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Today's Sports

  • Martin starts season with pair...

    Anderson County golfer Colby Martin posted a string of top 20 finishes, including two top 10 finishes to open his senior season.

    Martin finished in a tie third at the Bullitt East Invitational on Aug. 2, a tie for 16th finish at the Rocket Invitational on Aug. 5 and in a tie for eighth at the Central Kentucky Showdown on Aug. 6. Martin’s scores were all in the 70s, with his lowest scoring being a 75 (three-over-par) at the Bullitt East Invitational at Tanglewood Golf Course.

  • Anderson bracing for addition of...

    Since entering the 30th District in 2012, Anderson County has seen little resistance from its opponents and won six of the last seven district titles, including the previous five straight.

    During that span, the Lady Bearcats have only lost three regular season district games, and have posted five separate perfect regular season district records.

  • Bearcats more prepared under...

    It may be hard to notice from the sidelines, but year two of the Anderson County boys’ soccer team under head coach Jeff Pritchett is completely different than the year one version.

    There are a number of reasons why the two teams are different, which is the main thing Pritchett learned from his first season of coaching the Bearcats.

    “Kids grow, and you got to be willing to adjust to the kids that you have,” Pritchett said. “I’m not a coach that comes in and does the exact same thing every year with the same team.”

  • Lady Bearcats start season with...

    DANVILLE – The Anderson County girls’ golf team started its season off on a good note, as they won the Central Kentucky Golf Classic this past Monday by 47 strokes.

    Anderson’s team score of 380 was 47 strokes better than second place finisher Boyle County and 170 strokes better than third place finisher Mercer County.

    Those three teams were the only teams in the field, but head coach Robert Hanks is still proud of the way his team performed.

  • Lady Mustangs go 3-2 at eighth...

    BEREA - The Lady Mustang basketball team kicked off its season with an 8th grade tournament in Berea this past weekend, in which the team went 3-2 over a stretch of two days.

    The three wins were mostly by considerable amounts, as Anderson beat Powell by 37 and Jackson by 20 on the first day, followed by beating Knox by one on the second day.

  • Anderson Archers compete at...

    Some of Anderson County’s archers had a busy weekend in Frankfort at the 2019 Kentucky State ASA Championship this past weekend, as three Bearcat archers took home first place medals in their respective divisions.

    Ashley Thomas, Jacob Newby and Michelle Newby all placed first in their respective divisions as individuals while Madalynn Puryear placed fourth in the female middle school fixed pins class.

  • Anderson golf set to tee-off...

    The Anderson County boys and girls’ golf teams will begin their seasons in the coming days with separate tournaments away from Lawrenceburg.

    The boys’ squad will begin its season on Aug. 2 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville for the Bullitt East Invitational. Just three days later, the team will play in the Rocket Invitational at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Payton...

    It’s been a while since I’ve been competitive in a ‘Battle with a Bearcat,’ but in my most recent competition, I gave my opponent a little run for her money.

    My opponent for my latest Battle with a Bearcat was Payton Baum, a sophomore multi-sport athlete at Anderson County. You can watch Baum compete on the basketball court and the softball field for the Lady Bearcats, and our challenge took place on the field.

  • Wise wins Chainferno Tournament

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the Chainferno Tournament this past Saturday at the Anderson County Community Park, and Colin Wise came away with the win with a score of 111 (15 under par).

    Finishing one stroke behind Wise was Ethan Harbolt with a 112, and finishing in a tie for third was Tommy Flake and Michael Hill. Wise and Harbolt were in the advanced division of the tournament while Flake won the masters division and Hill won the intermediate division.

  • Hanks’ win Four Roses Open

    67 teams competed in the Four Roses Open at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course this weekend, and after all the drives, chips and putts, the two-man team of John Hanks Jr. and John Hanks Sr. won the tournament with a two-day score of 154.

    The Hanks’ team’s score was two strokes better than the second place team of Pic Shaw and Mike Ward. Finishing in a tie for third place one stroke behind Shaw & Ward was Warren Kinne & Graham Young and Roger Rogers & Jonny Stanley.