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Today's Sports

  • New web section for anglers...

     

    Fisheries crews with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources routinely see a variety of trophy smallmouth bass, muskellunge, catfish and walleye while doing their sampling studies.

    Now the department is unveiling those stream secrets through a new information section on the department’s website, according to a news release.

    “Stream fishing is a whole lot better than people think it is,” said Fisheries Biologist David Baker, who headed the effort. “You can catch the fish of a lifetime in a stream.”

  • Department seeks more input on...

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is using an online questionnaire to gather additional public input about the future of quail restoration efforts in the state, according to a news release.

    Department biologists, realizing that simply stocking birds was not effective, crafted a 10-year restoration plan which focused efforts on improving habitat in six areas of the state.

  • Lady Cats have strong week at...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team was impressive during camp at Campbellsville University last week. The Lady Bearcats won five of seven games in the camp, which ran from Monday through Wednesday.

    “We defeated Robertson County, Henry County and Mt. Zion from Tennessee,” said Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell. “Our JV team beat Carroll County and Clark County.”

    Birdwhistell said the Anderson varsity dropped two games, losing to Clark County and Graves County.

  • BatCats win Campbellsville...
  • Cox to cheer for Colonels
  • LADY CATS LOOK TO CONTEND AGAIN

    I have already had the inquiries.

    We’re talking about the Anderson County fastpitch softball team, of course.

    It is the kind of of thing you have to expect when any team, any sport, advances to the final four of the state tournament and could have won the whole shebang with a break here or there. Beyond that, anyone who remotely follows the game would know the slugger who set a new state record for home runs – Anderson’s Bailey Curry – just completed her sophomore season.

  • Curry first team all state

    Anderson County High School softball player Bailey Curry was named first team all-state in voting by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association released last week.

    Curry was named to the Class 3A squad, as teams are picked based on enrollments although competition is not classified by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    Curry, a sophomore catcher, belted 20 home runs, setting a new state record. Curry hit .536 with an on-base percentage of .626. She drove in 59 runs in 44 games and had an OPS of 1.77.

  • Carolina rig perfect for post...

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.

    June finally has arrived in Kentucky and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way up toward the high 70s.

  • Anderson player on state champion

    Lexington Futbol Club ’00 Girls played in the Kentucky State Cup May 23-24 winning both games the opening  weekend to advance to the finals weekend on May 30-31. They defeated United 96 out of Louisville in the semifinals 2-0, then beat the Kentucky Fire Juniors, also from Louisville, 3-1 in the finals to claim the Under-15 Girls State Championship.

  • Jorette named to all-state team

    Anderson County High School baseball player Wesley Jorette has been named to the all-state team by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

    Jorette was a third team selection for the team as voted on by the state’s coaches.

    Jorette, a senior outfielder, hit .400 in the leadoff spot. He stroked 15 doubles and belted 5 home runs and had 21 RBI. Jorette was perfect on 38 stolen base attempts and scored 34 runs for Anderson, which finished at 18-13 and won the 30th District Tournament championship.