Today's Sports

  • On to St. Louis

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team placed third in the nation in the National Archery in the Schools Program competition, held in Louisville on May 10. They had also finished second in the state competition. The team will participate in the NASP World Tournament, to be held in St. Louis, Mo., the last week of June.

  • Tourney runner-up

    The Central Kentucky Batcats' 12-and-under softball team placed second in tournaments the last two weekends. The team finished as runner-up in the Future Stars Tournament, held in Harrodsburg on June 8-9. The Batcats then placed second in the Summer Slugfest 2013, also in Harrodsburg, on Sunday.

  • Season and Tournament champs
  • Future Bearcats learn at youth...

    From June 10-13 boys from second through eighth grades enjoyed a fun and intense time learning the rules of the game of football.

    “It’s a great time to work with our young ones on the fundamentals of football and have fun,” said Coach Mark Peach, head coach of the Anderson County High School football team.

    This year the camp has 50 campers with 10 players on the high school football team assisting as coaches.

    “They get excited about the high school guys, because that’s who they see on Friday nights,” Peach said.

  • On to the World Series
  • Sports briefs: 6-12-13

    Garmon golf scramble
    this weekend
    Wild Turkey Trace golf course will host the Family and Friends of Marie Garmon golf scramble on Saturday, June 15 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m.
    Cost of the scramble is $35 for club members and $50 for non-members. All proceeds from the scramble will go to a scholarship fund set up in memory of Marie C. Garmon, who died as the result of injuries in a automobile accident last year.
    For more information, contact Dylan Riley at 502-680-5714 or the Wild Turkey Trace Pro Shop at 502-839-4029.

  • Hoops hopefuls head to camp

    They may not be tall enough to make the NBA, but the campers at the Glen Drury Bearcat Basketball Camp have worked hard to improve their game and most importantly have fun.
    The 2013 Bearcat camp lasted four days, from June 3-6. Held in two locations, the camp included 120 students in grades three through nine at the high school and kindergarten through third at Saffell Street Elementary.
    Coaching the children were 60 staff members, 50 of which are high school students.

  • President’s Cup champions
  • Mudcats looking to learn roots...

    They have the ability to become champions. Now they have to learn how to earn the big trophies.
    That is how Central Kentucky Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver sees his team as it embarks on the 2013 summer season. The Mudcats, a 16-and-under team made up of Anderson County High School players, were scheduled to open the season last week.

  • Family has tugging in their...

    There is no mud pit waiting for the loser.
    And it’s certainly not a tug-of-war that calls for putting the biggest, baddest and strongest dude at the anchor spot in the line.
    When the Kentucky Truck Tuggers get together, the equation is simple: Sheer power plus skilled drivers equaling utter craziness.
    “Sometimes we end up tied and we have to turn around and do it all over again,” grins Anderson County resident Eddie Wiley.