.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Breds track squad looks to...

    Harrison County Thorobreds Track Coach Robert Walker is not one to talk a bigger game than he can play.  
    Walker generally understates his team’s abilities until they have proven on the track and in the field that they are able to perform to a high level.  
    So, when Robert Walker says the team’s strengths are “everything” one sits up and takes notice.  

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County bowlers compete
    in region this Saturday
    The Harrison County High School bowling team, headed by Coach Petey Reynolds, will compete Saturday in Lexington in the regional tournament.  
    The girls, after a fast start, have struggled in the latter part of the season and hope to right the ship in the regional tussle.  The Fillies record is 9-4 in matches and 50-41 in games.  

  • Harrison County tennis returns...

    Head tennis coach Kara Mattox welcomes back to the courts on the Hilltop many veteran players including 10 seniors along with some newcomers who she hopes can contribute before the season is too far along.  
    All of these veterans returning and the chance to host the 2012 Regional Tournament have the tennis faithful abuzz about the upcoming season.  

  • 2012 Fillies softball, a mixture...

    Harrison County High School softball coach Christine Garnett enters her fifth year as the leader of the Fillies with an unusual mixture of experience and youth.  
    What is most unusual is that the youth also have some of the experience.  

  • Breds and Fillies excel at Mason...

    The Mason Dixon Games is a long-running prestigious indoor track meet which is considered the state championships of the indoor season.  
    The Harrison County track teams performed at Broadbent Arena Saturday and came away with very impressive showings in this tough competition.
    The Fillies had fewer participants than the Thorobreds but came away with a state champion in shot put, Natasha Ingram. Ingram heaved the round ball 30 feet, 8 inches to place her name in a select group of Harrison County athletes in the sport of track and field.  

  • Mike’s Minute

    Friday morning while taking the Princess to school along with Ian and Riley, I drove past Commissioner Billy Grayson in the city parking lot next to the City Hall Gym.  
    He invited me into the gym to see how the work was coming along and discuss for a few minutes the meeting held on Tuesday.  
    It was my idea to discuss Tuesday as Billy was not pushing this issue, but after reading the Democrat report on the meeting I was curious as to his take on the meeting.  

  • McCarty, Robles and Moore help...

    Harrison County Middle School sixth grader Matthew McCarty set the early pace in the 2012 Region 8 archery tournament with a score of 287, but it was his unflappable performance in a pressure-packed tiebreaker shoot-off that helped propel him to the Region 8 overall male champion.  
    In the process, he also led all male shooters in the elementary division to capture that title as well. Shooting against an Augusta Independent sophomore, McCarty drilled the 5-arrow playoff to outshoot his opponent 45-39.   

  • Lady Bears slip by Fillies in...

    The two teams had met this season one other time and Bracken County won by a 69-28 score on the Fillies’ home floor.  It was hard to believe the same two teams were facing each other on Tuesday night as Harrison County battled tooth and nail before falling 53-48 to the Lady Bears.
    Harrison County took an early lead with baskets by senior Emalee Little and freshman Chelsea Ingram but Bracken County scored two three pointers to take the lead 6-5 with under four minutes remaining in the opening period.  

  • Some things I don’t understand

    I’m 63 years old, traveled to every state but three or four if you count Alaska, been to four foreign countries and have been married 40 years in July. Yet, events happen and things are said every day that continue to amaze me. Let me give you some examples.
    NBA basketball’s all star weekend and what attraction that has to a seemingly large group of Americans baffles me.

  • Fillies lose district final to...

    “We were not ready to play at all,” bemoaned first year assistant coach Chris Reffett. “Our shots didn’t fall, but we were simply not ready mentally to play.”  
    This comment summed up the lackluster performance of the Harrison County Fillies in the finals of the 38th District Thursday at Nicholas County.