFWR completes drawing for elk...

    From staff reports

    Those drawn for a 2014 Kentucky elk hunt can now go online to www.fw.ky.gov to see their assigned hunting area, according to a news release

    Kentucky’s popular quota elk hunts are carried out in two stages: initial selection then a second random drawing to determine the hunting area.

  • Future Lady Bearcats
  • Young Mudcats fall short in...

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 14-and-under baseball team lost all three games in its own tournament, held Saturday and Sunday at Anderson County High School.

    “We were 0-3, but we played well,” said Mudcats' coach Chris Copenhaver.

    The Mudcats dropped a 5-2 decision in extra innings to the Collins freshman team on Saturday, then fell to the West Jessamine freshman team, 7-6. On Sunday, the Mudcats dropped another decision to the Collins frosh, losing this time, 8-5, in extra innings.

  • Kids focusing in one sport not...

    Amid the smack talk, funny sayings, and everything else that pops up on my Twitter feed, a very useful piece of information showed up on my timeline last Wednesday.

    It was from Julian Tackett, the commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, saying, “Great article from an NGB (USA Football) about the need NOT to specialize. Good information!”

  • Salt River, North Fork of...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

  • Anderson district rival seeking...

    By Josh Cook

    Landmark News Service

    Two Shelby County High School resigned their posts last week.

    Baseball coach Bart “Rudy” Roettger tendered his resignation Tuesday and girls’ basketball coach Mike Sowers followed suit Wednesday.

    Shelby is one of Anderson County's biggest rivals and is a district foe in baseball and basketball.

  • Meeting set for proposal to lift...

    According to a news release, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will hold a series of public meetings to electronically record comments pertaining to a proposal to lift motor restrictions on several small department-owned lakes in the state.