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Johnny Wilson leaving Anderson for Virginia

By Rebecca R. Bibbs | The Herald Bulletin ANDERSON – The city will lose one of its treasures shortly after Thanksgiving. Anderson High School and Anderson College basketball star and former Harlem Globetrotter Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson will be moving to Chester, Virginia, to live with his son. The former Mr. Basketball and Indiana Basketball Hall […]

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Three Cross Country Anderson Indians named Academic All-State

James Brandon, Austin Housh and Brody Pickering have all been named to the 2016 Cross Country Academic All-State team.

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Lady Tribe cracks win column

By Rick Teverbaugh | The Herald Bulletin ANDERSON — “We needed to get that one,” said Anderson coach Shannon Cleckley of the Lady Tribe’s 59-50 victory over conference rival Richmond Friday night. It was Anderson’s first victory after opening the season with three losses. The Red Devils dropped to 0-2. There were several improvements in […]

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2016 Girls Basketball Preview: AHS guards may help Hamilton

by Rick Teverbaugh, The Herald Bulletin ANDERSON — Rebuilding and inexperience are terms that usually get bandied about by coaches who lose seven players off the previous season’s roster. But as Anderson girls basketball coach Shannon Cleckley enters his second year at the Lady Tribe’s helm, he isn’t looking to follow that pattern. “I have […]

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Brandon named National Merit semi-finalist

Senior James Brandon, cross country runner and swimmer for the Indians, has just been named a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. This prestigious honor, which fewer than 1% of high school seniors achieve, is yet another wonderful accomplishment for Brandon. Athletics has played a key role in James Brandon’s development, according to the senior. “Swimming for […]

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Ex-AHS swimmer John Haven receives prestigious 5 Under 40 Award

Anderson High School graduate John Haven ’96 was a prominent member of the Indians’ powerful swim teams of the mid-nineties. His penchant for success has continued for many years in the field of landscape architecture, something Haven knew since middle school he wanted to pursue. After graduating from Purdue University, John soon relocated to Boston, […]

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Pitcher Brandon Johnson signs with Webber Int’l University baseball

Graduated Tribe pitcher Brandon Johnson knew he did not want his baseball career to end when the Indians finished the 2016 campaign this past Spring. One thing he did not mind ending, however, was the dreaded Midwestern baseball winter workout program, which consists of trudging through snow, ice, and freezing rain only to throw pitches […]

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AHS grad and New York Times journalist Michael Tackett releases “The Baseball Whisperer”

Anderson High School alum Michael Tackett, whose mother, the late Janet Tackett, and sisters, Mary Ann (Tackett) Wildman and Barb (Tackett) Vetor have decades of combined experience with Anderson Community Schools, released his first book, The Baseball Whisperer. Tackett also recently wrote this piece in the New York Times about the lifelong friendship of Johnny Wilson […]

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’16 Tribe debut tomorrow at Red & Green Game

  Tomorrow night at Collier Field, fans will get their first look at the 2016 Indians football team. Coach Robert Brown enters his third year at the helm, and has AHS primed for a breakout season. The format of tomorrow’s game will be two 20-minute halves with a running clock, except for the final two […]

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