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Today's Sports

  • Breds record 4-2 with win over...

    The Harrison County soccer Breds defeated Mason County Thursday in the Athletic Complex to run their record to 4-1 for the young season.  
    This was a match where the Thorobreds worked on their attacks from the back.  
    Possession and communication continued to be the focus of the coaches for the night as they prodded the players to work on these keys to victory.  
    The Breds jumped out to a 4-0 halftime lead with the focus at the half on a shutout for the night.  

  • HCHS cross country begins season...

    The Harrison County cross country teams ran at Asbury College Tuesday in the Chick-Fil-A Invitational and again Saturday at Ryle High School’s Invitational Meet.  
    The weather for both events was hot, brutally so, and very humid causing some asthma and allergies to make things difficult for the runners.
    The Asbury College meet had several quality opponents to compete against as well as the weather conditions, but still, the young runners showed improvement both over last week’s scrimmage and this same course a year ago.  

  • Priorities are all out of whack

    The first week of the college football season finished up on Monday with Pittsburgh losing to Florida State and there were many exciting games between teams who could have something to say about the national championship.  
    All of this along with the Thorobreds winning for the second straight time against a Gallatin County team that was better than I expected them to be lead to an exciting weekend of football.  
    So what priorities are out of whack?

  • Golf teams lose at Montgomery Co...

    The Fillies and Thorobreds lost matches at Mt Sterling last Wednesday as they faced the Montgomery County Lady Indians and Indians golf teams.  
    The Fillies lost 239-190 to the Lady Indians in the nine-hole match.  
    Sarah Holland shot 53 to lead Harrison County followed by Morgan Nelly and Kenzie Jones who each shot 61.  Sarah Durbin rounded out the team score with a 64.
    Anna Midden (68) and Tori Aubrey (73) competed but were not in the team scoring.  

  • Volleyball Fillies fall to...

    The Harrison County Volleyball Fillies saw their season mark drop to 8-3 with back-to-back losses to Powell County on Thursday and Campbell County on Tuesday night.
    Powell County (7-1) narrowly defeated the Fillies in each of the three sets winning 18-25, 23-25 and 19-25 in the hard-fought match played in Powell County.  
    “In each set we just couldn’t get a stop when we had to have one,” bemoaned Coach Bill Faulkner. “Powell County has a really nice team, but we were in each set with a chance to win and just didn’t do it.”

  • Sports beat

    Soccer Fillies win two more, run record to 4-1
    The Harrison County Fillies defeated region rival Montgomery County last Wednesday in Mt. Sterling in a shut out for goal keeper Chelsea Ingram.
    The 0-4 Lady Indians have only scored one goal in four matches and the Fillies’ defense battled to keep the ball out of their goal.
    Amelia Bolin scored both Harrison County goals as she was assisted by Hannah Thomas and Taylor Fry.  Both goals were on cross passes in front of the Montgomery County goal.

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  • Breds open with 35-7 win over...

    The 2013 football season got off to a rousing success Friday night as the Harrison County Thorobreds ran for five touchdowns in a 35-7 rout of the Fleming County Panthers.  
    Zach Mastin and Robbie Stroub each ran for two scores and Justin Hunter ran for one as Harrison County ran for 335 yards for the ball game.
    Hunter opened the scoring with just two minutes gone on a two-yard run after Fleming County had turned the ball over with a punt on their fourth down.   

  • Soccer Fillies win one, lose one...

    The Harrison County Fillies followed their season opening win over Mason County with a trip to Anderson County to face the Lady Bearcats on Wednesday.  
    Unfortunately, after driving the long trip to Lawrenceburg the weather turned sour and the match was cancelled.  
    On Saturday, the strong Russell Lady Devils remained undefeated for the season with a 3-0 victory over the Fillies.  
    Russell scored with 27 minutes to play in the first half on a pass from the corner that was kicked into the goal past the Fillies goal keeper.  

  • Soccer Breds finish second in...

    The Tuesday night defeat of Holy Cross in shootout fashion was not enough to carry the Harrison County Thorobreds to the championship of their own Thorobred Classic as Bishop Brossart ran rough shod over the field for three wins and the trophy.  
    Thursday night was the face off between the two top teams in the Classic, the Breds and the Mustangs. The Mustangs scored first as the Breds, playing without Logan Wiley who received a red card on Tuesday and was out for this and the Bourbon County match, were working on finding the right combination.