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Today's Sports

  • FOOTBALL: What's a Bearcat...

    As Franklin County's football team took the field at Hollie Warford Stadium Friday night, the Flyers ran through a banner that simply asked the question, “What's a Bearcat?”

    Over the next two hours or so, or 48 minutes of game clock time, the Flyers got a resounding answer they would never find in Wikipedia or through a Google search.

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 23, 2013

    Alumni basketball game scheduled

    The Anderson County High School basketball program is planning an Alumni game during Cat Madness on Saturday, Nov. 23. The game is open to all former basketball alumni.

    Anyone wishing to participate in the game should contact Will Carlton at 859-613-2838 or will.carlton@mercer.kyschools.us.

     

  • ONLINE EXTRA: No blurry lines in...

    The Class 5A, Region 3 playoff picture started coming into focus last weekend and will be sharpened with the games of this week.

    Anderson County has clinched first place in District 6, while an early season Bearcat foe, South Oldham, has taken the school's first outright district crown in District 5.

  • COLUMN:Tide had turned before...

    The call was a curious one, no question.

    It might have not been completely unexpected, but was still one that Franklin County caoch Chris Tracy had to know would open himself up to second-guessing, at best, or criticism if it did not work.

    The call was a fake punt with Franklin facing a fourth-and-5 situation on its own 14 yard line. Only 77 seconds were left in the first half in Friday's showdown for the Class 5A, District 6 championship against Anderson County.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Shelby ousts Lady...

    SHELBYVILLE – Few expected it to end this way.

    Especially after Anderson County had beaten Shelby County twice during the 2013 volleyball season, few thought the Lady Bearcats would go down in three sets to that same Shelby team in the 30th District Tournament semifinals, held Monday night at Collins High School.

  • OUTDOORS: Crappie stockings add...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The incredible weather so far this fall has many in Kentucky thinking about football, deer hunting, Keeneland and crappie fishing.

  • Hunting prizes

    Anderson County youth display their hunting-season trophies.

  • DISTRICT CHAMPS! Bearcats...

    Anderson County rallied from an early 14-0 deficit, then controlled the second half to defeat Franklin County, 35-21, for the Class 5A, District 6 championship Friday night at Hollie Warford Stadium.

    The Bearcats captured their third district title in seven years while improving to 7-1 on the year. Franklin, which had won the last two district crowns, fell to 8-1 and suffered its first regular-season loss since 2010.

  • 30th District volleyball...

    The 30th District Volleyball Tournament schedule has been announced. All games are at Collins High School in Shelbyville.

    In the semi-finals, Collins takes on Spencer County on Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. while Anderson County plays Shelby County in the second match at 8 p.m.

    The winners move on to the district championship game on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

    The winner and runner-up both move on to the Eighth Region Tournament the following week.

  • SOCCER: Spencer slips past Lady...

    Jason Earnest has been known to shed tears after a post-season loss, but the Anderson County girls' soccer coach could only muster a faint smile last Wednesday night.

    The Lady Bearcats had just taken visiting Spencer County through two overtimes before falling in a penalty-kick shootout in the 30th District girls' soccer tournament championship game.