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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady...

     

    Eriel McKee scored 22 points, pulled down 14 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead Anderson County to a much-easier-than-expected 58-32 win over visiting Mercer County in girls' basketball action Tuesday night.

  • Bearcats still unbeaten after...

    SHELBYVILLE – Jay Smith banked in a 3-pointer as time expired to give Anderson County a 50-47 win over 30th District rival Collins Friday night.

    With the Bearcats having the ball in the backcourt and 1.3 seconds to play, Smith curled around a screen by Spencer Ruggles, took an out-of-bounds pass from Seth Carmichael, then rattled the rim with the game-winner to keep Anderson's improbable season-opening winning streak alive.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats...

     

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team is well represented in the intial statistics report on the 2011-12 season released by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    As a team, Anderson is second in scoring margin, behind Bishop Brossart. Anderson is beating teams by 19.8 points a game.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady...

    Anderson County jumped on Henry Clay early and never looked back in posting a 61-35 victory Tuesday night at Anderson.

    The Lady Bearcats led 21-10 after a quarter, then kept extending the lead for their sixth win in their last seven games. Eriel McKee led Anderson with 23 points, 10 steals, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.

    Corrin Robinson added 10 points, eight coming in the first quarter.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: District...

    Anderson County has played in a girls' basketball tournament in Florida. The Lady Bearcats have beaten several teams that are considered legitimate contenders or favorites in other regions in the state.

    Yet, none of those games will mean as much or are as important as when the Lady Bearcats travel to Collins Friday night. All that's at stake is the top seed in the 30th District Tournament, to be held the last week of February.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady...

    HARRODSBURG – Anderson County's girls' basketball team turned in a solid performance, winning three of four games in the Mercer County Lady Titan Christmas Clash, held last week at Mercer County High School.

    The Lady Bearcats, playing in a field that contained at least nine teams that are considered contenders in their respective regions, finished third, defeating defending 15th Region champion Sheldon Clark, 65-38, in the third place game Friday night.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Anderson...

    The probable top seed in the 30th District Tournament will likely be on the line Friday night when Anderson County visits Collins. Tip off is at 7:30 p.m.

    While the majority of district seeding games remain to be played, Friday's winner will have a commanding lead in the race for the top seed. Anderson has already beaten Shelby County, while the fourth district team, Spencer County, has reportedly gone through a rash of injuries and has limped into the new year at 4-7.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats...

    BROOKSVILLE – No one saw this coming.

    At least not many saw an 11-0 start from the Anderson County boys' basketball team.

    The Bearcats, who finished 8-17 a year ago, are now off to what is believed to be the best start in school history after defeating North Laurel, 55-52 for the championship of the FNB Classic at Bracken County Thursday night.

    They simply refused to lose.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats second at...

    The Anderson County wrestling team turned in one of the finest tournament showings in program history in the prestigious Woodford County Invitational, held last Thursday and Friday.

    As a team the Bearcats placed second out of 28 teams, finishing only behind a team from Georgia. The second place finish was the best ever for the Bearcats in the prestigious tournament, which featured some of the top teams from Kentucky and surrounding states.

  • TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2011 -- No...

    A senior at Anderson County High School, Dillow toils in the relative obscurity of cross country and wrestling, but has become one of the state's best in both sports.

    Dillow ran well enough to be an individual qualifier for the state cross country meet in November. It was Dillow's fourth straight trip to the state, where he finished in the middle of the pack.

    In February, Dillow, then a junior, finished eighth in the state wrestling meet at 135 pounds. It was his third state wrestling tourney.