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Today's Sports

  • Arredondo to swim at state...

    For the second consecutive season, the Anderson County swim & dive team will have a swimmer compete in the KHSAA State Swimming Championships, which is this upcoming weekend in Louisville.

    Junior swimmer Riley Arredondo qualified for state in the 100-yard butterfly and the 500-yard free at the 6th Region Championships two weeks ago. This will be Arredondo’s second trip to the state meet, as he qualified last year with his brother, Reece Arredondo, as a sophomore.

  • Mat Cats struggle at state

    LEXINGTON -- This past weekend, the Anderson County wrestling team competed at the KHSAA Wrestling State Championships, but did not perform the way they had hoped.

    Five Mat Cat wrestlers competed in different weight brackets, but only one advanced far enough to compete on the second day of the championships.

  • Lady Bearcats set for postseason...

    After posting a 24-6 record in the regular season, the part of the season that the Anderson County girls’ basketball team has been looking forward to all year long is finally here: the postseason.

    The Lady Bearcats will begin their run through the postseason on Feb. 20 with a 30th District Tournament semifinal matchup against Shelby County. The game will kickoff what the Lady Bearcats hope to be a long postseason run, ending with a trip to Rupp Arena.

  • Bearcats' season ends in...

    TAYLORSVILLE – A second half comeback wasn’t enough to get the Anderson County boys’ basketball team past Spencer County on Tuesday night in the 30th District Tournament semifinals, as the Bearcats lost to the Bears 45-34.

    The loss ends Anderson’s season, with the Bearcats finishing with a 14-13 record after losing the final three games. This was Bryan Hyatt’s first season as head coach of the Bearcats, and while he’s disappointed by the result, he’s proud of the way his team fought until the final buzzer.

  • Bearcats drop second straight to...

    After returning home from a six-game road trip for Senior Night, the Anderson County boys’ basketball hosted Franklin County in hopes of ending their regular season with a win, but instead dropped their second straight game with a 47-35 loss to the Flyers.

    The Bearcats led by three at halftime, but were outscored 29-14 in the second half to end their regular season with a 14-12 record.

  • Lady Bearcats end regular season...

    The Anderson Co. girls’ basketball team ended their regular season with another win on Thursday night, defeating the two-time defending state champion Mercer County Titans 64-52.

    The Lady Bearcats capped off the season with a 24-6 record, winning their last eight games. Anderson held the lead throughout most of the game, holding a double-digit lead for most of the second half.

  • Summit in sight for Cats

    The Kentucky men’s basketball has been climbing the mountain during this month-long stretch of wins, and the top of the mountain is near.

    The mountain UK is climbing is the same one the Wildcats climb every year: the mountain of success that turns a group of young, inexperienced freshmen to a squad of unselfish, talented basketball players that play as one. John Calipari’s teams attempt to climb this mountain every year, with the 2012 national championship winning team making it the highest way up.

  • 1,000th basketball victory shows...

    On Jan. 24, Scott County boys’ basketball coach Billy Hicks logged his 1,000th win, making him the first Kentucky High School Athletic Association coach in Kentucky history to reach this mark.

    Why is it important to celebrate Coach Hicks’ milestone? Moreover, why is sports history important?

  • Bearcats continue clash with...

    For the fourth consecutive year, the road to the 8th Regional Tournament goes through Spencer County for the Bearcat basketball team.

    After earning the No. 3 seed for the 30th District Tournament, Anderson County will matchup against the Bears of Spencer County for their district tournament semifinal game. This will be the ninth time in the 14 years since Spencer joined the 30th District that the two teams have matched up against each other in the semifinals.

  • Lady Bearcats headline All-...

    With the regular season just about wrapped up, that means it’s time for two things: the postseason and awards.

    On Monday, three Lady Bearcats were named to the 2018-19 Girls All 8th Region basketball team, as Jaclynn Ruble, Lauren Boblitt and Sophie Smith all received enough votes to make the 15-woman team

    Ruble and Boblitt made the All-Region team last season, making Smith the 18th Lady Bearcat to be named to the All-Region team.