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    From staff reports

    Anderson County resident Ross Cox saw his first collegiate action, scoring a touchdown for Georgetown College Saturday as the Tigers fell to Cumberland University, 33-26, at Lebanon, Tenn.

    Cox, who transferred from the University of Kentucky, caught three passes for 57 yards. He hauled in a 32-yard scoring strike midway through the first quarter to put Georgetown up 14-7, but Cumberland rallied in the second half to take the win in the season-opener for both schools.

    Northwestern 16, Stanford 6

  • Anderson protects turf, district...

    All Anderson County was doing was protecting its turf.

    And its place at the top of the 30th District.

    Anderson, which has been dominant in the 30th District since the realignment of 2012, took a major stop to the top spot in the district tournament with a 5-0 romp past visiting Shelby County last Wednesday.

    “We did (dominate),” Anderson coach Jason Earnest said. “Shelby County had some injuries and had at least three of their starters out. We were able to dominate possession and get some nice passes for some easy goals.”

  • Smith leads Lady Cats in Hilen...

    Things got better as the days went on for the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team last week.

    The Lady Bearcats posted their best tournament score of the season Saturday, shooting an 18-hole 377 in the Gene Hilen Invitational, held at Juniper Hills in Frankfort. Anderson finished ninth out of 18 teams.

    “Each of the girls had a few bad holes, but still ended up shooting their best team score to date this season,” Anderson coach Robert Hanks said.

  • Collins makes noise against...

    Anyone at a loss for words trying to explain Anderson County’s meltdown against Collins last Tuesday only needs to look at the Lady Bearcats’ loss of words.

    “Collins definitely outhustled us,” Anderson coach Bob Hardin said. “They played well. We fell apart and quit communicating and got frustrated with ourselves. It was like a snowball, but when you make one mistake, you have to get over it.”

    The Lady Bearcats got little done in a surprisingly one-sided loss to their 30th District rivals.

  • Martin recovering from nasty hit

    Anderson County running back Ryan Martin suffered a nasty hit during the Bearcats’ second drive. Martin had scampered around right end when he ran into a host of Titans in front of the Anderson bench.

    Martin did not immediately get up after a violent hit and was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment. According to his grandmother, Cindy Toll, Martin was home and resting well Saturday but was to return to his doctor for evaluation Tuesday after press time.

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  • Bearcats storm past Mercer

    The heavens threatened but the only storm at Hollie Warford Stadium Friday night was Anderson County.

    The Bearcats scored just 56 seconds into the game and never let up as they routed Mercer County, 55-14, in a lightning shortened high school football contest.

  • Anderson Community Education...

    Anderson Community Education has announced the following fall classes.

    American Sign Language-Special Education Series

    When: Thursday beginning Aug. 27 from 6:30-8 p.m. Enrollment ends Sept. 3.

    Where: Anderson Adult Learning Center at 219 East Woodford St. with certified instructor and deaf educator, Arlene Hoffman.

    Cost: $89 for 12 weeks

  • Original Bearcat team needs...

    If Friday’s win at Clark County is any indication, the current football season could give the area’s cardiologists some extra work.

    It’s too early to dub this team something like “Cardiac Cats.” In fact, why don’t we just forget I even typed out that tired old cliché about teams that learn how to win the close ones.

    But if this team has another comeback or two when it musters less than 200 yards of offense, we will have to figure out some kind of nickname.

    But it’s got to be something original.

  • Lady Bearcats sweep with...

    Anderson County got almost everything it needed when the Lady Bearcats blitzed Spencer County last Wednesday night.

    An early lead? Check.

    Autumn Miller, a senior who had been moved from midfielder to defender this season, made the most of a rare opportunity when she found the net less than six minutes in to give host Lady Bearcats the only score they would need.