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Today's Sports

  • 30th District Baseball...

    Game times for the 30th District Baseball Tournament, which will be held at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field, have been set.

    According to Anderson athletic director Rick Sallee, top-seeded Collins will play Spencer County at 5:45 p.m. Mon., May 19. The other first-round game, Anderson County vs. Shelby County, is set for 7:45 p.m. the same night.

    The championship game is scheduled for Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

    Any changes in the tournament schedule will be posted here as soon as possible after the information is received.

  • Kays steps down as Lady Bearcat...

    Anderson County High School girls' basketball coach Tony Kays, who has been at the helm for 15 years, retired Tuesday, saying, “It was just time.”

    Kays, who guided Anderson to two consecutive berths in the Kentucky Sweet 16 State Tournament – three in the last 5 years – said the fact that this year's senior class included two all-state players who have signed with Division I schools was not a deciding factor in his decision.

  • Aldridge goes double no-hit,...

    Mia Aldridge fired a no-hitter as the Anderson County softball team routed Rockcastle County, 9-1, in the Custom Air Classic, hosted by Boyle County Saturday.

    “I didn't know until later that night,” said her father, Anderson coach Brent Aldridge. “Mia got off to a rough start but settled in nicely.”

    In an earlier tournament game, the Lady Bearcats, ranked No. 18, dropped a 5-2 decision to No. 10 Male.

  • Bearcat triple-header canceled

    A full day of baseball at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field was canceled Saturday as heavy rains moved into the area.

    Andreson County was to have played North Oldham and Gallatin County, a late replacement on the schedule for Grant County with the two visiting teams squaring off in the third game.

    With the regular season set to end on Saturday, the games will not be rescheduled.

  • Aldridge fires no-hitter in...

    Mia Aldridge fired a no-hitter as the Anderson County softball team routed Rockcastle County, 9-1, in the Custom Air Classic, hosted by Boyle County Saturday.

    Aldridge gave up a first-inning run as she walked three and the Anderson defense committed one of its four errors.

    “I didn't know until later that night,” said her father, Anderson coach Brent Aldridge. “Mia got off to a rough start but settle in nicely.”

    For the complete story, see the May 21 issue of The Anderson News.

  • Turpin does not want softball...

    CAMPBELLSVILLE – The smile on Courtney Turpin's face is still the as it was that day when she, then a seventh-grader, walked out of the pitching circle with her first varsity win at Anderson County.

    That smile eases across Turpin's face, then explodes with the exuberance that became her trademark as a Lady Bearcat.

  • Anything can happen in one and...

    I remember the year Eminence won Region 8

    Taking down all of the big boys, the tiniest school in the state

    They had a really tough pitcher and they got a pretty good draw

  • Anderson beats Sayre, falters...

    Anderson County showed the ups and downs of a baseball season last week.

    The Bearcats won only one of three games, being shut out the last two, before a scheduled double header Saturday after press deadlines for this edition of The Anderson News.

    Last Monday, the Bearcats ripped Sayre, 8-2, as the Bearcats erupted for seven runs in the third inning.

    Junior Josh Brown went the distance to pick up the win.

  • Bearcats celebrate basketball...

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team celebrated the 2013-14 basketball season with the annual team awards banquet, held at the school on May 4.

    Head coach Glen Drury and his staff recognized all high school players during the ceremony.

  • Beast of the Bluegrass returns...

    The seventh annual Beast of the Bluegrass will be held on Saturday, May 17 at Eagle Lake Convention Center.

    The strong man and powerlifting competitions are expected to draw some of the top competitors from around the nation. “Last year, there were over 100 competitors from all across the country,” said Davey McCann, one of the organizers of the event. “Athletes competed in either strongman or power-lifting. Both contests were nationally-sanctioned and winners earn spots in national level competitons.”