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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Admirals make bombing run on...

    Danville went “bombs away” in notching an 81-70 win over Anderson County in boys’ basketball action on Dec. 15.

    The Admirals sank 11-of-19 three-point chances to move to 6-3 on the year.

    “We thought we played well,” Anderson assistant coach Bryan Hyatt said in an e-mail. “Our improvement in our half-court offense was obvious.”

  • Rodeo champ

    Brandon Hittle was the winner of the All-Around Saddle 10- to 13-year-old division of the Kansas Junior Rodeo Association. He won the all-around buckles in the calf-tying and breakaway roping and the average buckles in goat-roping and team roping competitions. Brandon is the son of Brent and Marlene Hittle and the grandson of L.D. Bontrager of Anderson County.

  • Special deadline for holiday...

    Because of the New Year’s Day holiday publishing deadline, all submitted sports news, announcements and photos to be published in the Dec. 31 edition of The Anderson News should be submitted by Friday, Dec. 26 at 9 a.m.

    Submissions can be made via e-mail at jpherndon@theandersonnews.com, online at www.theandersonnews.com or in person at The Anderson News office at 1080 Bypass South.

    The regular deadlines of noon Friday for news notes and 8 a.m. Monday for late resultss and scores will return for the Jan. 7 edition.