Today's Sports

  • SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Spencer slips...

    It was simply not a good week for Anderson County softball.

    Spencer County scored in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Anderson 8-7 last Wednesday night in Taylorsville. The following week, Bullitt East, ranked No. 24 in the state, pounded Anderson with a 10-0 mercy rule decision on the Anderson field.

    At Spencer, the Lady Bears scored five unearned runs to beat Anderson for the second time this year and the fourth straight time overall.

    “We played awful,” Anderson coach Brian Glass said.

  • Sports Briefs for May 9, 2012

    The annual Anderson County United Way Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, May 12 at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course. Tee time is 1 p.m.

    The tournament will use the scramble format with a cost of $240 per 4-person team or $60 per person, according to a news release.

  • COLLEGE: Warford named KIAC...

    Prior to the start of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Tournament the league coaches voted Asbury senior centerfielder Mary Ann Warford Player of the Year. Warford, is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School.

    Another Anderson County grad, Asbury senior Miranda Drury, was also selected to the all-conference team. Three other Eagles, freshman Julie Jarboe, junior Maris Harreld and junior Kelsey Robinson were also selected to the all-conference team according to a news release.

  • BASEBALL: Bearcats' game...

    Anderson County's 30th District baseball game with Collins, scheduled for noon on Saturday at Anderson, has been postponed due to the wet grounds. The teams will now play on Monday afternoon, May 7, at 5:30 p.m.

    Check back for any updates on the schedule. More information will be posted as it is received.

  • Champions dance teams earn...

  • Sports Briefs for May 2, 2012

    Cumberlands wins MSC women's golf title

    Gillis named all-conference honorable mention

    The University of the Cumberlands women's golf program capped the 2011-12 season with the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship. The Patriots won the tournament title by 43 strokes.

  • FOOTBALL: Three Anderson players...

    Three Anderson County High School football players will continue to be teammates next year at Thomas More College, located in Crestview Hills, Ky.

    Blake Curtsinger, Travis Davis and Bill Rose all signed a letter of commitment with the NCAA Division III school in a ceremony at the school last Friday. None of the players will receive an athletic scholarship, in accordance with NCAA Division III rules. They are eligible for any other scholarship or grant money available to the general student population.

  • BASKETBALL: Smith invited to try...

    Anderson County High School basketball player Jay Smith has been invited to try out for the Kentucky Junior All-Star team this weekend at Georgetown College.

    The junior team will be selected by tryout for the first time this season. In the past, a statewide all-star team had been put together in various ways, but never did a player who might have been under the radar and not invited have a chance to play.

    The team will scrimmage the senior all-stars in preparation for the summer series with Indiana and coiuld play against the Indiana junior team this summer.

  • FOOTBALL: Red whips White in...

    Quarterback Zachary Carmicheal hit on 8-of-16 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns as the Red team defeated the White, 42-7, in the intra-squad scrimmage to end spring football practice at Anderson County High School.

    A sophomore-to-be, Carmichael also returned an interception for a touchdown.

    Rising senior Zach Kearns caught two passes for 125 yards and a score while Sam Laytart caught two for 88 yards and a touchdown. Laytart, who will be a junior in the fall, also carried the ball seven times for 61 yards and a touchdown.

  • No bread? Flying Pigs? It's...

    While the rest of the sports world will be watching horses that seem to fly this weekend, Hannah Horton will have her mind on another kind of airborne animal.


    Flying Pigs, at that.

    The morning after much of the sports world focuses on the Kentucky Derby, Horton, a 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School will be lacing up the shoes and pounding the pavement for the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati.

    It will be her first race at 26 miles, 385 yards.