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Today's Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats to...

    Since John Calipari and Tom Crean could not come to an agreeement on how to play that formerly annual December love-fest, it must have been left up to the high schools.

    At one of Indiana's best girls' basketball teams is next on the agenda for Anderson County's top-ranked Lady Bearcats.

  • BASKETBALL: Carson's 54...

    Things might not go exactly according to the prescribed script but the final ending is all that really matters.

    East Jessamine junior Ronnie Carson lit up host Anderson County for 54 points, a Jaguar record, but the Bearcats held on to prevail 94-91 in boys' basketball action Thursday night.

  • WRESTLING: Only shot gives Mat...

    BARDSTOWN – It was kind of like being down five, lining up at the opponent's 25-yard-line and having a minute to play.

    Anderson County knew there was only one path to a first-ever win over perennial power LaRue County.

    “I told Isaac Mason, 'We need a pin,'” a beaming Anderson coach David Lannum said moments after the Bearcats had scored a 42-41 win in the Nelson County quad-match last Wednesday.

  • Rams take a pair of close ones

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys' basketball team held on for a 54-51 win over host Danville Christian on Nov. 26.

  • Tired phone cries foul

    A word to the wise if you are attending basketball games this winter: Make sure your cell phone is fully charged.

    “Did you wear your phone out tweeting about this one,” Anderson County boys' basketball coach Glen Drury asked as we got ready for the usual post-game interview last Thursday.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Anderson...

    HODGENVILLE – On a day when the big-time talent was on display, it was some unheralded reserves who shone the brightest.

    Sophomore Kaci Currens came off the bench to score 16 points while junior Corrin Robinson added 11 to boost top-ranked Anderson County to a 69-51 win over host LaRue County in the Corky Cox Classic at LaRue County High School on Saturday.

  • Anderson sports schedules...

    UPDATED, 6 P.M. FRIDAY: The Shelby County Holiday Classic swim meet has been canceled, according to Anderson County coach Karla Williams.

    The weather has already played havoc with Anderson County's weekend sports schedule.

    One of the biggest early-season girls' basketball games, Anderson County at LaRue County, originally scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, has been moved up to noon on Saturday.

  • COLUMN: Heartbreaking loss can...

    There were tears, certainly, but stunned looks were the most familiar sights around Anderson County football Friday night.

    That was understandable after the Bearcats had seen Pulaski County rally from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and score the winning touchdown with only 46 seconds left.

    It was on a fourth down play, at that.

    Stunning. Deep hurt. And now, for those who will return in 2014, eight months to think about, “What if?” For those who won't, there will be a lasting hurt.

  • FOOTBALL: Premium showdown,...

    Anderson County had enough gas to get to Bowling Green, but the Bearcats apparently got a fill up with regular when premium was needed Friday night.

    Pulaski County saw to that. On a night when the Bearcats put forward a good, but not stellar effort, it simply was not enough. The Bearcats' engine knocked at inopportune times and Pulaski rallied from a 10-point deficit to end the Bearcats' season, 20-17, in the Class 5A state semifinals at Anderson's Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcat boys to open...

    Anderson County begins its boys' basketball journey Thursday, hoping that East Jessamine is the first step on a road to Rupp Arena in March.

    The Bearcats, considered by most to be one of the better teams in a wide-open Eighth Region chase, host East Jessamine in their season opener. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game in the preliminary contest.

    East Jessamine was to have opened the season Tuesday night at Pulaski County.