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Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Times changing, even for...

    Times really are changing, even in a weekly newspaper.

    The truth is, they might be changing as much or more than any other news medium with the way we distribute information to our readers.

    Such was the case Friday in a news day as fluid as one could ever imagine in a small-town newspaper. You probably won't find us chasing after fired coaches or trying to track down a technician to give us an update on when the lights will be coming on at a football game.

  • WRESTLING: Optimistic Mat Cats...

    Not many expect Anderson County's wrestlers to match their 2012 finish at the Region 2 Tournament this year, but Mat Cat coach Graham Carlton is optimistic.

    “I think we can take a half dozen (wrestlers) to the state,” he says.

    The tournament will get underway Friday night, Feb. 8, and finish the next day at John Hardin High School, near Elizabethtown.

  • Sports Briefs for Feb. 6, 2013

    Weather wreaks havoc on local sports schedules

    Last week's inclement weather played havoc with local athletic schedules as the winter sport seasons started winding down.

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team's home game with South Oldham, originally set for Jan. 25, but rescheduled for Saturday, was called off for the second time with Saturday's snow storm. The game will not be made up.

  • Lady Bearcats to play Shelby...

    Anderson County's boys' basketball game with South Oldham, scheduled for Saturday night, has been canceled. It is the second time the game has been called off because of weather conditions. It is unlikely to be made up this season.

    The Anderson County wrestling team's appearance in the Woodford County Invitational was also canceled on Saturday.

    Anderson-Shelby girls' basketball rescheduled (Updated Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:50 a.m.)

  • Anderson boys game on, girls...

    The Anderson boys' game at Rockcastle County will be played Friday, but the starting time has been moved up to 6:30 p.m.  The junior varsity game is set for 5 p.m.

    The Anderson-Shelby girls' game, which had originally been moved up to 6 p.m., has now been canceled, according to Anderson County athletic director Rick Sallee. No makeup date has been set.

  • Lady Bearcat game at Christian...

    The Anderson County girls' high school basketball game at Christian Academy of Louisville, has been rescheduled.

    The game, originally set to tip off on Saturday, Feb. 2, will now be played on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Academy campus in Louisville.

  • Stoner back on court for one...

     

    BEREA – Makenzie Stoner knew something had to give.

    Now, though, the Anderson County native is taking, as in taking it all in as her competitive basketball career is winding down at Berea College.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: '...

     

    SHELBYVILLE – When asked about his team's 64-31 win over Collins clinching the top seed in the 30th District Tournament and running its winning streak over district competition to 26 games, Anderson County coach Tony Kays only chuckled a minute.

  • Around the Eighth Region

     

    The race for the Eighth Region boys' championship might turn out to be the wackiest in recent memory. At least nine teams are making a case that they might be the one playing the Second Region champ in Rupp Arena on March 6.

  • Disc golfers slide and glide in...

     

    The fourth annual Slide-and-Glide disc golf tournament was held Saturday, with 28 participants braving the sub-freezing morning temperature. Players participated in three divisions in the 36-hole event sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association.