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Today's Sports

  • Ruble honored at Miss Basketball...

    Last week, Jaclynn Ruble did something that only three other Lady Bearcat basketball players can say they’ve done.

    Ruble was honored at the Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Banquet in Lexington, becoming the fourth Anderson County girls’ basketball player, first since Kaci Currens, to be a candidate for Kentucky high school basketball’s top honor.

  • SEC Tournament set for this...

    It’s SEC Tournament time, and the Kentucky Wildcats will look to win its fifth straight conference tournament championship this weekend at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

    The Wildcats head into the tournament as the No. 2 seed behind SEC Regular Season Champions LSU and ahead of No. 3 Tennessee and No. 4 South Carolina. Kentucky will kickoff its 2019 SEC Tournament campaign on Friday at 7 p.m. eastern time, where they’ll face the winner of the Ole Miss-Alabama second round game.

  • Postseason brings out best and...

    Just a week prior to the Anderson County girls’ basketball team’s season ending loss, the team and their loyal followers were celebrating a district championship in Spencer County, and everyone in red only had smiles on their faces.

    There were many hugs, high-fives and delightful conversations that were shared among the Anderson County fan base as the Lady Bearcats cut down the nets after winning their fourth straight district title. It was a joyous scene, something that can only be created in the postseason.

  • Anderson Archers place third at...

    MADISONVILLE -- The Anderson County archery team competed at the KY S3DA Indoor State Championships this weekend and brought some hardware back with them.

    Overall the high school team placed third with a score of 741 & 93 X’s out of a possible 750 & 150 X’s. They finished behind first place team Boyd County, who scored 744 & 99 X’s and Davies County who scored 742 & 91 X’s.

  • Lady Bearcats fall short of...

    OWENTON -- When the final buzzer sounded at the 8th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament semifinal game between Anderson County and Simon Kenton, the tears started flowing.

    They weren’t the kind of tears that the Lady Bearcats hoped they would feel at the end of the tournament, they were the tears that come with defeat.

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team’s season came to an end this past weekend in the region semifinals with an eight-point loss to Simon Kenton.

  • Bearcat football schedule...

    The 2019 football season still may feel a ways away, but there are now some dates you can mark on your calendar to countdown to.

    Just recently, the 2019 football schedule for the Anderson County Bearcats was finalized, and just like past years, head coach Mark Peach expects his 2019 opponents to be a challenge.

  • Lady Bearcats' season ends...

    OWENTON – The Anderson County girls’ basketball team’s season came to an end on Saturday afternoon with a 49-41 loss to Simon Kenton.

    The game was very competitive with the lead on either side not growing too big. Simon Kenton led for most of the game and was in control of the game for all of the fourth quarter all the way to the end of the game.

  • Anderson and Simon Kenton renew...

     For the 10th time in the past 12 seasons, the road to the 8th Region Tournament Championship for the Anderson County girls’ basketball team will once against go through Simon Kenton.

    After the Lady Bearcats and Pioneers won their first round matchup of the 8th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament, the two teams will faceoff against one another in the semifinals for a spot in the championship game. Anderson is coming off an eight-point win over Oldham County while Simon Kenton beat host Owen County by seven to make the region semifinals.

  • Lady Bearcats survive surge from...

    OWENTON – Wednesday’s 8th Region Tournament first round game between Anderson County and Oldham County was a tale of two halves, but the Lady Bearcats ended the game on top at the final buzzer, beating the Lady Colonels 68-60.

    At halftime, the Lady Bearcats led by 19, but were outscored 44-33 in the second half to hold on to an eight-point lead. The win is Anderson’s 11th straight and secures them a spot in the 8th Region Tournament semifinals for the 10th time in the last 12 years.

  • Keep collegiate sports at an...

    The recent Zion Williamson knee injury has re-sparked one of the biggest debates in collegiate sports: should college athletes be paid like professionals?

    I remember writing a paper about this topic in high school, and back then I believed that college athletes do not deserve to be paid. I thought the scholarship and extra benefits college athletes receive was enough, and paying them money on top of that was too much.