Today's Sports

  • Dance teams win regional titles


  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Bearcats...


    Anderson County exploded over the final 12 minutes to destroy visiting Western Hills, 94-59, Friday night.

    Leading 52-43 midway through the third quarter, the Bearcats went on an 11-2 scoring run that turned a competitive game into an unexpected rout.

    The Bearcats did as they pleased down the stretch to post their 13th win in 15 games.

  • COLUMN: Quiet excellence


    In the 102 years of basketball in Anderson County, there has not been a more appropriate field goal ever made than the one 38 seconds into the second quarter at Mercer County Senior High School last Tuesday.

    It was a simple put back.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Unlikely...

    Just when you thought you had seen everything in 40 minutes of high school basketball – 186 points, a triple-double that turned out to be in a losing effort, 81 free throws, 60 fouls and countless skipped heartbeats – maybe the most unlikely game-winning shot you will ever see banged off the south backboard at Anderson County High School's gym and through the net.

  • Sports briefs for Jan. 16, 2013


    Mustang wrestlers do well at Woodford



    The highly-ranked Anderson County girls' basketball team has a chance for a payback next Tuesday night when the Lady Bearcats travel to Bryan Station.



    Anderson County rolled past Spencer County, 66-16, Friday night in Taylorsville. Anderson won its 23rd straight game against 30th District competition and its ninth straight overall this year.

    “All played well,” Anderson County coach Tony Kays said in an e-mail. “We executed on offense and defense.”

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats...


    Jay Smith, Austin Cummins and Christian Estes scored 16 points each as Anderson County defeated Carroll County 63-54 in boys' basketball action Thursday night in Carrollton.

    The Bearcats led all four quarter stops but were unable to pull away until the final eight minutes when they outscored the Panthers 24-19. Cummins and Estes both scored eight points in the final frame.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats...


    The Anderson County boys' basketball team can virtually wrap up a two-seed and keep hopes alive for the top placing in the 30th District Tournament when the Bearcats host Spencer County next Tuesday.

    But first, Anderson will host Western Hills on Friday, Jan. 18.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats win...


    It was almost three weeks after Christmas, but the Anderson County wrestling team might have gotten the best gift it could have during Saturday's sectional duals.

    The Bearcats got healthy.