Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats third in Bardstown...

    BARDSTOWN -- The end result was not exactly what the Anderson County girls’ basketball team wanted, but the Lady Bearcats were smiling heading into the Christmas holiday.

    Anderson finished third in the eight-team Bardstown Christmas Classic, routing Bourbon County, 81-44, in the consolation game Friday night at Bardstown High School.

    Earlier, the Lady Bearcats had romped past Marion County in the opener but suffered a bit of an upset when they fell to Bardstown in the semifinals.

  • Anderson archers strong in...

    Anderson County archery teams were very strong in the Robert B. Turner Elementary School archery tournaments held on Dec. 16.

    In the bulls eye tournament, Turner took first place with Saffell Street School second in the elementary division. The Anderson County High School team won the high school division while the Anderson County Middle School team placed second in the middle school division.

  • Swim Cats compete at Woodford...

    The Anderson County High School swim team competed in the 16-team Woodford County Invitational on Dec. 16, improving their times, according to Coach Georgia Kennerly.

    The Anderson camp was keenly interested in the 500-yard freestyle where Swim Cat senior Reece Arredondo finished at 5:08.9, just ahead of his brother, sophomore Riley Arredondo’s 5:10.10.

  • Wrestlers take title in...

    The Anderson County High School wrestling team have a strong showing, taking all five of its matches to win the Wolverine Duals at Western Hills High School last Thursday.

    The Mat Cats rolled to wins over Bryan Station (60-12), Spencer County (60-24), Western Hills (60-15), Dunbar (57-6) and Scott County (39-24).

  • Excellent winter fishing in Lake...

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

    Consistency is a trait all anglers love in a body of water. Most lakes and rivers in Kentucky go through seasonal temperature swings that make fishing tough during the hottest and coldest months of the year.

    The Cumberland River below Lake Cumberland fishes as consistently as any body of water in Kentucky. The water temperatures of the Cumberland River at Burkesville ranged from 55 degrees Dec. 11 to 53.5 degrees Dec. 14 to around 53 degrees Dec. 18.

  • Giving of self the greatest gift...

    Four days. Just four days to get your Christmas shopping done.

    Unless, of course, you do like I did one year and ran out to a gas station and bought some gift cards on Christmas morning.

    But, that’s just me. Or, maybe not. From the looks of the display the next day, it had been busy.

  • Lady Cats perfect in district,...

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team not only made it halfway through the regular season district schedule unscathed, they reached the midpoint in resounding fashion with a 65-29 thrashing of Shelby County Thursday night in Shelbyville.

    Anderson, which had some major questions heading into the season, including whether it would be good enough to even advance to the Eighth Region Tournament, made it through the first segment of the home-and-home district schedule at 3-0 with two of the wins being in double digits.

  • New hunting regulations proposed

    From staff reports

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer, elk and small game hunting regulations, according to a news release.

    The release said at its quarterly meeting on Dec. 8, the commission recommended all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Legislators must approve regulation recommendations before they become law.

  • Bearcat football banquet...

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School football team gathered to close the curtain on the 2017 football season with the annual team awards banquet, held Dec. 10 at the high school.

    The Bearcats finished 8-4 and advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs before losing to eventual state runner-up Madison Southern.

  • Six Bearcats named all-district

    From staff reports

    Six Anderson County High School football players have been named to the Class 5A, District 6 all-district team.

    Running back Blake Franklin, defensive back Tyler Peters and offensive linemen Austin Watts and Stan Crawford, all seniors, along with linebackers Colton Cornish, a junior, and Zach Labhart, a sophomore, were selected to the team by the district’s coaches.