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Today's Sports

  • Breds finish tied for 22nd in...

    Note: This article was written for last week’s Cynthiana Democrat but didn’t get sent to the editor.
    Eleven Harrison County wrestlers did battle in the KHSAA State Wrestling Championship but only four scored points as the Thorobreds tied for 22nd with Christian County, Iroquois, and Meade County with 35 points.
    At 113 lbs., Michael Mattox was the team leader finishing fifth as he defeated Austin Cook of St. Xavier in the fifth place match.  

  • Fillies 6th, Breds 9th in...

    The Woodford County “Luck O the Irish” track meet featured a strong field from the central Kentucky area.  
    “This may turn out to be one of our toughest tests all year,” noted Fillies’ Coach Danny Simpson. “We usually start with a little smaller meet but this 12-team field was a powerhouse.”  
    Despite a limited amount of time for preparation, the Fillies and Thorobreds performed well.  
    The Fillies finished sixth led by Kassidy Cook.  

  • ACC best like it or not

    Trent Thompson closed out his high school career Saturday with another double double in the East/West All Star Game. His 24 points and 10 rebounds led his East team, which lost by a few points to the West.
    After Harrison County lost, I was for Owensboro Senior High to win the state tournament, which they did on Sunday.  
    When I was growing up in Tell City, Owensboro was a state power and I believe that basketball is better in the Commonwealth when the western part of the state is more competitive.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Sliders compete in first...

    The Harrison County Sliders traveled to Kenton County Sportsplex last weekend and competed in their  first 8 and under coach-pitch tournament of the year.
    The excited Sliders  played their first game Friday night under lights.
    Some of the players said it felt like playing in the big leagues.
    “We played hard and were down the most of the game till the last inning,” described Coach Petey Reynolds. “We were down 3-1 going into the last inning and started hitting. We ended up winning that game 5-3.”

  • Sports beat

    Fillies take Defenders in five innings
    Harrison County junior Macy Martin took batting clean up seriously Wednesday in the Fillies’ 14-3 win over Bryan Station.
    Each time Martin batted, the Fillies had runners on base, and each time Martin got a base hit and drove in the runners. She was four for four with a double and five RBI’s to lead the 16-hit Fillies’ outburst.  

  • Bass tournament
  • Sports this week

    Baseball
    Wednesday, March 25, Paris (A) Varsity 5 p.m.
    Thursday, March 26, Hometown Pharmacy/Frank Shoop Invitational
    Harrison Co. vs. Beechwood 5:30 p.m.
    Friday, March 27, Harrison Co. vs. Powell Co. 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, March 28, Third place game 3 p.m., Championship 5:30 p.m.
    Monday, March 30, Robertson Co. (H) Varsity DH 5:15 & 7:15 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 31, Pendleton Co. (A) Varsity 5 p.m.
    Softball
    Wednesday, March 25, Bracken Co. (H) 6 p.m.
    Thursday, March 26, Fleming Co. (H) 5:30 p.m.

  • Fillies lose three times in...

    After beginning the season 2-0 with easy wins over Campbell County and Bryan Station, the Harrison County Fillies ran into tough sledding last weekend in Morehead.  
    Harrison County saw its season record drop to 2-3 as the  Fillies went down to defeat to South Laurel, Boyd County and the host Lady Vikings.
    On Friday night, the Fillies took a 2-1 lead after one inning but didn’t score again until the sixth as the Lady Cards won by a 9-6 margin.  

  • Martial Arts Testing