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  • FOOTBALL: Still a Band of Brothers

    BOWLING GREEN – In the end, they were still a Band of Brothers.

    Anderson County's football team had bled and sweated together in the pre-season. They had rejoiced together after wins over Conner and Southwestern.

    And Saturday night, they shed tears together.  But they did so with pride.

    Just as many had predicted, the Bearcats were no match for Bowling Green High School in the Russell Athletic/Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl state Class 5A championship football game.

  • FOOTBALL: State Finals Notebook

    Peach said experiencing finals brought back fond memories

    Anderson County football coach Mark Peach has not been a regular in making the state championship game as a head coach but he's not a stranger to playing on the final weekend, either.

    “This week, it all came back to me,” Peach said after Thursday's community pep rally at Anderson County High School. Peach had taken Hancock County to the finals 12 years ago.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lexington Catholic bombs away to defeat Lady Bearcats

    No matter how much the game changes, the main object of basketball has remained the same since Dr. Naismith was looking for a peach basket.

    Make shots. It is still that simple.

    Lexington Catholic made 11 shots from beyond the three-point line to defeat host Anderson County 60-51 in a battle of girls' basketball teams ranked in the pre-season Top 15 on Friday night.

    “We didn't defend the three at all,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lexington Catholic bombs away to defeat Lady Bearcats

    No matter how much the game changes, the main
    object of basketball has remained the same since Dr.
    Naismith was looking for a peach basket.
    Make shots. It is still that simple.
    Lexington Catholic made 11 shots from beyond the
    three-point line to defeat host Anderson County 60-
    51 in a battle of girls’ basketball teams ranked in the
    pre-season Top 15 on Friday night.
    “We didn’t defend the three at all,” Anderson
    coach Tony Kays said.
    Senior guard Bonnie Rhule got Lexington Catholic
    going with a home run just 16 seconds into the
    contest, then after Anderson had come back to take

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats win four of five in Wayne County Duals

    The Anderson County wrestlers rolled to four victories in five matches during the Wayne County Duals held Saturday.

    The Bearcats defeated Letcher County Central, Danville, Barren County and Scott County but lost to the host team, a perennial state power.

    Chris McDaniel was undefeated on the day at 132 pounds, while T.W. Stockton (145) and Travis Kaelin (195) were also undefeated on the day.

    Team results

  • BASKETBALL: Christian Academy rips Georgetown, Winchester, Somerset

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams defeated the Georgetown Crusaders, a home schooled group, 67-41, recently. The game, played at the Early Childhood Center Gymnasium drew 164 fans. From the start the Rams outmanned the Crusaders. Coming off a loss last week, CAL Coach Cory Robinson was not satisfied with sloppy play early in the game against Georgetown. He pulled the starters within the first minutes, apparently getting their attention as the Rams outscored Georgetown 31-5 in the second quarter.

  • Bowling Green ends Bearcat dream

     

     

    BOWLING GREEN – All season long, Bowling Green had been touted as the best Class 5A football team in the state and the Purples showed why Saturday night at Western Kentucky University's L.T. Smith Stadium.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lexington Catholic bombs away to defeat Lady Bearcats

     

    Lexington Catholic connected on 11 three-point shots to defeat host Anderson County 60-51 in a battle of teams ranked in the pre-season Top 15 on Friday night.

    “We didn't defend the three at all,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Peach says making finals brings back fond memories

    Anderson County football coach Mark Peach has not been a regular in making the state championship game as a head coach but he's not a stranger to playing on the final weekend, either.

    “This week, it all came back to me,” Peach said after Thursday's community pep rally at Anderson County High School. Peach had taken Hancock County to the finals 12 years ago.

  • FOOTBALL: At least one Bearcat fan has a bit of purple and gold blood

    At least one Lawrenceburg resident has plenty of Bowling Green blood in her veins, but she was  bleeding red on Saturday night.

    “Heading down to watch the Bearcats in the (state football) finals is exciting to me but because it will be in Bowling Green, playing the Purples at Western Kentucky University makes it even more special. Bowling Green is my home away from home and always has been,” Tamara Smith, of Lawrenceburg, said last Thursday.