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Today's Sports

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Follow the Lady Bearcats with...

    The Anderson News is your place to follow the Anderson County Lady Bearcats as they continue their quest for a state softball championship.

    Anderson News sports editor John Herndon plans to be at Owensboro’s Jack Fisher Park for all of the Lady Bearcats’ state tournament action providing live updates.

    You can follow Herndon on Twitter.com at ANewsJPHerndon. He will provide updates of the game action as it happens.

  • Walker heads all-tournament team

    From staff reports

    Anderson County’s Marissa Walker was named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 Eighth Region Tournament. In three games, Walker hit .444 with four runs scored and 2 RBI. Walker also made a pair of key running catches in right field for the regional champions.

  • Curry named region’s Player of...

    Anderson County catcher Bailey Curry has been named the Eighth Region Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. A sophomore, Curry has hit 16 home runs and driven in 47 through 38 games for the regional champions. Curry has 59 hits through the regional tournament, hitting .557.

    The team was announced at the Eighth Region championship game Thursday night at Simon Kenton High School.