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Today's Sports

  • Let’s hear it for Cleveland

    Most people think that when the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors Sunday that this win broke the “curse’ which has plagued the city on Lake Erie since 1964.  
    1964 was the year that the Browns of the NFL had given the city its last championship of any of the professional franchises. That year the Browns, led by Jim Brown and Kentucky’s Lou “The Toe” Groza, beat the Baltimore Colts 27-0 to win the title.  

  • Dandi-Lions, Mud Hens win twice...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    In girls’ coach-pitch action the past week, the Mud Hens and Dandi-Lions notched two hard-fought victories.  
    Wednesday’s action saw the Dandi-Lions battle the Dirt Diamonds in game one. The Dandi-Lions jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the first inning with several girls getting key hits.  
    In the third inning, Gracie Fetters hit an inside-the-park home run to push the lead to 10-3.  

  • HCHS Track and Field Awards
  • Garrison signing
  • Bowling results

    Tuesday Adult Youth 6/14/16
    NOS INC.. W 18.0/L 10.0
    The Bowling Stones W 17.0/L 11.0
    OMG Rookies W 16.0/L 12.0
    Gutter Mindz W 15.0/L 13.0
    We Love C.A.K.E. W 15.0/L 13.0
    Rolling Thunder W 13.0/L 15.0
    Corny 4 W 12.0/L 16.0

  • Three good stream floats for...

    Lee McClellan,
    Kentucky Afield associate editor
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fishing for many species slows in the daytime hours during the heat of summer, but smallmouth bass who inhabit Kentucky streams bite willingly even on the hottest days.
    Kentuckians who enjoy canoeing or kayaking are lucky to live in a state with bountiful amounts of cool, flowing water that hold smallmouth bass. It is hard to beat a summer day spent paddling a tree canopied Kentucky stream, navigating stream drops and catching smallmouth after smallmouth.

  • Harrison County duo named All...

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County senior Jami Davis was named 10th Region Prep Softball Player of the Year by the region’s coaches.
    She and the other regional players of the year will be honored between games this Sunday, June 19, at the East-West All Star games at Georgetown College.
    Davis and fellow HCHS senior Maci Martin were both chosen to be on the East squad this weekend.

  • Marshall named to Kentucky All-...

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Connor Marshall, a freshman-to-be at Harrison County High School in the 2016-17 school year, will play in the Kentucky/Tennessee Eighth Grade All Star Football Game this Saturday, June 18, at WKU’s L.T. Smith Stadium.
    Marshall, an offensive lineman, is one of 40 players from Kentucky who was selected for the game.

  • Summer time blues

    Sports is difficult to write during the summer.  
    Thankfully, Lee Kendall is writing for me this week while I vacation in hot-as-heck South Carolina.  
    The information is more difficult to make interesting in the summer because the sports are generally involving the very young or high school sports that are AAU or some camp sports, which are not really to the general interest.

  • Harrison County represented at...

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Six Harrison County football players, three HCHS assistant coaches and Breds head coach Neil Furnish joined head coach Ray Graham for an all star football contest last weekend in Morehead.
    Graham, who was forced out as head coach at Rowan County after this past season, was back on the gridiron last week preparing for the contest, along with his former players, who were now serving as assistant coaches.