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Today's Sports

  • This week in Anderson County...

    Anderson County High School

    Football

    Friday, Oct. 23: Anderson Co. at Oldham Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity football

    Monday, Oct. 26: Anderson Co. at Mercer Co., 6 p.m.

    Freshman football

    Thursday, Oct. 22: Oldham Co. at Anderson Co, 6 p.m.

    Volleyball

    Wednesday, Oct. 21: Eighth Region Tournament semifinals at Shelby County High School

    North Oldham vs. Shelby County, 6:30 p.m.

  • Champions, finally!

    FRANKFORT – As Woodford County's last hope trickled out of bounds with less than 20 seconds to play Saturday, Anderson County coach Jason Earnest tried to mask his emotion.

    But there was no way he could. He knew that the most that could happen would be a goal kick to kill the clock.

    Earnest sported that smile of satisfaction. He clinched his fist.

    A district championship had been a long time coming and a victory over Woodford County even longer.

  • Lady Bearcats are soccer...

    Anderson County built a 2-0 lead, then hung on to defeat Woodford County, 2-1, in the District 25 championship game Saturday afternoon. The tournament was held at Sower Soccer Complex in Frankfort.

    "This is amazing," said Anderson junior Madison Carter.

    Laura Drury gave the Lady Bearcats a 1-0 lead with 9:54 to go in the first half, then Taylor Clark added a goal with an assist from Kara Yeaste with 24 minutes to play.

  • Not a thing of beauty but still...

    As far as beauty goes, this one might have been the equivalent of that Ugly Lamp Contest they have at the state fair every year.

    Or Shrek after a bad day.

    But in the end, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and Anderson County found a way to pull off a 29-19 home-field win over upset-minded South Oldham on Friday night.

  • Oldham ends Lady Bearcat...

    Oldham County scored 10 of the final 12 points of the second game to finish off Anderson County in the Eighth Region Volleyball Tournament semifinals, held at Shelby County High School on Wednesday night.

    Oldham, which won the first game 25-10, staved off an Anderson rally that saw the Lady Bearcats pull even at 15, but Oldham County's Kelly Moyer recorded consecutive kills that seemed to deflate the Lady Cats.

  • COLUMN: Taking questions at...

    It's nice to know people care.

    And one thing I have found out recently is that people really do care about what's going on in Anderson County these days.

    Or at least there is a keen interest to this fair little community.

  • Lady Cat volleyball reaches...

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team scored a major upset Tuesday night, as the Lady Bearcats defeated Bullitt East 25-22, 18-25, 25-19 to advance to the Eighth Region semi-finals for the second consecutive year.

    Bullitt East was considered one of the favorites to win the region.

    Anderson, now 18-15 on the year, will face another favorite, Oldham County, on Wednesday night at 7:45 p.m. Shelby County and North Oldham will play in the other semifinal at 6:30 p.m.

    All Eighth Region tournament games are being held at Shelby County High School.

  • Regional volleyball, soccer...

    Regional tournament pairings

    Eighth Region volleyball

    At Shelby County High School

    Monday, Oct. 19

    North Oldham vs. Williamstown, 6:30 p.m.

    Shelby County vs. Spencer County, 7:45 p.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 20

    Walton-Verona vs. Oldham County, 6:30 p.m.

    Bullitt East vs. Anderson County, 7:45 p.m.

    Wednesday, Oct. 21

    Semifinals, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 22

    Championship, 7 p.m.

    Region 13 girls' soccer

    At Tates Creek High School

  • Bearcats escape with win over...

    The computer rankings  predicted an Anderson County blowout. Nearly everyone that watches high school football agreed with them.

    The stat sheet indicated the Bearcats dominated South Oldham.

    But the only place where things really matter – the scoreboard – told the story of Anderson struggling with a South Oldham team that was supposed to be little more than a formality.

  • Bearcat mudders focused,...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Don't tell the fans, but the Anderson County football team might pray for rain every Friday until the season ends.

    We aren't talking about a little drizzle. Give the Bearcats one of those good, old-fashioned torrential downpours that leaves the field a mess so they can do the same to some poor opponent.

    Bullitt Central was the latest victim. It was supposed to be a close one, one of the top games in Kentucky, matching a pair of unbeaten teams.

    Instead, it was one of the most dominating performances by an Anderson team in recent memory.