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Today's Sports

  • Sports beat

    Ford to play in Gene Lowe Junior
    All Star game Saturday
    Harrison County junior Caleb Ford has been named to play in the ninth annual Gene Lowe Junior All Star Game Saturday at Berea College. The game will pit six top juniors from each the 10th and 12th regions against the six best from the 11th and 13th regions.  
    The game will be played at the Seabury Center at Berea College with a tip off of 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Admission is $3 with 10 and under free. There will be a slam dunk and three point shooting contest at half time of the all star game.

  • Soccer
  • Fillies lose key district game...

    Tracey Hicks struck out 11 Nicholas County batters while walking four and giving up five hits. Despite this performance, the Fillies dropped their eighth game in 11 starts, 7-3, to the Lady Jackets Thursday in Carlisle.
    “We just didn’t show up to play,” lamented Coach Christine Garnett. “Our intensity level was non-existent.  When you out-hit a team like we did and strike out 11 batters, there is no way you should lose a game.”

  • MESA donates AED to the Harrison...

    Marshall Emergency Services Associates (MESA), Harrison Memorial Hospital’s emergency department physician group, donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the Harrison County Recreation Department on March 28.  
    An AED is a small, portable device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm for any abnormalities and, if necessary, directs the rescuer to deliver an electrical shock to the heart of someone suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. This shock, called defibrillation, may help the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm.

  • Breds split pair in rain-...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds were scheduled to host the annual Frank Shoop Invitational Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but rain washed away the Saturday portion of the tournament.  
    Harrison County would have been better off if it would have rained on Thursday as they dropped a 7-6 game to Western Hills as the Wolverines scored five unearned runs in route to the win.  
    The Thorobreds scored six times in the first inning on five hits, the big blast a three-run home run by senior Shane Fowler.

  • Fillies continue to struggle...

    The youthful Harrison County Fillies continued to battle as they played through a tough part of their schedule last week.  
    Coach Christine Garnett’s squad hosted the powerful Walton Verona Bearcats at Shirley Field on Wednesday.   
    The Fillies were soundly defeated by the 10-4 Walton Verona team as they outscored the home team by a 16-4 count.  The loss left the Fillies with a 2-5 record going into the Kenton County Classic on Friday.

  • Tennis squads lose at Montgomery...

    The weather cooperated enough last week for the Harrison County tennis teams to play two matches with far different results.
     The Bracken County Polar Bears and Montgomery County Indians were the opponents for Coach Kara Mattox’s netters.
    The Polar Bears were no match for the Harrison County teams as the visiting Breds and Fillies swept to 5-0 victories.  
    The Fillies had a little more trouble than the Thorobreds as they had a couple of close matches before pulling out the wins.  

  • Sports Beat

    Cynthiana/Harrison County Night
    April 30 in Cincinnati
    Cynthiana and Harrison County residents are getting a chance to see the Reds play at a reduced cost thanks to the Reds and their affiliate WCYN radio. April 30 is Cynthiana/Harrison County Night at the Great American Ball Park as the Reds take on the Florida Marlins at 7:10 p.m.  

  • Thorobreds win fourth in a row...

    On what was probably the best weather day of the year, the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies performed very well in the Montgomery County Invitational Meet.  
    The meet was held on Thursday, April 7, at the Indians’ beautiful new track facility.  
    The Fillies were led by the field events and hurdles as has been the case all season.  Natasha Ingram was a double winner taking the shot put and the discus, freshman Haley Carr won the 100M hurdles and Catherine Darnell leaped 29-feet-8½ inches to win the triple jump.

  • HALL OF FAME

    Members of the 2011 Hall of Fame inductions include Harrison County’s Jordam Doram. Pictured are: back row, from left, Macie Spence, Brittani Gay, Jordan Doram, Lauren Tibbs, Chelsea Gosney, Sara Sticklen, Morgan Crain; front row, Jessica Mitchell, Katelyn Smith, Taylor Griffin, Alexis Tye, Kelsie Pugh, Taylor Kindred, Kylie Hilander.