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Today's Sports

  • Fillies soccer season ends in...

    “The girls played a great game with a lot of heart and pride,” said Coach Kim Jenkins after the 2-0 semifinal loss to Clark County last Wednesday. “We had our opportunities to score early but just weren’t able to capitalize.”
    The 12-5-1 Lady Cards scored with about 16 minutes to play in the first half on a corner kick and that score held up throughout the first half. The hard-fought battle continued through the second half with both teams having opportunities to score.  

  • Harrison County Invitational...

    The Harrison County Invitational Cross Country meet, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Cynthiana Country Club, has been postponed.

  • Fillies advance with district...

    The Harrison County Fillies are playing their best soccer of the year according to Coach Kim Jenkins.  
    “We just need to stay focused and continue with our game plan, she remarked after the shutout of the Lady Hounds in Paris. “We are moving the ball nicely and communicating well, which is a good way to win matches.”  
    Good ball movement was the key to the 3-0 win over Paris Monday night.  
    Hannah Thomas scored the first goal of the game with around 12 minutes left in the half to give the Fillies the 1-0 lead.

  • Shootout in Montgomery puts...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds rallied after a questionable goal gave George Rogers Clark a 1-0 lead in the second half to tie in regulation and go on to win 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night in the 24th District semifinals.  
    The Harrison County squad dominated play in the first half outshooting the Cardinals 4-1 but had nothing to show for it as they went into the halftime intermission tied 0.  

  • GRC Classic brings out the best...

    There was one common theme for the Harrison County cross country teams, both the high school and middle school, in the GRC Classic Saturday in Winchester. That was each squad had their best team showings and some improved individual performance as well.
    The greatest success was with the middle school girls as they won the team title in the four-team event.  
    The middle school girls out ran Rowan County, Conkwright and Clark Middle to take the title by a 14-point margin.  

  • Sports beat

    HCHS volleyball rolls into district
    championship with two wins
    The 28-8 Harrison County Fillies volleyball team won two matches in the 40th District tournament to qualify for Wednesday night’s championship in Augusta. The 6:30 p.m. match will pair the Fillies against the team with the best record in the region, the Deming Lady Cats, who sport a 28-6 record. The teams have faced once this year with the Fillies winning in two sets on Sept. 22, 25-12, 25-21.

  • Harrison Co. soccer teams end...

    Both the Fillies and Thorobreds soccer teams finished the 2011 regular season with wins and have momentum going into the district tournaments.
    The Fillies ended the regular season with a 9-7-2 record has they closed out 2011 by defeating Pendleton County (3-12-2) by a 2-0 white wash and followed with a home defeat of Model (5-13-1) 4-0 last Thursday.  
    Freshman keeper Chelsea Ingram recorded her seventh and eighth shut outs of the season in the victories.

  • Irish sports, bowling and what...

    Patti and I are going to Ireland next week and I feel like I am going into a time warp as far as sports go.  Other than rugby, soccer and bowling, what other sports are considered to be Irish friendly.  
    Sure, Notre Dame is the Fighting Irish, but as far as I know all sports involving people from Ireland have fighting Irish in them. People used to say “What if I went to a fight and a European soccer match broke out?”

  • Breds can’t match Bulldogs’...

    There once was an advertisement on radio and television about driving too fast, which ended with “Speed Kills.”  
    The Harrison County Thorobreds found out Friday night that speed is hard to deal with and that bad luck comes in different forms.  
    The Thorobreds started the evening in Covington with four senior starters out with injuries.  
    Seniors Matt Carter, Joe Korona, Tyler Martin and Nick Slucher were each injured in the Highlands game last week and sat the game with Holmes out Friday night.  

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