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Today's Sports

  • Christian Academy makes winning...

    A major tip of the hat needs to go to Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg its attempt to preserve history and acknowledge its tie to Anderson County’s past.

    CAL purchased its current North Main Street facility in 2012 and has been cognizant of the importance of that building ever since. Originally built as Anderson High School in 1950, the building housed Anderson Junior High/Anderson County Middle School and the Early Childhood Center before those schools relocated.

  • Young Lady Bearcat golfers take...

    The paradoxes surrounding the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team aren’t difficult to understand but turning them into a big finish in tournament play might be as hard as sinking a 40-foot putt.

    It can be done, but won’t be easy.

    On one hand, eight girls have been working the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in preparation for the Lady Bearcat season, which opens Thursday at Boyle County. It’s the largest number of girls to start the season under the guidance of Coach Robert Hanks, now in his fifth season.

  • Academy seeking donations to...

    Ever since Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg acquired its current facility in 2012, the school has made an effort to remember the building’s historic ties to Lawrenceburg and Anderson County.

    Located on North Main Street, the building was originally erected to house Anderson High School, which was formed as a consolidation of Kavanaugh and Lawrenceburg high schools in 1949. After the current Anderson County High School opened in 1967, the building housed Anderson Junior High, which was later renamed Anderson County Middle School, and the Early Childhood Center.

  • Anderson native named to manage...

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association filled a newly created position on its staff this week with the hiring of Dan White as its Event Management Specialist, according to a news release.

    White comes to the KHSAA from the University of Pikeville, where he spent the last five years as UPIKE’s Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director, the release said.

  • Bearcats excited as season...

    Something was just different when I stopped by to watch a little of the Anderson County Bearcats’ football practice Monday morning.

    By the time I got to the field, practice was almost over, but the Bearcats were working on some line techniques, then Bearcat coach Mark Peach got the team together to go over some final things before dismissal. He said a few words, blew his whistle and the team clapped in unison. It was the same as always.

  • Stick It to Dangerous Currents...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Those of us who wade rocky streams for smallmouth or tailwaters for trout sometimes bite off more than we can chew.

    An eddy on the other side of the stream looks inviting and the more you stare at it, the more you want to cast there. The only problem is a waist-deep run with strong current lies between you and the enticing water.

  • World Series winners
  • Mudcats win Kentucky Classic

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 13-and-under baseball team took the championship of the Kentucky Classic tournament in Harrodsburg on July 15. The Mudcats won three of four games, avenging an opening loss to the Bat Jackets with a 13-5 romp in the championship game.

    The Mudcats, a summer travel team made up entirely of Anderson County players, had a 9-5 record on the year after the tournament.

  • World Series champs
  • Young Mudcats split in...

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 13-and-under baseball team split a pair of games in the Greater Midwest Baseball Tournament, held in Louisville over the weekend.

    The Mudcats defeated the Dayton (Ohio) Dragons but lost to Elite Baseball on Saturday but Sunday’s tournament games were rained out. The Mudcats, made up entirely of Anderson County players, now stand at 10-6 on the year.