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Today's Sports

  • Experienced Cats out to snap...

    With 10 seniors on the roster, the Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team believes it has what it takes to claim the program’s first district soccer title.

    “This is my largest senior class,” says Anderson coach Khamisi Campbell. “We will definitely miss Ben Simmons (now at Georgetown College), Noel (Weber, an exchange student who returned to Germany) and Bruce (Ly, who graduated), but we have several seniors in this class that will contribute immensely.”

  • Lady Cats take third in I-65...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team took third place in the I-65 Battle of the Turfs, hosted by Elizabethtown and Louisville Mercy last week.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated South Warren in the third-place match after defeating Mercy but losing to Louisville Male in the semifinal.

    Anderson had to go to penalty kicks to outlast South Warren. The score was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation but Lady Bearcats won the shootout 4-3 to claim the win at Elizabethtown.

  • Rain can’t dampen Joy tourney

    Intermittment rain could not stop the annual Joy of Golf Invitational Tournament, held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    The event, one of Kentucky’s largest girls’ high school tournaments, brought in 24 teams and several unattached golfers from as far east as Sheldon Clark, in Martin County, and as far west as Greenwood, from Bowling Green.

  • Anderson golfers defeat Woodford

    Anderson County rode strong play at the top to defeat Woodford County, 175-195, in boys’ high school golf last Monday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Anderson County’s Hayden Elder, a junior, carded a 37 to earn medalist honors, while Anderson’s Andrew Peach recorded a 40. Both scores were well under Woodford’s best at 46.

    “The match was slow-paced which made it hard for our team to get into a good rhythm,” said Anderson coach Nate Hollon. “I was proud of the team doing what they needed to do to get the win.”

  • Carnahan Bowl set for Sept. 24,...

    The annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, benefiting the Anderson County Middle School football program, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Anderson County High School, according to a news release.

    The Mustangs will entertain East Oldham Middle School for a double-header with the varsity game played at 11 a.m. The junior varsity game will follow.

    Seth Carnahan was an Anderson County Middle School player who died while playing in a creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was 13.

  • Ample rain means promising...

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The generous rains combined with abundant summer sunshine spurred excellent growth for sunflowers planted on the public dove fields across the state. Hunters should find excellent conditions for the opening of dove season on the traditional date of Sept. 1.

  • Telecheck Adding New Questions...

    Starting this season, hunters will be asked to provide additional information about their harvested deer and elk during the telecheck process according to a news release.

    All harvested deer and elk must be reported to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources either by phone at 1-800-245-4263 or online telecheck at fw.ky.gov.

    Those checking an antlerless male deer will now be asked to distinguish it as a male fawn – also known as a button buck – or as an adult that has shed its antlers.

  • Familiar faces get new looks for...

    It’s difficult to find a term to adequately describe Anderson County girls’ soccer as the Lady Bearcats open the season.

    Rebuilding? Perhaps. The Lady Bearcats lost five or six starters, depending on the match, and have to replace some key cogs. Midfielder Madeline Wilson is now at Morehead State University. Another midfielder, Autumn Miller has graduated as did forward Allie Johnson, one of the the team’s top scorers with Wilson.

  • Thompson sparkles in 3-star...

    Anderson County Middle School student Henry Thompson continued his domination of archery by winning another tournament over the weekend.

    Thompson shot a 297 of a possible 300 points to win the IBO NASP Outdoor World Challenge, held in Seven Springs, Pa., Friday and Saturday.

    Thompson’s score not only won the middle school division, but also claimed the overall male championship.

    In addition, Thompson won the the IBO 3-Star Challenge, by taking his scoring totals from the nationals, world and the challenge to declare an overall challenge winner.

  • Bearcat golfers top Shelby in...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team got a good start to the season with a 170-185 win over Shelby County last Thursday at Wild Turkey Trace.

    Anderson’s Hayden Elder claimed the top honor, shooting a 38 over the nine-hole course.

    Elder was two strokes ahead of Shelby’s Zach Houchin and three up on Anderson’s Conner Pike.

    “Hayden played consistent as he always does,” Anderson coach Nate Hollon said.