The youth softball league continues this week for the girls with two games scheduled for both Wednesday and Thursday nights.
The Mud Hens battle the Dirt Diamonds at 5:15 on Wednesday followed by S.W.A.T. playing the Dandi-Lions.
Thursday night’s opener will be the Dirt Diamonds and S.W.A.T. followed by the Dandi-Lions and the Mud Hens.
Boys’ soccer tryouts
Coach Nick Hill has announced that tryouts for the 2016 Harrison County Thorobreds will be held on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday July 19. The tryouts will be take place on LeBus Field beginning at 4 p.m. each day and will conclude at 6 p.m. Any questions may be directed to Coach Hill at 859-588-0773.
I have spent more time lately at the River Road Park fields and I have a few observations.
I believe the talent level in the girls’ softball program is improving by leaps and bounds. The fielding and hitting are much better, which would indicate that so is the coaching.
Some of the other things that I noticed were not a positive as the improved play of the girls.
When Rick Chasteen was the recreation director the park was clean, the fields were well prepared and there were more than enough umpires.
Cynthiana’s Joe Henson shot 69 on Saturday for a two-stroke lead and stretched it Sunday to a four-stroke win as he took the 52nd annual Joe Mooney Invitational.
The event, which is sponsored by the Men’s Golf Association, is held annually at the Cynthiana Country Club in honor of former member Joe Mooney.