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Today's Sports

  • Curry named to Kentucky All-Stars

    Anderson County High School softball player Bailey Curry has been named to the Kentucky All-Star team for the annual 3-game summertime series against the Tennessee All-Stars. This year’s matchup will be held Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.

    Curry was named to the Kentucky team after the East-West All-Star series last weekend at the University of the Cumberlands. The Kentucky-Tennessee series matches the best seniors from each state.

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  • Youth football registrations set

    Anderson County Youth Football registrations will be held at the Anderson County Parks and Recreation office on Thursday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 8 and Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    The fee is $75 for the first child in a family and $50 for each additional child.

    For additional information, contact Parks and Recreation Director Jason Chesser at 502-598-7512.

  • Anderson softballers academic...

    Four members of the Anderson County High School softball team have been named Academic All-State First Team by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

    Seniors Sammy Rogers and Bailey Curry along with juniors Kelsey Sutherland and Carmen Holt achieved the honor.

    According to the KSCA website, juniors and seniors are eligible for the award by playing in 50 percent of a team’s varsity games. First team all-state requires a grade point average of 3.75-4.0.

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  • Aces get three wins of a kind

     

    The Anderson Aces basketball team, made up of rising Anderson County High School freshmen and sophomores, got the summer basketball season underway winning the Gym Rats June Jam at Mid-America East in Louisville on June 3-4. The team played in the junior varsity division and won its three games by an average of better than 26 points. Team members are, from left, Bryce White, Tyler Rice, Jagger Gillis, Alex Carpenter, Dylan Stephens, Zion Walton, Coach Danny Vernon and Darion Dearinger.

  • Weekend effort aims to make...

    From staff reports

    Boaters can feel safer during the upcoming holiday weekend as conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources join other law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2.

  • Penny shines in all-star matchup

    HARRODSBURG – It is often difficult to get a feel for how good a player performs in an all-star basketball setting, but one thing was certain about Cobe Penny last Thursday night.

    “He got picked as one of the Top 10 players in the state of Kentucky,” Anderson County High School coach Glen Drury said of his standout. “He was representing Anderson County on the Kentucky All-Stars.”

    And Penny, who was part of the Kentucky Junior All-Star Team, represented well in a scrimmage at Mercer County Senior High School.

  • Barnes’ belief that Cats could...

    When I met with L.W. Barnes back in mid-March, one thing, more than any other, stood out about that hour-long interview to discuss Anderson County’s outlook for the high school baseball season.

    He was very upbeat. Barnes even said he felt the Bearcats had a chance to contend for the Eighth Region championship.

    Since Barnes, who took over the Anderson program in 1999, has always been a straight shooter with me, I didn’t think he was pulling my leg.

  • Curry recognized as All-State...

    Bailey Curry’s high school softball career ended two weeks ago but the awards keep coming in for the Anderson County High School standout.

    Curry was named Class 3A first-team all-state in voting by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association. It was the third consecutive season that Curry has been awarded the first team all-state honor. She was named second team all-state as a freshman in 2014.

    “It is an honor to be on the list of names with some of those girls and be a part of that again. I am super blessed,” Curry said.