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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcats get glimpse of good things, take two at Rowan

    The Anderson County boys' basketball team might have gotten a glimpse of what it could be Friday and Saturday in the Kentucky Bank Challenge, held at Rowan County High School.

    The Bearcats whipped a pair of eastern Kentucky teams, including Saturday's win over East Ridge, considered a darkhorse contender in the 15th Region. The Bearcats also came from behind with defeat Pikeville on Friday.

    Against East Ridge, the Bearcat defense was dominant in an impressive 59-45 win.

  • BASKETBALL: Early Anderson blitz makes Brown blue

    Anderson County needed this one.  No question.

    Living dangerously all season and seeing three of their first four games go down to the wire, the Bearcats welcomed a 67-34 romp past visiting Louisville Brown last Tuesday.

    Austin Cummins led the way with 23 points, 19 coming in the first quarter, when the Bearcats started putting together a 29-0 run that put things in order very quickly.

  • BASKETBALL: Harvey's perfect night leads Bearcats past Ads

    Anderson County overcame deep foul trouble, then pulled away in the second half for a 64-42 win over visiting Danville in boys' basketball action last Monday night.

    Darius Harvey came off the bench to score a career-best 23 points and pull down 10 rebounds. Harvey was perfect on 10 field goal attempts.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats play Scrooge to Southwestern

    LEXINGTON – 'Twas the Saturday before Christmas and all over the floor, Anderson County's Lady Bearcats made another opponent quite sore.

    This time, it was a 69-44 pounding of 12th Region favorite Southwestern, a team that like Anderson, came into the second-round game of the Republic Bank Classic with a 7-1 record.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcat avalanche buries Shelby

    It was simply an Anderson County avalanche.

    The Lady Bearcats exploded with 22-0 run that spanned the first and second quarters that powered them to a 72-49 30th District win over visiting Shelby last Wednesday night.

    By the time Shelby crawled from under the onslaught, any hope of a rescue was long gone.

    “Our defense was good and we were able to turn them over some with our press,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said, “and we were taking good shots.”

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats roll past Oldham

    Even without the school’s all-time leading scorer in the lineup, Anderson County had more than enough firepower at Oldham County last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats pulled away from pesky Oldham to post a 63-53 win over their Eighth Region foe.

    Anderson was without leading scorer Eriel McKee, who was ailing. Junior Corrin Robinson started in McKee’s absence.

  • Merry Christmas from some Bearcats!

    Anderson County High School students were ready for Christmas last Tuesday when the Bearcats hosted Louisville Brown. From left are Kaitlyn Riley, Claire Prater, Lindsey Bowman, Lauren Fowler, Amanda McDonald and Kelley Harlan.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Red River Classic to test Bearcats

    Anderson County boys’ basketball coach Glen Drury has a very succinct assessment of the Bearcats’ appearance in the Red River Classic at Powell County High School.

    “This is not a cupcake tournament,” he says.

    The three-day tournament tips off Thursday, Dec. 26 when Tates Creek takes on Wolfe County, a team that has already beaten Anderson this year, at 2 p.m.

    The Bearcats get tournament play underway when they take on Estill County in the next game at 3:30 p.m. Each team is guaranteed three games.

  • FOOTBALL: Cox named to Class of Commonwealth squad

    Anderson County High School football player Ross Cox has been named to the Class of the Commonwealth team, as selected by the Lexington Herald-Leader.

    A 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior, Cox's selection to the 22-man team was announced in Sunday's editions of the paper.

  • ‘Freedom’ car visits Lawrenceburg

    Edmonton resident Lynda Farley, owner of the ‘Liberty’ and ‘Freedom’ vans, made a stop at the Lawrenceburg Walmart parking lot on her way back from Frankfort Monday morning.
    Farley, who bought this 2010 KIA Sedona about three years ago, said she started placing bumper sticker messages including pro-smoking, political and religious statements all over the van the moment she bought the van from the dealer.