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Today's Sports

  • MMA event set for Saturday at...

    A mixed martial arts event featuring a host of local fighters will be held Saturday, March 26 at the Eagle Lake Convention Center.

    Lawrenceburg’s Brandon Yocum is coming out of retirement for the event, which will also feature Bradley “BJ” Robinson, a former Anderson County High School football player.

  • Baseball field renamed in honor...

    L.W. Barnes admitted he was not totally focused on the task at hand when the season’s first pitch was thrown Monday night.

    Moments earlier, the Anderson County baseball field, the program’s home for over 30 years, was renamed Barnes Memorial Field in honor of Barnes’ father, Doug, his brother, P.D., and cousin Tommy Barnes.

    “I don’t think I was mentally ready,” the Anderson coach said. “That was very emotional.”

  • DeWoody signs with Morehead

    Anderson County High School senior Todd DeWoody signed an NCAA national letter-of-intent with Morehead State University in a ceremony at the school last Tuesday.


    DeWoody, an all-district lineman, expects to play offensive guard for the Eagles, who play football in the Gateway Conference of the Football Championship Series, formerly known as Division I-AA.


    DeWoody said he selected Morehead “about two weeks ago” and was heavily influenced by head coach Matt Ballard. “I liked him a lot,” DeWoody said.

  • High schoolers on target for...
  • Turner shooters eyeing state meet

    Four students from Robert B. Turner Elementary School have qualified to compete in the state archery tournament, to be held next Tuesday in Louisville. Fifth-grader Isaac Merritt placed second at the regional competition with a 269 score, while classmate Hayden Elder was fourth with a 257.

    Fourth-grader Becky Frederick was fourth in the female competition of her class with a 226, while Adam Steele, another fourth-grader, placed second with a 275.

  • Anderson Invitational is March...

    The 20th annual Anderson County Invitational basketball tournament will be held Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at Anderson County Middle School.


    The four-team field will feature the Anderson East and Anderson West all-stars along with the Frankfort Stallions, Mt. Sterling Stallions and the Lexington Celtics.


    Tip off is set for Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with two games, then starting again Saturday at 9 a.m. and playing until the tournament is finished.

  • Sports briefs, March 23

    Sportsmen’s Club to host shoot.
    The Anderson County Sportsmen’s Club will be hosting its first shoot of 2011 on Saturday, March 26 at the club facility. Start time will be at 9 a.m. with registration ending at 2 p.m. with all ages, skill levels and equipment welcomed to participate.


    The course will consist of 30 3-D targets.


    The club has added a new elk target and several exotic targets to the course.

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School
    Baseball
    Friday, March 25: Anderson Co. vs. DeSales at Bullitt East High School, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, March 26: Anderson Co. vs. Male at Bullitt East High School, 3 p.m.
        Anderson Co. at Bullitt East, 5:30 p.m.
    Monday, March 28: Anderson Co. at Louisville Trinity, 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 29: Eminence at Anderson Co., 5:45 p.m.
        (30th District seeding game)

    Junior varsity baseball

  • BLOG: Sweet 16 memories

    Sweet 16 memories

    With the state tournament tipping off in Rupp Arena on Wednesday afternoon, here are 10 memories that stand out for me from the Sweet 16. Five are Anderson County memories and five from just going to the tourney.

    Top 5 from around the state

  • Baseball alumni game set for...

    Over 40 former Anderson County baseball players are expected to take part in the inaugural Alumni Game, set for Sunday, March 20 at Barnes Field.

    Anderson coach L.W. Barnes said the game will provide a fun atmosphere and give Bearcat fans a chance to see some of the players from the past. Also on the program will be raffles, door prizes, silent auctions, and much more. All proceeds will benefit the Anderson County High School baseball program.