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Anderson County High School

  • BREAKING SPORTS NEWS: Bearcats get past Spencer in 12

    Alex Payton ripped a bases-loaded, one-out single in the bottom of the 12th inning to drive in Cole Sayre and send Anderson County to a 2-1 win over visiting Spencer County Tuesday night.

    It was the second straight 12-inning game for the Bearcats. The win over a district foe was also important for the 30th District Tournament seeding race.

  • Dillow signs with Kentucky State

    Anderson County High School senior Austin Dillow, second from front right, signs an NCAA national letter-of-intent to run track and cross country at Kentucky State University during a ceremony at the school last Thursday. Dillow qualified for the state cross country meet all four years of high school and also made the state wrestling tournament all four years.

  • Basketball Sweetheart court

    The Anderson County High School seniors pictured were nominated by the student body to represent the Basketball Sweetheart Homecoming Court. The Sweetheart Queen will be crowned on Feb. 3 at the Anderson County-Rockcastle County boys' basketball game. Those in the court are, front row, from left: Barbara McDonald, Katelyn Davis and Brooke Shirley. Back Row:  Hayley Johnson, Abby Pike and Tori Yeaste.

  • Boys' basketball: Bearcats romp past Washington

    Anderson County got 18 points from Jay Smith, while Ross Cox and Lowell Gordon added 14 and 13, respectively, as the Bearcats routed visiting Washington County, 74-55, Saturday night.

    Anderson trailed only once at 3-2 and took total control of the game with a 12-0 run late in the second quarter. A 17-2 outburst over 3:14 of the third quarter turned the game into a rout. Anderson led 53-38 after the uprising.

  • Owen hands Bearcats second loss

    Owen County's Sawyer Williams scored 22 points and pulled down 19 rebounds as the Rebels slipped past host Anderson County, 59-50 in overtime Friday night.

    Williams, ranked as high as the Eighth Region's second-best player in the pre-season, scored 18 of his points after halftime. Williams, a 6-foot-7 senior, hit 12-of-20 free throws, but hit 8-of-12 in the fourth quarter and overtime.

  • 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

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Bearcat JV team routs Western Hills

     

    Running back Nathan Cox rushed for three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as the Anderson County junior varsity football team cruised to an easy 50 – 6 victory over the Western Hills Wolverines at Hollie Warford Stadium. Cox picked up 83 yards on the ground while teammate Chris Toomey made the most out of his two carries, adding 69 yards, a touchdown and a two-point conversion.

     

  • Bearcats place high at Danville meet

    The Anderson County boys’ cross country team pushed each other to a fourth place finish in the 12-team Boyle County Invitational, held at Danville’s Millennium Park last Thursday.


    Senior Austin Dillow led Anderson, finishing seventh individually out of 113 runners with an 18:00 time over the 5K course.
    Two spots and six seconds behind was junior Dylan Buser while senior Kiefer Williams placed 17th, covering the course in 18:50.