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Today's Sports

  • Bearcats, Lady Bearcats advance...

    The Anderson County High School baseball and softball teams rolled to wins in the first round of the Eighth Region tournaments Monday.

    At Henry County High School, the Bearcat baseball team got a gritty pitching performance from Conor Cotton and Josh Brown in 7-3 win over South Oldham.

    Anderson, now 16-13 on the year, moves on to play Carroll County in the regional semifinals Tuesday night at Henry.

    At Gallatin County High School, the Anderson County softball team ripped North Oldham 7-2.

  • Anderson, Oldham draw in...

    Anderson County and Oldham County, the only ranked softball teams in the Eighth Region, drew in opposite brackets of the regional tournament, scheduled to begin Monday afternoon at Gallatin County High School.

    Anderson, ranked 18th statewide, is to play North Oldham at 2 p.m. in the first game of the lower bracket. No. 22 Oldham County drew Collins in the first game of the tournament at 10 a.m.

    Complete pairings for the tournament are as follows:

    May 26

    Oldham County vs. Collins, 10 a.m.

    Gallatin County vs. Grant County, 12 p.m.

  • Eighth Region baseball...

    Pairings for the Eighth Region Baseball Tournament were announced Saturday. The tournament is scheduled to get underway on May 26.

    District winners play runner-up teams in the first round. The pairings, with district winners listed first, are

    May 26

    South Oldham vs. Anderson County, 10 a.m.

    Carroll County vs. Grant County, 12:30 p.m.

    Simon Kenton vs. Owen County, 3 p.m.

    Collins vs. North Oldham, 5:30 p.m.

    May 27

    Semifinals, 6 and 8 p.m.

    May 28

  • Lady Bearcats pound Collins for...

    Anderson County exploded for four runs in both the third and fourth innings on the way to an 11-1 win over host Collins in the 30th District softball tournament championship game. The game was called after the fifth inning because of the “mercy rule.”

  • Collins erupts to defeat...

    Collins took advantage of some crucial Anderson County defensive mistakes, then rode a late rally to defeat the Bearcats, 7-3, for the 30th District baseball championship Tuesday night at Barnes Memorial Field.

    Anderson had already committed four errors when the Bearcats bobbled a tailor-made double play ball that would have ended the Collins sixth. Given a reprieve, the Titans took advantage with E.J. Burk and Zac Wiley belting back-to-back home runs to highlight a five-run uprising.

  • Seven Anderson athletes will...

    Seven individuals and one relay team from the Anderson County High School track and field team will be competing in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state Class 3A meet, set for Saturday, May 24, at the University of Kentucky.

    The meet is scheduled to get underway at 4:30 p.m.

    Anderson competitors will be participating in 10 different individual events along with the boys' 4x400-meter relay team.

  • Bearcats get to regional...

    The mission for Anderson County High School baseball was simple: Get There.

    Just “get there” to the Eighth Region Tournament and try to do some damage.

    The Bearcats got there Monday night with a wild 10-6 win over arch-rival Shelby County in the 30th District Tournament semifinals at Anderson's Barnes Memorial Field. The Bearcats were to have played Collins, ranked No. 5 in last week's statewide poll, in the district final Tuesday night after press deadlines.

  • Thomas More inks Eliadis

    Anderson County High School senior Brandon Eliadis signs a national letter-of-intent to play baseball at Thomas More College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

  • Lady Bearcats celebrate season

    The Anderson County High School girls' basketball program celebrated the 2013-14 season with the annual team awards banquet, held May 8 at Eagle Lake Convention Center.

    The Lady Bearcats finished the season with a 28-5 record, taking their second consecutive Eighth Region championship. Anderson finally lost to Elizabethtown in the quarterfinals of the state tournament.

  • Eighth Region Softball...

    The Eighth Region Softball Tournament is set to get underway Monday, May 26, at Gallatin County High School, located just off U.S. Highway 42 in Warsaw.

    The four first-round games are tentatively set to be played on Monday, with the semi-finals set for Tuesday, May 27. The championship game would be played on May 28, but the final decision of the tournament schedule will be left up to the participating teams in the tournament meeting, set for Saturday, according to Gallatin County athletic director Jon Jones.