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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cat volleyball picks up...

    It was not perfect, but a good week of practice paid off for the Anderson County High School volleyball team in a 3-1 win at Spencer County last Thursday.

    The Lady Bearcats were more aggressive than in the first three matches of the season, taking a 26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21 win over their district rival.

  • Bearcats rally past Clark in...

    It was one of those nights for Anderson County's Blake Franklin. Make it one of those nights he never wants to forget.

    The junior running back ran for 133 yards, three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as Anderson County rallied from a 14-7 deficit to defeat visiting George Rogers Clark, 24-14, in high school football action Friday night.

  • Lady Bearcat volleyball sees two...

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team saw its season open with what seemed like repeat performances last week.

    The Lady Bearcats opened the campaign by dropping all three sets to West Jessamine, one of the favorites in the 12th Region.

  • Anderson field to be named for...

    It’s been a long time coming. Too long, really, but that usually goes with the territory of doing something so meaningful, so right and so fitting.

    Anderson County High School will name its football field in honor of Bob Ware before Friday’s home opener with George Rogers Clark. The Anderson County Board of Education approved the move in January after a lengthy process largely spearheaded by Ware’s longtime friend, Teresa McWilliams.

  • Lessons learned in loss at South...

    CRESTWOOD -- Mark Peach loves lessons from yesteryear. It does not matter if the lessons are from World War II or from the football field, the history buff will find a lesson from the past to apply to the present and the future.

    “Last year, South Oldham came to our place and we beat them,” Peach reminded his team Friday night. “There is no reason we can’t learn from this and do the same thing,”

  • Experienced Cats out to snap...

    With 10 seniors on the roster, the Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team believes it has what it takes to claim the program’s first district soccer title.

    “This is my largest senior class,” says Anderson coach Khamisi Campbell. “We will definitely miss Ben Simmons (now at Georgetown College), Noel (Weber, an exchange student who returned to Germany) and Bruce (Ly, who graduated), but we have several seniors in this class that will contribute immensely.”

  • Lady Cats take third in I-65...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team took third place in the I-65 Battle of the Turfs, hosted by Elizabethtown and Louisville Mercy last week.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated South Warren in the third-place match after defeating Mercy but losing to Louisville Male in the semifinal.

    Anderson had to go to penalty kicks to outlast South Warren. The score was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation but Lady Bearcats won the shootout 4-3 to claim the win at Elizabethtown.

  • Rain can’t dampen Joy tourney

    Intermittment rain could not stop the annual Joy of Golf Invitational Tournament, held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    The event, one of Kentucky’s largest girls’ high school tournaments, brought in 24 teams and several unattached golfers from as far east as Sheldon Clark, in Martin County, and as far west as Greenwood, from Bowling Green.

  • Anderson golfers defeat Woodford

    Anderson County rode strong play at the top to defeat Woodford County, 175-195, in boys’ high school golf last Monday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Anderson County’s Hayden Elder, a junior, carded a 37 to earn medalist honors, while Anderson’s Andrew Peach recorded a 40. Both scores were well under Woodford’s best at 46.

    “The match was slow-paced which made it hard for our team to get into a good rhythm,” said Anderson coach Nate Hollon. “I was proud of the team doing what they needed to do to get the win.”

  • Carnahan Bowl set for Sept. 24,...

    The annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, benefiting the Anderson County Middle School football program, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Anderson County High School, according to a news release.

    The Mustangs will entertain East Oldham Middle School for a double-header with the varsity game played at 11 a.m. The junior varsity game will follow.

    Seth Carnahan was an Anderson County Middle School player who died while playing in a creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was 13.