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Today's Sports

  • Riley qualifies for state

    UPDATED: Kaitlyn Riley will tee off at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bowling Green Country Club. She will start on the No. 10 hole.

     

    Kaitlyn Riley is off to quite a start in her high school golf career.

    The freshman at Anderson County High School shot an 84 at Monday's regional tournament to qualify for the state tournament, to be held Monday, Oct. 4 and Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Anderson boys' golf falls...

    The Anderson County boys' golf team fell short of its own high hopes at the regional golf tournament, held at The Pines at Lindsey Wilson in Columbia.

    The Bearcats finished fifth in the tournament, won by West Jessamine. Adair County, playing on its home course, also advanced to the state as the second place team.

    No Anderson individual made the final state cut on a day when several golfers had hot rounds and all of the individual qualifiers shot par-72 or below. Anderson's Marcus Lake was two strokes off a possible state berth.

  • Early Anderson deluge makes for...

    About 10 minutes prior to the kickoff of Anderson County's district football opener with Grant County last Friday, the gray sky dropped a steady rain on Hollie Warford Stadium.

    The minor nuisance lasted only a short time but a major storm really was brewing. It wore red jerseys and white pants and was still smarting from a game that had been snatched away seven days before.

  • COLUMN: No coach-speak needed...

    When someone has been around this business as long as I have, he can usually decipher coach-speak.

    You know the routine. Coach speak – Rex Ryan not included – has become even more widespread with the Internet making nearly every publication available at the click of a button.

    “They are a good football team.” Translation: “They are the next team on the schedule.”

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Football

    Friday, Oct. 1:    Anderson Co. at Jeffersontown, 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity football

    Monday, Oct. 4: Anderson Co. at Mercer Co., 6 p.m.

    Freshman football

    Thursday, Sept. 30: Boyle Co. at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.

    Girls' soccer

    Wednesday, Sept. 29: West Jessamine at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

        Junior varsity match at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 2: Anderson Co. at Bardstown, TBA

  • Anderson County celebrates...

    Anderson County celebrated homecoming with the annual parade through Lawrenceburg on Sept. 23. These are some scenes from the parade.

  • Big win, but not big enough

    FRANKFORT – Every time Franklin County cleared a ball over the top or took its sweet time to get things moving Monday night, it was a lesson to remind Anderson County of the pecking order in the 25th District of girls' high school soccer.

    The scoreboard recorded that Anderson earned an impressive 4-1 win over a team that was 10-3-1 heading into the match.

    But it was not impressive enough.

  • Fall here but archery season...

    I don’t know about the rest of you folks around central Kentucky, but I have a hard time remembering the last time we actually had fall when fall was supposed to actually be happening. 

  • Bearcats roll past Grant in...

    Anderson County jumped to a quick 23-0 lead, then cruised to a 46-7 homecoming win over visiting Grant County on Friday night.

    The Bearcats drove 70 yards on the game's opening series with Ethan Kelly going for the touchdown from three yards out. Kelly added an interception return for a touchdown, then after Steven Sims sacked Grant quarterback Nathan Davis for a safety, Seth Carmichael's 7-yard pass to Neal Wells made it 23-0 with 3:30 still to play in the first quarter.

  • Magness Magic beats Bearcats

    Anderson County had fair warning that Henry County was able to explode at any time.

    There was fair warning that the Wildcats' quarterback, Luke Magness, is one of Kentucky's best and certainly the best the Bearcats would face all season. Fair warning that even though Henry competes in Class 3A and Anderson is perceived to be two notches higher at 5A,  when the teams line up, both have 11 on the field.

    No more, no less.