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Today's Sports

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  • Bearcats overcome mistakes, beat...

    MOUNT STERLING – Anderson County won in spite of itself Friday night.

    The Bearcats overcame eight fumbles – losing four – to post a 49-33 win over Montgomery County in a Class 5A, District 6 football game.

    “I am so proud of the guys how they were able to come back after the mistakes we made,” said Anderson coach Mark Peach, who quipped that eight fumbles in a game had to be some sort of school record.

  • TOTAL DOMINATION

    HARRODSBURG – Anderson County football is doing just fine, thank you.

    The Bearcats showed answered some of the questions about their status as pre-season district favorite and regional contender with a resounding 36-0 thrashing of host Mercer County Friday night.

  • Bearcats open district title...

    All the kinks had better be taken care of before Friday.

    Anderson County opens Class 5A, District 6 play that night when the Bearcats travel to Montgomery County. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    Prior to the season, this one looked to be the contest that might decide who stays home and who goes on the road in the first round of the state playoffs. While Anderson is the defending district champ, Montgomery was seen as the darkhorse, capable of knocking off either the Bearcats or Franklin County, which has shared district dominance with Anderson since 2011.

  • Running for the prize
  • Game Day at Anderson County...
  • Toles tops conference

    Entering the final week of the 2014 season, the Anderson County boys' golf team appears to be hitting its stride at the right time.

    The Bearcats will play in the Region 4 Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Connemara Golf Course in Nicholasville.

  • GOLF: Lady Bearcats turn in best...

    Victories are not always seen on the scoreboard. Such was the case for the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team last week.

    The Lady Bearcats dropped a pair of dual matches,then finished only ninth of 16 teams in the Mercer County Invitational, held Saturday at the par 73 Danville Country Club. However, Anderson coach Robbie Hanks said the showing in the Mercer tournament was a small victory as Anderson had its best team total of the season.

  • College football roundup

    How teams with Anderson County players fared last weekend.

    Anderson County College Football Roundup

    Northwestern 24, Western Illinois 7
    Northwestern got in the win column with a win over Western Illinois. The Wildcats broke a 7-7 tie in the first quarter and never looked back. Anderson County High School graduate Chris Fitzpatrick is the team's long snapper for Northwestern.

    Western Michigan 45, Murray State 14

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats get...

    Fun was back in style for Anderson County volleyball over the weekend.

    The Lady Bearcats rolled to the championship of their own tournament, the Anderson County Volley Smash, winning all six matches, most of them convincingly.

    Anderson improved to 15-5 on the season and underscored the perception that the Lady Bearcats could be a dark horse candidate in the Eighth Region title chase next month.

    It was largely about getting back to simply having fun. The Lady Bearcats laughed on the court. They acted silly on the bench.