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  • Western Hills holds on as Lady...

    It could be easy for Anderson County girls’ soccer fans to panic. It would also be easy to rationalize that the Lady Bearcats have not been healthy all season.

    Even though the Lady Bearcats dropped two matches last week, making it five setbacks in the last six matches, neither reaction is completely warranted.

    It is true that Anderson is struggling to score, but both Evan Kays and Taylor Harley, two of the team’s top offensive threats, finally saw some action last week after being injured most of the season.

  • Bearcats visit Dunbar looking to...

    Anderson County gets another chance at ending a long drought against Lexington high school football programs when the Bearcats travel to Paul L. Dunbar.

    Anderson has not beaten a team from Lexington since the 1969 season, when the Bearcats defeated Tates Creek, 6-0. The year before, Anderson posted one of the most memorable wins in Bearcat history, a 20-0 pasting of Tates Creek on what is now called Bob Ware Field. Ware was a member of that Anderson team.

  • Taking the hills
  • Franklin leads Bearcats past...

    Blake Franklin ran for 193 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Anderson County High School football team to a 35-21 win over archrival Franklin County Friday night on Bob Ware Field.

    Both totals were career bests for Franklin, a junior.

    The game was delayed for over 90 minutes when lightning was spotted in the area. While storms never visited the Anderson field, high school rules required the game be stopped until lightning or thunder had passed for 30 minutes.

    At the time of the delay, Anderson led 14-7 early in the third quarter.

  • Photo Gallery: Anderson County...

    Anderson County High School's annual Homecoming Parade was Thursday night. Here are some photos from the parade.

  • Protesting pros could learn...

    What in the world are they thinking?

    The key word is “thinking.” Or more specifically, the lack of thinking by bench-warming millionaire Colin Kaepernick and his misguided minions.

    If you don’t know about Ol’ Colin’s antics, you have undoubtedly been putting on your best imitation of Rip Van Winkle or you have been mountain climbing in Tibet.

  • Remembering Trooper Eric Chrisman

    Aaron Hume took first place overall in the Trooper Eric Chrisman Memorial 5K Run/Walk hosted by Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on Saturday.

    Hume covered the 3.1 mile course in 18:56.7 as runners battled a steady ran that began just after the race started. Hume finished about 9 seconds ahead of Andrew Hockensmith, who completed the race in 19:05.5. Both runners were in the 19-29 age group.

  • Boyle regains old form, blasts...

    About the only thing atypical about Boyle County last Friday was its record.

    It is true that the Rebels, one of the regal names in Kentucky high school football over the last 20 years, stepped on Bob Ware Field with an 0-3 record. Anderson County coach Mark Peach had warned the week before that the mark was deceiving.

  • Freshman Foley lifts depleted...

    SHELBYVILLE -- It took a bit longer than expected but Anderson County notched a huge 30th District win last Wednesday in Shelbyville.

    Anna Foley’s goal with 1:16 left in overtime gave Anderson a 1-0 win over host Shelby County in girls’ high school soccer action at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    Foley ripped her no-doubter from about 18 yards and sent the Lady Bearcats into a wild celebration.

  • Bowling Green trip a short one...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ golf team experienced a short week, thanks to the weather.

    The Lady Bearcats were on the course at the Bowling Green Country Club for the Women’s Bowling Green Invitational Saturday when thunderstorms halted the event.