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Girls finish with Franklin, prepare for district

By John Herndon

The first season has been a rousing success for the Anderson County girls' basketball team but it comes to an end Friday night. The real season begins next Tuesday, Feb. 23, when the Lady Bearcats take on Eminence in the first round of the 30th District Tournament.

First things first, though.

Friday, Feb. 19, the Lady Bearcats (15-7 through last weekend's games) say good-bye to their only senior, Kara Yeaste, as they host Franklin  County in the first game of a double-header. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. Senior Night ceremonies should begin at approximately 5:30 p.m.


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Bearcat seniors look to go out with a bigger bang.

COLUMN: It all started with Little League

By John Herndon

My introduction to the Anderson County High School Class of 2010 could not have come with a bigger bang. Here's one that hope they go out with even a bigger one.

It was back in July of 2002 when I first heard of some of the kids that are scheduled to be stepping onto Glen Drury court for their final home game on Friday night.

July. Baseball.

And these kids could already play that game, advancing to the final four of the Little League state tournament for 9- and 10- year olds.

It was only a taste of what was to come.


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This week in Anderson County sports

By John Herndon

This week in Anderson County Sports

Anderson County High School

Boys' basketball

Friday, Feb. 19: Franklin Co. at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m. Senior Night

    No junior varsity game.

Wednesday, Feb. 24: 30th District Tournament at Shelby Co. High School

    Anderson Co. vs. Spencer Co., 7:45 p.m.

Girls' basketball

Friday, Feb. 19: Franklin Co. at Anderson Co., 6 p.m. Senior Night

    No junior varsity game.


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Lady Bearcats - Lexington Christian game canceled for second time

By John Herndon

The Anderson County High School girls' basketball game at Lexington Christian, scheduled for Monday night, has been canceled for the second time. The teams were hoping to play Tuesday night, Feb. 16, but that has been canceled as well.

Any possible make-up date later this week will be posted as soon as it is announced. If games are made up, it must be done before Saturday, Feb. 20 because of district tournament action beginning next week.

Check back for more weather-related information as it becomes available.


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Drury's 400th win special to his players

COLUMN: 'I am glad he's my coach'

By John Herndon

Jacob Russell has been in Anderson County's starting lineup almost his entire four years as a Bearcat, so he knows that his coach, Glen Drury, is quick to deflect accolades heading his way.


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Lady Bearcats fall at Woodford

Bearcats controls Dunbar, run home streak to 36

By John Herndon

Anderson County took control early, then gradually pulled away for a 54-37 win over visiting  Paul Laurence Dunbar in boys' basketball action Friday night.


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Possible makeup date has not been set

Bearcats' game with Henry canceled

By John Herndon

The Anderson County boys' basketball game with Henry County, scheduled for Tuesday night, Feb. 9, has been canceled. No makeup date has been set at this time. Previous reports that the game would definitely not be made up were premature. The Anderson News will update any possible make up dates as soon as the information is received.

Anderson is scheduled to host Dunbar on Friday and travel to Grant County on Saturday. Tipoff for both games is 7:30 p.m. with junior varsity action tipping off at 6 p.m.


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Will not be made up

Lady Bearcat game with Oldham canceled

By John Herndon

The Anderson County girls' basketball game with Oldham County, scheduled for Wednesday night, has been canceled. The game will not be made up, according to the high school athletic director, Rick Sallee. 

The Lady Bearcats are scheduled to return to action Friday, Feb. 12, at Woodford County. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.


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Cann, McKee punish Green Wave with 35 points

Lady Bearcats surge past Meade

By John Herndon

It must have been some halftime speech Tony Kays delivered Monday night.


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Wrestlers look for state berths, to host Region Two tourney

By John Herndon

Anderson County will try to defend the home mats Saturday, Feb. 13, as the Bearcats host the Region Two high school wrestling tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Admission is $5 per person.

The regional meet was last held at Anderson in 2002 and produced a regional champion, Sean McDonald. No Bearcat is favored to take a gold medal home Saturday but several are expected to place high.


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