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Today's Sports

  • Spring football wraps up Friday...

    Coach Jim Carr has been pleased with many aspects of this year’s spring football at Harrison County High School.  
    Spring football is governed by the KHSAA as to length of practices and also how long the practices can be held during the off season.  
    The practices allowed are 10 two-hour practices which must be held over a 15-day period.  
    Middle schools may also hold practice but the athletes who are still in the eighth grade, though they will be freshmen next year, may not compete with the high school students.

  • Just when I thought it couldn’t...

    I haven’t had a high opinion of the New York Jets really since Joe Willie Namath, but especially with Buddy Ryan’s son Rex as the head coach.  
    Buddy was a blow hard and a loud mouth but he had a sense of humor about him and wasn’t real vulgar.  
    Rex, on the other hand, has shot his mouth off, swore at every occasion and has put his foot in his mouth so many times he has athlete’s lips.  

  • HCHS Tennis
  • Track teams run well at Scott...

    The Harrison County track teams were 10 points from sweeping both the girls’ and boys’ team titles last Tuesday in the nine-team Scott County All Comers Meet held in Georgetown.  
    A very good field of Scott County, Bourbon County, Franklin County, Western Hills, Montgomery County, Woodford County, Paris, Rowan County and Harrison County competed in this meet which was blessed with good weather.
    The Thorobreds won the meet out scoring Scott County 199 to 146 ½ with Bourbon County third with 88 points.  

  • Sports beat

    Fillies Senior Night, Breds Fence of Fame/Alumni Night this week
    The Harrison County Fillies will celebrate Senior Night on Thursday, May 2, when the Nicholas County Lady Jackets visit Shirley Field for a 5 p.m. district battle.  
    Ashley Coppage, 3B/1B, Morgan Florence, C/IF, and Yasmeen Smith, OF, will each be honored as the three seniors on this year’s Fillies squad.
    The next evening, Friday, May 3, the Thorobreds will hold two events in one evening when the Scott High Eagles visit the Hilltop.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • HCMS Football
  • Fillies hold off Brossart Monday...

    The Harrison County Fillies behind the RBI producion of Ashley Coppage and Shelby Ishmael, and the hitting of Sydney Motell, Morgan Grose and sixth grader Bailey Conley, beat Bishop Brossart’s Lady Mustangs 9-6 Monday afternoon on Shirley Field.  
    The Fillies built a 9-2 lead through six innings but Bishop Brossart’s hitting came to life in the seventh after an error opened the inning and senior Erica Riedeman ground out to second for the first out.   

  • Breds break out of slump, beat...

    After the losses at the Doc Morris Invitational, the Harrison County Thorobreds found themselves in a three-game tailspin.
    But let old rival Bourbon County take the field and it is another story as it was Monday in Paris when the Breds handed the Colonels a 7-4 defeat in an exciting ball game.  
    Catcher Robbie Stroub started the game off the way it is supposed to be done with a single.  
    Noah Mitchell walked followed by singles by John King and Jordan Martin and it was 1-0 in favor of the Breds.  

  • HCHS track teams have strong...

    The Harrison County High school track teams hosted a weather-shortened meet on Tuesday last week and participated in a 12-team meet in Mt. Sterling on Saturday doing very well in both.
    The lightning, storm-shortened meet on Tuesday at the athletic complex featured eight teams including the Harrison County squads.  
    The Thorobreds were the winners of the boys’ meet defeating Scott County, Holmes, Bourbon County, Paris, Nicholas County, Grant County and Calvary Christian.