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Today's Sports

  • Christian Academy athletes in...
  • FOOTBALL: Cox, Rose get more all...

    Anderson County football seniors Ross Cox and Joe Rose received more statewide recognition when they were named all-state by the Associated Press last week.

    Cox, a wide receiver, was a first team selection. He had previously been selected to the Lexington Herald-Leader's Class of the Commonwealth team and had been a third team selection on the Courier-Journal all-state team.

  • COLUMN: First half of season has...

    It seems strange to be already talking about the mid-point of the basketball season, but that is about where we are this first full week of the year.

    The high school district tournaments get underway across Kentucky on Feb. 24, meaning this is the sixth week in a 12-week season. You do the math.

  • BASKETBALL: Ranking the Region

    Anderson News sports editor John Herndon handicaps the Eighth Region.

    Boys

    1.Collins (11-2)

    Titans have been impressive in the early going and got a big win over Mason County in Indianapolis Saturday.

    2.South Oldham (10-2)

    Defending champs are off to fast start, but lost to Collins by 18.

    3.Oldham County (9-4)

    Good talent, nice size but have a puzzling loss to Owensboro on the resume.

    4.Simon Kenton (7-5)

  • Showdown between No. 1 Anderson...

    The girls' basketball triple-header featuring Anderson County, ranked No. 1 in Rating the State, and Franklin County, No. 3 in the same rating, has been rescheduled again.

    The game will now be played on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Anderson County. Freshmen will play at 5:15, junior varsity at 6:30 and varsity at approximately 7:45 p.m.

    News of the rescheduling came after the print edition of The Anderson News (Jan. 8) had been sent to press.

    The game had originally been set for Jan. 7, then moved to Jan. 8 before the latest rescheduling.

  • Lady Bearcats rout Spencer;...

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team held Spencer County scoreless in both the second and third quarters on the way to a 70-8 rout Saturday afternoon in Taylorsville.
    Anderson shed an 11-day layoff by going 2-0 in 30th District play. Makenzie Cann led Anderson with 25 points.

    For a complete report, see the Jan. 8 edition of The Anderson News.


    Franklin game rescheduled

  • FOOTBALL: Three Anderson players...

    Three Anderson County football players were honored on the annual Courier-Journal All-State team in voting by the state's coaches. The team was announced on Dec. 24.

    Wide receiver Ross Cox and kicker Joe Rose were both named third team selections. Lineman Darius Harvey was named an honorable mention selection as a defensive lineman.

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcats stumble in...

    Anderson County seemed to be avoiding the customary sluggishness of the holiday season in the Red River Classic at Powell County High School last week but the uptick was short-lived.

    Anderson routed Estill County in the tournament's first round, but the Bearcats were spanked by eventual tournament champion Wolfe County in the semifinal, then dropped an overtime thriller to the host school in the third-place game Saturday night.

  • FOOTBALL: Edmondson leads...

    Anderson County Middle School football player Bryce Edmonson was recently selected to participated in the 2013 Kentucky East-West All-Star Game in Frankfort. The game was sponsored by the Middle School Football Coaches Association and brought together some of the best middle school football players in the state.

  • The top local sports stories of...

    The year 2013 was a memorable one in Anderson County sports, usually because of the great accomplishments of individuals, but in at least one instance, the story goes well beyond the sidelines.