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Today's Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Cox shines under...

    The media contingent that descended on Anderson County Friday night was a bit more than usual, even for a playoff football game.

    The reason, of course, was a chance to see Conner quarterback Drew Barker, who has committed to the University of Kentucky and is considered one of the Top 10 quarterback prospects in the nation.

    Anderson's defense pressured Barker enough that he completed just 6-of-23 passes. However, several on-the-mark passes fell through his receivers' hands.

  • BASKETBALL: Rams look to be up-...

    It’s basketball time again at The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg where the Rams started out their 2013-2014 Varsity campaign with a real treat on Oct. 31.

  • Cat Madness 21 tips off hoop...

    The annual Cat Madness tips off the Anderson County High School basketball season Saturday with the Bearcats hosting Central Hardin in a scrimmage to cap off the evening at approximately 7:40 p.m.

    The event gets under way at 1 p.m. with the Anderson County Middle School teams taking on Henry County in the auxiliary gym at the high school.

    “This is a community event to see all of the basketball teams,” Anderson County boys' coach Glen Drury said.

  • College signings

    Four Anderson County athletes signed national letters-of-intent last week.

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 20, 2013
  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Boys'...

    There has to be a better way of figuring out the best boys' basketball team in the Eighth Region this year.

    Maybe a blind draw of picking a name out of a hat would work. Or putting the names of all 18 schools in the region on a wall could help, especially if we are throwing darts.

    Blindfolded.

    There would be a lot fewer headaches and leave more scalps intact than the traditional analyses trying to figure out each team's strengths and witnesses.

    Really. It looks to be that close.

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Courtesy of...

    When you hear Mother Freedom start ringing her bell.
    And it'll feel like the whole wide world is raining down on you.
    Ah, brought to you, courtesy of the red, white and blue.

    --Toby Keith

     

    Glen Drury makes no secret of his love for the land of the free and the home of the brave.

    “I am real patriotic,” he says. “I believe you should have respect for the flag and take time to serve your community and country.”

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Life in the...

    Life in the fast lane, Surely makes you lose your mind
    Life in the fast lane, Huh
    Life in the fast lane, Everything all the time
    Life in the fast lane, Huh

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        The Eagles

     

    The night was Oct. 16, a Wednesday.

    Official practice had just started the day before, but with Anderson County schools out for fall break, Tony Kays and his wife, Susan, were in Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Red the...

    Anderson County or Simon Kenton playing for the Eighth Region girls' basketball championship has become about as predictable Taylor Swift writing a song about her latest beau.

    Since a massive statewide realignment, which included Simon Kenton's move to the Eighth Region, took effect in the 2005-2006 season, either Simon Kenton or Anderson County has advanced to the regional final six out of eight years. Simon Kenton has made it at least that far five times, winning the big trophy twice.

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Anderson duo...

    We've seen the duos make it big in every kind of music before.

    We've seen Sonny and Cher. Conway and Loretta.

    The movies gave us Sandy and Danny. (That's Newton-John and Travolta, if you needed to look them up.

    We've had Brooks and Dunn. Mariah and Whitney. Paisley and Underwood.