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Today's Sports

  • Currens helps East to victory in...

    Anderson County’s Kaci Currens scored 11 points as the East team beat the West, 71-69, in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association Junior All-Star Game held Saturday night at Bellarmine University in Louisville.

    Currens’ three-point shot gave the East a 49-48 lead late in the third quarter, the team’s first lead since the opening quarter. The East later went on a 10-0 run to take command of the annual all-star game.

  • Hoops Hall of Fame induction...

    Tickets for the celebration to induct the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2015 are now on sale, according to a news release.

    The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the State Theatre in Elizabethtown.

  • Eye protection important for...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Every angler has at one time or another forgotten something in their rush to leave for a fishing trip.

    It’s disheartening when that something is sunglasses. Squinting and shielding your eyes for hours takes some of the fun out of the experience.

  • New web section for anglers...

     

    Fisheries crews with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources routinely see a variety of trophy smallmouth bass, muskellunge, catfish and walleye while doing their sampling studies.

    Now the department is unveiling those stream secrets through a new information section on the department’s website, according to a news release.

    “Stream fishing is a whole lot better than people think it is,” said Fisheries Biologist David Baker, who headed the effort. “You can catch the fish of a lifetime in a stream.”

  • Department seeks more input on...

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is using an online questionnaire to gather additional public input about the future of quail restoration efforts in the state, according to a news release.

    Department biologists, realizing that simply stocking birds was not effective, crafted a 10-year restoration plan which focused efforts on improving habitat in six areas of the state.

  • Lady Cats have strong week at...

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team was impressive during camp at Campbellsville University last week. The Lady Bearcats won five of seven games in the camp, which ran from Monday through Wednesday.

    “We defeated Robertson County, Henry County and Mt. Zion from Tennessee,” said Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell. “Our JV team beat Carroll County and Clark County.”

    Birdwhistell said the Anderson varsity dropped two games, losing to Clark County and Graves County.

  • BatCats win Campbellsville...
  • Cox to cheer for Colonels
  • LADY CATS LOOK TO CONTEND AGAIN

    I have already had the inquiries.

    We’re talking about the Anderson County fastpitch softball team, of course.

    It is the kind of of thing you have to expect when any team, any sport, advances to the final four of the state tournament and could have won the whole shebang with a break here or there. Beyond that, anyone who remotely follows the game would know the slugger who set a new state record for home runs – Anderson’s Bailey Curry – just completed her sophomore season.

  • Curry first team all state

    Anderson County High School softball player Bailey Curry was named first team all-state in voting by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association released last week.

    Curry was named to the Class 3A squad, as teams are picked based on enrollments although competition is not classified by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    Curry, a sophomore catcher, belted 20 home runs, setting a new state record. Curry hit .536 with an on-base percentage of .626. She drove in 59 runs in 44 games and had an OPS of 1.77.