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  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Hawaiian island
    6. ___ opener
    9. Actress ____ Perlman
    13. Olympian Jesse _____
    14. Fertility clinic stock
    15. None of these good ones go unpunished?
    16. Blood line
    17. Grazing area
    18. Expression of pirate’s displeasure
    19. *Vacation destination
    21. *Blooming tree
    23. *Before it becomes one, corn is planted in spring
    24. Computer solicitation
    25. Communications org.
    28. *Greek goddess of spring
    30. Recipients of funds or benefits

  • Breds open season with 11-0 pounding of Bishop Brossart

    Sophomore Nathan Fryman and eighth grader Spencer Free limited Bishop Brossart to one hit and only six base runners as the Thorobreds opened the season with an 11-0 win over the Mustangs.  
    Brossart is now 0-3 as they have been shutout in their first three games. DeSales beat the Mustangs 4-0, St. Xavier 10-0 and tonight Harrison County 11-0.  
    The game was scoreless until the bottom of the third when the Breds bunched together four walks and a Robbie Stroub double to score three times.  

  • Davis and Conley no hit Lady Camels in Fillies 12-0 romp

    Campbell County’s Lady Camels only placed three runners on the bases all night as they fell to Harrison County 12-0 Tuesday on the Hilltop.  
    Pitchers Jami Davis and Bailey Conley did not allow a base hit and combined to strike out six while walking one and hitting one batter.  Campbell County did have a runner reach third base in the second inning when Ashley Leight walked, stole second and advanced to third on a fielder’s choice.  

  • Tennis teams begin year with close matches with Bourbon Co.

    The Thorobreds tennis team won its singles matches but lost in doubles to tie Bourbon County 2-2 in each squad’s season opener.  
    Boston Pergram won the number one singles match over Alex Hernandez, 8-6, while Luke Bradford took the number two singles match by an identical 8-6 over Ryan Ferrell.
    Pergram and Bradford lost their doubles match, 3-6, 5-7, to Daniel Cooper and Elijah Keding.  
    The number two doubles were won by the Colonels’ Nick Wrenn and Warren Shiflet, 1-8, over Isaiah Stiltner and Kyler Williams.

  • Fillies third in indoor state championship, Breds sixth

    The Harrison County track team had an impressive performance Saturday in the State Indoor Championship held at Mason County with the Fillies and Breds finishing high in the final standings.  
    Rockcastle County won the girls’ division followed by Mason County and Harrison County.  Fort Campbell was fourth with Waggener, Franklin County, Lexington Catholic, Ashland, Casey County, Highlands, and Fleming County finishing in order in the 11-team field.
    Mason County won the boys’ competition with Fort Campbell only two points behind in second.

  • I always want to be different

    This is a most busy time of the year with basketball in tournament time and the spring and summer sports just getting underway and my mind is full of things to write.  However, I always want to be different from the other sports writers and so my topic or topics will not be what almost all of the Kentucky writers are filling their papers with this week.  
    I do not know anything that I could add to the praise and adoring being heaped on the University of Kentucky basketball team so I am going to leave that to the other writers.

  • Sports this week

    Softball
    Thursday, March 19, Bryan Station (H) JV/Varsity  6 p.m.
    Friday, March 20, South Laurel at Rowan Co. Varsity 8 p.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Boyd Co. at Rowan Co. Varsity 11 a.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Rowan Co. at Rowan Co. Varsity 1 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 25, Bracken Co. (H) JV/Varsity 6 p.m.
    Baseball
    Friday, March 20, Nicholas Co. (H) 5 p.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Bath Co. (A) 12 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 24, GRC (A) 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 25, Paris (A) 5 p.m.
    Tennis

  • Veterans dot Fillies lineup as season begins

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team takes to the field Tuesday against Campbell County with a core group of veterans.  
    Gone from last year’s starting squad is second baseman Cathy Chasteen so at least seven starters return at various positions.
    Infielders Macy Martin, Bailey Conley, Jami Davis, Haley Powers and Courtney Newsom return to solidify the interior defense. Outfielders Shelby Ishmael and MaKayla Tucker return to left and right fields.  

  • Harrison County finishes first in state Push/Pull Championship

    The Harrison County weight lifting contingent, coached by Rob McCann, traveled to North Bullitt High School Saturday and came home with first place in the small school combined category.  
    There were seven teams in this division out of the 13 overall that competed Saturday.  
    In total, there were 87 junior varsity competitors, 88 varsity with a total of 195 overall.  

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