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Today's Sports

  • Big plays late give Bearcats big...

    After losing its previous two games, the Anderson County football team hosted the No. 7 ranked team from 6A Henderson County Colonels and came out with a big win by a final score of 21-17.

    The win snaps a two game skid and improves Anderson’s record to 3-2. The win is arguably the biggest of the season for the Bearcats, and was setup by a couple of key plays late in the fourth quarter.

  • Anderson welcomes new opponent...

    The Anderson County football team is coming off back to back losses for the first time since 2017, and the next stop on the Bearcats’ regular season path doesn’t get any easier.

    For the first time in program history, the Bearcats will face the Henderson County Colonels, who are 4-0 this season. It’s the first time since 2005 that the Colonels started the season perfect through four games, and they’re one of four 6A teams remaining that’s undefeated.

  • Seth Carnahan Bowl set for...

    The eighth annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl between Anderson County and Lexington Christian Middle School will take place this Saturday at Bob Ware Field behind Anderson County High School.

    The game is named after a former Mustang football player who died in August 2009 while trying to save a friend from drowning in Elkhorn Creek.

    “I love doing it and honoring Seth’s memory each year,” Mustang head coach Brian Holloman said. “I admire Mike [Carnahan] and the family so much for doing this and giving back to the middle school.”

  • Seth Carnahan Bowl set for...

    The eighth annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl between Anderson County and Lexington Christian Middle School will take place this Saturday at Bob Ware Field behind Anderson County High School.

    The game is named after a former Mustang football player who died in August 2009 while trying to save a friend from drowning in Elkhorn Creek.

    “I love doing it and honoring Seth’s memory each year,” Mustang head coach Brian Holloman said. “I admire Mike [Carnahan] and the family so much for doing this and giving back to the middle school.”

  • 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 beat Woodford in...

    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 suffer biggest...

    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 struggle against...

    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.

  • Bearcats to face tough test at...

    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.