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Today's News

  • VOLLEYBALL: Determined, confident Lady Bearcats defeat Collins

    This time, there was little hand-wringing. There were no worried looks.

    It was just determination. And confidence.

    Lots of confidence.

    Anderson County turned back visiting Collins in four games to win a key 30th District volleyball matchup last Thursday. The Lady Bearcats simply believed in themselves in recording their first-ever victory over the Shelbyville school.

  • Moving up

    Zane Drury recently earned his yellow belt in Kenpo Karate. Zane studies Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu at Storm Martial Arts in Harrodsburg.Pictured, from left, are head instructor Adam Carey, Zane Drury and instructor J.R. Hines.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats get district win over Spencer

    Anderson got a district victory when the Lady Bearcats whipped visiting Spencer County in three games last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats showed their improvement in a 25-12, 17-25, 25-14 decision for their second win over Spencer this year.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 19, 2012

    Jack Wells Memorial Scramble set

    The second annual Jack Wells Memorial Golf Classic will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The scramble is designed to raise money for the Father Charles McDonald Scholarship Fund and other outreach programs of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The scramble will tee off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.

    The cost is $60 per player. Foursomes can play for $200,The cost of the scramble includes 18 holes of golf along with a cart.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats start new season Friday night

    The high school football season has been underway for over a month, but every team is 0-0 now.

    At least they are in what matters.

    District play starts around the state this weekend. With it comes playing for berths in the state playoffs and jockeying for seeding positions in the tournament.

  • COLUMN: Bearcat boys' soccer situation a puzzling one

    Sometimes you just don't know what to believe.

    And those times when you dig a little deeper for more information and things get even more confusing? You count to 10, or whatever number suits you, take a deep breath, then realize you really aren't any closer to knowing all the facts than you were when you got started.

    Such is the recent turn of events involving the boys' soccer program at Anderson County High School.

  • GOLF: Bearcat golfers record wins

    The Anderson County High School boys' golf teams swept Mercer County at Bright Leaf Golf Resort in Harrodsburg last Tuesday.

    The varsity team defeated Mercer 154-173 as senior Gabe McMichael and junior Tyler Harrod led the Bearcats by shooting even par 36.

    The junior varsity posted a 170-198 victory with freshman Zachary Toles also shooting a 36 to lead the way.

  • GOLF: Bearcats shooting for state berth at second home

    Even before official practice began in July, the Anderson County High School boys' golf team has been pointing to Sept. 25.

    That day, next Tuesday, is when the Bearcats will face their day of reckoning as the compete in the Region 4 Tournament at Lincoln Homestead State Park, near Springfield. It is the one chance the team has to advance to the state golf tournament, either as a team or individuals. The top two teams advance to the state meet along with the top three individuals not on those teams.

  • OUTDOORS: Camp Calvary hosts archery shoot

    These archers were among 98 shooters who turned out for the Camp Calvary 3D Archery Shoot on Aug. 11. David Chesser won the men's open class with Jessica Chesser taking the women's division.

    Winners in the men's bow hunter category were Cody Mullins (first place), Alex Lyons (second), Brad Muntz (third), Brad Wakefield (fourth), Ron Davis (fifth), Adam Harp (sixth) and Blake Chesser (seventh).

  • SOCCER: Celebrating 25 years