Today's Sports

  • Anderson track competes at...

    *Correction* Kynan Russell and Trinity Gottler ended up qualifying for the state meet. After the two automatic qualifiers from each region are decided, the next top 10 marks from all regions in the AAA class also advance to the state meet. Russell's mark in the triple jump and Gottler's mark in the discus were inside that next top 10, sending them to the state meet. - May 23, 10 p.m.

  • Mustangs capture conference title

    HARRODSBURG – The Anderson County Middle School softball team finished off its dominating run through the Salt River Conference Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a 9-0 victory over Mercer County in the championship game.

    The conference championship finishes off the Mustangs’ season with a 22-1 record. Along with being the SRC champions, they are also the USFA state runner-ups, making this team one of the best in recent memory.

  • Golf tourney raises cash for...

    This past weekend the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course hosted the United Way Golf Scramble Tournament, with all proceeds going to the United Way of the Bluegrass organization.

    According to Carol Bates, Vice President of regional development for the organization, the tournament raised roughly $4,500. The tournament has been in place for 25 years, and it has helped raise over $100,000 for United Way, Bates estimates.

    Nine teams participated in the tournament, with a four-man team of Jerry Carlton, Will Carlton, Gerald Gilpin and Tim Tingle coming out on top.

  • Bearcats get beat on Senior Night

    Members of the Anderson County baseball team hoped to send its seniors off with a win on Senior Night this past Monday, but they were unable to do so as they were beaten 10-0 in five innings by Southern High School.

    Before the game, each of the four seniors – Dylan Sizemore, Cameron Harrod, Colton Cornish and Bailey Turner – were honored for their efforts towards the program. Each player received a commemorative wooden bat and basket full of treats, which they had to store away for later after the game.

  • Tough loss ends with emotional...

    Monday night’s Senior Night softball game for the Anderson County Lady Bearcats was an emotional night for the seniors.

    It all started with their game against Garrard County, which Anderson ended up losing by one run in extra innings. The Lady Bearcats fought their was back from multiple deficits, but base running mistakes in the bottom of the eighth cost Anderson the win.

  • Anderson track competes at...

    LEXINGTON – The Anderson County track team kicked off its postseason at the Central Kentucky Conference Championships at Henry Clay High School last weekend, with the boys’ team taking sixth place and the girls finishing 12th.

    For the boys’ team, it’s the highest they’ve finished since being the runner-up in the 2014 meet. It’s the first time they’ve finished in the top-10 as a team since 2016, and the seventh top 10 finish in the meet’s 10-year history.

  • Henry Thompson wins NASP/IBO 3D...

    LOUISVILLE – Sophomore Anderson County archer Henry Thompson made history at the NASP Eastern National and the Eastern National IBO 3D Challenge National tournaments this past weekend, as he placed first in both national competitions.

    Thompson scored a 297 & 27 10s in the IBO 3D competition and a near-perfect 299 & 29 10s in the NASP competition to claim the top prize in both tournaments.

    Thompson etched himself in the history books with his performance.

  • Edwards advances in Region...

    The Anderson County boys’ tennis team competed in the 8th Region Tournament on Monday and had both of its singles competitors and doubles teams win its first round match.

    None of Anderson’s entrants were able to advance out of the second round except the Bearcats’ top singles player Zach Edwards, as he won his second round match and will compete in Wednesday’s portion of the competition for a chance to qualify for state.

  • Anderson News Student-Athletes...

    The Anderson News will honor two Anderson County athletes for their achievements athletically and in the classroom.

    Next week, The Anderson News will present a male and female athlete from Anderson County High School with The Anderson News Male/Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award.

    The nominees for the girls’ award are Lauren Boblitt, Anna Foley, Jaclynn Ruble and Lexi Tinsley. Nominees for the boys’ award are Riley Arrendondo, C.A. Collins, Colton Cornish and Wesley Ruehrwein.

  • Extra work paying off for Pierce

    Every athlete knows that in order to improve your game, you have to put in extra work when no one else is working.

    That’s what sophomore distance running standout Mason Pierce did in the preseason before this year’s track season.

    After a successful cross country season in the fall, Pierce decided he wanted to take his next running to the next level for the spring track season. After averaging around 40 miles per week for cross country, Pierce bumped up his weekly mileage to 50 in the preseason for track.