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Today's Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats to...

    It's all about getting better.

    Coach Tony Kays sprinkled the Lady Bearcats' schedule with rugged teams from out of the region, and even out of the state, with the intention being to pay dividends in the regional and state tournaments.

    Such is the case Friday and Saturday when the Lady Bearcats have two monumental tests in the Raatz Fence Classic at Mercy Academy in Louisville.

  • COLUMN: No pedestal for Farmer,...

    Last week's chapter of the Richie Farmer saga was more than the wheels of justice turning.

    It was a dagger through the heart of a story -- a hometown, feel good story that evolved into a sordid nightmare. And while no one can excuse the basketball legend's actions as Kentucky's Commissioner of Agriculture, the whole affair should serve to make us pause and look at ourselves and how we view those who are gifted at playing a game.

  • SWIMMING: Swimmers steady in...

    Anderson County swimmers showed consistency in a small, but competitive meet at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles last Wednesday.

    “We didn't have a whole lot of significant time drops, but not too many time adds either,” said Anderson coach Karla Williams. “Rebekah Cardwell was very consistent and dropped time in every one of her events. I am also very happy with Josh Lindsey. Josh joined our team at mid-season and has consistently dropped time in every event he has swum in.”

  • Tuesday basketball games canceled

    Tuesday's Anderson County basketball games have been canceled, according to school athletic director Rick Sallee. No make-up dates for these games or other games called off due to inclement weather have been announced.

    The Anderson girls were to have played at Shelby County while the boys' team was scheduled to host North Oldham.

    Updates will be posted as they become available.

  • BASKETBALL: Weather claims...

    UPDATED, Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:55 a.m.

    Anderson vs. Mercer boys' game called off

    The Anderson County boys' basketball game at Mercer County, set for Saturday night has been canceled, according to athletic director Rick Sallee. No make-up date has been set for that game either.

    Check back online and see the Jan. 22 edition of The Anderson News for complete weather-related schedule change information.

    UPDATED, Saturday, Jan. 18, 7:20 a.m.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats...

    Anderson County will be glad to see its home court again.

    Finally.

    The Bearcats return to Glen Drury Court Thursday night when they host Eighth Region foe Carroll County at 7:30 p.m. It will be Anderson's first home game since Dec. 17, when the Bearcats plastered Louisville Brown, 67-34.

    Since then the Bearcats had split six games, all away from the friendly home court, but have lost three straight, two of those by 23 points each.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Shelby gets...

    SHELBYVILLE – Shelby County remembered.

    Oh how the Rockets remembered the 40-point pasting Anderson County had put on them to end their season in last year's district tournament.

  • BASEBALL: From Huck Finn to Hall...

    It is doubtful that Mark Twain had any idea of influencing Kentucky high school baseball when he penned “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”

    Yet, that classic might have set the wheels in motion for L.W. Barnes to become recognized as one of the state's best baseball coaches.

  • Barnes has quite a record

    Quite a record

    Anderson County baseball coach L.W. Barnes has put up a Hall of Fame record

     

    Overall record: 310-239

    At Anderson County: 279-211

  • What others are saying about L.W...

    What others are saying about Anderson County's Hall of Fame coach, L.W. Barnes

     

    “L.W. Was one of the smartest young men I have ever coached. He cared for his team and the players around him at a very high level.”

    --Glen Drury, boys' basketball coach, Anderson County High School