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Today's Sports

  • Lady Bearcats defeat Central...

    OWENSBORO -- Anderson County survived its first round game at the Worth/KHSAA softball tournament Thursday at Jack Fisher Park in Owensboro.

    Anderson, ranked No. 5 in the state, defeated No. 12 Central Hardin 6-4, despite leaving 13 runners on base. The Lady Bearcats move on to play No. 1 McCracken County Friday at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

    Mia Aldridge pitched 3.2 innings of relief to get the win. She also had two hits, including a run scoring single in the fourth inning that broke a 3-3 tie and gave Anderson the lead for good. Aldridge had 2 RBI.

  • Free fishing this weekend

    From staff reports

    Free fishing weekend is one of the best avenues to introduce kids to the wonders of fishing and launch a lifelong passion. This year, Free Fishing Weekend is Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 in Kentucky, according to a news release.

  • Football camp dates set

    The annual Anderson County Bearcat Youth Football Camp will be held from Monday, June 15 through Thursday, June 18, according to Bearcat head coach Mark Peach. The camp sessions will be held at Anderson County High School.

    The camp fee is $60 per camper if pre-registered, $65 at the door the first day of camp. Checks should be made out to ACHS Football.

    The camp is open for students entering the grades 2-6 and will be held from 9 a.m. until noon each day.

    For more information, contact Peach at 502-839-0366 or mark.peach@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • Hoops camp next week

    The Anderson County Bearcat Basketball Camp will be held from June 8-11 at various local school gymnasiums, according to a news release.

    The camp times are 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., with camp staff present an hour before and after each camp session, the release said. The camp is open to children entering kindergarten through the eighth grade.

    The camp offers individual and team instruction, competitive games and drills, team competitions, individual awards and a learning atmosphere, according to the release.

  • Robinson never backs down from...

    Countless athletes around the world would love to have Corrin Robinson’s problem.

    It’s a problem, only if you really want to call it that.

    That so-called problem is that she wins so much that no one seems to know how many times she has been victorious in her high school athletic career.

    Told you a lot of people would like problems like that.

  • BACK TO THE ‘BORO!

    INDEPENDENCE, Ky. – There were not many nails left to bite on when Autumn Beasley stepped to the plate last Thursday.

    Trailing 1-0 with two out, but two on in the bottom of the fifth inning of the Eighth Region championship game, fifth-ranked Anderson County needed a break in the worst way to overcome upset-minded Collins.

    Beasley, hitting in the nine spot in the Lady Bearcat order, provided it with a deceptively slow grounder that somehow made it through the Collins infield.

  • Casciola chooses Berea
  • Sea named regional all-tourney

    Anderson County High School baseball player Chris Sea was named to the Eighth Region’s All-Tournament team, announced after Thursday’s championship game at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    A senior, Sea went 1-for-3 at the plate and drove in two runs with a double during the Bearcats’ opening round loss to Grant County.

    Collins won the regional title, defeating South Oldham, 2-0, in the championship game.

  • Lady Bearcat basketball...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team celebrated the 2014-15 season with the recet awards banquet.

  • Lady Cats not top pick, but...

    Not many are picking Anderson County to bring home the big trophy from the Worth/KHSAA State Softball Tournament Saturday, but few are predicting a quick trip for the Lady Bearcats either.

    While most of the discussion centers on top-ranked McCracken County and second-ranked Madisonville, one of the teams that pops up when talking about a dark horse candidate is Anderson County.

    Anderson is certainly capable of making a long run.

    At least Collins coach Charlie LeCompte thinks so.