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Today's Sports

  • Correction

    Anderson County Middle School football player Caleb Puckett was incorrectly identified in a story about the Mustangs’ win over East Oldham in the Sept. 28 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Fall offers good trout fishing...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Anglers treasure the fall months in Kentucky.

    The shortening periods of daylight and the cooler, drier air bring welcome relief from summer and bring on the fall colors. It’s during this time of transition that some of the best fishing of the year can be had.

    For trout anglers, fall offers a smorgasbord of opportunities.

  • Elder bows out in first round of...

    Anderson County High School golfer Hayden Elder shot an uncharacteristic 12-over 84 in the opening round of the Leachman/KHSAA Boys State Golf Tournament Friday at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Elder, a junior who had carded a 74 in the Region 4 Tournament at Maywood, did not survive the individual cut of 76.

    Cullan Brown, a junior from Lyon County, took the individual championship with a two-day total of 139 (66-73), while Louisville St. Xavier won the team title with a 606. St. X had shot par (288) as a team during the first round.

  • Resilient Bearcats turn back...

    Two words were all Mark Peach needed to describe what he had just seen.

  • State qualifier
  • AMS runners place second in CKC

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Middle School cross country team turned in one of its best showings ever in the Central Kentucky Conference meet, held last Tuesday in Somerset.

    The Mustang boys finished second to Woodford County, missing the championship by two points. The scores were tied after the first five runners for each team meaning a sixth score had to be counted, giving Woodford the narrow win.

  • Lady Mustangs eyeing state title

    There aren’t many questions about the Anderson County Middle School girls’ basketball team.

    The Lady Mustangs are good. Very good.

    Or more to the point, they are RRRRREALLYYYYYYYYYY good. As in one of the best middle school teams in Kentucky.

    About the only uncertainty at this point is what the Lady Mustangs’ record really is. “We are 20-1,” Lady Mustang coach Stacy Briscoe said last week from in her office at Emma B. Ward School. “We lost to Clay County but that was really a scrimmage.”

  • Dunbar speed sinks battered...

    LEXINGTON -- Everything happened so quickly for Dunbar last Friday.

    The Bulldogs enjoyed a happy Homecoming when they scored 19 unanswered points to defeat Anderson County, 40-21, in high school football action at Jon Akers Stadium. Both teams now stand at 2-4 on the year.

  • Hamrick to lead Campbellsville...

    Anderson County resident Kristen Hamrick has been named to lead the women’s tennis program at Campbellsville University. The school announced Hamrick’s hiring in a news release last Thursday.

    Hamrick, who played tennis at Campbellsville, leaves her post as the girls’ tennis coach at Anderson County High School, a position she has held for the last two seasons.

    At Campbellsville, Hamrick will be the first full-time women’s tennis coach in the school’s history, according to the release.

  • Little perspective in big-time...

    For years, the proper role of athletics in academic settings has been debated, sometimes vociferously.

    On one hand, you have people that point to the Ivy League as the perfect way. There are no athletic scholarships and guys who wear those jerseys from Harvard, Yale and Princeton are more likely to be CEO of a multi-national company than selling Nikes around the globe just because they can shoot the rock or dance to the end zone.