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Today's Sports

  • Youthful, talented Bearcats look...

    Knowing what to expect from the Anderson County boys’ soccer team as its season begins might prove to be one tough task.

    On the one hand, the Bearcats lost five seniors from last year’s 6-11-1 team that lost to Shelby County in the first round of the 30th District Tournament. Gone are Garrett Pritchert, Joe Rose, Daniel Peach, David Simmons and Ethan Woodrow.

    But back is a nice group of young players that has the potential to develop into a solid team by season’s end.

  • Familiar face looks to direct...

    Bob Hardin’s volleyball journey has never been easy.

    And ride that put Hardin in charge of the volleyball program at Anderson County High School has been simultaneously circuitous and direct.

    A long-time assistant who had occasionally directed the Lady Bearcats over the last three seasons, Hardin was officially named head coach of the program on July 13, two days before fall practice was set to begin.

  • Taylor Co. wins JOY Tournament

    Taylor County used a two-under 70 from Ellen Kehoe to shoot a combined 319 for the championship of the JOY Invitational girls’ high school golf tournament held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Taylor County was six strokes better than second place Boyle County with Scott County coming in third at 330. The tournament drew 78 girls’ high school golfers from around Kentucky.

    Kehoe took individual medalist honors.

  • Sports briefs for Aug. 20, 2014

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    The service is free and can be sent directly to your smartphone if you like. Herndon provides news updatesand live updates of games he is covering.

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  • Toles controls Dix River, leads...

    It was a week of ups and downs for the boys’ golf team from Anderson County High School.

    The Bearcats turned in one of their best rounds away from the home course at Wild Turkey Trace on Saturday, but the team had a down day in a loss at Scott County on Thursday.

  • Former UConn standout named UK...

    Former Connecticut and Women’s Basketball National League standout, Tamika Williams, has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Wednesday.

Williams, 34, comes to the Commonwealth after success at every level in the game of basketball and more than eight years of coaching experience. Williams’ hire rounds out the UK Hoops coaching staff as she joins new assistants Adeniyi Amadou and Christian Stefanopoulos.

  • An heirloom jewelry story: the...

    I wore my strand of pearls today, the ones my husband gave me on our wedding day.

    Though I have a good amount of jewelry in my wooden jewelry box, this piece is my favorite. It always makes me feel beautiful and elegant. Real pearls have a slight weight around your neck; it’s a constant reminder of the best day of my life and makes me feel engulfed in love.

  • Adult Learning Center offers...

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will be hosting the American Sign Language I class.

    The course is designed for adults over 16 who have little or no knowledge of sign language, according to a news release.

    Arlene J. Hoffman, certified ASL instructor, is the teacher for this class. Students will learn the manual alphabet, ASL vocabulary, numbers, colors, games and more.

    After taking this class, students should be successful at communicating with the deaf and hard of hearing. Students should bring lined paper or notepad and a pencil or pen.

  • LPD: ‘Drive sober or get pulled...

    If you drink and drive in Anderson County beware, the Lawrenceburg Police Department has joined forces with law enforcement throuhgout the nation for the “Drive sober or get pulled over” campaign Aug. 13-Sept. 1.

    The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August through the Labor Day holiday.

  • Perfect weather conditions...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.