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Today's News

  • Score 'N' More
  • Thorobreds lose to Lexington Catholic, rebound to spank Pendleton Wildcats

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team fell to 3-6-1 last Thursday when they lost, 3-0, to Lexington Catholic.  
    After only trailing 1-nil at the half, the Thorobreds gave up the second goal when the defense let an unmarked player score while the goal was under heavy pressure.  
    It was only five minutes later that the third goal was scored when a loose ball in front of the net was booted in by a Knight attacker.  
    The Breds had multiple chances on goal but could not connect.  

  • Volleyball Fillies improve to 11-10 with two wins this week

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team defeated St. Patrick, 25-12, 25-13, on Monday night to improve to 10-10 for the year.  
    The 0-11 St. Patrick team was no match for the Fillies as the visiting squad won with ease.  
    The junior varsity also won two straight sets to defeat the St. Patrick’s junior varsity.

  • HCHS Band
  • HCMS Fillies Basketball
  • Drug abuse taking toll

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    and Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It’s a local trend that has officials concerned.

    Since the beginning of 2014,  law enforcement has seen a climb in drug overdoses and suspect that many of those can be attributed to heroin.

    Incidences of apparent heroin abuse and treatments for overdoses in Harrison County are “at levels that I have never seen before,” commented Christina Buckler, RN, Emergency Department manager for Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH).

  • Fillies spank Lady Indians, 4-1

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team controlled the match from start to finish Wednesday night in the Athletic Complex taking a 4-1 win over Montgomery County.  
    “We have been encouraging the girls to look over the past several matches and not fall behind early in matches,” said Coach Kevin Gaunce. “They responded by playing the most complete game of the season beginning and ending the match focused on the job at hand.”

  • Fillies golfers defeat Bourbon County, teams play in Grant tournament

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17, the Fillies golfers traveled to Paris and took on the Bourbon County Lady Colonels on the Houston Oaks Golf Course.  
    Harrison County won the match by a narrow six-stroke margin thanks largely to medalist Sarah Holland who fired a 46 in the nine-hole event.  
    Seventh grader Anna Midden was next for the Fillies as she shot a 56, followed by Sarah Durbin (58) and Christina Wilson (60).  Morgan Nelly, Kenzie Jones and Tori Aubrey also played for the Fillies.  

  • Sports this week

    Volleyball
    Thursday, Sept. 25, Bishop Brossart (Home) 5:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Fleming County 5:30 p.m.
    Cross country
    Saturday, Sept. 27, at Berea Invitational
    Golf
    Wednesday, Sept. 24, Breds at Paris
    Thursday, Sept. 25, Nicholas County vs. Breds & Fillies (Home)
    Monday, Sept. 29, Fillies at Maysville (Regional Tournament)
    Tuesday, Sept. 30, Breds at Eagle Creek (Regional Tournament)
    Breds soccer
    Thursday, Sept. 25, at Paris 5:30 p.m. (Varsity Only)

  • Who or what is the moral compass of sports

    I am having so much fun as of late I hate to write a serious article, but this has been weighing on my mind and I feel the need to share.
    When I was a youngster back in the Middle Ages I never once thought of a sports person as a hero or someone that was going to show me right from wrong.  
    Don’t get me wrong, I admired athletes for their ability in their chosen fields and wanted to play like them but that was it.  
    They were playing a game and not being a role model for me.