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Today's Sports

  • College Scouts
  • Spring Fling Tournament
  • Friday is a Big Day on the...

    Friday will be an evening of excitement on the Hilltop as the 1997 and 1998 champions return for a special night.  Wouldn’t it be nice if the school would name the Whitaker Park, Herrington Field and Snopek Press Box that night?   
    Buddy Renaker has been working on the special night and believes 75 percent of the players, stat people and coaches will be there along with their families and others.  

  • Tennis squads split with St....

    The Harrison County tennis teams faced off with the Saints of Maysville St. Patrick last Thursday on the Hilltop with the girls winning easily but the boys losing in a close contest.
    The Fillies squad took two of three in the singles and swept the two doubles matches for a 4-1 win.  Xinkun Nie dropped her match to Shelbie Wulfekamp, 1-4, while Harley Sallee defeated Caitlyn Quinn, 5-0, and Hayley Mansur defeated Tucker, 5-1.  

  • Four local baseball greats...

    The Harrison County High School Baseball Fence of Fame is getting four new members Friday when the Thorobreds face the Conner Cougars on the Hilltop at 6 p.m.  
    James R. (Jimmy) Whitaker, John Hampton, J.B. Schmidt, and Will Renaker will all have a sign with their name go up on the fence that evening.
    Jimmy Whitaker has been involved in coaching the Thorobreds as long as brother Mac has been the head coach at the school.  

  • Middle school soccer
  • Harrison County loses three of...

    The Harrison County girls and boys tennis teams continue to compete for wins in matches, but continue to fall a little short.  
    Bourbon County was the opponent last Tuesday and came away with close wins in both team scores.  
    The Colonels won 3-4 in the boys’ and 4-6 in the girls’ competition.  
    Cory McCauley, Charlie Smith and Johnny Mitchell won in the single competition but none of the doubles pairs were able to win leaving the 3-4 verdict.  

  • Fillies soccer
  • Track team runs into tough...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Scott County All Comers had several really good teams and the Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds were not sharp on Tuesday, which brought about less than the desired results for the local athletes.  
    “There was some good competition, but we were just not sharp,” remarked Fillies Coach Danny Simpson.
    The Fillies finished fifth of the 10 teams, only 24 points out of first, but were not as intense as the veteran Simpson would have liked.  

  • Little League time is here

    It is the wettest April on record, with storms every day it seems, yet Little League is scheduled to start Saturday.  
    I hope it is able to start because when it does all of the wet weather will just be a memory. We will forget, or at least put in the back of our mind, all of the problems we are having today with the constant bad weather and rain.  
    Little League times remind me of when I was that age and played for the Tell City Chair Company.