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Today's News

  • Viewpoint

    So far this summer, things have been quite busy in our little corner of the world.
    And, the promise is there to keep us active throughout the summer.
    I’ve said it before and just can’t say it enough ... our Chamber and Main Street directors are keeping it interesting.
    We are two concerts into the Summer Concert Series and I have to say those have been some of my favorite events.
     There are still two to go. On Friday, July 14, George Molton will perform in front of the Justice Center.

  • Mike’s Minute: Is civility gone?

    I am not a big fan of the routine of hand shaking after sporting events.  
    The potential for something ugly to happen is too big a risk in my opinion. It is however, the norm after high school and other sporting events while not as much of a full team participation activity in college and professional sports.  
    But in high school sports it is the thing to do. That is unless you are George Rogers Clark High School’s baseball team.  

  • Hudgins joins development academy

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    In 2007, the U.S. Soccer organization created an academy based on a philosophy of increased training, fewer total games but more meaningful games using international rules of competition.  
    The Academy has 150 clubs across the United States in five age groups from U-12 to U-17/18.  For the first time the Academy is expanding the program to include females with the Girls’ Development Academy to begin in the fall of 2017.  

  • Gaunce, LFC win state open championship

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Harrison County High School senior Kelby Gaunce and the LFC team took the U-18 Girls State Open Cup Championship in a tournament played the last two weekends in Elizabethtown, KY.  
    The first weekend consisted of pool play with the top four teams in each age group squaring off the next weekend to determine the winner.  The Kentucky State Open Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.  

  • Sports bet (June 8, 2017)

    Upward Soccer registration to begin June 8
    Upward soccer registration and evaluations will be held Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church. All children age four through sixth grade can play. Every player must attend one evaluation. League games begin Saturday, Aug. 12.
    For more information, call Connersville Christian Church at 859-234-1040.

  • Fillies basketball starting summer with busy schedule

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies basketball squad has hit the ground running for the summer.  After a successful Future Fillies Camp began on Wednesday, with the players as part of the instruction team, the girls traveled to Nicholasville to play later in the day.  
    The Fillies played West Jessamine in three 20 minute segments.  Harrison County won the first two by 15 points at 38-23.  West Jessamine rallied in the third period but the Fillies held on for a 57-50 win.

  • Garnett, Reffett garner regional honors

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Harrison County first baseman Taylor Reffett has been selected as Player of the Year in the Tenth Region as voted by the region’s coaches.   
    Reffett is one of three seniors on the Tenth Region Champion Fillies and has been instrumental in the Fillies success.  She will play in the East-West All Star games later this month on the East squad.  Coach Christine Garnett praised Reffett’s selection.  

  • Seven-run third propels Clark County past Breds

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds fell one game short of the much-desired trip to Whitaker Bank Park and the 2017 KHSAA State Baseball Finals.  Wednesday evening the George Rogers Clark Cardinals used a five hit, seven run third inning to get past the Breds in the Tenth Region final 7-3.  

  • Harrison County Track and Field awards program

    The Harrison County track and field awards program was held Thursday, June 1, with the following awards being presented:
    Academic All-State -- Hannah Creech, Karlee Migneault, Lauren Hitch and Duncan Wiley; Honorable mention -- Gema McCauley, Madison Shanklin and Tyler Jackson;
    Outstand Fillie Athlete -- Hannah Creech, first, 178 points; Gema McCauley, second, 168 points; Brooklyn Moore, third, 103 points; Karlee Migneault, fourth, 68 points; and Haley Creech, fifth, 48 points;

  • 10th Region champs

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team won their first region title since 1995 with a 6-1 win over the Campbell County Camels Wednesday in Winchester. In the three games of the 10th Region tournament the Fillies ran roughshod over the opposition scoring 27 runs and allowing two.