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    It doesn’t take long to locate that moment that drives the Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team this winter. On just needs to look at the Lady Bearcats’ season results.

    Look at that last entry, made on Feb. 29.

    Walton-Verona 64, Anderson County 47. The same Walton-Verona team that the Lady Cats had whipped just over two weeks before.


    When Sammy Rogers and Alorra Sims talk about the girls’ high school basketball season in Anderson County it has to be music to Lady Bearcat fans’ ears.

    String music. It could be the basketball net or guitar strings, but either way, that music should be sweet. Very sweet.

    The only returning starters for the Lady Bearcats, Rogers and Sims give Anderson an unusual senior combo that can not only create matchup issues for the opposition, but totally fits their different personalities.

  • Curry rockets to big time

    Bailey Curry knew all along where she wanted to attend college. Thursday, she made it official when she signed an NCAA grant-in-aid with the University of Toledo.

    Curry, who has been starting varsity catcher since the sixth grad, has had her heart set on Toledo since her first visit to the Mid-American Conference school.

  • McKee hurts shoulder in season...

    MOREHEAD -- Former Anderson County High School basketball star Eriel McKee, now playing for Morehead State, suffered an injury to her left shoulder during the Eagles’ season opener with Georgia State Friday night.

    McKee and several other players collided in a scramble for a loose ball with 25.4 seconds to play in the first half in the first game of the Donna Murphy Classic at Morehead’s Ellis Johnson Arena.

  • Shelburne excited about return...

    When he came to Lawrenceburg for Cat Madness a year ago, it was the first time J.D. Shelburne had been to Anderson County High School since playing basketball against the Bearcats 15 years before.

    The Taylorsville native quickly became a fan of the Bearcats and the adulation was mutual.

    He’s back to sing and shoot 3-pointers by popular demand.

  • Madness tips off local hoops

    What could be a memorable high school basketball season in Anderson County tips off Saturday night when the Bearcats host the annual Cat Madness celebration.

    Festivities get underway at 4 p.m.

    The evening will feature an Anderson County alumni basketball game along with scrimmages involving the varsity teams and a mini-concert by country music singer J.D. Shelburne.

  • Bearcat, Lady Cat hoops will be...

    If you miss high school basketball in Anderson County this winter, you will be missing the best bargain in town.

    That’s as close to a guarantee as anyone can make.

    There are undoubtedly a number of variables and things that could happen, but the winter of 2016-17 should be one great hoops party if all goes as expected.

  • Waterfowl season promising

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The moderate drought conditions across Kentucky brought baked, cracked yards, dust, fires and streams as low as any time in recent memory. This would seem a negative for the upcoming waterfowl season, but the summer’s ample rains provided a cushion against the fall dry spell.

  • Lady Cat golfers celebrate season

    The Anderson County High School girls’ golf team celebrated the 2016 season with the annual team awards banquet held Sunday at the home of team parents Joe and Tamara Smith.

    Seniors Cheyenne Searcy and Amy Kate Smith received the Dependability Award based on their attendance during the season. Neither player missed a match or tournament all season, according to Coach Robert Hanks.


    Every time I look in the mirror

    All these lines on my face getting clearer

    The past is gone

    It went by like dusk to dawn


    The past is gone for the Anderson County boys’ basketball team. The Bearcats had plenty of reasons to shout, plenty of accolades during a 2015-16 season that saw their coach, Glen Drury, record his 500th career win in 31 seasons.