Today's Sports

  • Reflecting on 2015 through...

    When the calendar says it is that final week of the year, it’s time for some reflection.

    Oh, we certainly want to look ahead too. With the New Year coming up Friday, it’s a time for a fresh start on many things. But if you don’t know where you have been, you probably won’t know where you are going.

  • Youth wrestlers win tournament


  • Mat Mustangs third in own tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team finished third in the Mustang Duals, held Dec. 19 at the school.

    Eventual champion Oldham County defeated the Mustangs in the semifinals, but Anderson recovered to beat Shamrock Wrestling, the feeder program for Louisville Trinity High School, in the third-place match.

    One of the largest duals tournaments in Kentucky saw 20 teams from around the state participate.

    Anderson opened with a win over Madison County, then defeated Fern Creek, Wayne County and Scott County before falling to Oldham.

  • Lady Bearcats drop two at Nelson...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team might have gone into the Christmas holiday on a bit of a sour note as the Lady Bearcats dropped their final two games in the Nelson County Holiday Jam last week.

    Anderson entered the Christmas holiday at 8-3 after opening the season with seven straight wins.

    Henry Clay outlasted the Lady Bearcats, 32-27, in the tournament semifinals as only three Anderson players – Kaci Currens, Sammy Rogers and Alorra Sims – scratched the scorebook. Currens led Anderson with 12 points.

  • State’s deer hunters set record

    By Kevin Kelly, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Kentucky often comes up in discussions about the best places in the country to hunt whitetail deer.

    The deer are plentiful, permits can be easily obtained and the state produces several trophy class bucks annually.

  • Christmas for the Fishes program...

    Those who prefer a real Christmas tree can help create habitat for fish while disposing of your old Christmas tree this season with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s Christmas for the Fishes program according to a news release.

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is accepting natural Christmas trees through Jan. 15 at 33 locations in 26 counties across the state. Trees must be free of lights, ornaments, tinsel, garland and any other decorations.

  • Becoming an Outdoors-Woman...

    Women 18 and over have until Jan. 4 to register for a special Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop, according to a news release. The workshop will be held at Kenlake State Resort Park, Jan. 15-17, the release said.

    Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Department of Parks, this weekend workshop features numerous opportunities for women to learn more about outdoor skills, activities, wildlife-watching and conservation efforts in the state.

  • Local middle schoolers play for...

    Anderson County Middle School football players Zach Labhart and Darion Dearinger were selected to play for Team Kentucky, particpating in a national tournament for state-wide all-star teams. Labhart played for the eighth-grade team while Dearinger was selected for the seventh-grade club.

    The seventh-grade team defeated Team Tennesssee while the eighth-grade team rolled past Team St. Louis. Both games were played in Elizabethtown.

    Both Kentucky teams fell to Team Georgia in Atlanta to end the quest for a national title.

  • Looking for peace when playing...

    “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

    Luke 2:14 (KJV)

    The way the world is turning today, it seems almost impossible to find peace.

    Every day we hear of mass shootings or the threat of terror. Or someone, somewhere finds something to be offended by or to protest about. Things going on in the world passed the crazy stage long ago and often reach the point of down right scary.

    Peace. That’s all a vast majority of us want in our lives.

  • All-district football team...

    Six Anderson County High School football players have been named as all-district selections by the coaches of Class 5A, District 6.

    Defensive lineman Braxton Bostic, linebacker Bryndon Labhart, defensive back John Paul Garmon, offensive lineman Nathan McGregor, running back Ryan Martin and quarterback Gunnar Gillis were named to the team.