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Despite small prize money, Wileys enjoy affordable sport

Family has tugging in their hearts

By John Herndon

There is no mud pit waiting for the loser.
And it’s certainly not a tug-of-war that calls for putting the biggest, baddest and strongest dude at the anchor spot in the line.
When the Kentucky Truck Tuggers get together, the equation is simple: Sheer power plus skilled drivers equaling utter craziness.
“Sometimes we end up tied and we have to turn around and do it all over again,” grins Anderson County resident Eddie Wiley.


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Sparrow named Bearcat MVP at awards banquet

Shea Sparrow was named Most Valuable Player as the Anderson County High School baseball team closed out the 2013 season with the annual team awards banquet last Monday.
Sparrow, a senior, was also named the recipient of the Turpin Leadership Award.
Other award winners selected by the coaching staff were: Best Offense – Brandon Eliadis; Best Defense – Brice Stockton; Mr. Clutch – Eliadis; Most Improved – Keaton Walker and Lucas Durr; Spark Plug – Granville Hayes.


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This week in Anderson County sports: 6-12-13

Motor Sports
Friday, June 14: Kentucky Truck Tuggers’ 2nd Annual Tug for Relay for Life, Eagle Lake Convention Center, 7 p.m.

Baseball
Central Kentucky Mudcats
Wednesday, June 12: Mudcats at West Jessamine, DH, 5:30 p.m.
June 14-16: Tournament at Lindsey Wilson College, TBA.
Tuesday, June 18: Mudcats at Danville, DH, 5:30 p.m.

Softball
Alton Ruritan Church League
Thursday, June 13: First Christian vs. New Life/Community Baptist/Open Bible, men, 6:30 p.m.


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COLUMN: We want to share your news

By John Herndon

Cleaning out the mail box, I ran across some real dandies last week. They are the kind that make me want to go find my old Kris Kristofferson 8-track and sing along.
“Why Me, Lord?”
Really, when you are in this business you get all kinds. Many notes are from very nice people who say nice things about a certain article or our coverage in general. Sometimes, those notes come in when they are least expected but most needed.
All I can say about those is a very heartfelt, “Thank you.”


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Garmon golf scramble set for June 15

By The Staff

Wild Turkey Trace golf course will host the Family and Friends of Marie Garmon golf scramble on Saturday, June 15 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m.

Cost of the scramble is $35 for club members and $50 for non-members. All proceeds from the scramble will go to a scholarship fund set up in memory of Marie C. Garmon, who died as the result of injuries in a automobile accident last year.

For more information, contact Dylan Riley at 502-680-5714 or the Wild Turkey Trace Pro Shop at 502-839-4029.


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SPORTS BRIEFS for June 6, 2013

By John Herndon
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Anderson County athletes sign with area colleges

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Youthful Lady Bearcats expected success

COLUMN: Hurting after a season of great joy

By John Herndon

It took Brian Glass a bit longer than normal before he was ready to talk with the press last Tuesday night.

The Anderson County softball coach generally goes over a few things with his team before heading straight to his dugout to chat for public consumption.

But last Tuesday, after Oldham County had ended his team's dream of a state tournament trip, Glass told the Lady Bearcats he was proud of their efforts, both on the season and for the game, then headed to the team locker room with his coaching staff.


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BASKETBALL: McKee, Cann to lead junior all-stars against Indiana

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Anderson County High School basketball players Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee are set to suit up for the Kentucky Junior All-Stars as they take on their Indiana counterparts in a two-game series this weekend.


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SOFTBALL: Two named all-tourney; Glass Coach of Year

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Lady Bearcats named all region

Two Anderson County High School softball players were named to the Eighth Region's All-Tournament team last week. Junior outfielder Molly Burkhead and sophomore shortstop Corrin Robinson were selected to the all-tournament team, which was announced after the championship game Wednesday night.


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