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Today's Sports

  • Lady Bearcats handle Collins to...

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team locked up the top seed in next month’s 30th district tournament Friday night with a 58-44 victory over the Collins Lady Titans.

    Anderson County led throughout the whole game, but pulled away late in the third quarter with a trio of energy plays that excited the players and the crowd.

    “It was back and fourth and we kind of pulled away late but just the intensity of the game I thought was a really fun atmosphere to play in,” Birdwhistell said.

  • Bearcats show fight but fall to...

    The Anderson County boys’ basketball team got off to a hot start against Collins in Friday night’s district matchup, but the Bearcats couldn’t keep up the pace the rest of the way as they lost to Collins 58-41.

    At the end of the first quarter, Anderson County held a 15-7 lead after never trailing the entire quarter. Starting in the second quarter, Collins would flex its muscles and go on a 10-0 run, taking the lead as a result.

  • Anderson County to host...

    On Friday evening, the Anderson County boys’ and girls’ basketball team will host a doubleheader as they’ll welcome Collins to Lawrenceburg in what will be a big game for both teams.

    For the boys, they’ll have a chance to keep their undefeated district record intact and give Collins its first district loss of the season. For the girls, they’ll have a chance to lock up the top seed in the district tournament for the fourth straight year.

  • Senior Bearcats get one last game

    For a lot of Kentucky high school football players in their senior season, their career ultimately ends with a heartbreaking loss at some point in the postseason.

    Only a select few are lucky enough to wind up on state championship teams and end their senior season on top of the mountain. All of the other seniors on losing teams are forced to go home without achieving the accomplishment they set out to do in their final year of high school football.

  • 'Attack mode’ is when...

    In the Anderson County boys’ basketball team’s two games the week of Jan. 7-11, slow starts plagued the chances of the game ending in a Bearcat win, and ultimately wound up being a deciding factor in both of the Bearcats’ loses.

    On Jan. 8 against Casey County, Anderson County only scored two points in the first quarter and trailed the entire game en route to a four-point loss.

  • Shooting weapon for Lady...

    Anyone who’s watched the Anderson County girls’ basketball team play this year knows the team is full of sharpshooters.

    The Lady Bearcats have made at least eight threes in the 19 games before their game at Shelby County on Jan. 15. The most threes they’ve made in a game this season is 15, which was one of the seven times they knocked down double-digit threes in a game before their game at Shelby County.

  • Big win at Shelby County keeps...

    After coming off a disappointing loss to Bardstown, the Anderson County girls’ basketball team rebounded in a big way on Tuesday night by beating Shelby County 60-15.

    Anderson County grabbed a big lead early, leading 21-0 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Bearcats forced eight turnovers off the Lady Rockets to begin the game, and seven of those forced turnovers were steals.

  • Eighth graders pledge excellence...

    On Friday evening, head coach Mark Peach and the rest of the Anderson County football coaching staff hosted its third annual Eighth Grade Signing Night, where the next batch of Bearcat football stars pledged their commitment to excellence for the next phase of their athletic and academic career.

    15 eighth graders signed the non-binding document with their parents and future teammates looking on.

  • Harming Harmon’s future

    **Update** Harmon has joined Belle Vista College Prep's basketball team, which is based out of Scottsdale, Arizona. Harmon will play with the team on the weekends while remaining enrolled at Marshall County High School, unaffecting his KHSAA eligibility.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) does many good things for high school athletes in Kentucky, such as providing them with a platform to compete with the best all across the state.

  • Bearcats drop to .500 with loss...

    The Anderson County boys’ basketball team dropped its second consecutive game of the week with Friday night’s 48-60 loss to Somerset.

    The loss drops the Bearcats to 8-8 on the season. The Bearcats got down big early before making a second half run that was not big enough to overcome Somerset’s big first half lead.