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Today's Sports

  • Hank Whalen returns to Harrison...

    Hank Whalen, a 2008 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2012 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, has returned to Harrison County to manage the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    Whalen left the assistant golf professional position at Hurstbourne Country Club in Louisville to begin in Cynthiana last January after serving in Louisville for almost two years.  
    Whalen’s business marketing and management degree from Eastern Kentucky University had an emphasis on club management, which included a PGA membership.  

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  • Fillies win 38th District...

    So much for the Fillies five-game losing streak coming into the district tournament.  
    The Harrison County squad shook off the doldrums of the streak with an 11-2 whipping of Nicholas County Tuesday night on Shirley Field.  
    Both teams will advance to next week’s regional play to be held at Scott High School.
    Harrison County scored in five of six innings. They struck two Nicholas County pitchers for 11 hits to score the 11 runs.  

  • Sports beat

    Upward Soccer registration
    to begin June 24
    Registration forms are now being accepted for Upward Soccer. Cost is $55 per child.
    Evaluations will take place at the Connersville Christian Church field on Tuesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 26 between 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Registration forms can be picked up, dropped off or mailed to Connersville Christian Church, 2190 Ky. Hwy. 1842 East.
    For more information contact Kurt Thompson at 859-234-8892.

  • Breds advance in district 18-3...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds sent 24 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first Monday night on the way to an 18-3 walloping of Robertson County.  
    Harrison County struck for eight base hits, drew four walks, had five batters hit by a pitch while Robertson County committed five errors in the first inning.  
    The first four batters in the Harrison County half of the inning were hit by a pitch.  
    Coach Mac Whitaker played 21 players in the five-inning game, using five pitchers to subdue the Robertson County hitting attack.  

  • Tennis players compete in state...

    Bryson Clifford and Jacob Markley were each eliminated in the first round of the state tennis competition, but not before each played well against top competition.  
    Clifford faced off with Corbin’s Caroline Reedy and battled her way only to drop each set 6-3, 6-3.
    Markley’s opponent, Adam Slone of Lexington Christian, handled the Union College-bound senior, 6-1, 6-0, in sets in which the score does not tell the story of how difficult each point was to score.  

  • Fillies carry losing streak into...

    The Harrison County Fillies will bring a 16-15-1 record into 38th District play Tuesday following a Friday night loss to Lexington Catholic, 9-6, and three losses in the Estill County round robin Saturday.  
    The likely opponent in Tuesday’s 8 p.m. start district championship game will be 13-15 Nicholas County.  
    The Lady Jackets will first play 4-20 Pendleton County and be heavy favorites to dispatch the Lady Cats.

  • Thank goodness for volunteers

    After every track meet that is held in the athletic complex, Coach Danny Simpson always writes to me that he and Coach Robert Walker want to thank all of the parents and volunteers without whom the meet would have been very difficult to have.  
    This made me think of all of the volunteers that we have around our county in the sports world.
    Volunteer coaches come in many different styles.  

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  • Breds breeze in Senior Night...

    Harrison County made Senior Night successful Monday with a 10-3 defeat of Franklin County on the Hilltop.  
    The evening began with the recognition of six seniors, five players and one stat girl. Stat girl Audrey Ramsey joined senior players Nolan Brossart, John King, Christian Persinger, Jordan Riley and Zach Royce on the field for the pregame ceremony and after the game for a reception.
    Franklin County and Harrison County had matched up only 11 days ago on the Flyers’ field with Franklin County winning by a 6-2 score.