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Today's News

  • Home game on the road reminds of recurring problem at Anderson

    Chances are few people noticed an odd scene following the Anderson County girls’ soccer against Collins last Wednesday.

    But as I prepared to interview Anderson coach Jason Earnest following his team’s 5-0 win, he took a moment for housekeeping. He made sure the money box and tickets were secure.

    At Collins High School. On the west side of Shelbyville, 29.5 miles from Anderson County High, according to Google.

    Anderson made the trip to Shelbyville. The scoreboard read that the visitors won, 5-0.

  • Briscoe takes silver in Vegas IBJJF grappling event

    Anderson County High School student Braxton Briscoe recently qualified to compete in the Kids International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship, held in Las Vegas.

    The event was sponsored by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

    Briscoe earned a silver medal in the competition, according to his father, Brad Briscoe.

    “He had a single match as contender facing the defending world and Pan American champion,” Brad Briscoe said. “With less than a minute left, he got disqualified for an illegal up kick.

  • Bearcat soccer drops two

    The Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team came up on the short end of a pair of close matches last week, falling at home to Madison Southern, 3-1, last Thursday, and dropping a 3-2 decision to Fairdale on Saturday.

    The Bearcats, now 2-8 on the year, were to have played at Spencer County in a key 30th District match Tuesday night after press deadlines. The Bearcats also play at Bourbon County Saturday in a match originally scheduled for Sept. 8.

  • Anderson golfers finish high in conference

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team entered the final week of the regular season with an 8-3 record with hopes of a strong showing at the Region 4 Tournament, scheduled for next Tuesday at the Danville Country Club.

    “We finished third in our division and fourth overall in the regular season in our conference,” Anderson coach Dylan Hancock said.

    Bearcat junior Colby Martin took third place in the Central Kentucky Golf Conference Tournament, firing a 77 over 18 holes and earning a spot on the all-conference team.

  • Lady Cat golfers look for regional success

    With the Region 7 Tournament drawing near the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team keeps looking for ways to get better.

    The tournament tees off Monday, Sept. 24 at Gibson Bay Golf Course. While the Anderson team is not expected to be in contention for one of the two teams to qualify for the state tournament, Anderson sophomore Haley Case and senior Jaclynn Ruble could be in the running for individual spots at the state tournament.

    The state meet will be held Oct. 1-3 at the Bowling Green Country Club.

  • One to shout about!

    Anderson County just needed a win. Lady Bearcat volleyball needed a win in the worst way and getting one against a district rival with a stellar record made things that much sweeter.

    Anderson defeated Spencer County in straight sets last Tuesday, putting the Lady Bearcats right back in the 30th District seeding race and restoring some confidence that had been eroding in a stretch of losing five of the previous six matches.

  • TIME OF RECKONING TRIGGERS BEARCATS

    Anderson County’s time of reckoning had come.

    In less than six minutes, the Bearcats had seen a two-touchdown lead evaporate and they were looking up from the wrong end of a score for the first time this season. To make matters worse, it was an old rival, Franklin County, simultaneously silencing an overflow crowd and threatening to ruin Anderson’s homecoming along with quickly ending talk of an unbeaten season.

  • Praying Four Roses workers are given fair contract

     Do you know what is so significant about the number 53?

  • Signs of fall and winter are in the air

     Well, we got a taste of fall over the weekend. The leaves are starting to drop and there was a chill in the air. However, this is Kentucky and you can be sure warmer temps will return, and then leave and then return again before the big blast of cold decides to stick it out. It’s Mother Nature’s way of getting us used to the new season.

  • Holding out hope McGrath will say yes

     Column as I see ’em …