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College

  • DeLong named MVP during fall series

    Team Black got a run-scoring single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to win the Seventh Annual Cols’ World Series, defeating Team White, 1-0, on Saturday at Gary Wright Field in Danville. The win is the fifth straight by Team Black.

    Playing a five-inning game due to the number of pitchers available, the teams found themselves in a pitchers’ duel after a 13-8 score in game one of the series.

  • Mason commits to Centre

    Anderson County High School senior Elizabeth Mason has committed to play soccer at Centre College. She publicly announced the decision during a ceremony at the school last Wednesday.


    With Centre competing at the NCAA Division III level, Mason will not receive any athletic scholarship money. Any financial aid will be academic or need-based. She did, however, sign a letter of commitment with the school.

  • Anderson grads lead Asbury to crown

    Asbury University claimed its second KIAC Softball Tournament championship Saturday with a 4-3 victory over Indiana-Southeast. The tournament was held at Berea College. With the win, the Eagles earned a berth to the NAIA National Championship in Gulf Shores, Ala. beginning on Thursday, May 19.

  • Anderson grads lead Asbury to crown

    Asbury University claimed its second KIAC Softball Tournament championship Saturday with a 4-3 victory over Indiana-Southeast. The tournament was held at Berea College. With the win, the Eagles earned a berth to the NAIA National Championship in Gulf Shores, Ala. beginning on Thursday, May 19.

  • Turpins have big weekend in Mid-South tourneys

    It was a big weekend for Anderson County’s Turpin family during the Mid-South Conference baseball and softball tournaments.


    Jeremy Turpin, a sophomore infielder, collected three hits, walked twice and drove in two runs as St. Catharine upset top-seeded Campbellsville 9-3 on Friday night. He had another hit in an 8-7 win over the University of the Cumberlands, but was 0-for-3 with a walk as St. Catharine fell to Shawnee State, 8-4 in the winner’s bracket final Sunday.

  • COLLEGE: Hamrick named All-Conference

    Anderson County resident Kristen Hamrick has been named an honorable mention All-Mid-South Conference tennis selection in voting by the league’s coaches.

    Hamrick, a freshman, had posted a 14-4 record going into Monday’s MSC Tournament championship match. The Tigers fell to Lindsey Wilson, 5-4, in the tournament final.

    Hamrick, who played in last year’s Kentucky high school state tournament, helped lead Campbellsville to its first Mid-South regular season championship

  • Local fans follow Cats to Final Four

    Vicki Peavler was in the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., last weekend, but chances are people watching the Kentucky Wildcats take care of Ohio State and North Carolina at home saw more of the last-minute heroics from Brandon Knight and DeAndre Liggins.

    “Scott Padgett and his wife were directly in front of us,” she says of one of the heroes of Kentucky’s last national championship team in 1998. “When I was hiding my eyes in the last few minutes, she was updating me on the score.”

  • McKee leads Kentucky Christian to win in national tourney

    Eric McKee scored 29 points in 22 minutes to lead Kentucky Christian University to an 85-77 win over Lancaster Bible College in the first game of the National Christian College Athletic Association tournament being held in Springfield, Mo.

    McKee and Kat Haney led Kentucky Christian to a 49-35 halftime lead with 14 points each in the first 20 minutes. The Knights scorched the nets at a 67 percent clip and hit 54 percent from beyond the 3-point line, according to the school website.

  • Kentucky Christian NCCAA tourney games online

    The Kentucky Christian University men’s basketball team will begin play in the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II tournament on Tuesday March 8 against Lancaster Bible College. If the eighth-seeded Knights win that game, they will play top-seeded Grace Bible College on Thursday, March 10 at 2 p.m., Central Time. The tournament is being held on the campus of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.

    Here is a link to the tournament pairings. You will need to scroll down on the page. http://netcom.cbcag.edu/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=814

  • Russell decides to pursue dream as a Wildcat

    (Editor's note: The following article was written by Anderson County resident Ryan Alves, the sports editor of The Eastern Progress at Eastern Kentucky University.)

    Jacob Russell has decided to pursue his dream.

    Russell, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound quarterback from Anderson County who was on scholarship at Eastern Kentucky University last fall, said he has started classes at the University of Kentucky and has decided to walk-on for head coach Joker Phillips and the Wildcats.