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Today's Sports

  • Underrated Civic Center will...

    I’m not sure if I was at the first basketball game played in the Frankfort Convention Center but it had to be close.

    It was back in December of 1971 when the University of Kentucky freshman team played Furman before a sold out crowd. The “Super Kittens” routed a Furman team that was supposed to another of the better freshman classes in America with 7-footer Fessor Leonard and guard Baron Hill, who would later become a U.S. Congressman from southern Indiana.

  • DARE Fishing Derby set for June 3

    The annual Anderson County DARE Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, June 3 at Hope Community Church, located near the Anderson County-Franklin County line on U.S. 127. The derby is set to run from 8-11 a.m. and is open to children 15 and under. All participants must have a parent or guardian with them.

    Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the 10- to 15-year-old division and the under-10 division.

    Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until noon.

  • Lady Bearcats have no mercy in...

    One of the last things Brent Aldridge told his Anderson County softball team before it took the field in the 30th District Tournament was simply that the Lady Bearcats could do something very special.

  • Memorial Day weekend kicks off...

     By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Kentucky’s lakes and streams are bound to be crowded with anglers, paddlers and pleasure boaters during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.

    Boating safety officials want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable experience on the water.

  • Anderson Middle runners qualify...

    Several members of the Anderson County Middle School track and field team have qualified for the state meet, to be held June 3 at the University of Louisville.

    The Mustang boys relay teams have qualified for the state meet. Anderson runners qualified for the 4x400- and 4x200-meter relay events at the state meet.

    The relay teams consist of eighth-graders Isaiah Fitzpatrick, Logan Ritchie and Trace Shearer running with seventh-grader Benji Hellard.

  • Osborne becomes a Tiger
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  • Campbellsville softball falls in...

    The Campbellsville University softball team saw its season come to an end when the Lady Tigers, seeded No. 2, fell to top-seeded St. Francis in the Bowling Green Bracket of the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics tournament.

    Campbellsville had beaten Freed-Hardeman before losing to Indiana Wesleyan and St. Francis, ending the season at 38-15.

  • Hamrick has successful debut at...

     

    The Campbellsville University women’s tennis team completed a big year in Kristen Hamrick’s first year as Lady Tiger coach.

    Campbellsville advanced to the semifinal round of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) tournament before falling to top-seeded Indiana Wesleyan, 5-2, on May 11. Campbellsville had gone 1-2 in pool play, defeating Bethel but losing to Indiana Wesleyan and No. 2 Oklahoma Baptist in the pool play.

  • Midway participates in national...

     

    The Midway University baseball team fell to Middle Georgia State in the NAIA national baseball tournament last Tuesday, ending a memorable first season for the school’s program.

    Midway had won the River States Conference a week earlier, defeating West Virginia Tech in the final. The Eagles earned the conference’s automatic bid to the national tournament.

    In the Lima (Ohio) Bracket, Midway dropped an 8-3 decision to Mid-America Nazarene in the tournament opener, then went down to No. 10 Middle Georgia in a 14-13 slugfest.