Today's Sports

  • Young, newborn wildlife best...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Encounters with young wildlife increase in spring as people spend more time outdoors.

    An unattended deer fawn curled up in tall grass. A litter of rabbits discovered alone in the backyard. A baby bird furiously flapping its wings but struggling to get off the ground.

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  • Male ends Lady Bearcat state...

    OWENSBORO – Anderson County's quest for a state softball championship came to an end Saturday morning when Louisville Male's Danielle Walls blasted a walk-off two-run home run in the eighth inning to defeat the Lady Bearcats 6-4 in the Final Four of the Worth/KHSAA fastpitch tournament.

    Anderson, which finished fourth in the state, saw its season end at 34-10. Male moved on to play Ashland in the consolation bracket final.

  • Lady Bearcats Final Four bound!

    OWENSBORO – The Anderson County High School softball team rolled to victories over North Laurel and Warren East by identical 11-2 scores Friday evening to advance to the Final Four of the Worth/KHSAA Fastpitch Tournament.

    It is the first time Anderson County has ever advanced to the softball Final Four. Anderson will play Louisville Male at 10 a.m. Eastern time Saturday. Top-ranked McCracken County and Ashland will be playing in the winner's bracket final at the same time.

  • Lady Bearcats maul Estill, move...

    OWENSBORO -- Anderson County pounded 15 hits and took advantage of four Estill County errors to post an 11-0 five-inning victory in the consolation bracket of the Worth/KHSAA state fastpitch tournament Friday afternoon in Owensboro.

    The Lady Bearcats move on to play North Laurel, which upset Scott County, 2-0, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

    Mia Aldridge pitched four innings for Anderson to get the win. Eighth-grader Jenni Beasley came on to get the last three outs as Anderson tried to rest Aldridge for the remainder of the tournament.

  • McCracken turns Lady Bearcat...

    0WENSBORO -- Top-ranked McCracken County pounced on Anderson County mistakes to post a 7-4 win over the Lady Bearcats in the second round of the Worth/KHSAA state softball tournament Thursday morning in Owensboro.

    Anderson, ranked fifth statewide, now moves into the loser's bracket and will play the winning or Notre Dame and Estill County at 2 p.m., Eastern time.

  • 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.