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Anderson County High School

  • Bearcats, Lady Bearcats hoping to spread holiday hoops cheer

    The Anderson County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will continue their busy holiday schedules through next week with both teams looking for big tournament wins.

    The Bearcats were to continue play in the McCreary Central Tournament through Thursday, Dec. 23. Anderson fell to Wayne County on Monday afternoon but was to continue playing in the consolation rounds.
    Next week, the Bearcats will head to Lexington Sayre for the Spartans' Holiday Classic. Anderson will be in a round-robin affair with Harlan County, Somerset and the host school for the three-day event.

  • Turnovers not sweet for Lady Bearcats

    LEXINGTON – Elizabethtown showed why it is considered one of the top girls' basketball programs in Kentucky and that Anderson County has a way to go before it is considered in the elite Monday afternoon.
    The Lady Panthers dominated the final three quarters to score a 58-47 victory in the Republic Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

  • Anderson girls to tip off busy holiday season Friday

    Think you have a busy holiday schedule? Compare it to the one the Anderson County girls' basketball team will be undertaking beginning Friday night, Dec. 17.
    The Lady Bearcats will embark on a holiday season that will see them play as many as 10 games in two weeks.

  • Sacred Heart holds off Lady Bearcats

    LEXINGTON -- Anderson County might have taken its first loss of the young basketball season Sunday afternoon but there were few long faces in the Lady Bearcat camp.

  • Third quarter run propels Mercer past Anderson

    Anderson County has known all along that the current basketball season would be a work in progress.
    Mercer County showed why Friday night as the Titans used a 12-0 run in the third quarter to break open a tie game on the way to a 60-43 win over host Anderson.

  • Bearcats square off against Shelby County Friday

    No one is expecting Anderson County and Shelby County o play for the boys' Eighth Region championship this season. But that does not mean Friday's game between the old rivals is not important. In fact, it could have enormous post-season implications for both clubs.

  • Lady Bearcats pummel Dunbar

    Anderson County reeled off the first seven points of the night and never looked back as the Lady Bearcats pounded Paul L. Dunbar 79-55 in basketball action Tuesday night.
    Anderson went on a 16-2 run midway through the second quarter to effectively put things away. The Lady Bearcats owned a 44-28 halftime lead and never allowed Dunbar to get within 15 points in the second half.  Anderson's lead ballooned to as much as 30 points late in the game.

  • Lady Bearcats rout Spencer

    Mackenzie Cann scored a career-high 29 points and Sydney Brown added 21 as Anderson County romped past district rival Spencer County, 79-46, Thursday night. The host Lady Bearcats led 41-11 at the half, then cruised to their third straight win to open the season. The Lady Bearcats are 1-0 in district play. For a complete report, see the Dec. 15 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Lady Bearcats romp past regional rival

    Anderson County used a third quarter explosion to rout regional rival Oldham County in girls' high school basketball action Tuesday night.
    The homestanding Lady Bearcats registered a 79-59 win for their second victory in as many games.

  • Lady Bearcats learn lessons at Lafayette

    LEXINGTON – Anderson County learned about itself last Tuesday.
    And the Lady Bearcats had to like what they found out in a 51-46 win at Lafayette to open the basketball season they are intent on making special.