http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en Fillies win 9th straight district title with 8-1 win last Wednesday http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/fillies-win-9th-straight-district-title-8-1-win-last-wednesday <p> The Harrison County Fillies outscored the opposition 24-1 in the two 38th District games as they won their ninth straight district title Wednesday night. &nbsp;<br /> On Tuesday, the Fillies defeated Robertson County in three innings, 16-0, and Wednesday night won the championship, 8-1, over Nicholas County.<br /> Junior Jami Davis pitched the game Wednesday allowing six hits and two walks over the seven innings. &nbsp;<br /> Jonna Watkins pitched the distance for Nicholas County allowing 11 hits and three walks. Davis struck out seven and Watkins fanned four. &nbsp;<br /> Kentucky Thunder http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/kentucky-thunder-2 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_ky.thunder_0.jpg" alt="Kentucky Thunder brought home the championship at the Ravenna Memorial Day Classic. There were eight teams in the 9U division. They gave up 10 runs in the five games played. Members of the team are: front row, from left, Logan Denniston, Bryson Tucker, Chase Asbury, Jashon Lewis, Elijiah Harris; second row, Eli Phelps, Kaydon Custard, Braylon Hinton, Preston Williams, Mason Smiley; back row, coaches Vincent Harris, Chris Denniston, Vincent Tucker. Absent from photo were Grant Ferguson, Griffin Maners, coach Terry Smiley and coach David Ferguson." title="Kentucky Thunder brought home the championship at the Ravenna Memorial Day Classic. There were eight teams in the 9U division. They gave up 10 runs in the five games played. Members of the team are: front row, from left, Logan Denniston, Bryson Tucker, Chase Asbury, Jashon Lewis, Elijiah Harris; second row, Eli Phelps, Kaydon Custard, Braylon Hinton, Preston Williams, Mason Smiley; back row, coaches Vincent Harris, Chris Denniston, Vincent Tucker. Absent from photo were Grant Ferguson, Griffin Maners, coach Terry Smiley and coach David Ferguson." align="left" hspace="6" width="90" height="85" /> Baseball or softball the way it should be played http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/baseball-or-softball-way-it-should-be-played <p> There has been a great deal in the news lately about sportsmanship or lack of, same in youth and other sports. &nbsp;<br /> Most of the examples of poor sportsmanship come from youth sports which, of course, are the last place that poor sports belong. &nbsp;<br /> There are examples from one of the high schools in Northern Kentucky taking their freshman team off the field to coaches verbally abusing young players to fisticuffs among the &ldquo;fans.&rdquo;<br /> Fillies track team takes 7th place in state championships http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/fillies-track-team-takes-7th-place-state-championships <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-kassidy-cook_2508.jpg" alt="Kassidy Cook won the 100M hurdles at the KHSAA State Track Meet on Friday, May 22 at the University of Kentucky. Cook received four medals." title="Kassidy Cook won the 100M hurdles at the KHSAA State Track Meet on Friday, May 22 at the University of Kentucky. Cook received four medals." align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" /><p> The Harrison County Fillies Track Team finished the AA State Championships on Friday in seventh place. It&rsquo;s the best finish for the Fillies in 26 years, according to head coach Danny Simpson.<br /> As a team, the Thorobreds came in 25th overall out of over 40 teams. They ended their run in the championships tied with Louisville&rsquo;s Christian Academy.<br /> Coaches Simpson and Robert Walker said that the overall results were a great showing from both teams. In addition there were some outstanding individual results.<br /> Fillies eliminate Campbell County in first round of region tourney http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/fillies-eliminate-campbell-county-first-round-region-tourney <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-mckayla-cloyd_2835.jpg" alt="McKayla Cloyd is safe at home Monday against Campbell County. Floyd was the courtesy runner for Fillies catcher Courtney Newsom in the Fillies’ 6-1 win." title="McKayla Cloyd is safe at home Monday against Campbell County. Floyd was the courtesy runner for Fillies catcher Courtney Newsom in the Fillies’ 6-1 win." align="left" hspace="6" width="137" height="85" /><p> The Harrison County Fillies joined with their baseball counterparts Monday afternoon by eliminating the Campbell County Camels by&nbsp; a score of 6-1 from the 10th Region Softball Tournament in Mount Sterling.<br /> The difference in the two games &mdash; the Fillies only needed seven innings to win their opening round.<br /> Another important difference is that the Camels&rsquo; softball squad didn&rsquo;t come into the 10th region tournament as highly ranked.<br /> Thorobreds survive Camel’s seventh inning comeback http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/thorobreds-survive-camel%E2%80%99s-seventh-inning-comeback <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-brandon-case_2678.jpg" alt="Senior Brandon Case avoids the tag at the plate, scoring one for the Thorobreds. Harrison County beat Campbell County in a marathon 12-inning game at the opening round of the 10th Region Baseball Tournament Monday at Clark County." title="Senior Brandon Case avoids the tag at the plate, scoring one for the Thorobreds. Harrison County beat Campbell County in a marathon 12-inning game at the opening round of the 10th Region Baseball Tournament Monday at Clark County." align="left" hspace="6" width="172" height="85" /><p> The Thorobreds learned a hard lesson about baseball in their first-round game of the 10th Region Tournament against Campbell County Monday afternoon in Winchester.<br /> It&rsquo;s not over until the last out has been called.<br /> At the top of the seventh inning, the Thorobreds may have thought they had the win all sewn up. They had a comfortable 5-1 lead and the defense locked the Camels down to only one run in the second.<br /> But that four-run cushion may have seemed just a little too comfortable to the &lsquo;Breds.<br /> Score 'N' More http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/score-n-more-135 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sam_2015.05.28.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="19" height="85" /> Sports beat http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/sports-beat-300 <p> HCHS athletes offered free physicals<br /> Harrison County High School athletes can receive a free sports physical on Tuesday, June 16, between 5 and 7 p.m. The physicals will be given at the Harrison Memorial Hospital Wellness Center and Physical Therapy Department.<br /> For more information, call 235-3553. A parent must be present in order to provide consent.<br /> Student athletes must have a physical before being eligible to play sports.<br /> <br /> Whitaker&rsquo;s baseball camp<br /> is June 15-18<br />