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Today's Sports

  • Hopes high for CAL season

    With seven returning players, including four starters, expectations are high for Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg basketball in 2010-11.

    The Rams have already gotten their season underway, splitting their first two games, in a year when the Rams will be playing two Australian national teams and several of the top Christian school teams in Kentucky.
    Christian Academy will also be playing Kentucky School for the Deaf, a public school.

  • Bearcats advance to regional...

    Anderson County scored three times in the first seven minutes, then went on to an impressive 42-7 win over visiting Bullitt  Central in the Class 5A, Region 2 football semifinal on Friday night.
    The Bearcats move on to play John Hardin for the regional championship next Friday. That game will also be played at Anderson.

  • Bearcats looking to make history...

    Not many will say that the current Anderson County football team is the best in the program's history. But Friday, the Bearcats can make their mark on the local annals.

  • Bearcats have mettle to keep...

    Mark Peach is a football coach, not a driver's ed. teacher. And for one round of the state football playoffs, that suits Anderson County just fine.
    “He told us we needed to keep our foot on the gas,” said Bearcat senior Todd DeWoody.

  • Bardstown ends Lady Mustang...

    There were few three-pointers which meant no three-peat.
    For the Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball team, there were not many two-pointers either. Bardstown took advantage with a 32-21 victory in the finals of the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference tournament, held Thursday at Anderson County High School.

  • Local runners team up, compete...

    Some people took the idea of running to the weekend literally on Oct. 22.
    That day, some Anderson County runners were part of a 12-person team that competed in the 200-mile Bourbon Chase, running a scenic route from the Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont, Ky. to Triangle Park in downtown Lexington.
    The trip went through Loretto, Bardstown, Lebanon, Springfield, Perryville, Danville, Stanford, back through Danville, Harrodsburg, Salvisa, Lawrenceburg and Versailles.
    The runners ran for the Kentucky Bourbon Council.

  • Sports briefs

    Cat Madness to kickoff hoops season

    Cat Madness 18 will kick of the high school basketball season on Saturday, Nov. 20 as the Anderson County girls' and boys' basketball teams will be taking the court in scrimmage action.
    The annual event will feature three games, food, fun, games and giveaways..
    The Franklin County and Henry County boys' teams will play at 3:30 p.m.

  • Bearcats roll past Waggener in...

    Anderson County started fast and never let up as the Bearcats rolled to a 44-0 win over visiting Louisville Waggener in the first round of the state Class 5A playoffs Friday night.

    Bearcat quarterback Seth Carmichael threw for five touchdowns including one on the first play of the game, as Anderson piled up 396 yards of offense. Carmichael hit on 10-of-12 passes for 160 yards.
    Neal Wells hauled in a pair of touchdown passes, including a 30-yard score after the Bearcats recovered a squib kick on the opening kickoff.

  • Bardstown ends Lady Mustang...

    Bardstown ended the Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball team's drive for a three-peat with a 32-21 victory in the finals of the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference tournament, held Thursday at Anderson County High School.


    The Lady Mustangs' two-year reign over the tournament ended in a way uncharacteristic of a team that finished its season at 23-4 and a middle school career at 72-11.

    Anderson shot just 15 percent from the field on the night.

    For a complete report, see the Nov. 10 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Bearcats, Kelly strut their stuff

    TAYLORSVILLE – Ethan Kelly knew he was going to score as he covered the final yards of a 90-yard kickoff return Friday night.