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  • OUTDOORS: Keep safety in mind as Kentucky's recreational boating season launches

    By Art Lander, Jr.

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The just completed Memorial Day holiday served as the unofficial start of recreational boating season in Kentucky.

    Boating safety officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are urging everyone who plans to be on the water to keep safety in mind. About 90 percent of all boating accident victims die as a result of drowning.

  • Savoie signs with Georgetown

    Anderson County High School senior Shelbi Savoie signed to play college volleyball with Georgetown College last Tuesday. Savoie became a very strong player at the net during her career as a Lady Bearcat. In her 4-year career, Anderson advanced to the Eighth Region Tournament semifinals twice, including her senior season.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Sims excels at state middle school meet

    Anderson County Middle School student Alorra Sims had a huge day at the state middle school track meet, held Saturday at the University of Louisville.

    An eighth grader, Sims scored 21 of Anderson County's 25 points to put the Lady Mustangs among the state's best with an eighth-place team finish.

    Sims won the triple jump competition with an effort of 33-feet-10.5-inches. She also placed second in the long jump with a leap of 15-11.50. Sims also placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with time of 17.50.

  • Sports briefs for May 29, 2013

    Lady Bearcats, Bearcats named All-District

    Six Anderson County High School athletes were named to the All-30th District Tournament teams last week.

    Softball players Bailey Curry, Kaci Currens, Corrin Robinson and Mia Aldridge were selected to the All-District softball team last Thursday.

    Baseball players Brandon Eliadis, and Shae Sparrow, who had two hits against Collins, were named to the All-District team by the district's coaches.

     

    Football golf scramble rescheduled

  • 30th DISTRICT BASEBALL: Bearcats learn baseball can be a cruel game

    SHELBYVILLE – It looked like a good pitch.

    It WAS a good pitch.

    Two were out in the bottom of the ninth and Anderson County's Josh Brown had 1-2 count on Collins' Dan Sanders.

    Somehow, though, Sanders got his bat on a fastball, dropping a soft line drive into right field to score Mason Jeffries and give Collins a 1-0 walk-off win over Anderson County in the 30th District semifinal game at Shelby County Athletic Complex last Tuesday.

  • 30th DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Rain can't keep Lady Bearcats from district title

    A reading of the list of things that went wrong might have taken longer than actually getting the 30th District Softball Tournament championship in.

    It almost, repeat, almost, overshadowed the fact that Anderson County captured its second consecutive district title with an 8-6 win over Collins last Thursday.

  • SOFTBALL: Memorial Day fireworks send Lady Bearcats to regional semis

    Fireworks aren't just for the Fourth of July.

    At least, that was the case around Anderson County softball Monday evening.

    Bailey Curry and Alissa Vest both belted Memorial Day home runs and the Lady Bearcat speed manufactured at least five runs as Anderson routed visiting Walton-Verona, 10-3, in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament.

  • Eighth Region softball pairings announced

    Pairings for the Eighth Region Fast-pitch Softball Tournament, to be held at Anderson County High School, were announced at the tournament draw Sunday afternoon.

    Oldham County, ranked in the Top 10 most of the season, and Anderson County, the only other regional team to be ranked for an extended time, drew in the lower bracket and could face in the semifinal round.

    The tournament starts Monday morning and is set to run through Wednesday, weather permitting. Tickets are $5 at the gate.

     

    Eighth Region Tournament Pairings

  • Anderson County still rules 30th District softball

    Anderson County overcame an uncharacteristically sloppy performance to score an 8-6 win over Collins in the 30th District Tournament championship game played on a soggy Anderson field Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats committed three errors in the field and had several base running gaffes that included a pair of would-be base stealers gunned down after missing signs, according to Anderson coach Brian Glass.

  • Ninevah Christian to become Red Cross Shelter