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Today's Sports

  • BOYS SOCCER: Bearcats explode in...

     

     

    For a half, it looked like Anderson County might be in trouble.

    David Simmons and Josh Doolin made sure the Bearcats avoided any problems on the soccer pitch.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Clark’s last...

    DANVILLE – Maddy Ruble made no secret of the fact that she called for some divine help when she saw Taylor Clark break into the open near the Mercy goal on Saturday.


    “I was thinking, ‘Dear God, please score,’” Ruble quipped moments after Clark’s second goal of the day – and fifth in two matches – gave Anderson County a 3-2 win over Louisville Mercy in the fifth-place match of the Boyle County Invitational Tournament.

  • FACE TO FACE: Laswell, Bearcats...

    Someone forgot to tell the Anderson County boys’ golf team that 2011 was supposed to be a rebuilding year. The Bearcats lost three outstanding golfers, all now at Georgetown College, and were not expected to be in contention for a state tournament berth.


    But with the regional tournament set for Danville Country Club next week, the Bearcats are among the teams expected to compete for a coveted place at the state.

  • COLUMN: Bearcats' district...

    I never knew Mark Peach was such a comedian.


    A singer? Sure.  Many people  throughout south-central Kentucky have heard the Anderson County football coach belt out a few tunes in churches.


    And guys who have played football for Peach at Hancock County, Anderson County and two stops in between have heard Peach sing too.


    The usual critique? “He’s good.”

  • Little League tourney champs

    The Naturals won the spring Little League 5- and 6-year-old coach-pitch division tournament. The team also placed second in the regular season standings. Team members are, front row, from left: Ethan Sanders, Eli Castle, Ryan Bass, Hayden Ewen, Nick Bowles, Jacques Monette, Haidyn Giles and Dawson Blacketer. Second row: Jonathan Webb, Tyler Siria, Seth Davis, Cole Blakeman and Haley Crane.  Back row: Coach John Davis, coach John Giles and coach Dave Siria.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 21


    Lady Mustangs second at Boyle Invitational
    The Anderson County Middle School cross country team placed second in the Boyle County Invitational last Thursday as sixth grader Kinsey Roberts turned in a 13:08 time over the 3K course to finish second individually. Anderson also had a big race from Julie Paden, who was seventh and was clocked at 13:40.


    Kamryn Tinsley (20th), Hannah Martin (21st) and Madison Herzog (29th) all finished in the top 30. Kennedy Tinsley, Zellie Roher and Janna Halverson also ran for the Lady Mustangs.

  • Tuesday morning sports update

    Monday was kind of a slow day in Anderson County sports, but the Anderson County High School volleyball team picked up a huge district win over Henry County Monday night. Anderson won 25-20, 25-23 to take a big step toward a good seed in the 30th District Tournament next month.

    Anderson had also beaten Henry in a non-district matchup at the Woodford County Invitational over the weekend, but Henry had swept the Lady Bearcats earlier in the year.

  • Defense never rests as Bearcats...

    Even with the economy in shambles, Anderson County football coach Mark Peach is looking for a little extra money for a member of his staff.


    “We need to increase Coach (Duane) Hammons’ pay,” Peach quipped about his defensive coordinator. His Bearcats had just beaten long-time rival Mercer County, 28-6, Friday night.


    The Bearcats held Mercer without an offensive touchdown. Anderson stopped Mercer twice inside the two-yard line and limited the Titans to 161 yards offensively, 78 of which came on two plays.

  • Friday sports update: Big night...

    Friday sports update

    Anderson County had a big day in high school sports on Thursday.

    The Bearcat boys’ soccer team exploded in the opening minutes of the second half to roll past district rival Frankfort, 4-1, on the Anderson pitch. Leading 1-0 after a first half that saw the Bearcats miss out on some big opportunities, Anderson’s David Simmons and Josh Doolin both scored within a five-minute span just after halftime to give Anderson a commanding 3-0 lead.

  • SPORTS BLOG: Could Bearcats be...

    SPORTS BLOG: Could the Bearcats be ripe for an upset?

    I never thought I would see the day when I wondered if Anderson County was really ready for its annual football grudge match with Mercer County.

    Not so much about the Bearcats themselves, since I have not been around the team as it has prepared for Friday's game at Warford Stadium. That first game whipping by Bryan Station should have been enough to remind the Bearcats that any team they play is capable of sending them home with an “L.”