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Today's Sports

  • Bryan Station wins Harrison...

    The Bryan Station Defenders ran away with the boys’ portion of the Harrison County All Comers Track Meet Thursday and edged the Harrison County Fillies by 10 points in the girls’ competition to sweep the event.
    The Fillies took first place in seven events and second in six others as they tallied 144 points to 154 for the Lexington squad.  
    Bracken County and Paris tied for third 76 points behind the Fillies. Then came Nicholas County, Montgomery County, Pendleton County and Holmes to round out the scoring.

  • Akin named head coach at Mason...

    After one successful season at Harrison County High School, Fillies basketball coach Piper Akin has accepted the head job at region rival Mason County beginning next season.  
    The Fillies sported a 17-14 record in Akin’s one year at the helm, winning the district championship over rival Pendleton County. Harrison County lost to eventual region champ Montgomery County in the regional.  

  • Thorobreds win two to improve...

    The Harrison County baseball team finally got back into familiar territory Monday night as they took their season record above .500 for the first time this year.  
    The Thorobreds had evened their season mark at 5-5 on Thursday night when they defeated a good Campbell County Camel team in Clareyville by a 7-4 score.
    The Thursday game was another where Brandon Kendall started and pitched well.  
    Kendall went the first 3 2/3 innings giving up one earned run on three hits, striking out four and walking one.  

  • 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.