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By The Staff

Middle school cross country

does well in Frankfort meet

The Harrison County Middle School Cross Country teams each finished fourth of nine teams in the Frankfort All Comers race last Wednesday. 

The 1500M course is one that the teams had competed on earlier in the year and nearly every member bettered the time that they had run before on Wednesday.

Each race, both the girls’ and boys’, had more than 100 participants. In the girls’ race Harrison County’s Amelia Bolin finished first with an excellent time of 6:15.8. 

The other participants who scored points for Harrison County’s girls were Rachel Eckert (12), Jesse Petty (15), Callie Powell (17), and Tarah Martin (30). 

In all, HCMS had 12 female runners competing in the 122 runner field.

The boys’ race had 120 participants and HCMS’s Wiley Caudill finished second in 5:51.7, only six seconds behind the winner. 

Harrison County also had 12 male runners in the race.  Other’s counting in the score were Shane Palmer (16), Travis Fry (23), Matthew Fugate (30), and Luke Bradford (52). 

The Harrison County Cross team also had some runners in the Born to Run Saturday as well as helping host the event.  The next cross country event is Saturday at the Mason County Invitational.

Harrison County Hunter Education classes offered

If you plan on hunting this fall and haven’t taken a safe hunter education class, you need to sign up for this class.

A safe hunter education class will be held Sept. 20-22, at the Harrison County Extension Office. The classes start at 6 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. The 10-hour class is free, open to the public and all materials are provided for each student.

You must be 9 years or older to take the class.

The classes are sponsored by the Department of Fish and Wildlife of Kentucky and are taught by Harrison County volunteer instructors.

To pre-register for the class, please call Judy K. Morris at 234-9928, Wanda Ishmael at 234-2704, or the Harrison County Extension Office at 234-5510.

Bourbon Stampede 5K Walk/Run is Saturday

The Bourbon Stampede 5K Walk/Run will be held this Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bourbon County High School.

Registration will be from 6-6:45 p.m.

Entry fee is $20 per person, with proceeds benefiting the BCHS cross country team.

For more information, contact Matt Perraut at (859)707-0876 or e-mail amyre1223@yahoo.com.

Thorobred golfers play in tournaments

Saturday and Monday

The Montgomery County Invitational was played Saturday with 24 teams participating. The Harrison County Thorobreds finished 17th. 

The leading golfer for Harrison County was senior Eric Sanders who shot a 79. Junior Anthony Shirley shot an 82 and classmate Zach Schneider fired an 83 on the difficult Old Silo Course. 

The Thorobreds finished in seventh place in the Bluegrass Conference Tourney which was won by Scott County. Shirley was the leader for the Breds this time with a 43 while Sanders had a 44. Charlie Ammerman and Shalyn Barnes each shot 51 and Schneider finished the scoring with a 53. 

The golf team is scheduled to play at Stoner Creek on Wednesday against the Bourbon County linksters.