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Today's Sports

  • Cann shakes off rust in Wildcat...

    A jump shot was kind of like a couple of sprays of WD-40 for Makenzie Cann last Thursday.

    Playing her first basketball game in almost two years, the University of Kentucky junior looked just a bit rusty when she first entered the lineup against Union University last Thursday night. With just over four minutes to play in the first quarter, Cann made her way to the scorer’s table at Memorial Coliseum and ran up and down the floor a few times,getting into the flow of things.

  • Kays honored as All-Region, All-...

    Anderson County High School girls’ soccer player Evan Kays has been named an honorable mention All-State selection by the Kentucky Girls’ Soccer Coaches Association.

    Kays, a junior, was also named to the Eighth Region All-Region first team.

    Another Anderson player, Taylor Harley, was named to the All-Region second team.

    Five Anderson players were picked as Eighth Region all-region honorable mention selections. They were seniors Billie Clark, Zellie Roher, Lexi Thompson and Tate Thompson along with freshman Anna Foley.

  • Shouse upbeat despite Wildcat...

    Anderson County High School graduate Will Shouse was upbeat even after watching his Asbury University team take a 156-63 drubbing at the hands of the Kentucky Wildcats Sunday night in Rupp Arena.

    As expected, Kentucky did as it pleased against Asbury, an NAIA Division II school. Kentucky scored 88 points in the first half and turned the contest into a dunk fest.

  • Healthy, robust herd awaits as...

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

    Shredded bark on saplings, fresh scrapes along old logging trails and trail camera snapshots of passing bucks are encouraging signs that deer activity is picking up across Kentucky and just in time.

    The statewide modern firearm deer season opens Nov. 12 this year. Arguably the most widely anticipated of the fall hunting opportunities, it’s structured to coincide with the peak of fall breeding, known as the rut.

  • Wildland fires, dry conditions...

    More than 300,000 Kentucky hunters preparing for this weekend’s modern gun deer season opener should be aware there are at least 22 wildland fires burning, many in southeast Kentucky, as drought conditions persist across the state. About 14,000 acres have burned in the Commonwealth since Oct. 29.

    Gov. Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency last week and urged all citizens to refrain from outdoor burning and use extreme caution during outdoor activities.

  • Bullitt Central advances past...

    The high school football season came to an end for Anderson County Friday night when Bullitt Central claimed a 31-24 overtime win in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs at Bob Ware Field.

    Bullitt Central scored on the second play of overtime as Davin Gray went 12 yards on an end around to put the Cougars in front in the overtime.

  • Pictures from the KMEA State...
  • Photos from the KMEA State...
  • Mistakes doom Bearcats at Collins

    SHELBYVILLE – When seeing the final count of Collins’ 41-21 win over Anderson County Friday night, it would be hard to fathom that at halftime, it was a 10-7 football game.

  • ‘100 percent in awe’

    It’s doubtful that Will Shouse thought he would ever be sitting in one of the best seats in the house to see the Kentucky Wildcats play basketball in Rupp Arena.

    “I’m a huge UK fan,” Shouse says. “I am very supportive of (Coach John Calipari) and his methods.”

    Sunday night, Shouse won’t have a seat near the floor. He’ll be on the floor as the Wildcats host Asbury University in their final tune-up for the regular season.