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No decision on girls' basketball

Weather cancels some Saturday sports

By John Herndon

UPDATED 9:45 a.m. Saturday: Anderson County girls' basketball game with Sacred Heart at Mercy Academy in Louisville has been canceled. Anderson athletic director Rick Salle said, in a text message, "We are not sending a bus. Too dangerous so we have canceled (the) girls' game."

Anderson could play Sacred Heart next Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Louisville Invitational Tournament semifinals.  Anderson could also play Ballard, a team the Lady Bearcats were to have played last Saturday, in the LIT quarterfinals Friday night.


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Collins rallies for district win

BASKETBALL: Bearcats sizzle nets, fizzle down stretch

By John Herndon

Even a night when Anderson County was burning the nets was not enough in a district matchup at Collins last Tuesday.


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Girls taking game to another level following early-season loss to Elizabethtown

BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats hungry to repeat

By John Herndon

It's been over four years since that November afternoon when the girls' basketball team from Anderson County Middle School was crowned the best in Kentucky.


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Barnes inducted into Hall of Fame

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Anderson County High School baseball coach L. W. Barnes was inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame last week.


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BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats to tangle with top West Va. team

By John Herndon

It's all about getting better.


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COLUMN: No pedestal for Farmer, other athletes

By John Herndon

Last week's chapter of the Richie Farmer saga was more than the wheels of justice turning.

It was a dagger through the heart of a story -- a hometown, feel good story that evolved into a sordid nightmare. And while no one can excuse the basketball legend's actions as Kentucky's Commissioner of Agriculture, the whole affair should serve to make us pause and look at ourselves and how we view those who are gifted at playing a game.


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SWIMMING: Swimmers steady in Woodford meet

By John Herndon

Anderson County swimmers showed consistency in a small, but competitive meet at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles last Wednesday.

“We didn't have a whole lot of significant time drops, but not too many time adds either,” said Anderson coach Karla Williams. “Rebekah Cardwell was very consistent and dropped time in every one of her events. I am also very happy with Josh Lindsey. Josh joined our team at mid-season and has consistently dropped time in every event he has swum in.”


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Tuesday basketball games canceled

By John Herndon

Tuesday's Anderson County basketball games have been canceled, according to school athletic director Rick Sallee. No make-up dates for these games or other games called off due to inclement weather have been announced.

The Anderson girls were to have played at Shelby County while the boys' team was scheduled to host North Oldham.

Updates will be posted as they become available.


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No make-up dates set, Saturday wrestling also canceled

BASKETBALL: Weather claims Saturday basketball games

By The Staff

UPDATED, Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:55 a.m.

Anderson vs. Mercer boys' game called off

The Anderson County boys' basketball game at Mercer County, set for Saturday night has been canceled, according to athletic director Rick Sallee. No make-up date has been set for that game either.

Check back online and see the Jan. 22 edition of The Anderson News for complete weather-related schedule change information.

UPDATED, Saturday, Jan. 18, 7:20 a.m.


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Barnes wishes his heroes could be with him Saturday

By John Herndon

While boys his age might have been trying to be the next Dale Murphy or Eric Davis, L.W. Barnes stayed closer to home.

“My biggest hero growing up was Tom,” Barnes says of his cousin, Tom Barnes. “In the summer, we were playing ball all the time. I was always around Tom and my brother.”

P.D. Barnes, the brother, was three years older than L.W., just like Tom, who lived in Frankfort.


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