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Today's News

  • BLOG: Lady Bearcats can make basketball history Saturday

    It is tough enough to win a regional championship in Kentucky basketball. Out of more than 260 high schools only a select few, the “Sweet 16” are fortunate enough to have the combination of basketball skill and luck to make it through five or six win-or-go-home games.  Each game, in theory at least, is a bit tougher than the next.

  • Going for another crown! Lady Bearcats advance to regional final

    WARSAW – For the fourth consecutive year, Anderson County will be playing in the girls' Eighth Region Tournament basketball game.


    The Lady Bearcats assured themselves of a shot at repeating their Sweet 16 appearance of last season with a 47-44 win over Owen County on Friday night at Gallatin County High School. Anderson will play 32nd District champion Walton-Verona, which upset regional favorite South Oldham by an identical 47-44 count in overtime in the first game of the night.

  • BLOG: Anderson 'will have its hands full' with Owen on Friday night

    Anderson County will have a major challenge in Friday’s Eighth Region Tournament semi-final when the Lady Bearcats tangle with Owen County.

  • BLOG: Final Four atmosphere awaits Lady Bearcats

    I can't think of a better basketball day than when it is time for the semi-finals of the regional tournament.


    Four teams, all good, all with the same goal, usually gathered in a high school gymnasium not quite equipped to handle a crowd of that magnitude. But they manage that one night a year.

  • BLOG: McKee can do her talking with a championship

    When I heard the news that Anderson County’s Eriel McKee had not been named to the coaches’ All-Region team, I reacted like any normal person who has seen much girls’ basketball this year would.

    “You ARE kidding, right?”

    No kidding. When the 15-girl team was announced recently, there was no McKee on it.

    It is unbelievable.

  • Legacy of 2011 team will go beyond wins and losses

    When I started thinking about the way the 2011 Anderson County boys' basketball team would be remembered, the litany of anything, everything that could go wrong crossed my mind.

  • Rams Roll to KCSAA state tourney championship

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams swept through the Kentucky Christian Schools Athletic Association state tournament last weekend at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington. The two-day tournament showcased some of the best Christian school talent in the state in three divisions, with the Rams coming out on top in the Class 2A division.

  • CAL volleyball team competes at state

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg volleyball team split four matches in the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association state tournament, held Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

  • Regional and possible state tourney info

    Lady Bearcats at regional tournament

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team was to have played Oldham County in the final first-round game of the Eighth Region Tournament Tuesday night after press time for the print edition of The Anderson News. The tournament is being held at Gallatin County High School.  A story and photos from that game is available online at www.theandersonnews.com.

  • Lady Bearcats hold on to district crown

    TAYLORSVILLE – All business. Anderson County was all business Friday.
    And that meant there would be no funny business in the championship game of the girls’ 30th District Tournament, held at Spencer County High School.


    The Lady Bearcats never trailed. They jumped to a quick lead, held off Collins’ best punch then imposed their will enough for a 57-48 win to capture their third straight district title. “It never gets old,” smiled freshman Eriel McKee, who has been a member of all three of those district titles.