Today's Sports

  • Middle school football opens...

    The Anderson County Middle School football team was scheduled to open its football season Tuesday night, traveling to Boyle County after press time. The Mustangs return to action next Tuesday, Aug. 25, hosting Henry County. Kickoff is 6 p.m. at the Anderson County High School field.

  • Carnahan Bowl set, seeks sponsors

    The fourth annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 when the Anderson County Middle School football team will host North Pulaski at the Anderson County High School field. Kickoff is set for noon.

    The game is dedicated to the memory of Seth Carnahan, an Anderson County Middle School player who drowned while playing with a friend in Elkhorn Creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009.

  • Volley Cats drop opener, scale...

    Summer vacation might have ended too soon for the Anderson County High School volleyball team.

    The Lady Bearcats did not seem ready, according to head coach Bob Hardin, suffering a 3-1 loss at West Jessamine last Tuesday.

    The hosts took a 25-17 win in the first game. Anderson recovered to score a 25-20 win in the second game but West rallied to win games three and four to take the match.

    “Their (blockers) gave us some trouble,” Hardin said. “I feel we will bounce back.”

  • Athletic Clark up next for...

    To some, it might appear that Anderson County’s trip to George Rogers Clark would appear to be like driving along Interstate 64 on cruise control.

    The Bearcats have beaten Clart by a combined 92-27 over the last two years, but Anderson coach Mark Peach believes those totals are very deceiving.

    “They will be a challenge. I have already had a peek at them,” Peach said. “They are real solid up front and they have Israel back.”

  • Davis undergoes surgery after...

    Anderson County lineman Logan Davis was carried off the field with 6:23 to go in the first quarter of Friday’s football game with South Oldham at Warford Stadium.

    Davis, a senior, went down when he was providing protection on a pass play. Ambulance personnel were immediately called to midfield.

    Davis was taken to Frankfort Regional Medical Center, where he underwent surgery Saturday morning.

  • Bearcats smell the coffee, roll...

    Everyone has had days like Anderson County was having at Warford Stadium Friday night.

    “Some mornings, you wake up – we have all been there – and everything falls into place,” said Bearcat football coach Mark Peach. “You are working hard and say, 'This is a great day!' and have smile on your face.”

    Then there are days like the Bearcats were, ahem, enjoying during the lid-lifter for the 2015 football season.


    The calendar says it has been 10 years since Mark Peach led his first Anderson County Bearcat football team onto the field at Woodford County.

    Ten years to the day as this story is being published since Woodford rolled past the Bearcats, 28-3.

    Ten years.

    The calendar deceives you.

  • Road to Bowling Green now goes...

    If Anderson County is to make its first trip to Bowling Green since the 2011 state championship game, it will have to make a round-about trip, full of obstacles in its way.

    The Bearcats should be solid favorites to claim their third district championship in six seasons, but claiming the regional titles they won in 2011 and 2013 will be very difficult under the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s new alignment.

    Anderson remains in Class 5A, Region 3, as it has been the last four years.

  • Parking, ticket info for Bearcat...

    Ticket prices will remain at $5 per person for Anderson County High School home football games, according to athletic director Rick Sallee. Tickets may be purchased at the ticket booth near the entrance gate near the Bearcat football field house.

    There will be no advance single game sales for home games.

    Season tickets are available at the school and first home game for $20.

  • Journey begins Friday night

    You have to love the first weekend of the high school football season, when everyone’s record is the same and the dreams of glory rule nearly every team in America.

    Usually, it only takes a few games for reality to set in. There will be some great teams and some really bad ones. There will be some teams better than expected and some not as good. It’s just the nature of high school sports.

    It all gets under way in Anderson County Friday night when the Bearcats host South Oldham. If recent history means anything, it should be a good ‘un.