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Today's Sports

  • Panther Pitcher
  • Penny chooses Bellarmine

    Anderson County High School senior Cobe Penny has signed an NCAA national letter-of-intent to play basketball at Bellarmine University.

    Bellarmine, located in Louisville, has been one of the top Division II programs in the nation in recent years, winning the national championship in 2011. The school announced the signing in a news release last week.

    Penny had verbally committed to the Knights earlier in the fall.

  • Cat Madness 25
  • Kentucky Hosts Morehead State...

    University of Kentucky Media Release

  • Tears normal, but Bearcat growth...

    Tears nearly always appear when a team is eliminated from post-season competition.

    They’re usually more prominent when that team cares.

    And tears were flowing when Anderson County met for its final post-game meeting last Friday night.

    The Bearcats had just taken heavily-favored Madison Southern to the brink in a game that was not decided until Madison Southern intercepted a pass in the Eagle end zone with 44 seconds to play.

  • Cat Madness 25 tips off Anderson...

    The high school basketball season gets underway in Anderson County Saturday night with the 25th edition of Cat Madness at the high school.

    The night is a time to meet the Bearcat and Lady Bearcat basketball players, have some fun and have a chance to walk away with a big cash prize.

    The Bearcats, who are expected to make a strong run at a berth in the Sweet 16 in March, will be scrimmaging perennial Ninth Region power Covington Holmes to highlight the evening.

  • Woodside named 2017 Heisman...

    University of Toledo quarterback Logan Woodside has been notified by the Heisman Trophy Trust that he is a “contender” for the 2017 Heisman Trophy and a candidate to be one of the finalists for the prestigious award given annually the best football player in the country, according to a news release.

    It is the second consecutive season that Woodside has been named a candidate.

    Woodside attended Anderson County High School for two seasons before transferring to Franklin County.

  • Salato Center closing for winter...

    The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort will close for the winter at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, according to a news release.

    Seasonal closures allow the center’s staff to conduct needed maintenance to exhibits and facilities, which ensure a quality experience for the center’s 50,000 yearly visitors. Staff members also use the time to train the wildlife used in the center’s educational programs, the release said.

  • ACMS Archery Tourney Champs
  • McKee, Cann to take floor...

     Anderson County High School graduates Eriel McKee and Makenzie Cann will be on the basketball floor one final time next Wednesday when the Universiy of Kentucky women’s basketball team hosts Morehead State. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum.

    Unless they meet in the post season, it will be the final game they are on the floor at the same time.