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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball
    Saturday, Feb. 12: Grant Co. at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.
    Game broadcast at www.pegasussportsky.com at 7 p.m.

    Boys' freshman basketball
    Wednesday, Feb. 9: Anderson Co. at Franklin Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Girls' basketball
    Friday, Feb. 11: Woodford Co. at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.
    Game broadcast at www.pegasussportsky.com at 7 p.m.
    Monday, Feb. 14: Anderson Co. at Owen Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Girls' freshman basketball

  • Anderson basketball games...

    Both Anderson County basketball games scheduled for Tuesday night have been canceled.

    The Bearcats' home game with Henry County has been off. No makeup date, if any has been announced.

    The Lady Bearcats' game at Meade County has also been canceled. The game was originally set for Monday night, but called because of the snowstorm that hit the area. According to Anderson assistant coach Clay Birdwhistell, the teams are going to try to play on Thursday night in Brandenburg.

    Check back often for updates.

  • Girls basketball at Meade...

    Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee has announced that the girls' basketball game at Meade County, scheduled for Monday night, has been postponed. The game has been reset for Tuesday, Feb. 8 in Brandenburg.

  • Bearcat basketball game canceled

    The Anderson County boys' basketball game with McCreary Central, scheduled for Saturday night, Feb. 5, has been canceled. No make-up date, if any, has been announced.

    Friday, Anderson dropped a 57-44 decision at Woodford County.

    The Bearcats return to action Tuesday, Feb. 8, when they host regional foe Henry County at 7:30 p.m.

    See the Feb. 9 edition of The Anderson News for complete Bearcat coverage.

  • Shelby stuns Bearcats on last-...

    Shelby County's Eric Schreiner banked in a desperation 3-pointer as time expired to lift the Rockets to a 55-54 win over Anderson County in 30th District play Wednesday night.


    “We did everything we could to prevent a three without fouling and he hits one like that,” sighed Anderson coach Glen Drury. “It was bad luck. That is the only way you can explain it. I have never been around so much bad luck in one season.”

  • Things changed, but stayed the...

    Forget that the old Anderson County-Shelby County rivalry was supposed to have died. Forget the fact that Collins High took most of Shelby's athletes when the new school opened in August.


    None of that will matter when Shelby visits Anderson tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 2. There won't be a Sweet 16 berth on the line. It won't even decide the top dog in the 30th District, like the old rivalry did.


    But tonight is simply the most important basketball game of the season for the Anderson County boys’ basketball team.

  • Sports Briefs for Feb. 2

    God 1st youth basketball registrations set
    From staff reports
    God 1st youth basketball will be holding registrations on consecutive Saturdays, Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Registrations will be held in the Simpson Center at Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church.
    Boys and girls, ages 3-12 (as of Oct. 1, 2010) are eligible to participate.
    The season will run from March 12 through April 23, with no games scheduled for April 9. There will be one game and one practice per week.