Today's Sports

  • Kickoff, ticket prices set for...

    Anderson County football will host the state Class 5A semifinal game against Pulaski Southwestern on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. All tickets will be $7 at the gate, according to Anderson athletic director Rick Sallee.

    No passes will be accepted for the state semi-final.
    The winner of that game will play the Bowling Green-John Hardin winner for the state Class 5A championship on Saturday, Dec. 3 at L.T. Smith Stadium on the campus of Western Kentucky University.  Kickoff for that game is set for 8 p.m., Eastern time.

  • Bearcats to tackle Southwestern...

    It is hard to imagine a team with an interim head coach making the semifinals of the state football playoffs.

    Meet Southwestern, the team that will be trying to end Anderson County’s season on Friday night.

    A solid program since the school was formed out of Pulaski County High School 19 years ago, Southwestern has flourished after Andy Stephens took over when Dale Anderson, the only coach the school had ever had, stepped down during the season.

  • Sprague had own cheering section

    HEBRON – Anderson County receiver Matt Sprague could not have picked a better time to grab his first touchdown of the year.

    The senior leaped to pull down Seth Carmichael’s pass in the Conner end zone with 43.6 seconds left tie the regional championship  game. Classmate Bill Rose nailed the extra point for the regional crown.

    Not only did Sprague get mobbed by his teammates after the catch, he had his own personal cheering section at Conner, which is located in the Greater Cincinnati area in Boone County.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Top 10...

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team embarks on its own journey pointing toward Bowling Green nest week. The Lady Bearcats start their trek in earnest when they host Lafayette on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the season opener for both teams.

    It figures to be a difficult opener for the Lady Bearcats, who were ranked eighth in the state in the Courier-Journal pre-season coaches poll released last seek. Anderson was also ranked at the top of the Eighth Region by the coaches.

  • COLUMN: Something else for the...

    Before she left the football field at Conner High School last Friday night, Bridget Wells had to add a little to her memorabilia collection.

    An assistant principal at Anderson County, Wells stepped away from the large gathering of football family members, friends and well-wishers then reached into the same end zone where the Bearcats had scored the winning touchdown in the regional championship game a few minutes before.

    She simply grabbed a few blades of grass.

    White grass, at that.

  • Brown signs with Jacksonville...

    Anderson County High School basketball player senior Sydney Brown signed with Jacksonville State University of the Ohio Valley Conference during the early signing period.

    A 6-foot-1 center, Brown is a three-year starter for Anderson County. She actually started playing varsity basketball as an eighth-grader and her teams have made it at least to the Eighth Region championship game every season.

  • KHSAA proposes new soccer...

    Soccer postseason could undergo a significant change starting next year, as new district and regional soccer alignments for each of the state’s 16 regions were drafted by the KHSAA Board of Control at its regular November meeting. The soccer alignment is the latest as the KHSAA Board of Control continues to revise team sports alignments using the current adopted basketball alignment as a model, according to a news release.

  • Champions
  • Thanksgiving Day opener looks...

    Excellent breeding conditions this past year in the northern Prairie region and Canada should mean productive hunting for the opening of duck season Thanksgiving Day, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources,

    “Every population of every species but widgeon are holding their own or up big time,”

    Brunjes recommends hunters scout potential areas for duck use before setting up to hunt.

  • Christian Academy places third...

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg volleyball team placed third in the recent Cumberland Christian Home Educators tournament, held in Somerset.

    Brette Elliott made several great digs. She helped set the ball up well and also was the high scorer of the team for the day. She had several great serves, according to information provided by the school.
    Payton McKinney and Abby Perry set the ball up for Nancy Lee Holt several times. Teri Crutcher also delivered some sizzling serves, school officials said.