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Today's Sports

  • Will this be a Cinderella Super...

    Now that the NFL has the playoffs set, the question remains as to what team is getting hot at the right time and which teams have played their best football already.  
    I believe I will try to answer that question this week while addressing the Cinderella issue.
    First, Cinderella is none other than the hero of the compound on HWY 62W, one Peyton Manning.  
    Many football fans and some of the “experts” thought that Manning had played his last game after an injury sidelined him seven weeks ago.  

  • Breds get past Paintsville for A...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Last Wednesday afternoon, the Harrison County Thorobreds took seventh place in the Ashland Invitational Tournament by defeating 2-6 Paintsville, 64-55.  
    The Thorobreds had to overcome a first-quarter deficit of 11-9 to edge the Tigers.

  • Bowling results

    Cynthiana Business Dec. 30
    CW’s Crew W 47/L 29
    Galactic Alley W 46.5/L 29.5
    B-Dry W 45.5/L 30.5
    Six Pack W 43/L 33
    Wachter Roofing W 43/L 33
    Legacy Log & Timber W 42/L 34
    Premier Carpet Cleaning W 42/L 34
    D’s Nutz W 39/L 37
    Perkins Tire & Lube W 37/L 39
    Hisle Motorsports W 35/L 41
    N.R.G. Landscaping W 31/L 45
    Butlerwhatknots W 28/L 48
    Bluegrass Bowling & Golf Supp W 27/L 49
    Double O Trail W 26/L 50

  • Harrison Co. improves to 11-2 in...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County wrestling team defeated Danville, Grant County, Madison, Ohio, and an all-star squad Saturday and lost a close match to the host school in the Simon Kenton Duals.   
    The team scores were Harrison County 60, All Stars 16; Harrison County 66, Grant County 18; Harrison County 39, Madison, Ohio, 38; Harrison County 41, Danville 36; and Simon Kenton 48, Harrison County 33.

  • HCMS Colts split with Georgetown...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts traveled to Georgetown Middle Monday night and came away with a split decision.  
    The seventh grade won 45-29, but the eighth grade fell by a score of 43-14.
    The seventh grade Colts jumped out to a 15-10 first-quarter lead and added to that lead during each period.  
    The score at the half was 27-18. The score at the end of the third quarter was 37-22 and the final 45-29.  

  • Sports this week

    Breds Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Montgomery Co. Freshman 6:30 p.m.
    Friday, Jan. 8, at Woodford Co. JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Jan. 12, at George Rogers Clark JV/V 6/7:30 p.m
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    HCMS Colts
    Wednesday, Jan. 6, vs. Robertson Co. (H) 6/7/8 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Royal Springs 6/7/8 5:15 p.m.
    Monday, Jan. 11, at Paris 6/7/8 5:15 p.m.

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Jan. 6, vs. Nicholas Co. Fr/JV (H) 6:30/7:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Augusta JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.

  • Fillies beat Montgomery County...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies played three games in the Gateway Holiday Classic in Mt. Sterling winning one and losing two.  
    Their victory came over 10th Region rival Montgomery County on Monday by a 47-40 count.  

  • Harrison Co. wrestlers finish...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Woodford County Invitational is one of the most prestigious and difficult wrestling tournaments held in the state each year.  
    This year was no exception as the competitors were much like a Who’s Who of high school in the Commonwealth.  
    Twenty three teams were in the two-team tournament. which was won by the host Yellowjackets by a fairly comfortable margin.  

  • Breds lose at Ashland...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Free throws and some inopportune turnovers were the main culprits Monday afternoon as the Harrison County Thorobreds dropped a 67-62 verdict to the Newport Wildcats.  
    Harrison County’s free throw accuracy, which has been a problem all season, raised its ugly head again with a five-for-11 performance.  

  • Sumpter well on her way to...

    Lauren Shepard,
    Guest writer

    The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) boasts a motto of ‘Changing Lives One Arrow at a Time’ and that is exactly what it has done for thousands of students all over the world.
    Harrison County’s Kennedy Sumpter, 13, is just one example of the way that this motto is lived out.
    Born Nov. 12, 2002, Kennedy was a “happy, bright-eyed little girl with a great life ahead of her,” said Darren Collins, Kennedy’s father.