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Today's Sports

  • Russell named 5A Player of the...

    Jacob Russell has always been a team guy first. That is why he never really thought about being named the state Class 5A Player of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches’ Association.

  • COLUMN: So far, so good for...

    Notes written between takes of the John Wall Dance...

    So far so good for Anderson County basketball. A week in and a combined 4-1 is much more that even the most optimistic fan would have predicted for the Bearcats and Lady Cats.

  • Lady Bearcats face Spencer in...

    After tangling with two of the regal names in Kentucky high school basketball, the Anderson County girls travel to Spencer County on Saturdayafternoon for the biggest game of the young season.

    While wins over Ballard and Lafayette might look better to the casual fan statewide, Saturday afternoon’s matchup in Taylorsville will go a long way toward determining the seedings for the 30th District Tournament in late February.

  • Young kids answer questions...

    It took one game for Anderson County to answer the question if its young players would be able to compete with older girls’ basketball teams.

    One only had to see the huge smile on Lady Bearcat coach Tony Kays’ face and the another-day-at-the-office demeanor for his team to know the answer.

    Eighth-grader Makenzie Cann swished a 3-pointer that sent the game into overtime then buried four free throws in the final 1:17 of the second overtime to send Anderson to a 52-48 win over visiting Lafayette in the season-opener for both teams.

  • Bearcats have busy weekend

    Anderson County’s boys’ basketball team should have a strong test Friday night when the Bearcats travel to longtime rival Mercer County.

    While Anderson would be considered a solid favorite over the Titans, this is one of those series where little matters before the game is played.

  • STATE CHAMPS!

    LEXINGTON – It was supposed to be a Black-out with t-shirts, jerseys and all the trappings.

    Instead, it was a gut-out as the Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball team earned the state championship with a 34-26 win over Whitley County at Rupp Arena on Friday afternoon.

    Anderson overcame adversity – some perceived, some real – to overcome the win Anderson County's first state scholastic basketball state title at any level.

  • More photos of the Lady Mustangs...

    Photos to remember the Lady Mustang state championship!

  • Lady Bearcats defeat Ballard,...

    Anderson County's experienced players came up big as the Lady Bearcats defeated Ballard, 60-52, in girls' basketball action Saturday afternoon.

    Senior Kara Yeaste scored 18 points and sophomore Sydney Brown tallied 17 as the Lady Bearcats never trailed against the Louisville team.

    Anderson jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the first four minutes and the outcome was never in serious doubt. The Lady Bruins to within four on two occasions but were never closer.

  • More photos of the Lady Mustangs...

    More photos of girls' middle school state tournament action in Rupp Arena

  • This week in Anderson County...

    This week in Anderson County sports

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball

    Thursday, Dec. 3: Anderson Co. at Pleasure Ridge Park, 7:30 p.m.

        Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Wierwille Classic at Berea College, Anderson Co. vs. Buckhorn, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Dec. 7: Bardstown at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

        Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Boys' freshman basketball

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Mercer Co. at Anderson Co., 11 a.m.