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Today's Sports

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 10, 2012

    Disc golfers host Autumn Classic

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the third annual Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament on Sept. 29. A field of 50 players from 20 cities and ranging in age from 11 to 65, participated in the 36-hole event. The tournament was played on the courses at Anderson County Community Park and Lawrenceburg City Park.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats will a...

    When the stage is the biggest, the little things usually make the difference.

    Such was the case in the 30th District Volleyball Tournament semi-finals.

    Anderson County reached down and found a bit more consistency and meshed it with a new-found resiliency to oust Collins 3-1 (25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 25-22) Monday night.

  • FOOTBALL: Five thoughts on...

    Welcome to a new feature I have added after football games and some other sports I will be covering,

     

    Five thoughts on Anderson County's win over West Jessamine

     

  • GOLF: Harrod bows out of state...

    Anderson County High School golfer Tyler Harrod bowed out of the state golf tournament when he shot a 15-over 87 in the first round at Bowling Green Country Club.
    Harrod got off to a rough start with a bogey on the first hole, then a triple bogey on No. 2. He never could recover as the cut was 80 strokes.
    The full story of Harrod's state tournament showing will appear in the Oct. 10 Anderson News.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats escape West...

    Anderson County overcame four turnovers, a misplayed kick return and, most of all, West Jessamine running back Devin Taylor to post a 41-39 district win at Nicholasville Friday night.

    Trailing 20-0 with 1:59 left in the first half, Anderson rallied to take a 34-32 lead after three quarters. Anderson had gotten on the board with when Ross Cox caught a touchdown pass from Zachary Carmichael with 1:11 left in the first half.

  • COLUMN: Not impartial when it...

    I admit it.

    Sitting in the Sun Deck at Great American Ball Park last Thursday I never really lost hope.  Sure, the Reds were trailing the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning. Sure, Zack Cozart and Joey Votto had struck out.

    I still had hope.  Call me a Reds fan, if you like. You'd be making the major understatement. I am a huge Reds fanatic. Have been since Jim Maloney was blowing National League batters away and Leo Cardenas was one of baseball's most under-rated shortstops.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats favored but...

    It makes little difference to Mark Peach what the results were the last four times Anderson County has played West Jessamine.

    All the Bearcat football coach can see is 27-21 and 42-21plus what lies ahead for his team.

    For the record, Anderson has dominated the recent meetings with West Jessamine. The Bearcats have pummeled the Colts like a lame workhorse. The last four times the teams have met, Anderson has taken home victories with a combined score of 189-42. That's an average of 47.25-10.5 for those who are counting.)

  • FOOTBALL: No mess (What?) as...

    There wasn't much messy about Anderson County's win over Woodford County last Friday night.

    Except, of course, the football field.

    And the Bearcats' and Yellow Jackets' uniforms.

    And the shoes of just about anyone who had to be on the rain-soaked field at Warford Stadium.

  • The sights of Homecoming

    Scenes from Anderson County High School's Homecoming celebration.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Bearcat...

    Rivalry games often have unexpected results.

    Anderson County worked overtime, and then some, to put away district rival Shelby County in a shootout last Friday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. 

    The Lady Bearcats outscored Shelby, 4-2, in the penalty kick segment of the contest to go 3-0 in district play. Anderson, after a loss at Bardstown on Saturday, stood at 7-10-2 heading into the final week of the regular season.

    Shelby, which fell to 0-3 in the district, is 10-7-1 overall.