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Today's Sports

  • Faulconer sets school mile...

    Louisville Central ran away with the girls’ team title and Lexington Catholic was the easy winner in the boys’ competition Friday at the AA State Track Championships.  
    The meet, which was moved up a week to accommodate the officials, featured some dominant athletes in both the girls’ and boys’ divisions.  
    Joey Faulconer was fourth in the 1600M run and Daniel Klapheke was eighth in the 110M hurdles to score six points for the Harrison County Thorobreds, who finished in 32nd place in the 44-team competition.  

  • To error is human to admit it,...

    Using replay in sports to verify a call is a hot subject with many pros and cons including what to do if a mistake is found.  
    The biggest issue in all sports that have replay is the time it takes to view the film and either verify or correct the call.  
    Hockey, believe it or not, has the best system and the fastest.  
    Hockey has an independent person or persons in a film room somewhere in Canada with all games being played on video screens around the room.

  • Thorobreds close season with...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds’ bats came to life for a little while on Wednesday when they pounded out 11 hits in five innings to shut out Walton Verona (10-15) by a 10-0 score on the Hilltop.  
    Junior Zach Royce drove in four of the runs with a first inning sacrifice fly and a fourth inning  three-run home run to lead Harrison County who improved to 19-6 with the win.  
    Brandon Kendall, Jordan Martin and Noah Mitchell each had two hits for Harrison County.  

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  • Fillies on three games win...

    The Harrison County Fillies defeated George Rogers Clark Friday on Senior Night by a 5-4 score and won both ends of the triangle tournament on Saturday to head into district play on a three-game winning streak.  
    The 23-10 Harrison County squad edged Estill County (18-15) by a 7-6 score in the first game of the triangle and Western Hills (18-17) by a 2-1 score in the final game.  
    Western Hills beat a depleted Estill County squad in the second game as the Lady Engineers sent their seniors home for graduation.

  • Sports beat

    Fillies Basketball Camp
    set for May 29-31
    Coach Kim Furnish and the Harrison County Fillies will hold the summer basketball camp this year beginning on Wednesday, May 29. The camp will be for three days concluding on Friday, May 31.  
    Campers between grades 1-8 are welcome for the morning camp which begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 11:30 all three days.  

  • Thorobreds trap Bearcats 5-2

    BHarrison County improved its 2013 baseball record to 18-5 on Thursday as they defeated Anderson County’s Bearcats 5-2 in a game on the Hilltop.  
    The Bearcats (7-16) trailed throughout the game as senior hurler Jordan Martin held them to four hits in his six innings of work.  
    Anderson County scored both of its runs in the top of the seventh off relief pitcher Gus Garrison, who gave up a home run to junior lead off hitter Brandon Eliadis after he had walked pinch hitter Christian Shepherd.

  • Breds runners up, Fillies 5th in...

    “We finished region champs last year and runners up this, and I am extremely proud of this group of athletes,” said Thorobreds Track Coach Robert Walker. “Considering the people we lost to graduation and those that fell by the wayside this year this group showed a lot of heart. We had people who were injured competing and giving their all.”

  • Fillies end regular season with...

    The Harrison County Fillies are closing out the regular season with a mixture of district and region rivals and some tough games in Lexington.
    Coach Christine Garnett’s Fillies began the prelude to the season with a Thursday game with district opponent Pendleton County at Shirley Field in the annual Cancer Awareness Game.  
    It was a four-inning affair with the Fillies banging out 14 hits and 15 runs in their four at bats.  
    Senior Ashley Coppage was four-for-four to lead the Harrison County attack.