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Today's Sports

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

     

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball

    Friday, Feb. 18: Anderson Co. at Franklin Co., 6 p.m.

     

    Monday, Feb. 21: 30th District Tournament at Spencer Co. High School

                Anderson Co. vs. Eminence, 7:45 p.m.

  • Bearcats break losing streak

    Anderson County saw its eight-game losing streak come to an end Saturday night as the Bearcats whipped visiting Grant County, 63-44, in boys' basketball action.

    Trailing 27-26 at halftime, the Bearcats went on a 16-2 run to open the second half to post their first win since beating Eminence on Jan. 13. 

    "Coach (Glen) Drury told us to keep our heads up and keep working hard," said Anderson sophomore Logan Woodside, who led Anderson with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

    "Our kids needed this win," Drury said. They deserve it.

  • Lady Bearcats roll past Woodford

    Anderson County took an early lead and never gave it up as the Lady Bearcats rolled to a 54-39 win over visiting Woodford County on Friday night.


    Eriel McKee led all scorers with 16 points but it was her defense with numerous steals and deflections that keyed the Lady Bearcats to their 18th win against seven losses.  Woodford fell to 20-5.

  • Don't ever give up in fight...

    A long basketball season is winding down and it hasn't been one like Anderson County fans have been accustomed to.

    The passion for high school basketball is deep in these parts. Even with a team that has struggled to find wins this season, crowds at Anderson County games are better than most places. No, they aren't what they have been in the past, but they are still better than most.

  • Big Reds fan meets hero, gets...

    Gabe Elliott is a big Reds fan and recently he got the opportunity to meet his favorite Reds player as the Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan made its way through Reds' Country.

  • Rams honor two on Senior Night

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg honored two seniors on Senior Night, held Feb.1.

    Nikki Bowman, who plays volleyball and softball, and Nathan Pitzer, who plays basketball and soccer, were honored.

    Unfortunately for the Rams, both the volleyball and basketball teams suffered close losses.

    Senior night started with a varsity volleyball game between the Lady Rams and the Tabernacle Christian Academy Torches. The first game didn’t go well for the Lady Rams, as the Torches, with several service aces, won 25 – 9. 

  • CAL middle school hoops success...

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys’ middle school basketball team continues their winning ways. Saturday, the team won twice.

    In the first game, the Rams played Fox Creek Christian Church. Christian Academy opened a 12-7 lead at the half. Michael Secen and Dillon Harper posted all nine CAL points in the third period, and the Rams led 21 – 13, before going on to a 31-24 win.

    Michael Secen led CAL’s scoring with eight points. Dillon Harper added seven; Nathan Bain and Hunter Wells contributed six each. Chandler Royalty had four points.

  • Wrestlers shooting for state...

    The second season for Anderson County wrestling is about to begin.
    The Mat Cats will be competing in the Region 2 meet, set for Central Hardin High School on Saturday, Feb. 12. The first bouts will get underway at 10 a.m.

    Anderson has been impressive of late, winning the Capital City Classic in Frankfort in mid-January and finishing second in the Danville Admiral Duals the following week. Saturday, Anderson went 2-1 in a duals meet at Woodford County.

    The Bearcats defeated Louisville Manual, but lost to Southern and the host team on its senior day.

  • Surprising Woodford to test Lady...

    Only three games remain in the regular season for the Anderson County girls' basketball team but they should provide three tests to see where the Lady Bearcats stand as they get ready for 30th District Tournament play, set to begin on Feb. 21.

    Friday, the Lady Bearcats host longtime rival Woodford County, a team that upset the Lady Bearcats last year in Versailles. It will be Anderson's final home game of the season.

  • Sports briefs for Feb. 9

    Little League registrations set.

    The Anderson County Little League will be taking registrations for the 2011 season at Saffell Street and Turner Elementary schools on Saturday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    Players can also register at Splatter, Inc. and Blades Hair Salon anytime during regular business hours. Registrations can also be submitted online at www.aclittleleague.com.