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Today's Sports

  • The second time I made a mistake

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    My dad always told me when he made a mistake that it was the second one he ever made.  The first was when he thought he was wrong.  

  • Fillies lose region final to...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    The Harrison County Fillies could not find their hitting sticks last Wednesday night in Covington as they lost the regional championship game to George Rogers Clark, 5-1.  

  • Sports Beat

    Thorobred Golf Scramble is Saturday

    Harrison County High School varsity cheerleaders are hosting a golf scramble to raise money for new uniforms and equipment. The event will be held at Houston Oaks Golf Course in Paris on Saturday, June 14. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $50 a person or $200 per team. Dinner will be provided. 

  • Cardinals fly by Dodgers...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Casey Sledd and Cameron White went four for four and Ian Boland and Austin Hisle were three for three as the Cardinals defeated the Dodgers, 21-9, in Saturday afternoon Little League play.  

  • Fillies shutout Bracken Co. 3-0...

    The Harrison County Fillies took advantage of a sparkling pitching performance by seventh grader Bailey Conley and defeated the Bracken County Lady Bears 3-0 in the last quarter final game of the 10th Region Tournament Monday evening.   
    Nicholas County, George Rogers Clark and Bourbon County had already advanced by winning earlier games so the Fillies filled the final spot for the semi finals Tuesday at Scott High’s state of the art softball stadium.

  • Breds beat St. Pat 18-1, lose...

    Harrison County High School’s Thorobreds began the defense of the 10th Region baseball crown with an 18-1 defeat of the Saints of St. Patrick Monday morning, but lost a heartbreaker to Scott High’s Eagles, 4-3, Tuesday to end the season 25-12.
      The 3-15 Saints were no match for the Breds though they did take a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Harrison County starter Nathan Fryman struggled mightily, walking the first batter and committing two errors before Coach Mac Whitaker replaced him with senior Christian Persinger after four batters.  

  • Cook leads Fillies to 12th in...

    Junior Kassidy Cook took two second place finishes and senior Caylin Mattox scored fifth and sixth places to score 23 points for Harrison County in the KHSAA AA State Track Meet held Friday at the University of Kentucky.  
    On a bright, sunny, warm day, Cook ran a personal best time in the 100M hurdles to finish second and Mattox was sixth in the event.  
    Cook’s time of :15.33 is second to Katelyn Gray’s :14.92 in Harrison County High School history.  

  • Pirates clip Cardinals in Little...

    The Cardinals jumped out to an early two-run lead Thursday night against the league-leading Pirates but could not hold on as they lost a 6-4 decision on Field Three.
    The Cardinals’ Casey Sledd opened the game with a single advanced to second by a Tanner Eckler sacrifice before scoring on an Ian Boland hit past the shortstop.  
    Boland then came around to score after Chandler Power reached on an error and his brother Corbin grounded out.

  • Sports beat

    Whitaker Baseball Camp is June 9-12
    Harrison County High School baseball coach Mac Whitaker has announced the dates for this year’s baseball camp. The camp will be held at River Road Park beginning Monday, June 9, and go through Thursday, June 12.  
    Each day’s session will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with a snack and break time. Campers will be provided instruction from Coach Whitaker, the high school coaching staff and some former players who come back to help in the camp.

  • Breds win district again over...

    Coach Mac Whitaker’s Harrison County Thorobreds claimed the 38th District championship Wednesday with a five-inning, 11-0 win, over the Nicholas County Bluejackets.  
    Whitaker played 17 Thorobreds in the contest with four pitchers sharing the duties to sharpen the edge heading into the 10th Region Tournament Monday on the Hilltop.  
    Senior Nolan Brossart was the starter and winner for the game with fellow seniors Jordan Riley and John King along with freshman Nathan Fryman also getting some work.