Anderson County High School

  • Anderson tandem flirts with state berth

    Luke Warford and Lowell Gordon were so close to advancing to this week’s state tennis tournament.

    But the cruel reality of an elimination tournament is just that – elimination.

    The Anderson County juniors advanced to the fourth round of last week’s Region 8 tennis tournament at Franklin County High School before falling to Matthew Stewart and Thomas Schaller of Oldham County 6-1, 6-3. Stewart and Schaller advanced to this week’s state tournament. The top four entries advance to the state.

  • BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cats end season on sour note

    Anderson 6, Franklin 2
    Anderson County took advantage of numerous Franklin County errors and Logan Woodside collected three runs batted in as the Bearcats defeated the Flyers, 6-2, last Thursday night in Frankfort. It was the second time in little more than a week that Anderson had been successful against Franklin.
    Woodside drove in Granville Hayes with a fourth-inning single then belted a two-run home run, his sixth of the season, in the sixth inning to put the icing on Anderson’s cake. Woosided finished at 3-for-4 and scored three runs.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats defeat Woodford County

    The Anderson County softball team earned a big win over Woodford County on Wednesday, defeating the Yellow Jackets 4-3 in Versailles.

    Molly Burkhead led the Anderson attack with three hits in four at-bats. Burkhead, a freshman, stole two bases and scored two runs.

    Jessie Crouch smacked a pair of doubles and drove in two runs for the Lady Bearcats. Anderson scored twice in the third and twice in the fifth.
    Corrin Robinson had an RBI single in the third.

    Kelsey New smacked a run-scoring double in the fifth.

  • Barnes’ fight against cancer remembered

    Anderson County got a bit of a surprise Wednesday when long-time rival Franklin County arrived wearing special shirts for the game with the Bearcats at Barnes Memorial Field.

  • SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bearcats split four in Owensboro Tourney

    Anderson County broke an 8-game losing streak when the Lady Bearcats defeated Daviess County 3-1 in the Sports Wearhouse Classic, hosted by Owensboro Catholic.

    It was Anderson’s second win over Daviess County this year. The Lady Bearcats also avenged an earlier defeat by beating Henry Clay, but lost to St. Benedict of Tennessee to see their record move to 9-16.

    Hopkins County Central had beaten Anderson 5-1 on Friday to extend the program’s losing streak to eight games.

  • Dance Cats complete outstanding season; tryouts set

    The Anderson County High School dance team recently was named Midwest National Champions, making the Dance Cats one of the final six teams in the nation.

  • TRACK: Anderson team performs well at Boyle Invitational

    Anderson County track had hoped for a big day in the Boyle County Invitational last Friday. Instead the results were mixed.

    The Anderson boys’ team had a strong showing. “We had some great performances out there on Friday,” said Anderson coach Robert Meacham. “I was very impressed with David Drummer. He set a new personal record with a new height of 10-00 in the pole vault, good enough for fourth place in a good field of vaulters and a full foot over is previous PR.

  • SOFTBALL: Changes in store after debacle

    Call it youth if you want, but Anderson County softball coach called the Lady Bearcats’ play unacceptable after losses to Lexington Catholic and Henry Clay in a double-header played at Lexington Catholic Friday night.

    The three-team affair was put together quickly after rains had washed out a large number of games for all three teams.

    Anderson, now 7-13 on the year, has dropped six straight games.

    The Lady Bearcats blew a 6-1 lead as they fell to Catholic 7-6 in the first game of the evening.

  • White signs with Georgetown

    Anderson County High School senior Jo Jo White signed an NAIA national letter-of-intent to play golf with Georgetown College during a ceremony at the school last Thursday.

    White joins Anderson classmates Marcus Lake and Jacob Flora, both of whom signed with the Tigers earlier in the year. The trio had made a pact to attend the same school to play golf collegiately, if at all possible.

  • Cann named honorable mention All-State

    Anderson County High School freshman Makenzie Cann earned an honorable mention on the Louisville Courier-Journal All-State basketball team, announced in Sunday’s edition. The prestigious team honored in the state’s largest newspaper is selected by the state’s coaches. Coaches are not allowed to vote for players on their teams.