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Today's Sports

  • Hurt of district loss could...

    Anderson County hurt for a while after Shelby County eliminated the Bearcats, 75-73, in the first round of the 30th District Tournament.

    To see a good season end on a shot with 3.5 seconds to go stung for a while.

    But Bearcat coach Glen Drury could only smile last week as he looked back at the season and the promising road that lies ahead for the Bearcats.

  • Asbury ousted in NAIA opener

    From staff reports

    Cardinal Stritch, of Wisconsin, used a 12-5 run to close out the game and eliminate Asbury University in the opening round of the NAIA Women’s national basketball tournament at Sioux City, Iowa last Thursday. Asbury finished the year at 26-7, setting school record for wins.

    Anderson County High School graduate Kali Whiteside finished with six points and nine rebounds.

    Kentucky Christian finishes fourth in NCCAA Tournament

  • Place at state
  • Lady Cats out to change history

    Even though Anderson County is a heavy favorite to repeat as Eighth Region softball champions, the program’s history suggests the Lady Bearcats should be wary of such lofty rankings.

    After Anderson’s two state tournament appearances, the Lady Bearcats faced similar circumstances but did not make the return trip to the big show.

  • Taylorsville Lake headwaters...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Small creeks across Kentucky that normally run placid currently rage with brown froth. Reservoirs now cover marina parking lots and lakeside campgrounds.

    Most Kentuckians are punch drunk from the blows of the latest salient of the Polar Vortex followed by cold rain.

  • TEARS FOLLOW THE CHEERS FOR LADY...

    CARROLLTON – In the end, this group of Anderson County Lady Bearcats only had eight lives.

    They scrapped. They fought. They teetered on the brink of extinction all week long during the girls’ Eighth Region basketball tournament.

    But a week that had seen them win one game with less than a second showing on the scoreboard clock, then joyously win another in overtime, did not have another heart-stopper for the Lady Bearcats to ride to victory.

  • Eighth Region Tourney Notes:...

    When Simon Kenton defeated Anderson County for the Eighth Region championship Sunday afternoon, it was the sixth time in the last eight years the teams have met in the championship game. That fact has been talked about around the region for some time.

    What might have been forgotten was this was to have been somewhat of a rebuilding year for both teams. Anderson, of course, lost all five starters from its 2014 regional titlist.

  • Tradition never graduates

    Makenzie Cann had not been back in Cincinnati very long when she took to Twitter Sunday afternoon.

    “Also so proud of my old high school team for getting back to the finals despite those who thought they couldn’t,” Cann wrote before adding, as a Twitter hashtag, “Tradition doesn’t graduate.”

  • McKee named OVC’s top frosh, all...

    Anderson County resident Eriel McKee, a member of the Morehead State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness.

    McKee was also named Second Team All-Conference by the same media outlet.

    McKee led all league freshmen with 8.9 rebounds a game and scored 11.8 points a game during the regular season, according to a news release.

  • Track clinic offered

    The Anderson County High School track and field team will be hosting a USATF Clinic for anyone interested in becoming a track official or just learning more about the sport of track and field. The clinic will be held on Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. in the Anderson County Middle School library.

    The clinic, which will be taught by Gordon Bocock lead official for the state of Kentucky, is for USATF certification only. Persons interested in becoming a KHSAA official must also pass that organization’s test.