Today's Sports

  • Anderson softballers academic...

    Four members of the Anderson County High School softball team have been named Academic All-State First Team by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

    Seniors Sammy Rogers and Bailey Curry along with juniors Kelsey Sutherland and Carmen Holt achieved the honor.

    According to the KSCA website, juniors and seniors are eligible for the award by playing in 50 percent of a team’s varsity games. First team all-state requires a grade point average of 3.75-4.0.

  • Youth football registrations set

    Anderson County Youth Football registrations will be held at the Anderson County Parks and Recreation office on Thursday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 8 and Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    The fee is $75 for the first child in a family and $50 for each additional child.

    For additional information, contact Parks and Recreation Director Jason Chesser at 502-598-7512.

  • Weekend effort aims to make...

    From staff reports

    Boaters can feel safer during the upcoming holiday weekend as conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources join other law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2.

  • Aces get three wins of a kind


    The Anderson Aces basketball team, made up of rising Anderson County High School freshmen and sophomores, got the summer basketball season underway winning the Gym Rats June Jam at Mid-America East in Louisville on June 3-4. The team played in the junior varsity division and won its three games by an average of better than 26 points. Team members are, from left, Bryce White, Tyler Rice, Jagger Gillis, Alex Carpenter, Dylan Stephens, Zion Walton, Coach Danny Vernon and Darion Dearinger.

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  • Picked for All-American team

    Jacob Castle, a rising freshman at Anderson County High School, has been named a direct selection for the United States Specialty Sports Association Great Lakes Regional Team. Castle was selected following a tryout in Milford, Ohio on June 2. Castle was evaluated by USSSA staff and coaches as a third baseman and pitcher and will be participating in the USSSA national tournament, to be held in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 6-12.

  • Dearinger picked for Future Stars

    Darion Dearinger, a resident of Anderson County, has been selected to play for the Kentucky Future Stars’ eighth-grade team as it takes on the Tennessee stars. The game will be played on June 17. The game will take place at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn. A seventh-grade game will get underway at 1 p.m. Eastern/12 p.m. Central with the eighth-grade game to follow.

  • Alves named Mid-South SID of...

    Campbellsville University’s Jordan Alves was honored last week as the Mid-South Conference’s Sports Information Director of the Year. According to a news release, the announcement was made at the conference summer banquet at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

  • Kays plays on state championship...

    Evan Kays, a senior this coming season on the ACHS girls’ soccer team, was part of the Lexington Futbol Club ‘99 Girls’ White team that won the U.S. Youth Soccer Kentucky State Cup U-18 girls’ championship on June 4 at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    The team consisted of players from 13 area high schools including Anderson County, Woodford County, Mercer County, West Jessamine, Tates Creek, Lexington Christian Academy, Lexington Catholic, Henry Clay, Dunbar, Harrison County, Madison Central, North Laurel and Corbin.

  • Penny shines in all-star matchup

    HARRODSBURG – It is often difficult to get a feel for how good a player performs in an all-star basketball setting, but one thing was certain about Cobe Penny last Thursday night.

    “He got picked as one of the Top 10 players in the state of Kentucky,” Anderson County High School coach Glen Drury said of his standout. “He was representing Anderson County on the Kentucky All-Stars.”

    And Penny, who was part of the Kentucky Junior All-Star Team, represented well in a scrimmage at Mercer County Senior High School.