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Today's Sports

  • Thorobreds in District final...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds made quick work of the Deming Black Devils, 14-2, in five innings Monday night in the district opener.  
    Deming scored its two runs in the top of the first on a two-run double by Jonathan Pilosky after a single and a walk had runners on first and third.  
    Sophomore John King started the game for Harrison County on the mound settling down after this inning to pitch a scoreless second inning.  
    In his two innings of work, King walked two, gave up the two runs, and struck out two.  

  • Breds eighth, Fillies 16th in...

    The Harrison County track teams didn’t win the state meet on Friday, but in the words of Thorobreds Coach Robert Walker “We didn’t win, but they sure knew we were there.”
    The Thorobreds placed eighth of 45 teams in a performance that, in most cases, equaled or bettered the competitors’ top performance of the year.  

  • Harrison County archers end...

    The Harrison County Middle School and High School Archers finished the 2011-12 season with a fine performance in the NASP National Tournament held in Louisville.  
    This event was the largest archery tournament in history setting a Guinness world record surpassing the old mark set in Mongolia by more than 7,000 participants. The contest was viewed by over 30,000 people over three days.  
    Leading the way for the archery team were two individual performances that nearly gained two national titles.  

  • MIKE’S MINUTE: There will always...

    People always say when someone complains about Kentucky weather to just hang around an hour or so and it will change.  
    Change is inevitable as time never stops and so the sports scene in Harrison County is changing.  

  • Two holes-in-one recorded...

    Donna Jacobs and John Kennedy each scored a hole in one recently at the Cynthiana Country Club.  Jacobs’ gem was shot on Tuesday on the 89-yard par three 13th hole. She used an 8 iron for the spectacular shot, which was witnessed by playing partner Barbara Snopek.
    Kennedy used a hybrid three club for his 186 yard hole in one also on the 13th hole. Kennedy’s ace, which was scored on Saturday, was witnessed by Mitchell Judy, David Mattox and Robbie Cox.
     

  • Sports Beat

    Mac’s baseball camp June 4-7
    There will be only one session of the Mac Whitaker Baseball Camp this year and it begins on Monday, June 4, and runs through Thursday, June 7. The camp is for youngsters between six and 15 years old or coach-pitch, Little League and Babe Ruth age players.  
    The camp will begin each day at 8:45 a.m. and end at 12:15 p.m.  The cost is $70 and campers will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Each player is to bring a glove and a baseball cap and wear shorts and a tee shirt.  

  • Breds close regular season...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds finished the regular season last week with two games on Wednesday and one on Friday as they headed into district play, which opened Monday.
    Region opponent Bishop Brossart was the first opponent on Wednesday as the Mustangs brought a good 19-11 record to the Hilltop.  
    Senior Justin Nutter went the seven innings for the Breds allowing eight hits and three runs (no earned runs) in the Thorobreds’ 10-3 win.  

  • Thorobreds win track region,...

    While qualifying 12 individuals and three relays for this Friday’s KHSAA state meet the Harrison County Thorobreds won the Class AA, Region 4 Meet Saturday outdistancing Lexington Catholic 126 to 108.  
    Covington Catholic was third with 76 points but the meet came down to a two-team battle for the biggest part of the day.  In fact, with the 4 x 400 relay and the triple jump remaining the score was tied between the two rivals.  

  • Breds win Senior Night battle...

    Six senior Harrison County baseball players and two stat girls were feted before the game Tuesday night as the Thorobreds hosted Campbell County on Senior Night.  
    Xavier Carter, Jeffrey Faulconer, Hunter Hill, Paul Jones, Justin Nutter and Josh Young were given commemorative baseball bats in honor of their senior year with the Thorobreds as well as scholarships from the Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association.  
    The stat girls, Abby Besson and Katelin Martin were given plaques in recognition of the service they have given to the program.  

  • Fillies close home season with...

    The Harrison County Fillies sent their three seniors off in style Monday night as they rolled past the Paris Lady Hounds, 9-2, on Shirley Field.  
    Seniors Lucinda Boyers, Tracey Hicks and Emalee Little were honored before the game on Monday.  
    Hicks then set the Paris girls down in order in the top of the first striking out two batters.  She then led off the Fillies’ half inning with a single and scored on Ashley Coppage’s double to give her team the lead.