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Today's Sports

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball
    Friday, Jan. 28: South Oldham at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Game broadcast at www.pegasussportsky.com, 7 p.m. (Anderson Co. announcers)
    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 29: Anderson Co. at Simon Kenton, 7:30 p.m.
    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, Feb. 2: Shelby Co. at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Game broadcast at www.pegasussportsky.com.

    Boys' freshman basketball
    Wednesday, Jan. 26: Anderson Co. at Western Hills, 7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Feb. 2: Anderson Co. at Boyle Co., 7 p.m.

  • Dance teams bring home the...

    The Anderson County dance teams have had a good winter so far, with the high school team winning its most recent competitions and the team from Anderson County Middle School also having strong showings.

    The Anderson schools dominated their divisions in the Battle for the Bluegrass, held Jan. 15 at Tates Creek High School in Lexington. The middle school team placed first in the middle school hip hop division while the high school team was named grand champions of the same show.

  • Deer season ends with record...

    Kentucky’s 2010-11 white-tailed deer season ended over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend with archers posting two all-time harvest records.

    “There was an archery record set for the month of January (2,683 deer) and for the season (16,636 deer),” said David Yancy, deer biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    Archery hunters harvested 413 antlerless deer and 253 antlered bucks over the holiday weekend.

  • More gun control is not the...

    I really try to stick to topic when writing my monthly column but when events occur like the Arizona shooting earlier this month it’s hard to not voice my concerns. Really, in my opinion, I’m still within the bounds of an outdoor column due to the gun-related issues at hand so I’ll ramble a minute. This also gives you the freedom to continue or move on to the next page and read something else.

  • Anderson students admitted free...

    Anderson County High School students will be admitted free to Tuesday’s 30th District showdown with Spencer County on Tuesday night.

    The winner of the game will likely have the upper hand in the race for the top seed in the district tournament in late February.

    Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The junior varsity game will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Anderson-Western Hills game is...

    The Anderson County vs. Western Hills boys’ basketball game Friday night is on, according to a message sent to Anderson News sports editor John Herndon.

    The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m. with the varsity game set for 7:30 p.m.

    The Anderson County All-Time team, as selected by readers of The Anderson News, will be honored between games.

  • All-Time Team to be honored...

    Members of Anderson County's All-Time basketball team are scheduled to be honored in a brief ceremony prior to the Anderson County-Western Hills basketball game on Friday night. The ceremony will begin as soon as the junior varsity game is completed.

    The All-Time Team was selected by readers of The Anderson News in conjunction with the series “100  Years of Basketball” celebrating this, the 100th season of the sport in Anderson County.

  • Sports Briefs -- Jan. 19, 2011

    Disc golfers present Slide and Glide tournament

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association will present the second annual Slide and Glide Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday Jan. 22 at Anderson County Community Park.

    Competition will be held in the junior, recreational, intermediate and advanced divisions. Tournament entry fees are $15 per person for all divisions of play. Mulligans are available at three for $5 and an optional ace pool is available for $2.

    A portion of the tournament proceeds will benefit the Anderson County High School Disc Golf team.

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

     

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball

    Friday, Jan. 21: Western Hills at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 25: Spencer Co. at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Game broadcast at www.pegasussportsky.com

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

     

    Boys' freshman basketball

    Wednesday, Jan. 19: Franklin Co. at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.

  • North Oldham outlasts Cats in...

    North Oldham overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and held on for a 48-45 overtime win over Anderson County in boys’ high school basketball action Tuesday night.

    Trailing 31-21 entering the fourth quarter, the Mustangs turned up the defensive pressure to force several crucial turnovers. A 9-0 spurt gave North its first lead of the game at 36-35 with 2:30 to play.

    North Oldham built the lead to three, but Anderson’s Darrin Laswell sent the game into the extra period with a 3-pointer with 14 seconds to play.