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Today's Sports

  • Opening win over Central Hardin...

    Anderson Co. 6, Central Hardin 4

    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.

  • Curry sets new state HR record

    When Anderson County catcher Bailey Curry blasted a monstrous home run against Male in the state softball tournament Saturday morning, she shattered the state single-season record she already shared.

    Curry’s shot was her 20th of the season, eclipsing the 19 she hit last year. Amber Riddle of Rowan County also hit 19 in 2008.

  • Former Lady Bearcat explains why...

    Makenzie Cann knew she had to follow her heart.

    A lifelong Kentucky Wildcat fan, Cann followed her dream when she announced last week that she would be enrolling at the University of Kentucky to join the women’s basketball team as a preferred walk on.

    Cann, a two-time all-state selection at Anderson County High School, played her freshman season at the University of Cincinnati, playing in all 31 of the Bearcats’ games and being the team’s fourth-leading scorer. Cann announced she was leaving. Cincinnati in early May.

  • Brown, Jorette named all-region

    Anderson County High school baseball players Josh Brown and Wesley Jorette have been named to the All-Eighth Region team by a vote of the region’s coaches. The team was selected on the basis of play throughout the season.

    Brown was selected as a pitcher. He posted a 6-2 record and had an 0.70 earned run average.

    Brown struck out 73 in 50 innings pitched. Brown also played second base for the Bearcats.

  • Jorette signs with Centre
  • 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.

  • Big striper
  • 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.