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Today's Sports

  • CAL bows out of volleyball...

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg volleyball team bowed out of the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association Tournament, dropping their second and third matches of the tourney, which was held Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    A tough bracket did the Lady Rams in. After getting an easy win over London Christian, the Lady Rams fell to Rolling Hills, the top-ranked team and eventual KCSAA champ. Rolling Hills took it’s fourth consecutive state title.

  • Rams third in KCSAA

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys’ basketball team took third place in the Kentucky Christian Schools Athletic Association state tournament, held Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    The Rams opened tournament play with a 75-66 win over Cornerstone, but dropped a 58-57 heart-breaker to Galilean in the second round Friday night.

    Moved to the consolation bracket Saturday, the Rams rolled past CEC, 55-30, then whipped Rolling Hills, 55-43 in the third-place game.

  • Swim Cats have highest regional...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ swimming team registered the program’s highest finish yet when the Swim Cats placed ninth at the Region 5 swimming meet, held Feb. 12-13 at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles.

    “Our boys’ ninth-place finish has been our best yet,” said Anderson coach Karla Phillips. “Up until this year, the highest our boys’ team had finished was 12th in 2012.”

  • Blasting the target for title

    The Anderson County High School archery team won the championship of the Winter Blast Tournament, held at Anderson County Middle School Saturday. Seven other high school teams competed in the event. Anderson recorded a 3,413 score out of 3,600. Anderson’s Anna Rose took first place in the high school female and overall female competition with a 294 of 300 while Chance Wayne had the high score for high school male and overall male at 295. Anderson’s Isaiah Caldwell placed fifth among high school boys with a 290.

  • KABC honors Currens, Birdwhistell

    Anderson County High School girls’ basketball player Kaci Currens and coach Clay Birdwhistell have been honored by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches as the season’s best in the Eighth Region.

  • Generals counter-attack Lady Cats

    Lafayette came back from an early deficit to defeat Anderson County, 59-48, last Thursday night in Lexington. Lafayette, considered one of the threats to win the 11th Region, finished the regular season at 22-7 while Anderson fell to 20-9.

  • Lady Bearcats sputter, still win...

    It was supposed the basketball version of a tuneup, but the Anderson County girls’ win over South Oldham last Tuesday had more than its share of sputtering.

    To be sure, the Lady Bearcats were never in trouble, to which the 66-42 final tally would attest. But at times, more than Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell would like, it was more like a pre-season scrimmage than a tuneup for what could be a lengthy tournament run.

  • Garmon lifts Bearcats to...

    John Paul Garmon buried a 15-foot jump shot as time expired in overtime to lift the Anderson County High School boys' basketball team to a 68-66 win over Spencer County in the semifinal of the 30th District Tournament Tuesday night.

    Anderson had led 66-63 after Dylan Harper hit 3-of-4 free throws in the final minute but Spencer's Jamie Newman buried a 3-pointer with 6.7 seconds left in overtime to tie things. Anderson did not call timeout and Garmon drove to the Anderson free throw line to launch his game-winner as time expired.

  • Pep rally readies Anderson for...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are to play Spencer County in the 30th District Tournament Tuesday night.  The girls game is set for 6 p.m., while the boys' game is to tip off at 7:30.

    The winners of those games move on to the district championship games, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26 at Anderson County High School.

    The teams from Collins and Shelby County are slated to play, Wednesday, Feb. 24.

  • Franklin defeats Anderson in...

    Three technical fouls, including a questionable flagrant call, thwarted any chance of an Anderson County comeback at Franklin County Friday night as the Flyers closed out the regular season with a 64-47 win.