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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady...

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team clinched the top seed in the 30th District Tournament with one-sided wins over Shelby County and Spencer County last week.

    Anderson will play Spencer, which the Lady Bearcats defeated 87-34 Saturday afternoon, in the first round of the district tourney, to be held at Shelby in two weeks.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Threes,...

    Anderson County's formula for girls' basketball success has been relatively simple in the current season: threes, frees and D.

    When the Lady Bearcats get all three going at the same time? They become a relentless machine bent on destruction.

    That Mercy Academy out of Louisville did not finally give in until the second half of the Lady Bearcats' 70-50 romp Friday night was probably a testament to the Jaguars taking on a schedule that Anderson coach Tony Kays said “might be the only one in the state tougher than ours.”

  • UPDATED Anderson County sports...

    As of Thursday, Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m.

     

    Anderson County High School

     

    Girls' basketball

    Thursday, Feb. 6: Anderson Co. at Shelby Co., 6 p.m.

    30th District seeding game; VARSITY ONLY.

    (Shelby Co. boys vs. Franklin Co. in second game.)

    Friday, Feb. 7: Mercy Academy at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 8: Spencer Co. at Anderson Co., 3:30 p.m.  UPDATED, Feb. 7, 11:15 a.m.

  • OUTDOORS: Youth is served in...

    The weather was fine for hunting in late December during the Anderson County Sportsman’s Club’s fourth youth deer hunt held Dec. 28-29, according to Fish and Wildlife Officer Jason Wells.

    Any young hunters, ages 10-15 years old, who were unsuccessful in harvesting a deer during the fall youth hunt in October were invited to take a deer in December, Wells said.

  • Sports briefs for Feb. 5

    Little League registrations underway

    Boys and girls ages 5-17 are invited to sign up for Anderson County Little League baseball. The league is open to all children with leagues ranging from coach-pitch to Senior League. The cost is $75 per child in the coach pitch leagues, $85 for Minor League and Major League and $95 for Senior League.

    The local league also offers a Challenger League for physically- and mentally-challenged youth. That league is offered at no cost to the participant.

  • GOLF: Harrod signs with...
  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats...

    Anderson County overcame the absence of Miss Basketball finalist Makenzie Cann to defeat visiting Bryan Station, 56-45, in girls' basketball action last Tuesday.

    Anderson outscored the Defenders in every quarter to post their 14th win in 17 games. “It was one of those games I felt confident all the way through,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said. “We were in the driver's seat the whole game and were able to pull away. It wasn't as early and might not have been (a margin) as much as we like, but it was a good win.”

  • BASKETBALL: Balanced Bearcat...

    Anderson County needed this one. And the Bearcats needed a win in the worst way.

    The broad smiles pasted across their faces showed the Bearcats had delivered Saturday night with a 66-47 win over Frankfort.

  • BASKETBALL: Sacred Heart rallies...

    LOUISVILLE – It might have been a case of forgotten identity Saturday.

    At least Anderson County, where most of the players have been together for six or seven years, seemed to forget what made the Lady Bearcats a Final Four team last year and the pre-season No. 1 team in Kentucky this year.

  • BASKETBALL: South Oldham...

    The pre-season predictions? Apparently, South Oldham did not bother to read them.

    The Dragons were supposed to be rebuilding. They were supposed to be pretty good. They were even considered one of as many as eight or nine teams with a chance of winning the Eighth Region. But dominant? Not when they were replacing four starters from last year's Eighth Region champion.

    Friday night, South Oldham showed why it has moved to the top of the region in the computer ranking system.