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Today's Sports

  • Local sports and dollars: Should...

    Lately in our fair city and county, there has been much discussion as to the spending of money for recreation. Not only local youth league spending by the Recreation Department, but by the high school has come into question.  
    Most of the high-school spending questions is directed at what the school provides, what do the parents or youth provide and what do the boosters still need to supply.
    The answer to ‘how much does the school supply?’ varies, but for the most part other than facilities the school doesn’t supply all that much.  

  • Sports beat

    Fillies’ youth basketball camp begins Aug. 3
    Coach Kim Furnish and the Harrison County Basketball Fillies will hold their annual camp on Monday, Aug. 3, through Wednesday, Aug. 5.  
    The camp is for kindergarten through eighth grade.  The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each of the three days.  
    The camp will feature instruction from Furnish and her staff along with some of the current high school team. There will also be a tee-shirt for each participant.  

  • Nine-year-old stars win two of...

     The 9-year-old Harrison County All Stars, coached by Brian Williams, had the longest distance of any of the teams to travel.  

    They had three trips back and forth to Lancaster in Garrard County last week and, due to rain outs, will make at least one more this week.

    Harrison County opened up by playing the host Garrard County team spanking them 10-0 on Wednesday, July 8.  

  • 11 and Under all stars win one...

     Saturday started really good for the 11 and under all stars from Harrison County in the Cal Ripken State Tournament held in South Lexington.  

    Behind the pitching of Benton Bramel and Logan Howard, the Harrison County All Stars rolled past Lincoln County, 16-4, in their first tournament game.  

  • Football practice opens with...

     There was a good turnout for the first practice since spring football Monday evening. More than 40 players were on the field.  

    Coach Neil Furnish and most of his assistants were on hand for the first day of light workouts. The players are limited by rule this week as they cannot wear all of the equipment and the coaches must also be aware of the temperature. 

  • 12-year-old stars are runners up...

     The 12 and under Harrison County All Stars won four straight games in the Cal Ripken State Tournament before falling in the final to state champion, South Lexington, Sunday evening.

    The Harrison County team began play on Wednesday, July 8, when they faced Jessamine County, winning 2-1 in a nail biter.  

    The Harrison County boys traveled to Lexington again the next night for another 6 p.m. encounter, this time with Bath County.  

  • Here we go again!!

     Keep in mind that the views expressed by this writer may not be the views of the newspaper or its advertisers.

    I saw in the Lexington paper, which I again only buy because USA Today could not deliver daily, that the don’t-hurt-anyone’s-feelings group is again or still after the Washington Redskins.  

  • Summer Testing
  • Sports beat

     Kentucky Sports Radio 

    in Cynthiana Monday

    A unique live radio event took place Monday at the Cynthiana Country Club as Kentucky Sports Radio broadcast from the club in front of a live audience.  

  • Sports beat

     Kentucky Sports Radio 

    in Cynthiana Monday

    A unique live radio event took place Monday at the Cynthiana Country Club as Kentucky Sports Radio broadcast from the club in front of a live audience.