Today's Sports

  • Carr competes in Saturday’s...

    Harrison County senior Grant Carr completed the third of his three fall sports on Saturday as he finished 57th of more than 200 runners in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet.  
    The event was held on the course at the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday morning beginning at 11:30.  
    Carr finished his football career the night before in Paintsville and competed in the Saturday meet both sore and sleep deprived, but still made a good showing.  

  • Fry named Second Team All State...

    Harrison County senior Taylor Fry has been named to the All State East Second Team for the 2013 season.  
    Fry, who is going to play at the University of Tennessee Martin next year, played midfielder for the 38th District Champion Fillies.  
    She is known for her speed and her mastery of corner kicks amongst her many soccer skills.  
    Fry was joined on the East team by three members of state champion Notre Dame as well as Brandi Rice from 10th Region runners-up Campbell County.  

  • Golden Eagles fly past Breds in...

    The third-rated team in 4A left a real impression Friday night as they rolled past the Harrison County Thorobreds, 77-13, in the first round of the 2013 KHSAA playoffs.  
    The Johnson Central Golden Eagles used big runs and a tough defense to smother the Thorobreds before they could get started in the game played in Paintsville.
    The Thorobreds kicked off to begin the game with a squib kick, which Johnson Central recovered on their own 30-yard line.  

  • HCHS Dance Team

    The Harrison County High School dance team held an open rehearsal last week for members of the community to see the group routine prior to the first competition of the season on Saturday.

  • Wrestlers return 12 veterans for...

    Coach Luke Tucker and the Harrison County Thorobreds wrestlers are competing in a new region this year moving to Region 8, which is referred to as the eastern region.
    Tucker believes that by season’s end his squad will be up to the task to fare well in the region tournament.
    “Cautious optimism,” said the second year coach. “That is what we have with 12 returning starting wrestlers and 30 or more athletes in the program than last year.”
    Some of the new participants are due to the new coaches that have joined Tucker’s staff.

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds bowlers start season
    with victory, Fillies third
    The Harrison County High School bowling team hosted the Thorobreds Classic Sunday at Galactic Alley with eight boys’ teams and 10 girls’ teams competing for the title. The Thorobreds were the winners of the boys’ division defeating Lexington Catholic 189-161 and 246-172 in bakers for the title.  
    The Fillies were third losing to Lafayette in three games. The Lady Generals went on to defeat Fleming County in the finals to take the girls’ title.

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  • Youth basketball tryouts

    Harrison County Youth Traveling Basketball team tryouts for boys 5th grade will be Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Harrison County Middle School; boys 3rd and 4th grade will be Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. at HCMS.

  • Mike’s Minute

    I may have referred to this before and if I have, I apologize, but I feel that it bears repeating even if I have already mentioned.

    We learned Friday that Joseph Ammerman will referee one of the six state championship games this year in Bowling Green. 

  • Fillies lose in semis to...

    The Harrison County volleyball Fillies went down to defeat in the 10th Region semifinals to eventual champion Campbell County in three sets Wednesday in Montgomery County.