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Today's Sports

  • Tradition never graduates

    Makenzie Cann had not been back in Cincinnati very long when she took to Twitter Sunday afternoon.

    “Also so proud of my old high school team for getting back to the finals despite those who thought they couldn’t,” Cann wrote before adding, as a Twitter hashtag, “Tradition doesn’t graduate.”

  • McKee named OVC’s top frosh, all...

    Anderson County resident Eriel McKee, a member of the Morehead State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness.

    McKee was also named Second Team All-Conference by the same media outlet.

    McKee led all league freshmen with 8.9 rebounds a game and scored 11.8 points a game during the regular season, according to a news release.

  • Track clinic offered

    The Anderson County High School track and field team will be hosting a USATF Clinic for anyone interested in becoming a track official or just learning more about the sport of track and field. The clinic will be held on Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. in the Anderson County Middle School library.

    The clinic, which will be taught by Gordon Bocock lead official for the state of Kentucky, is for USATF certification only. Persons interested in becoming a KHSAA official must also pass that organization’s test.

  • Rams take third place in KCSAA...

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys’ basketball team placed third in the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association state tournament, held Feb. 20-21 at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    Christian Academy, the 2013 Class 3A state champion, had reclassified to 4A this year, putting the Rams in the highest level of KCSAA competition. Thirty teams from around the state competed in the KCSAA tournaments.

  • Archers shoot for gold
  • Anderson needs more time to stop...

    CARROLLTON – Anderson County girls’ basketball coach Clay Birdwhistell demands 32 minutes of effort every game.

    Even that was not enough for the Lady Bearcats Saturday night as they needed an overtime period to defeat Walton-Verona, 63-60, in the Eighth Region Tournament semifinals.

  • Lady Bearcats advance to...

    CARROLLTON – Anderson County girls' basketball coach Clay Birdwhistell demands 32 minutes of effort every game.

    Even that was not enough for the Lady Bearcats Saturday night as they needed an overtime period to defeat Walton-Verona, 65-60, in the Eighth Region Tournament semifinals.

  • Asbury Eagles soar in KIAC...

    Scenes from the first round of the KIAC Tournament at Asbury University: Asbury women vs. IU-Kokomo and Asbury men vs. Rio Grande.

  • Bearcat improvement makes year...

    When someone has been writing sports for a little over 30 years, the teams and times tend to run together.

    What year was it that three of the top five teams in the Eighth Region were in the 30th District? (That was 1986 when Shelby County and Anderson County and Eminence all ended up in the same bracket of a five-team, blind-draw tournament. And for the record, Oldham County won the Eighth Region.)

    When did Will Carlton go off on Cairo, Ill. for 39 points?

  • LADY CAT DISTRICT DOMINANCE ENDS

    TAYLORSVILLE – Everyone knew that Anderson County’s district dominance would eventually come to an end, but that did not make it any easier when it did.

    Tears flowed on the Lady Bearcat bench following their 48-38 loss to Shelby County in the 30th District Tournament championship game Friday night at Spencer County High School.

    “There were a half-dozen kids in tears in the locker room” Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell said. “We came down here with every intention of winning this game.”