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Jack Upchurch was not long out of Eastern Kentucky University when he became basketball coach at Anderson High School in 1965. He left Anderson as the most successful coach in school history. His legacy will be honored at the Bearcats’ game Friday night.
Tough coach with tender heart led Bearcat ‘glory days’

They might be called the glory days of Anderson County basketball.

It was that period from the mid-1960s to the late 70s when the Bearcats enjoyed a sustained run of success that is unmatched in local history.