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Today's Sports

  • Mustangs take conference tourney...

    The Anderson County Middle School boys' basketball A-team took overwhelmed visiting St. Gregory of Bardstown to take the championship of the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference tournament last Tuesday night. The Mustangs were never threatened on the way to a 58-19 victory.

    Anderson opened the scoring on Austin Cummins' jumper and was never as much as tied. The Mustang pressure forced numerous turnovers leading to easy baskets. Cummins led all scorers with 18 points.

  • Controversy emerging over elk...

    Success can often breed controversy.  Once someone or something becomes a “success” it seems the eyes of the world are firmly fixed and the successful entity is thoroughly monitored while those same monitoring eyes wait anxiously for its downfall. With so many cell phones, pictures, videos, computers and other electronic means out there it seems impossible to “escape” attention or “get away with anything” when an action or actions are found to be amiss.

  • Fink takes down Kentucky in...

    Chase Fink of Anderson County, won the state championship in his age and weight division at the state Youth Wrestling Tournament, held Sunday in at the Frankfort Convention Center.

    Other Anderson County wrestlers placing at the state were Caleb Boyles, Braxton Briscoe, Jordan Barber and Ethan Fowler, all with third place medals and Hunter Stratton and Joe Taylor taking fourth place medals.

  • This week in Anderson County...

    Anderson County High School

     

    Girls' basketball

     

    Friday, Feb. 25: 30th District Tournament championship game at Spencer County High School, 7 p.m.

     

    Monday, Feb. 28: Eighth Region Tournament begins at Gallatin County High School, TBA

     

  • District basketball tournament...

    The Pegasus Sports Network will provide radio coverage of the 30th District basketball tournament, to be held starting Monday, Feb. 21 with the game between the Eminence and Shelby County girls at 6 p.m. The Anderson County vs. Eminence boys' game will follow.

    Pregame coverage will begin at 5:30 p.m.

    Scott Jaggers, Mike Montgomery and Roger Franz will be providing play-by-play coverage with the voice of Anderson County basketball, Steve Swank, and Myron Montgomery providing color commentary.

  • Lady Bearcas turn tables on Owen

    Anderson County got revenge on Owen County in a big way Monday night when the Lady Bearcats rolled 54-36 at Owenton.

    Anderson turned things around from Owen’s 54-41 victory on Jan. 22. That had been Anderson’s first loss to an Eighth Region team since 2009 and knocked Anderson’s aura of regional invincibility to the ground.

  • Lady Bearcats heat up, rout...

    It appears that Anderson County heated up before the weather did.

    The Lady Bearcats torched visiting Woodford County with an 8-0 start and kept up the heat with one of their best defensive efforts of the season on the way to an easier-than-expected 54-39 win Friday night.

    Eriel McKee led Anderson with 16 points and, it seemed at least, as many steals and deflections.

  • Bearcats able to smile as losing...

    You just thought you had seen everything that could happen to Anderson County basketball happen in 2011.

    Until three minutes remained in the first half of Saturday night's homecoming game with Grant County, that is. Leading 22-21, the Bearcats appeared to have made a defensive stop. A layup attempt by Grant's Xavier Thompson rolled around the rim.

    And rolled. And rolled, getting slower. Finally, the ball came to a complete stop on the bracket holding the rim to the backboard. Such a situation calls for a jump ball but Grant retained possession.

  • Anderson swimming has good...

    The Anderson County High School swimming team made its biggest splash ever in the Region 3 meet, held Friday and Saturday at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles.

    The Bearcat boys scored 26 points, the highest total ever for an Anderson team at the regional meet. The Bearcats finished 14th in a field of over 20 teams.

    The Anderson girls were shut out of the scoring.

  • Rogers signs with Midway

    Kemper Rogers, a senior at Anderson County High School, has signed an NAIA national letter-of-intent to play soccer at Midway College.

    Rogers recently signed during a ceremony at Anderson County High School.