Today's Sports

  • Surging Collins a test for Lady...

    Few probably saw the dominance that Anderson County’s girls’ basketball team has had over Collins since that school was formed out of Shelby County prior to the 2010-11 school year.

    The teams have played in many other sports with both schools winning their share of games. But that is not the case in girls’ hoops.

  • Bob Ware a special person

    Those who knew Bob Ware knew a man who was much more than just a former football player. He was the total person who loved God and served people.

    When he died on Feb. 25, 2013, his obituary said, “Bob’s strength of will, intellect and character inspired many people, and his fierce and unfailing devotion to family, friends, co-workers and community will be his legacy.”

  • Middle school wrestlers second...

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team took second place in the district tournament, hosted by Woodford County Saturday. Woodford won the title with 231 points while Anderson came in with 215.5 points.

    Ten Anderson wrestlers qualified for the regional meet, to be held on Saturday, Jan. 23.

    Three Anderson wrestlers earned district championships. Chase Fink took the 130-pound title, Everet Marret finished first at 168 pounds and Ben Jennings came in first at 240 pounds.

  • Legends set start times for 2016...

    Start times have been set for all 70 Lexington Legends home games in 2016, the 16th season of Legends baseball.  Fireworks shows will follow 14 Legends games next season, and the schedule features day games on Wednesdays, including three Education Day games, according to a news release.

    The Legends will serve as hosts for the 2016 South Atlantic League All-Star game, which will be played at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Tuesday, June 21.

  • God First registrations announced

    God First Sports announces basketball sign-ups are being held at Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church for the 2016 season.

    The league is open to boys and girls who were ages 3 through 10th grade before Oct. 1, 2015. The league is designed for children to learn about basketball, have fun and learn about Christ, according to a news release. Play is scheduled from March 12-April 23, with games not being held on April 9 due to Spring Break.

  • Mercer shuts down Lady Cats in...

    By Allyson Moore, Student contributor

    Anderson County knew that Mercer County would be a formidable task last Tuesday. Anderson gave a good showing but 10th-ranked Mercer prevailed, 52-39, in a hard-fought contest.

  • Lady Bearcat JV defeats Lincoln

    By Allyson Moore

    In an intense game that was not determined until the last minute, the Anderson County Lady Bearcats junior varsity basketball team won a hard fought battle against visiting Lincoln County, 30-27, last Tuesday.


    SHELBYVILLE – When the time of reckoning came for Anderson County, the Bearcats responded with the look of a champion.

    Down 18-4 at long-time rival Shelby County less than five minutes into Friday night’s 30th District showdown, the Bearcats found the resolve to recover, then go on to a 64-49 win that might be a defining moment for an Anderson team that had been expected to be a factor in the Eighth Region title race but had seen a few games slip away in December.

  • Gallatin traps Bearcats in 3 OT

    Anderson County fell into a trap Saturday night

    Just 24 hours after putting on their finest basketball display of the year with a rousing win at Shelby County, the Bearcats let one slip away when visiting Gallatin County outlasted Anderson, 86-83, in three overtimes.

  • Fit ’N Fun Girls offers more...

    By Nancy Royden, Special to The News

    Ninety-five year old Agnes Whitehead is living proof that health is wealth.

    “I would encourage people to go somewhere to get their exercise,” the Georgia native and Lawrenceburg resident said.

    Whitehead, who has also been an avid walker and basketball player in grade school and high school, is an inspiration to others in a long-time exercise group in Lawrenceburg, fellow exerciser Freda Walker said.