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Today's News

  • New RPI rankings released

    The KHSAA’s new RPI ratings will have a heavy influence in the later rounds of the football state playoffs, and the first set of rankings has been released.

    As of Tuesday morning, the Anderson County football team was ranked No. 15 in 4A with an RPI of 0.513. The ranking is the third best in Anderson’s district, with Bourbon County being the lowest ranked team in the district with an RPI of 0.465, which is No. 22 in 4A.

  • Lady Bearcats suffer biggest loss of season to Dunbar

    DANVILLE – The Anderson County girls’ soccer team suffered its biggest loss of the season on Monday night to Paul Laurence Dunbar by a score of 7-1.

    It was only the second time this season that the Lady Bearcats failed to score at least two goals in a game, and it was also the second most goals given up in a game this season.

    However, PLD made the state playoffs last season, and are off to a good start this season with a 7-3-2 record after Monday’s win. Anderson drops to 8-4-1 with the loss after winning its previous six straight.

  • Lady Bearcats beat Woodford in final home match of season

    The Anderson County girls’ golf team secured its eighth match win of the season against Woodford County on Monday night by a score of 177-213.

    The match was the Lady Bearcats’ final home appearance of the season, who have won their last six matches against various schools. Anderson will play in one more match on the road this season before closing out the season in tournaments.

  • Lady Bearcats struggle against Bardstown

    The Anderson County volleyball team lost its third game in a row on Monday night with a 0-2 (18-25, 17-25) defeat to Bardstown.

    It was the fourth time this season that the Lady Bearcats were swept, all of which have come in the last six games.

    “I think we got out-hustled tonight,” Lady Bearcat head coach Ryan Brown said after the game. “After a weekend, showing up to play on a Monday, we struggled to find the effort and energy to get ourselves mentally into that game.”

  • Flyers fly past Bearcats

    FRANKFORT – The Anderson County football team was blown out on the road at Franklin County on Friday evening, losing to the Flyers 53-19.

    The 34-point defeat was Anderson’s largest since losing to Meade County 48-0 in 2017. The 53 points surrendered was also the most the Bearcats have given up since letting Cooper score 61 on Anderson back in the 2014 state playoffs.

  • Wilson’s injury isn’t crushing blow for UK

    When news came out on Sunday afternoon that Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson won’t play again this season because of a torn left patellar tendon, two thoughts entered by head.

    First was how awful of a situation that is for Wilson. The junior quarterback had shown multiple flashes of his crazy-high ceiling in his first two games of this year, and looked like he was on his way to a breakout season.

    I wish Wilson a speedy recovery and hope he returns back to the form he was in prior to the injury.

  • Bearcats to face tough test at Franklin

    For the first time since October 2017, the No. 10 ranked Anderson County football team lost a regular season game and will look to rebound in the next game.

    Anderson’s next opponent is one that’s familiar, but will be a tough challenge – No. 7 Franklin County.

    The Flyers are one of only seven undefeated teams left in the 4A class, and roster a number of players that are capable of making an impact on the game at any moment.

  • Bearcats looking for first district win against Collins

    The Anderson County boys’ soccer team hasn’t won a game since its season opener on Aug. 13, but it’ll attempt to change that tomorrow when it hosts the defending 30th District champs Collins in a district showdown.

    The Bearcats are currently 1-7-1 (0-2) and are riding a three-game losing streak. Anderson has lost its first two district games of the season to Woodford County and Spencer County, and will have one district game left on its schedule against Shelby County after Thursday’s game.

  • Prayers, donations for critically injured teen

     Prayers and donations for a Lawrenceburg teen are continuing to pour in after she was critically injured Friday night when a suspected drunk driver fleeing from police slammed into the vehicle she was in.

  • School board OKs ‘4% rate increase,’ then claims it didn’t

     District officials are insisting that an approved motion to “take a 4 percent rate increase” during last Thursday’s board of education meeting shouldn’t be taken literally, and that increase will only be half that amount.