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Top-water lures during low light periods break the mid-summer doldrums

By John Herndon

By Lee McClellan

Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

An old saying among bass anglers declares they would rather catch one bass on a top-water lure than 10 on anything else.

The shake-inducing strike of a huge black bass savaging a top-water lure at dawn is as addictive as free donuts in the break room at work. Once bitten by the top-water bug, it becomes part of your fishing arsenal for life.


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Little Leaguers to open state tourney play Saturday

By The Staff

The Anderson County 9- and 10-year-old All-Stars open play in the Little League state tournament Saturday in Richmond.

The tournament will be held at Lake Reba Complex. Anderson plays Glasgow Saturday at 2:30 p.m., then returns to play Owensboro Southern Sunday at noon.


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Lady Bearcat softball to host camp

By The Staff

The Anderson County High School softball program will be hosting the Lady Bearcat softball camp Aug. 8-10 at the high school field. The camp will be held from 6-8 p.m. each night and is open to players in the sixth grade and below. The cost for the camp is $35 per camper.

For more information, contact Lady Bearcat coach Brent Aldridge at 502-320-6543.


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Trooper Chrisman memorial run set

By John Herndon

The inaugural Eric Chrisman Memorial 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 according to a news release.

The run, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Eric Chrisman Scholarship Fund and the Kentucky State Police Trooper Island.

The Chrisman Scholarship Fund benefits students attending the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg. Chrisman, who had graduated from Christian Academy, was killed in an auto accident while responding to a call in Livingston County in June 2015.


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Second in tourney


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Getting news in print not difficult; Seeking writers and photographers

Fall practice means it’s time for annual ‘discussion’

Fall sports practices at the high school level began last week at Anderson County and about 275 other schools throughout Kentucky which means it’s time for my annual discussion/rant/informational column.


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Anderson athletic director Rick Sallee relies on deep faith, family and friends to face cancer

Fighting his toughest battle

By John Herndon

Rick Sallee has always been a battler and has been through it all on the athletic fields.


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‘Natural’ throwing motion still has its dangers

Increased awareness leads to softball changes

By John Herndon

Last of a three-part series.


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Sallee says athletic department in good hands during absence

By John Herndon

As Rick Sallee has been battling liver cancer, his assistant, Jeremy Cook, has taken over the duties of athletic director at Anderson County High School until Sallee returns.

Cook oversaw all of the spring sports seasons, including the school softball team’s trip to the state tournament.


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Travel softball can be dangerous on young arms

By John Herndon

When a young softball player joins a travel team, she and her family probably know what is going to be expected: Be at a tournament somewhere on Friday night or Saturday morning and be ready to play many games through the weekend.

While the tournaments undoubtedly have some developmental benefit for all players, special care has to be taken with pitchers, especially those who play longer than the summer league schedule.


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