Today's Sports

  • Attention seeking versus...

    The dreaded pregame protests happened again Sunday but for a totally different reason in my opinion. Note, “in my opinion,” which we each are entitled to have.  
    Rights are also something we each are entitled to have but there are disagreements on what is a right and what is a privilege which has nothing to do with this article or at least too much to do with it.   

  • Sports This Week

    Wednesday, Aug. 16 Boys vs. Paris at CCC
    Saturday, Aug. 19 Girls at Montgomery County
    Monday, Aug.22 Girls vs. Montgomery County at CCC
    Tuesday, Aug.23 Girls at Mason County at Laurel Oaks
    Wednesday, Aug.24 Boys vs. Pendleton County at CCC
    Boys Soccer
    Thursday, Aug. 17 at George Rogers Clark 6/7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Aug. 22 vs. Sayre 6/7:30 PM

    Fillies Soccer
    Wednesday, Aug. 16 at Scott 6:15/7:45 PM
    Monday, Aug. 21 vs. Anderson County 6/7:30 PM

  • Sports Beats

    HMH Auxiliary golf scramble
    set for Sept. 22
    The Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is planning its second annual golf scramble for Friday, Sept. 22. Organizers are in search of hole sponsors and teams.
    The event will begin at 1 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. The cost is $50 per player or $20 for a team of three or four. Prizes will be award for first- and second-place finishers
    To register, call Christy at 235-3505.

  • Harrison County High Volleyball

    Fillies volleyball opens season
    with sweep of Nicholas County
    The Harrison County Fillies opened defense of their 38th District title with a straight set win over the Lady Jackets of Nicholas County.  
    The Fillies won 25-9, 25-11, and 25-12 in the season opener for both teams.  The Harrison County junior varsity also won in straight sets 2-0.  
    The Fillies will entertain Villa Madonna on the Hilltop on Monday in their next outing.

  • Soccer Fillies survive opening...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Mason County’s Lady Royals had revenge on their minds Monday night as they met the Harrison County Fillies on the Athletic Complex Field.  The Fillies buried Mason County 6-0 in last year’s district finals which obviously left a bad taste in the mouths of the Lady Royals.

  • Thorobreds soccer split...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds under first year head coach Richard Crowdy played two scrimmages in the preseason with two very different outcomes.  
    On Tuesday, August 8, the Breds played host to St. Patrick and came out with a 3-0 win.  Yahir Menchaca scored two goals, both assisted by Duncan Wiley and then assisted the third score from Tanner Hodge.

  • Golfers play Saturday, Monday,...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team traveled to Powell County Saturday to participate in a 10-team tournament on the Beechfork Golf Course.  
    Rockcastle County won the event, edging Mason County 329 to 330. Bourbon County was third followed by George Rogers Clark, Montgomery County and the Breds.  

  • Football facing a rebuilding...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Neil Furnish enters his third year as head coach of the Harrison County High School football Thorobreds and is  looking at a rebuilding year after 18 seniors graduated last year.  
    The losses include one of the state’s leading tacklers in Logan Kellione, a speedy wide receiver and defender in Malcolm Walker and a four-year starting  lineman in Russ Faulconer.  All three are continuing their football play in college this fall.  

  • Fillies softball holds awards...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The 2017 Tenth Region champion Harrison County Fillies held their annual awards banquet Wednesday night at the Cheers event building.  
    After the meal Coach Christine Garnett introduced the speaker for the evening, Whitney Allison, former Fillie player and current principal of Winburn Middle School in Lexington.  

  • Bluegrass Storm runners-up in...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    After finishing as the number one seed in pool play the 10U Blue Grass Storm fell to the Slammers to finish runners up in the 10U segment of the 1st annual Brett Persinger Memorial Tournament held this past weekend at River Road Park.  
    The first game of tournament play saw Storm rally to tie the game 2-2 after giving up a couple of runs in the top of the first inning against the Radcats.