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Today's Sports

  • Additional fishing access opened...

    As fishermen in Anderson County gear up for the annual spring white bass run, their planning for the run just got a lot easier thanks to an announcement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    The KDFWR recently announced that a portion of River Road that runs alongside the Salt River is now open for those wanting to fish in the area. The gated access at Palmer Road and Old River Road off KY 44 at Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area will remain open from dawn to dusk, giving fishers more area to chase the white bass on their spring run.

  • Anderson Archers victorious at...

    WILLIAMSTOWN – The Anderson County archery team picked up a plethora of awards at the 5th Region Championships this past weekend, highlighted by a first place finish for the boys’ team.

    The boys scored 1,994 out of a possible 2,100 to secure their second consecutive regional title. The girls’ team for Anderson scored 1,941 to place second behind regional champion Western Hills.

    With the first and second place finishes, both teams for Anderson County qualified for the KHSAA State Championships, which will be in Bowling Green on April 30.

  • Anderson’s track team competes...

    LEXINGTON – This past weekend the Anderson County track & field team competed at the GRC Heavy Metal Throwdown Invitational at Transylvania University, with the boys’ team placing ninth out of 23 teams and the girls’ team placing 12th out of 19 teams.

    There were a total of 12 top-10 finishes from the Bearcats, seven on the boys’ side and five on the girls’ side.

  • McInturf Firearms Training to...

    McInturf Firearms Training will offer a free class Saturday, April 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. for participants to learn about IDPA- and USPSA-style shooting matches, along with steel challenge shooting matches, according to a news release.

    The class will cover safety, equipment, rules and scoring, and participants will be able to shoot appropriate targets in each category, including moving targets.

  • Mistakes cost Bearcats in extra...

    The Anderson County baseball team had multiple chances to win Monday night’s game against Atherton, but were unable to walk away with the victory as they lost in extra innings 11-6.

    The Bearcats spent most of the game trailing, but scored five runs in the final three innings to send it into extra innings, only to see Atherton score five runs in the top of the eighth to seal the game.

  • Lady Bearcats working on fixing...

    After a 0-2 start to the season for the Anderson County softball team, it didn’t take them long to want to improve.

    Just this past weekend, the Lady Bearcats came to the school for their team photo, and there were no plans to practice afterward. Once the pictures were taken, the team didn’t want to go home like previously planned, instead they wanted to stay at the team’s indoor facility and practice hitting.

    “I had everybody on the team stay, which that was all voluntarily,” Lady Bearcat head coach Jeff Hawkins said.

  • UK is fine without PJ Washington

    With PJ Washington’s foot injury being as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, Kentucky basketball fans have become more and more nervous every time the Wildcats step on the court for the NCAA Tournament.

    People feel that as Kentucky advances further into the bracket and faces stiffer competition, the need for Kentucky’s best player to be on the court is vital.

  • Anderson Archers win national...

    CINCINNATI – Two weeks prior to the S3DA Indoor National Championship, the Anderson County archery team placed third at the Kentucky S3DA State Championship, but felt disappointed with the result.

    Anderson believed they were good enough to contend for the state title, which they were. However, a mechanical error by one of their top archers cost the Bearcats a few points, which was the difference maker between finishing third and first.

  • My Final Four predictions

    The time of the year where you are the most indecisive is here: the week you fill out your March Madness bracket.

    When it comes to filling out a bracket, there are two types of people. First, there’s the people who maybe recognize three teams in the bracket, and finish making their picks in five minutes.

    Then there’s the people who have some knowledge on college basketball, and will spend more time than necessary breaking down every matchup, and debating teams in your head all the way to the start of the first tipoff on Thursday.

  • Harp opens up on retirement...

    The sidelines at Anderson County’s football games next season will look a little different.

    Starting next season, Bearcat assistant football coach Sam Harp won’t be coaching Anderson on the sidelines, as he’s announced his retirement from high school football. Harp and his wife will move down to south Georgia, where they’ll be closer to Harp’s son and two of their grandchildren.