http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en Special Olympics http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/special-olympics-0 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_specialolympics.jpg" alt="The Harrison County Special Olympics track team traveled to Lloyd High School to compete in their regional track meet. They came away with 8 gold medals, 6 silvers, 3 bronze, 4 fourth place finishes, and 1 fifth. The entire team qualified for the state meet to be held June 2 at EKU. Team members are Nathan Helsabeck, William Adams, Phoebe Besson, Tyrone Bonds, Gary Roberts, Ehlana Edwards, Paul Coy, Dallas Cason, Aaron Hines, Peyton Boisseau, Courtney Kennedy, and AJ Andis." title="The Harrison County Special Olympics track team traveled to Lloyd High School to compete in their regional track meet. They came away with 8 gold medals, 6 silvers, 3 bronze, 4 fourth place finishes, and 1 fifth. The entire team qualified for the state meet to be held June 2 at EKU. Team members are Nathan Helsabeck, William Adams, Phoebe Besson, Tyrone Bonds, Gary Roberts, Ehlana Edwards, Paul Coy, Dallas Cason, Aaron Hines, Peyton Boisseau, Courtney Kennedy, and AJ Andis." align="left" hspace="6" /> Archery http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/archery-6 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_farristown_shooters.jpg" alt="Many of the Harrison County archers competed in an archer/parent event in Berea Saturday. This event is designed for the student archer to demonstrate to the parent the difficulty of hitting the target. Archers and parents that participated were: front row, from left, Andrew Nickerson-278, Coach Jeff Fryman-278, Allie Kearns-264, Rachel Perraut-123, AJ Perraut-243; second row, Taylor Conway-291, Matt Dezee-257, Tanner Collins-220, Teresa Collins-199; third row, Kennedy Richardson-212, Mark Richardson- 246, Taylor Bell-career high 252, Johnny Sexton-163; fourth row, Coach Darren Collins-267, Kennedy Sumpter-293, Riley Conway-250, Dawn Conway-245. Absent from photo were, Alenah Jones-267, Martin Jones-218, Felicia Whalen-232, Buddy Whalen-208, Emmalee Preece-258, Devin Preece-186 Morgan Morris-244, April Morris 226." title="Many of the Harrison County archers competed in an archer/parent event in Berea Saturday. This event is designed for the student archer to demonstrate to the parent the difficulty of hitting the target. Archers and parents that participated were: front row, from left, Andrew Nickerson-278, Coach Jeff Fryman-278, Allie Kearns-264, Rachel Perraut-123, AJ Perraut-243; second row, Taylor Conway-291, Matt Dezee-257, Tanner Collins-220, Teresa Collins-199; third row, Kennedy Richardson-212, Mark Richardson- 246, Taylor Bell-career high 252, Johnny Sexton-163; fourth row, Coach Darren Collins-267, Kennedy Sumpter-293, Riley Conway-250, Dawn Conway-245. Absent from photo were, Alenah Jones-267, Martin Jones-218, Felicia Whalen-232, Buddy Whalen-208, Emmalee Preece-258, Devin Preece-186 Morgan Morris-244, April Morris 226." align="left" hspace="6" /> Sports Beats http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/sports-beats-50 <p> Saturday&rsquo;s Fillies triangle will be<br /> benefit for Eden Carter&rsquo;s family<br /> Harrison County High School Fillies softball coach Christine Garnett announced Monday that the triangle fast pitch games on Saturday will be a benefit for the family of Eden Carter. The teams participating will be Henry Clay, Lexington Catholic and the Fillies. The first game will begin at noon. &nbsp;<br /> Sports This Week http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/sports-week-142 <p> April 25-May 2<br /> <br /> Baseball<br /> Wednesday, Apr. 25 at Pendleton Co. FR /DH 5:15 PM<br /> Thursday Apr. 26 at Nicholas Co. FR/DH 5:15 PM<br /> Friday, Saturday Apr. 27/28 McDonald&rsquo;s/Frank Shoop Classic<br /> Harrison Co. vs. Newport Catholic Friday 5:30 PM<br /> Harrison Co. vs. Sayre Saturday 10:30 AM, W. Jessamine 4:30 PM<br /> Monday, Apr. 30 vs. Nicholas Co. (H) V/JV 5:15 PM<br /> Tuesday, May 1 vs. Campbell Co. (H) Varsity 5:30 PM<br /> Tuesday, May 1 at Clark Moore FR/DH 5:30 PM<br /> Wednesday, May 2 at Nicholas Co. FR/DH 5:15 PM<br /> Middle School Fillies win big at LCA and on Eighth Grade Night http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/middle-school-fillies-win-big-lca-and-eighth-grade-night <p> Mike Aldridge,<br /> Sports Writer<br /> hoosiers49@gmail.com<br /> <br /> Tuesday, April 17 was one of the few warm days we have had lately yet the wind was still stiff for soccer.&nbsp;<br /> This did not bother the Harrison County Middle School soccer team as they won a mercy-rule 10-0 match at the Lexington Christian Academy.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> The Fillies started fast with Kylie Hudgins scoring goals in the first and third minute and Gab Hatterick putting one into the goal in the fourth minute for a 3-0 lead.&nbsp;<br /> HCMS soccer Fillies improve to 6-1 with 5-1 win over Scott County http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hcms-soccer-fillies-improve-6-1-5-1-win-over-scott-county <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_reeceshirley7783.jpg" alt="Reece Shirley blocks a McNabb defender last week in Harrison County Middle School soccer action." title="Reece Shirley blocks a McNabb defender last week in Harrison County Middle School soccer action." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Mike Aldridge,<br /> Sports Writer<br /> hoosiers49@gmail.com<br /> <br /> The Harrison County Middle School Soccer Fillies played host to the Scott County Middle School, Monday at the Athletic Complex.&nbsp; This was a reunion of sorts as several of the Scott players have played with some of the Fillies on travel teams and have been coached by Harrison County coach Kevin Gaunce. &nbsp;<br /> With whom can we trust our children http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/whom-can-we-trust-our-children <p> If people with young children or teenage children or even adult children sleep well it is a miracle. In sports, few of us are talented enough that we can instruct our own in the many different skills required for them to excel in whatever endeavor they choose to try. &nbsp;<br /> One parent may have been in gymnastics or played ball of some kind but few can be the instructor in every occasion. Even if parents are talented enough, they&nbsp; are probably time restrained.<br /> So, what do we do? &nbsp;<br /> Walker inducted into Dawahare’s Kentucky Baseball Hall of Fame http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/walker-inducted-dawahare%E2%80%99s-kentucky-baseball-hall-fame <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shonwalker_0.jpg" alt="SHON WALKER" title="SHON WALKER" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Mike Aldridge,<br /> Sports Writer<br /> hoosiers49@gmail.com<br /> <br /> Harrison County native and HCHS 1992 graduate Shon Walker was inducted into the KHSAA Dawahare&rsquo;s Baseball Hall of Fame, Saturday in ceremonies in Lexington. &nbsp;<br /> Walker, the son of Robert and Pat Walker, was a 1992 first-round draft choice of the Pittsburgh Pirates going 33rd overall.&nbsp; Walker turned down a scholarship to the University of Kentucky to sign with Pittsburgh. &nbsp;<br />