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Today's News

  • Frankfort comes through in clutch, sinks Bearcats

    FRANKFORT – If one play could summarize Frankfort’s 63-58 upset of Anderson County last Friday, it would undoubtedly have to be one in the first 30 seconds of the second half at Wilkinson Gym.

    With the score tied at 34, Anderson’s John Paul Garmon came up with a clean steal near midcourt, then drove for the basket. Somehow, a Frankfort player caught up to Garmon, blocked the layup from behind. In the wild scramble for the rebound, the ball somehow caught the leg of Anderson’s Dylan Pittman before heading out of bounds.

  • Mat Cats tune up for regional with ‘best collective effort as a team’

    BARDSTOWN – Anderson County might not have the quantity but the Bearcat wrestling team has plenty of quality. That has been the mantra of the Mat Cats and first-year coach Hunter Lilly all season long.

    Never was it more apparent than in a quad meet held last Wednesday at Thomas Nelson High School.

  • Swim Cats ready for regional

    The Anderson County High School swim team concluded the regular season in the Shelby County Winter Classic, held Jan. 28 at the Shelby County Family Activity Center.

    Junior Reece Arredondo led a short-handed Anderson team, which was missing five key swimmers. The boys scored 127 points, good enough for 10th place in the 20-team event.

  • Drury fourth in state tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team placed 18th out of 44 teams in the annual State Middle School Wrestling Tournament, held Saturday at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

    Eighth-grader Zane Drury led Anderson with a fourth-place finish. Drury, who was ranked No. 1 in the state at 130 pounds, fell in the semi-final round when Stephen Little, of Union County, scored a pin. Drury won the consolation semifinal but was pinned again in the third-place match, falling to Joel Hatchett of River City.

  • Bearcats sign with Cumberlands
  • Grappling champs
  • Tourney champs
  • Lady Cat Senior Night Friday

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team will be holding Senior Night on Friday, Feb. 10 when the Lady Bearcats host Woodford County. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. with Senior Night activities set at the conclusion of the junior varsity game, approximately 7:05 p.m.

  • Bearcats to play on road

    The Anderson County High School boys’ basketball team will go north twice this week as the Bearcats prepare for the 30th District Tournament in two weeks. Anderson heads to Owen County and Simon Kenton on successive nights.

    Thursday, the Bearcats travel to Owen County, which has struggled since losing last year’s Mr. Basketball, Carson Williams, to graduation. The Rebels, who have been one of the region’s better programs over the last 10 years, stood at 6-17 after the weekend and are only 1-10 since Jan. 1.

  • Man allegedly calls officer ‘pig,’ assaults girlfriend


    A Lawrenceburg man who allegedly called a city police officer a “pig” and threatened to “f” him up remained behind bars Monday after being arrested for domestic violence and other charges.
    Manuel Coopman, 44, of 1066 Scarlett Lane is charged with second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing, terroristic threatening, resisting arrest and assault (domestic violence) after police reportedly found his girlfriend sitting in a parked vehicle in his driveway with red marks on her neck and swollen eyes, according to a police report.