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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' TENNIS: Serving high...

    Young, but owning potential.

    That is how Anderson County girls' tennis coach Jeremy Cook describes his team as the high school season gets into full swing.

    Weather played havoc with the early season schedule, but Anderson got in three matches last week and will return to the court with a full schedule when the school resumes after spring break next week.

  • SOFTBALL: Cats take Russell...

    Anderson County was hitting on all cylinders as the Lady Bearcats rolled to four wins in the Russell County Lady Laker Classic over the weekend in Russell Springs. Anna-Marie Hyatt, Molly Burkhead and Marissa Walker all had big tournaments at the plate while pitcher Mia Aldridge earned victories in three games.

    Anderson has opened the season at 5-0 before heading to the Gulf Shores, Ala. area for spring break.

     

    Anderson County 20, McCreary Central 7

  • Batcats honored

    Members of the Central Kentucky Batcats were honored at the Anderson County-Dublin Coffman softball game last Wednesday.

  • BASKETBALL: Cann, McKee named to...

    Anderson County High School girls' basketball players Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee have been selected to the Kentucky Junior All-Star team, announced Sunday.

    McKee, a 5-10 junior forward, averaged nearly 18 points and eight rebounds a game for the Lady Bearcats in 2012-13. McKee also became the all-time leading scorer in Anderson County girls' basketball history in mid-January. She needs just over 200 points to become the all-time leading scorer, girls or boys, in Anderson County history.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats open...

    It was only the softball season-opener, but Anderson County pitchers have already issued a “Can you top this?” challenge.

    Freshmen Ally Moore and Mia Aldridge combined for a no-hitter as the Lady Bearcats rolled  Coffman High of Dublin, Ohio, 10-0 in five innings, last Wednesday at the Anderson field.

  • BASEBALL: Bearcat bats silenced...

    Anderson County baseball is looking for bats. Any size, any shape or any color. Just anything that might generate some offense.

    At least, that was the case last week as the Bearcats mustered just one hit in two games, dropping contests at Paul L. Dunbar and Madison Central. Two strong Bearcat pitching performances went by the board.

  • Cinderella FGCU hits home for...

    Raise your hand if you really, truly knew the first thing, anything, about Florida Gulf Coast University before Friday night.

    Be honest now. Did you really know anything about Sherwood Brown, Brett Comer and the millionaire coach with the super-model wife.

    I asked for a show of hands on Twitter Sunday night. The answers were predictable. “In NKU's conference,” Travis Davis wrote.

  • Researchers seek public’s help...

    Researchers are seeking the public's help in finding more nesting sites of Kentucky's remaining barn owls, according to a news release.

    Barn owls, with their distinctive heart-shaped faces and dark eyes, were plentiful across Kentucky as late as the 1960s. Currently, however, there are only about 25 documented nesting locations statewide.

    Wildlife biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources need to locate as many barn owl nesting sites as possible to gain a deeper understanding of why this species has declined in the state.

  • Turkey hunters will encounter...

    By Art Lander, Jr.

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

                With opening day of the statewide season just three weeks away, Kentucky turkey hunters can look forward to encountering gobblers of all ages this spring.

  • Trying not to let conflicts get...

    Twenty-four years ago on April 22, 1989 the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources had not established a spring turkey season in central Kentucky.