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Today's Sports

  • Cann opts to forgo senior season...

    University of Kentucky senior guard Makenzie Cann has elected to forgo her redshirt senior season and graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in integrated strategic communication with a minor in psychology, according to a UK news release.

    Cann is forgoing her last year of eligibility to pursue a professional career in her desired field or continue her education at an institution that offers more specialized classes in veterinary tech or non-profit management programs.

  • Lady Bearcats rip Spencer in...

    Even with a new-look lineup, Anderson County let it be known last Thursday that the Lady Bearcats will be just fine.

    Using clutch hitting and a sharp pitching performance from junior Lexi Tinsley, Anderson romped past previously undefeated district rival Spencer County, 10-3, on the Lady Bearcats’ home diamond.

    “We are learning,” said Anderson’s first-year coach Jeff Hawkins, who got his first district win. “We are young, but they executed well on offense. We got some big hits with two outs and runners in scoring position.”

  • Mustangs master Mercer meet

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team dominated the Mercer County Titans 3D Tournament, held Saturday in Harrodsburg. The Mustangs took first place and took nine of the top 10 individual finishes in the tournament.

    The Mustang boys took four of the first five places in the tournament with Paul Zigo taking first place. Logan Sea and Bryce Foster followed in second and third place with Hudson Reed placing fifth.

  • Bearcat archers win at Woodford

    The Anderson County High School archery team took first place at the Woodford County Invitational, held Saturday in Versailles. The Bearcats also had six medalists, three boys and three girls.

    On the boys’ side, Henry Thompson continued his dominance of the sport, taking first place. Collin Spencer took fourth with Wade Wilson fifth.

    On the girls’ side, Sabrina Kostenbader, Anna Rose and Maura Dean placed third, fourth and fifth.

  • Russell named MSC Athlete of Week

    For the second consecutive week, Anderson County resident Brayden Russell was selected as the Mid-South Conference Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon.

    The junior compiled 23 total points at the Centre College Twilight Invitational to pace the Tigers to a second-place finish at the event. Of the 23 points, 18 came in field events.

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  • Central Hardin sweeps Bearcats

    Central Hardin used two stellar pitching performances to sweep Anderson County in a baseball doubleheader Friday at Cecilia.

    Central Hardin sophomore Cooper Jones and senior Brendan Grider each gave up only one hit in shutting down the Bearcats.

    The Bruins took the first game, 6-2, reaching Anderson starter Hayden Elder for two runs in each of the second, third and fourth innings. Grider was dominant in the second game as Central Hardin won, 10-0, in five innings.

  • Lady Cat JV has good showing in...

    The Anderson County High School varsity softball team was unable to get on the diamond during spring break as a tournament at Collins, in which the Lady Bearcats were entered, was canceled, leaving Anderson with no games.

    However, much of the varsity team also plays on the junior varsity and got in four games Friday at a JV tournament hosted by Elizabethtown High School.

  • Fink fantastic at national meet

    Anderson County High School wrestler Chase Fink had an impressive weekend wrestling with Team Kentucky. Competing in the National Wrestling Coaches Association/USA National Scholastic Folkstyle Duals, held at Crawfordsville, Ind., over the weekend, Fink won five of seven bouts, defeating grapplers from Indiana, Illinois and Nebraska along the way.

    Fink was part of Team Kentucky White, one of three teams in the organization. He is being coached by former Woodford County High School coach Rusty Parks.