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Today's Sports

  • Former Henry, Oldham boys coach...

    By Josh Cook

    Landmark News Service

    Jason Holland has already won two Eighth Region basketball titles. He hopes to capture another next season.

    “What I want to do is win the Eighth Region,” Holland, who guided the Oldham County boys to back-to-back regional championships in 2011-12, said after he was introduced as the new girls’ basketball coach at Shelby County High School on Wednesday. “We want to get Shelby County back to where they’re used to going, and that’s winning the Eighth.”

  • KDFWR completes drawing for elk...

    From staff reports

    Those drawn for a 2014 Kentucky elk hunt can now go online to www.fw.ky.gov to see their assigned hunting area, according to a news release

    Kentucky’s popular quota elk hunts are carried out in two stages: initial selection then a second random drawing to determine the hunting area.

  • Future Lady Bearcats
  • Young Mudcats fall short in...

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 14-and-under baseball team lost all three games in its own tournament, held Saturday and Sunday at Anderson County High School.

    “We were 0-3, but we played well,” said Mudcats' coach Chris Copenhaver.

    The Mudcats dropped a 5-2 decision in extra innings to the Collins freshman team on Saturday, then fell to the West Jessamine freshman team, 7-6. On Sunday, the Mudcats dropped another decision to the Collins frosh, losing this time, 8-5, in extra innings.

  • Kids focusing in one sport not...

    Amid the smack talk, funny sayings, and everything else that pops up on my Twitter feed, a very useful piece of information showed up on my timeline last Wednesday.

    It was from Julian Tackett, the commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, saying, “Great article from an NGB (USA Football) about the need NOT to specialize. Good information!”

  • Future star at Wimbledon?
  • Meeting set for proposal to lift...

    According to a news release, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will hold a series of public meetings to electronically record comments pertaining to a proposal to lift motor restrictions on several small department-owned lakes in the state.

  • Salt River, North Fork of...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

  • Follow John Herndon on Twitter

    For up-to-the minute Anderson County sports news, be sure to follow Anderson News sports editor John Herndon at www.twitter.com/ANewsJPHerndon.

  • Allen Dennis Memorial scramble...

    The annual Allen Dennis Memorial Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville. Benefits from the scramble will go to the Allen Dennis Scholarship Fund, named for a young man who drowned in 2001.

    The fee for the scramble is $50 per player or $200 per team. The scramble will feature a shotgun start at 8 a.m.