http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en Breds lose two close games, play in Murphy Classic Friday http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/breds-lose-two-close-games-play-murphy-classic-friday <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-jovon-williams_5122.jpg" alt="Jovon Williams makes two against Holmes last Friday on the Hilltop." title="Jovon Williams makes two against Holmes last Friday on the Hilltop." align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> The Harrison County Thorobreds saw their record fall to 4-3 for the year as they lost two games last weekend.&nbsp; Top-10-rated Holmes edged the Breds on Friday, 65-57, and undefeated Augusta shot their way past the Thorobreds Saturday, 72-64.<br /> On Friday night, the Breds started quickly, but Holmes used a rebounding edge to take a 19-14 lead by the end of the first quarter. &nbsp;<br /> The Thorobreds were playing without forward Trenton Thompson, who is averaging 28 points per game, and more crucially in this contest almost six rebounds a game. &nbsp;<br /> Fillies snap skid with 68-45 whipping of Lady Hounds http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/fillies-snap-skid-68-45-whipping-lady-hounds <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-whitney-gray_5383.jpg" alt="Whitney Gray drives for two Monday in the Fillies’ 68-45 win over Paris." title="Whitney Gray drives for two Monday in the Fillies’ 68-45 win over Paris." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Monday night was a good night to be a Fillie on the Hilltop as the Harrison County Fillies defeated Paris 68-45 to snap a four-game losing streak. &nbsp;<br /> On top of the varsity victory, the junior varsity, led by Emma Darnell&rsquo;s 13 points, won their first game of the season. Winning 32-26 over the Paris junior varsity. &nbsp;<br /> The junior varsity had dropped three games last week 21-13 to Ryle; 38-14 to Nicholas County; and 26-16 to Dixie Heights.<br /> Sports this week http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/sports-week-21 <p> Bowling<br /> Friday, Dec. 19 vs. Dunbar at Galactic Alley<br /> Wrestling<br /> Saturday, Dec. 20 at Rumble in the Hive Louisville Central<br /> Thorobreds Basketball<br /> Wednesday, Dec. 17 vs. Nicholas Co. F/JV 6/7:15 p.m.<br /> Friday, Dec. 19, at Mason Co. vs. Campbell Co., Varsity 6:30 p.m.<br /> Monday, Dec. 22 at Mason Co., Varsity, TBA<br /> Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Mason Co., Varsity, TBA<br /> Fillies<br /> Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Pendleton Co. Freshman<br /> Friday, Dec. 19 vs. Boone Co. JV/V, 6/7:30 p.m.<br /> Thorobreds finish second in Johnson Central Duals http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/thorobreds-finish-second-johnson-central-duals <p> The Harrison County Thorobreds wrestling team traveled to Paintsville Saturday morning and finished second in the Johnson Central Duals. &nbsp;<br /> The Breds were undefeated in dual match ups beating Pikeville, 54-15, Sheldon Clark, 42-28, and Johnson Central &ldquo;B,&rdquo; 45-18. &nbsp;<br /> The Breds accomplished this with several members of the team not wrestling due to injury and illness. &nbsp;<br /> The 113- pound Michael Mattox, 170 lbs Colin Coy and 220 lbs Kellon Williams were winners in their weight classes. &nbsp;<br /> HCHS Bowling http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hchs-bowling-2 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_bowling.jpg" alt="The Harrison County High School girls bowling team got first place in the Boyle County Bakers Bonanza Tournament. The girls worked hard as a team and great team sprit to bet out Taylor County to win the tournament. Teams members are: front row, from left, Josie Vaughn, Shelbi Morris, Jessica Wilson and Shaylee Carter; back row, Coach Hyatt, Alexys Switzer, Kelsi Whitson, Brooklyn Fryman and Coach Fryman." title="The Harrison County High School girls bowling team got first place in the Boyle County Bakers Bonanza Tournament. The girls worked hard as a team and great team sprit to bet out Taylor County to win the tournament. Teams members are: front row, from left, Josie Vaughn, Shelbi Morris, Jessica Wilson and Shaylee Carter; back row, Coach Hyatt, Alexys Switzer, Kelsi Whitson, Brooklyn Fryman and Coach Fryman." align="left" hspace="6" /> Who would want this job? http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/who-would-want-job <p> There are good and bad parts to every job but there are some jobs that are thankless in my eyes, especially in sports. &nbsp;<br /> I thought about this last night when I was talking to Harrison County athletic director Brad Allison. &nbsp;<br /> Take his job for instance.&nbsp; There is an athletic event of some sort nearly every evening of the week and most weekends. &nbsp;<br /> Either Brad or Scott Fields is in attendance for whatever is going on, especially at home, but also on the road at times. &nbsp;<br /> HCHS Volleyball http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hchs-volleyball-2 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s-michael-ann-stephens_5037.jpg" alt="Michael Ann Stephens drives the ball back to the Royal Springs side of the net last week." title="Michael Ann Stephens drives the ball back to the Royal Springs side of the net last week." align="left" hspace="6" /> HCMS Colts split games at Woodford County http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hcms-colts-split-games-woodford-county <p> The eighth grade Colts improved to 8-2 and the seventh grade Colts remained winless at 0-11 following Thursday games at Woodford County.<br /> The seventh grade trailed 12-0 before staging a rally led by the sixth grade players. &nbsp;<br /> By the end of the third quarter, the once double digit deficit was cut to two points with the Yellowjackets leading 24-22. &nbsp;<br /> The home-standing Woodford County team won the fourth quarter by two baskets to win the game 37-31. &nbsp;<br /> Logan Cummins and Tayshaun Custard each scored 10 points to lead in scoring. &nbsp;<br />