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Drummond finishes in Top 10

By The Staff

Kelly Drummond, a junior at Anderson County High School, placed ninth out of 80 participants in the pole bending competition at the state 4-H horse show, held recently at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. She was the only entrant from Anderson County to place in the Top 10 in the Western Horse classes.


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Anderson soccer wins Bluegrass gold, looks for big season

Lady Bearcats hope third time more than a charm

By John Herndon

Anderson County girls' soccer hopes that a gold medal from the Bluegrass State Games is more than just a charm in 2010.

The Lady Bearcats stunned highly-regarded South Oldham, 2-1, in the gold medal game played Sunday in Versailles. The victory gave Anderson the summer tournament's top prize for the third straight season.


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A look at the current Reds vs. the last World Series team in Cincinnati

ONLINE EXTRA: How they stack up

By John Herndon

With the Cincinnati Reds being contenders with a lot of young talent, talk around Reds Country has been how the current Reds measure up to some of the great Reds teams of the past. I have seen the Reds win the World Series three times in my lifetime and I won't insult your intelligence by comparing the 2010 Reds with the Big Red Machine of 1975 and 1976 other than to say no current Reds' every day player would crack that lineup at the same position.


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COLUMN: Local Reds fans relishing pennant race

By John Herndon

There is joy in Reds Country again.

At least for now there is.

Being in a pennant race 100 games into the baseball season for the first time in more than a decade will do that to you, you know.

If some conversations at the Anderson County Invitational for youth league baseball teams are correct, Anderson County is still the territory of the Cincinnati Reds. The passion for professional baseball's oldest franchise is alive and well locally and it has been energized by what is going on in the National League's Central Division.


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Little goes right for local team in semis

North Laurel ends Anderson run at state

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CORBIN – For more than two weeks, Anderson County's Little League tournament run had been an unlikely meshing of Cinderella with the firepower of the Nimitz Strike Force.


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Anderson girls' soccer wins Bluegrass gold

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The Anderson County High School girls' soccer team took the gold medal in the Bluegrass State Games competition, held Saturday and Sunday in Versailles.

The Lady Bearcats, who are expected to be a regional contender in 2010, got some revenge by defeating perennial power South Oldham 2-1 in the championship game. South Oldham had defeated Anderson 3-1 on Saturday.

Earlier in the tournament, Anderson had beaten Ryle, 1-0, and Highlands, 2-0, to advance to the final.

For a complete report, see the July 28 edition of The Anderson News.


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North Laurel shatters Anderson state title dream

By John Herndon

CORBIN – Anderson County's dream of a state championship came crashing down Tuesday as the North Laurel All-Stars rolled to a 12-3 win in the semifinal round of the Little League state baseball tournament for 11-year-olds, held at Corbin Rotary Park.

North Laurel batted around and took advantage of a pair of Anderson errors to score four times in the first inning, then made Anderson pay for another miscue in the second by scoring three more runs.


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COLUMN: Enjoy moment with our 11s

By John Herndon

So many times during last basketball season, John Calipari admonished Kentucky Wildcat fans to enjoy the moment.

Have fun. Savor the good times. Remember that we are talking about games.

Games, in this instance, played by boys.

Boys who, for the time being, dream of hitting the walk-off home run in the seventh game of the World Series. Boys whose voices have not deepened and who probably should not be throwing curve balls.


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Last state tourney team says Little Leaguers in for a great ride

COLUMN: Memories of 2002

By John Herndon

Has it been eight years?

Eight years, 2,922 days (or something close to that) since an Anderson County Little League All-Star baseball team advanced to the state tournament?

The 11-year-old team broke that drought when it won the District 3 title Saturday night with an offensive onslaught that made final scores more gridiron-esque than fitting the diamond. Anderson County routed West Lexington, 19-7, in the final at Legion Park.


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Fall sports practices begin

By The Staff

While Anderson County High School athletic teams have been holding informal conditioning workouts for several days, official workouts for fall sports will begin tomorrow, Thursday, July 15. The school offers KHSAA sanctioned sports in football, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ golf and boys’ and girls’ cross country.

For more information, contact the high school at 839-5118.


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