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  • This week in Anderson County Sports: April 27, 1011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School
    Baseball
    Friday, April 29: Anderson Co. in LaRue Co. tournament, 8 p.m.
    Saturday, April 30: Anderson  Co. in LaRue Co. tournament, TBA
    Tuesday, May 3: West Jessamine at Anderson Co., 5:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity baseball
    Thursday, April 28: Ballard at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.
    Monday, May 2: Anderson Co. at Dunbar, 6 p.m.

    Freshman baseball
    Wednesday, April 27: Shelby Co. at Anderson Co., 5:30 p.m.

  • ACMS BASEBALL: Solid pitching carries Mustangs to victories

    For the majority of this baseball season, pitching has been strength of the Anderson County Middle School baseball team.

    It continued this week as the Mustangs added two more victories to their win total.  Brette Thompson and Wesley Jorette combined to pitch seven innings of no-hit baseball at Georgetown Middle School last week.  

    The duo struck out seven and walked four in the 9 – 2 Mustang victory.

  • Somer-Slam participants

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Martial Arts School competed in the 12th Annual Somer-Slam and the Southern Kentucky Grappling Challenge in Somerset on March 26. The team won several trophies and medals while competing in Kata, Sparring and Grappling. This is the third and largest competition for the school, with over 40 schools and 400 participants competing in the event. Team members are, from left: Sensei Tim Hurt, Jack Carlson, Josh Fugate, Brandon Rodgers, Chris Monks and Sensei Kenny Rodgers.

  • Thunder place second, third

    The AC Thunder 8-and-under coach-pitch baseball team has played in two tournaments this spring, finishing second in the Jauger Invitational at Nicholasville and third in a tournament at Frankfort. Team members are, front row, from left: Jalen Newton, Isiah Fitzpatrick, Brice White, Tyler Walton and Wesley Ashby. Back row: Gabe Lewitt, Gabe Elliott, Carson Woolridge, Westin Holloman and Jacob Castle.

  • Cann named honorable mention All-State

    Anderson County High School freshman Makenzie Cann earned an honorable mention on the Louisville Courier-Journal All-State basketball team, announced in Sunday’s edition. The prestigious team honored in the state’s largest newspaper is selected by the state’s coaches. Coaches are not allowed to vote for players on their teams.

  • BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bearcats beat Washington

    Anderson County 8, Washington County 3
    Anderson right-hander Steven Watts, a junior, turned in what Anderson coach L.W. Barnes called “by far the best performance of his career” in dominating Washington County last Monday at Springfield.

    Watts went six innings, giving up one unearned run. He struck out four and walked four.

  • SOFTBALL: Frosh sweep Madison Central

    The Anderson County freshman softball team swept a double-header from Madison Central last Tuesday, winning 5-1 and 9-1.

    In the first game, Anderson pitcher Madison Brummet worked five innings and giving up one earned run. She allowed four hits and struck out three. Anderson hits came from Kaci Currens, Alissa Vest, Brummet, Rebecca Hawkins, Bailey Curry, Tara Phillips and Sydney Jessee.

  • Former Anderson coach takes new challenge

    Former Anderson County assistant football coach and head track coach Travis Gay has accepted the head football coaching position at Adair County High School in Columbia.

    “I am extremely excited about the opportunity,” said Gay, who accepted the position on April 13.

  • Sims to play football at Centre

    Anderson County High School senior Steven Sims has signed a letter of commitment to play football at Centre College. Sims announced his choice of the Danville school during a ceremony at the school last Wednesday.

    “I believe it is the best school in the state,” said Sims, a three-year starter in the line at Anderson. At 6-foot-2 and 280 pounds, Sims expects to play defensive tackle for the Colonels.

    “I visited there and got to meet the coaches. I really liked it,” Sims said.

  • Gustafson signs with St. Catharine

    Anderson County High School senior Katie Gustafson has signed an NAIA national letter of intent to play soccer at St. Catharine College, located in Springfield.

    A defender and mid-fielder as a Lady Bearcat, Gustafson is expected to see action at both sports for the Patriots, who compete in the Mid-South Conference.

    “We like that she played as a defender and that she is versatile,” said St. Catharine coach Paul Patton.