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Today's Sports

  • Daunting task stands between...

     

    The task standing between Anderson County and a state football championship is a monumental one.

    The Bearcats must knock off the team ranked at the top of Class 5A for much of the season, Bowling Green, and must do it in the Purples' hometown.

  • Bearcats have gone from bottom...

     

    The day I met Mark Peach seems like an eternity ago.

    I can still remember the first team meeting in the gymnasium like it was yesterday.

  • Former Bearcats glad to see...

    Eddie Earl Hyatt has been an Anderson Bearcat as long as anyone, and is giddy that the current Bearcats will be playing for a state championship on Saturday night.

    A member of the very first Anderson team in 1949, Hyatt has long been a regular at Bearcat games, but ironically was unable to be at Warford Stadium to see the current team pick up the biggest win in school history.

  • Football briefs

     

    Follow the Bearcats in Bowling Green

    Anderson County might give Bowling Green the largest sea of red this side of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at the state championship game. A large throng of Bearcat supporters is expected to make the trip to Bowling Green for the finals.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady...

    Sydney Brown scored 15 points to lead Anderson County to an easy 64-35 win over visiting Lafayette in the season-opening girls' basketball game for both teams Tuesday night.

    Brown connected on 7-of-9 shots from the field, scoring at will against the smaller Lady Generals. Eriel McKee added 14 points for the Lady Bearcats while Makenzie Cann scored 11.

  • Bowling Green routs John Hardin...

    By Chuck Jones, Landmark News Service

    BOWLING GREEN — Mama didn’t say there’ll be days like this.

    The John Hardin Bulldogs had their worst game of the season in their biggest game of the season and the result was an embarrassing, lopsided loss – the fourth worst in the program’s 11-year history.

  • Wife says Peach endured with...

    With all those red and navy blue shirts that have been popping up around town, those first days on the job at Anderson County might seem like something from another century.

    “Mark has reminisced about the first season here,” says Julie Peach, the wife of Anderson head football coach Mark Peach. “He had noticed none of the players were wearing their 'spirit wear' to school. He asked the players why and they told him that other students made fun of them when they wore it.”

  • COLUMN: Peach got rid of stinkin...

     

    Looking back, that first photo shoot I had with a team coached by Mark Peach might have been one of the worst in the history of journalism.

    Seeing that Peach has always been one of those guys who would point out that the sun often shines in the eye of a hurricane, I asked Peach to gather the seniors on his first team. They all gathered around a table, each holding a book from my library. Peach, of course, was the instructor.

  • State football semi-final as...

    Photos of the state semi-final win, all taken by Myles Young.

  • More photos from Anderson County...

    Photos from Anderson County's win over Southwestern to earn a trip to the state championship game.