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Fall sports sign ups at
River Road Park are beginning
The sign ups for fall baseball and soccer have begun at River Road Park and will continue through Aug. 24.  After Aug. 24, a late fee will be charged on entries.  
The Recreation Office will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.
Director Rick Chasteen said he would like to start the baseball league the week of Labor Day and also start as quickly as possible on the soccer leagues.
“The faster everyone gets signed up the earlier we can get all needed equipment handed out and the practice and games can begin,” Chasteen emphasized. The leagues are for girls and boys ages from K-through Little League.

Volleyball Fillies begin season
with whitewash of St. Patrick
The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team defeated the Maysville St. Patrick Saints Tuesday night in straight sets 25-7, 25-15 and 25-22 to begin the year with a 1-0 record.  
The first two sets were not close as the scores indicate and the third game was not really as close as it looks.  
The Fillies were superior on the front line with junior Jordan Doram dominating the net.  
“We were just stronger at the net,” commented Coach Bill Faulkner after the match. “We still have to work on some things but I thought we were also improved in serve receiving looking better than we had in practice. This and serving are two areas that we still need to focus our work on in practice.”  
The junior varsity also began the season with a straight set victory closing out the Saints 21-14 and 21-10.  
The Fillies hit the road for a Thursday battle with Villa Madonna before returning home on Monday and Tuesday for matches with Powell County and region rival Montgomery County.

Pee Wee cheerleading sign ups
Pee Wee cheerleading signups will be held Aug. 6-24 in the old football parking lot from 5:30-7 p.m. for children in K-6th grade. Cost is $45 due when you sign up.
If raining sign ups will take place in the concession stand (no weekend sign ups).
Any questions call Debbie Harney at 954-0016.

Youth football signups now being taken
The Harrison County youth football signups will be taken from Aug. 6-24. Anyone interested in playing should meet at the Harrison County football field by the concession stand nearest the Hilltop Restaurant to sign up from 5:30-7 p.m.
Leagues include: Flag (first and second graders); Lower Youth League (third and fourth graders); and Upper Youth League (fifth and sixth graders or up to age 12).
For more information contact David Conner at 859-298-2060, 588-4471 or Jean Kolodziej.