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  • Western Hills holds on as Lady...

    It could be easy for Anderson County girls’ soccer fans to panic. It would also be easy to rationalize that the Lady Bearcats have not been healthy all season.

    Even though the Lady Bearcats dropped two matches last week, making it five setbacks in the last six matches, neither reaction is completely warranted.

    It is true that Anderson is struggling to score, but both Evan Kays and Taylor Harley, two of the team’s top offensive threats, finally saw some action last week after being injured most of the season.

  • Improving scores giving Bearcats...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team entered the home stretch of the season last week with improving scores even though the Bearcats went down to defeat in a pair of dual matches.

    Thursday, the Bearcats ran into a Franklin County team that is considered one of the contenders not only for a state tournament berth but a threat to carry home the state championship hardware.

    Franklin defeated Anderson 142-170 in a match on the Bearcats’ home course at Wild Turkey Trace.

  • Lady Bearcat golfers win two...

    With the post-season approaching, the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team recorded a pair of match play wins before a tough tournament outing last week.

    The Lady Bearcats complete their regular season this week with a pair of matches and the West Jessamine Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Connemara Golf Course in Nicholasville. The Region 7 Tournament is set for Monday, Sept. 26 at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort.

  • Lot repaving at Beaver Lake...

    A grading and repaving project on the main boat ramp parking lot at Beaver Lake in Anderson County is underway, according to a news release.

    “We ask anglers and boaters use the overflow parking area across Beaver Lake Road from the ramp,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Franklin leads Bearcats past...

    Blake Franklin ran for 193 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Anderson County High School football team to a 35-21 win over archrival Franklin County Friday night on Bob Ware Field.

    Both totals were career bests for Franklin, a junior.

    The game was delayed for over 90 minutes when lightning was spotted in the area. While storms never visited the Anderson field, high school rules required the game be stopped until lightning or thunder had passed for 30 minutes.

    At the time of the delay, Anderson led 14-7 early in the third quarter.

  • Photo Gallery: Anderson County...

    Anderson County High School's annual Homecoming Parade was Thursday night. Here are some photos from the parade.

  • Remembering Trooper Eric Chrisman

    Aaron Hume took first place overall in the Trooper Eric Chrisman Memorial 5K Run/Walk hosted by Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on Saturday.

    Hume covered the 3.1 mile course in 18:56.7 as runners battled a steady ran that began just after the race started. Hume finished about 9 seconds ahead of Andrew Hockensmith, who completed the race in 19:05.5. Both runners were in the 19-29 age group.

  • Boyle regains old form, blasts...

    About the only thing atypical about Boyle County last Friday was its record.

    It is true that the Rebels, one of the regal names in Kentucky high school football over the last 20 years, stepped on Bob Ware Field with an 0-3 record. Anderson County coach Mark Peach had warned the week before that the mark was deceiving.

  • Protesting pros could learn...

    What in the world are they thinking?

    The key word is “thinking.” Or more specifically, the lack of thinking by bench-warming millionaire Colin Kaepernick and his misguided minions.

    If you don’t know about Ol’ Colin’s antics, you have undoubtedly been putting on your best imitation of Rip Van Winkle or you have been mountain climbing in Tibet.

  • Freshman Foley lifts depleted...

    SHELBYVILLE -- It took a bit longer than expected but Anderson County notched a huge 30th District win last Wednesday in Shelbyville.

    Anna Foley’s goal with 1:16 left in overtime gave Anderson a 1-0 win over host Shelby County in girls’ high school soccer action at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    Foley ripped her no-doubter from about 18 yards and sent the Lady Bearcats into a wild celebration.