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Anderson County 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.

  • Bearcats rally late for win at Casey

    Anderson County's boys' basketball team seems intent on proving the doubters wrong.
    That is what was apparent last Tuesday when the Bearcats rallied from seven points down in the fourth quarter to take a hard-fought 60-57 win at Casey County in the season opener for both teams.
    Erik Newton, Anderson's only returning starter from 2010, scored Anderson's first 10 points, then sank a pair of free throws with 10 seconds to go to provide the winning margin for the Bearcats.

  • Football Bearcats named first team All-District

    Nine Anderson County football players were named first team All-District by the coaches of Class 5A, District 4 last week.
    Bearcat coach Mark Peach was also named the district's Coach of the Year after leading the Bearcats, picked third in pre-season by most polls, to the district championship. It was only the third district title in school history but second in the last four years.