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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Road to Rupp nearing finish with...

    The part of the season that the Anderson County girls’ basketball team has been looking forward to is finally here.

    The 8th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament will begin today in Owen County, with the Lady Bearcats going up against Oldham County in the first round. One of Anderson’s six losses this season came from the Lady Colonels, a four-point loss in Anderson’s seventh game of the season.

  • CAL wins pair of state titles

    LOUISVILLE – The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg brought back two state titles with them to Anderson County this past weekend, as the basketball and volleyball teams both won KCSAA 2A State Championships on Saturday.

    The Ram basketball team won its state title game on Saturday morning against Cumberland Homeschool Athletic Teams with a final score of 79-76 while the Lady Ram volleyball team beat Landmark Christian Academy 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. Both teams went 3-0 in their respective tournaments.

  • Arredondo makes history at state

    LOUISVILLE – Junior swimmer Riley Arredondo achieved something no other Bearcat had accomplished at the KHSAA Swimming State Championships last Friday, as he qualified for the final in the 500-yard free and went on to place 15th in a personal best time of 4:53.88.

    Arredondo became the first Anderson swimmer to reach a final at the state meet with a 4:54.29 performance in the prelims, which was also a personal best at the time, placing him 14th.

  • Outdoors in the Bluegrass stays...

    As The Outdoors in the Bluegrass TV Show gears up for its third season, they had one goal in mind for the jersey design, and that’s to make it local.

    The cast, featuring a local family from Lawrenceburg that has helped develop the show to the massive audience it has today, has a jersey designed for every season. When the custom apparel company came to Tyler Feaster, one of the show’s founders, with an initial jersey design, he knew immediately that it was the one.

  • Hyatt reflects on first season...

    In the days following the Anderson County boys’ basketball team’s district semifinal loss to Spencer County, head coach Bryan Hyatt thought about two things: the game itself and what he was going to do with his free weekend.

    This past weekend was the first weekend in which Hyatt had no plans centered around basketball, so he took his family on a weekend trip to Gatlinburg.

  • KHSAA makes changes to...

    At a recent KHSAA Board of Control meeting, the Board made a number of changes to the high school golf season, such as approving a new region alignment and cutting the number of competitors that can compete at the state championships.

    Anderson County’s boys’ and girls’ golf teams were placed in the fourth region among 20 other teams as a result of the realignment. In order to qualify for state, teams must place in the top two at the region tournament.