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Today's Sports

  • Search underway for Kays'...

    Tony Kays announced he would be stepping down as girls' basketball coach at Anderson County High School last Tuesday afternoon and the search for his successor began in earnest on Thursday.

    “We are posting the position on the school website and I am also posting it on the (Kentucky High School Athletic Association) website,” school athletic director Rick Sallee said..

    The search might have begun earlier, but Sallee was out of town on a prior commitment on Wednesday.

  • Four more Bearcats make state...

    Four members of the Anderson County High School boys' track team have qualified as at-large entries for the state Class 3A track and field meet, scheduled for Saturday, May 24 at the University of Kentucky.

  • 30th District Baseball...

    Game times for the 30th District Baseball Tournament, which will be held at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field, have been set.

    According to Anderson athletic director Rick Sallee, top-seeded Collins will play Spencer County at 5:45 p.m. Mon., May 19. The other first-round game, Anderson County vs. Shelby County, is set for 7:45 p.m. the same night.

    The championship game is scheduled for Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

    Any changes in the tournament schedule will be posted here as soon as possible after the information is received.

  • Kays steps down as Lady Bearcat...

    Anderson County High School girls' basketball coach Tony Kays, who has been at the helm for 15 years, retired Tuesday, saying, “It was just time.”

    Kays, who guided Anderson to two consecutive berths in the Kentucky Sweet 16 State Tournament – three in the last 5 years – said the fact that this year's senior class included two all-state players who have signed with Division I schools was not a deciding factor in his decision.

  • Aldridge goes double no-hit,...

    Mia Aldridge fired a no-hitter as the Anderson County softball team routed Rockcastle County, 9-1, in the Custom Air Classic, hosted by Boyle County Saturday.

    “I didn't know until later that night,” said her father, Anderson coach Brent Aldridge. “Mia got off to a rough start but settled in nicely.”

    In an earlier tournament game, the Lady Bearcats, ranked No. 18, dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 10 Male.

  • Bearcat triple-header canceled

    A full day of baseball at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field was canceled Saturday as heavy rains moved into the area.

    Andreson County was to have played North Oldham and Gallatin County, a late replacement on the schedule for Grant County with the two visiting teams squaring off in the third game.

    With the regular season set to end on Saturday, the games will not be rescheduled.

  • Aldridge fires no-hitter in...

    Mia Aldridge fired a no-hitter as the Anderson County softball team routed Rockcastle County, 9-1, in the Custom Air Classic, hosted by Boyle County Saturday.

    Aldridge gave up a first-inning run as she walked three and the Anderson defense committed one of its four errors.

    “I didn't know until later that night,” said her father, Anderson coach Brent Aldridge. “Mia got off to a rough start but settle in nicely.”

    For the complete story, see the May 21 issue of The Anderson News.

  • Turpin does not want softball...

    CAMPBELLSVILLE – The smile on Courtney Turpin's face is still the as it was that day when she, then a seventh-grader, walked out of the pitching circle with her first varsity win at Anderson County.

    That smile eases across Turpin's face, then explodes with the exuberance that became her trademark as a Lady Bearcat.

  • Anything can happen in one and...

    I remember the year Eminence won Region 8

    Taking down all of the big boys, the tiniest school in the state

    They had a really tough pitcher and they got a pretty good draw

  • Anderson beats Sayre, falters...

    Anderson County showed the ups and downs of a baseball season last week.

    The Bearcats won only one of three games, being shut out the last two, before a scheduled double header Saturday after press deadlines for this edition of The Anderson News.

    Last Monday, the Bearcats ripped Sayre, 8-2, as the Bearcats erupted for seven runs in the third inning.

    Junior Josh Brown went the distance to pick up the win.