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Today's Sports

  • College sports roundup

    Cummins blisters nets in return to court

    Anderson County High School graduate Austin Cummins tallied 20 points to lead Union College past Brescia, 99-70, Saturday afternoon in Barbourville.

    Cummins, who transferred to  Union from Anderson University in South Carolina, saw his first action since the move, hitting 7-of-10 shots from the field, including 5-of-7 from beyond the 3-point line.

    Union improved to 13-3 on the year.

     

    Fitzpatrick closes college career

  • Closing out 2016 with a look...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past 12 months and envisioning the possibilities for the new year.

    The directors of the Fisheries, Wildlife and Wildlife Diversity divisions at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently previewed what’s ahead in 2017.

  • Lady Bearcats win big in...

    The Anderson County High School girls' basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games by dominating its division of the Bardstown Christmas Classic, held last week at Bardstown High School.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated Pleasure Ridge Park, West Jessamine and Bardstown Bethlehem by an average of 35 points to win their four-team pool in the 12-team affair. The tournament format consisted of three separate pools and three different winners.

    Anderson now stands at 8-2 on the year.

  • Bearcats, Lady Bearcats continue...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams were scheduled to play in holiday tournaments this week.

    The Bearcats, who finished third in the Raceland Derby Classic last week to see their record go to 7-3, return to the Ashland area to play in the Stultz Pharmacy Holiday Classic at Greenup County. Anderson opens tournament play against West Carter.

  • Anderson third in Raceland...

    Anderson County’s boys’ basketball team scored a pair of impressive wins last week in the Raceland Derby Classic, but a bad first quarter against a very good Johnson Central team in the semifinals the Bearcats had to settle for third place in the eight-team tournament.

    The Bearcats whipped Russell with a devastating second half in the opener, then in the third-place game, gradually pulled away from Lewis County.

     

    Anderson Co. 80, Russell 60

  • Labhart named honorable mention...

    Anderson County High School football player Bryndon Labhart was an honorable mention selection on the prestigious Courier-Journal all-state team. The team, selected by the state’s coaches, was announced Friday by the state’s largest newspaper.

    Labhart was selected as a linebacker. He led Anderson with 47.5 tackles, including 6.5 tackles for a loss. Offensively, Labhart, a fullback, led Anderson with 719 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns.

  • Lewis a Wendy’s Heisman finalist

    Anderson County High School senior Dalton Lewis has been honored as a state finalist in the Wendy’s High School Heisman program. Lewis was honored during an assembly at the school on Dec. 12.

  • Five unforgettable stories of...

    It doesn’t seem possible that this is the final edition of The Anderson News to be published in 2016.

    It’s passed by too fast. Waaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy too fast.

    But it’s really here.

  • Taylorsville Lake among the most...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Winter is a season of nesting for many Kentuckians. Hot cocoa and a book by the fireplace is more appealing than getting outside in the wet and cold.

    However, for those who enjoy solitude and having lakes completely to themselves, winter is the best time to get outside and fish. Contrary to the stubborn belief of many anglers, fish bite all winter long.

  • South Oldham bombs Bearcats

    South Oldham used a 26-8 second quarter advantage to defeat Anderson County, 81-70, in an early-season matchup of the teams that battled for the boys’ Eighth Region basketball championship last March.

    South Oldham erased a first quarter deficit with some deadly shooting from 3-point range during the second quarter. Anderson did not give itself many opportunities during the run.