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    Anderson County never had any doubt that Timmy Rogers was the man for the biggest job of the 2017 baseball season. The junior right-hander gave up only three hits before leaving the pitching mound in the sixth inning of a 9-4 romp past Spencer County in the 30th District Tournament Monday at Barnes Memorial Field.

    “They told me about two weeks ago,” Rogers said of when he learned he would be getting the call in the district opener, the early elimination game in the post-season.

  • Lady Bearcats have no mercy in...

    One of the last things Brent Aldridge told his Anderson County softball team before it took the field in the 30th District Tournament was simply that the Lady Bearcats could do something very special.

  • DARE Fishing Derby set for June 3

    The annual Anderson County DARE Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, June 3 at Hope Community Church, located near the Anderson County-Franklin County line on U.S. 127. The derby is set to run from 8-11 a.m. and is open to children 15 and under. All participants must have a parent or guardian with them.

    Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the 10- to 15-year-old division and the under-10 division.

    Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until noon.

  • Underrated Civic Center will...

    I’m not sure if I was at the first basketball game played in the Frankfort Convention Center but it had to be close.

    It was back in December of 1971 when the University of Kentucky freshman team played Furman before a sold out crowd. The “Super Kittens” routed a Furman team that was supposed to another of the better freshman classes in America with 7-footer Fessor Leonard and guard Baron Hill, who would later become a U.S. Congressman from southern Indiana.

  • Bearcat basketball camp dates set

    The Anderson County Bearcat Basketball Camp will be held from Monday, June 5 through Thursday, June 8, according to a news release.

    The camp is open to boys and girls entering kindergarten through the eighth grade. Sessions are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. daily.

    Kindergarten through third grade sessions will be held at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, fourth and fifth grade sessions will be at Emma B. Ward Elementary School with grades six through eight reporting to Anderson County High School.

  • Anderson Middle runners qualify...

    Several members of the Anderson County Middle School track and field team have qualified for the state meet, to be held June 3 at the University of Louisville.

    The Mustang boys relay teams have qualified for the state meet. Anderson runners qualified for the 4x400- and 4x200-meter relay events at the state meet.

    The relay teams consist of eighth-graders Isaiah Fitzpatrick, Logan Ritchie and Trace Shearer running with seventh-grader Benji Hellard.

  • Local golfers compete in NAIA...

    Anderson County residents Kaitlyn Riley and Anna-Marie Hyatt were set to participate in the NAIA women’s national golf tournament, being held in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The tournament was scheduled to get underway Tuesday.

    Riley, a junior at the University of the Cumberlands, will be going for her second consecutive individual national championship. Her Cumberlands team won its sixth straight Mid-South Conference title last month.

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    The Campbellsville University women’s tennis team completed a big year in Kristen Hamrick’s first year as Lady Tiger coach.

    Campbellsville advanced to the semifinal round of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) tournament before falling to top-seeded Indiana Wesleyan, 5-2, on May 11. Campbellsville had gone 1-2 in pool play, defeating Bethel but losing to Indiana Wesleyan and No. 2 Oklahoma Baptist in the pool play.