Today's Sports

  • Pair of Anderson athletes to...

    The Anderson County track team hasn’t competed at the KHSAA state track championships since 2016, but that will change this weekend when the Bearcats send two of its own to Lexington for the state’s top high school meet.

    Kynan Russell and Trinity Gottler will be the two athletes representing Anderson County at state, which will take place this Saturday at the University of Kentucky’s track facility. Russell will compete in the triple jump and Gottler will compete in the discus, with both events slated to start at 10 a.m.

  • Gottler wins state championship

    LOUISVILLE – The Anderson County Middle School track team competed at the KTCCCA Middle School State Championships this past Saturday at the University of Louisville’s track facility, and brought back with them a state champion.

    The state champion riding the bus back to Lawrenceburg was Trinity Gottler, as her throw of 106-feet in the discus ranked first among the 34 female middle school discus throwers who qualified for state.

  • Warriors should handle Raptors...

    For the past five years at about this time, we ask ourselves ‘is this the year that it could happen?’

    That question is: is this the year that the NBA Eastern Conference champions beat the Golden State Warriors?

    That question will be answered in another chapter of the Warriors’ dynasty novel this week, as the NBA Finals are set to kickoff this Thursday with a seven-game series between the Warriors and the Toronto Raptors.

  • Close loss ends Anderson’s season

    SHELBYVILLE – The Anderson County softball team had multiple opportunities to win in this past Saturday’s 30th District Tournament opening round game against Spencer County, but the Lady Bearcats couldn’t make enough winning plays as they lost to the Lady Bears 2-0.

    The loss ends Anderson’s season in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament for the second straight season. Their ending record is 13-14, concluded with a six-game losing streak.

  • Collins ends Anderson’s season...

    SHELBYVILLE – The Anderson County baseball team’s season came to an end this past Saturday in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament with a 13-1 loss to Collins.

    The game only lasted through the top of the fifth inning before the mercy rule came into effect. The loss finishes the Bearcats’ season with a 10-22-1 record, the second straight year Anderson has finished with a losing record.

  • 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.