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Today's Sports

  • Thorobreds hammered at Clark, 86...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds faced the highly rated George Rogers Clark Cardinals Tuesday night in Winchester and were given a sound beating, 86-29. 

    The Cardinals came into the game sporting a 13-4 record, having played a tough schedule which included the King of the Bluegrass in Louisville.  There was no doubt that they had earned the lofty ranking as they pulled away from the start in this outing.

    Clark scored first on a basket by Robbie Stenzel but Jared Martin connected on a three to give Harrison County its first and only lead of the evening. 

  • Barnett death is loss for...

    Harrison County lost a really good man last week when Kenton Barnett passed away. 

    I would say when a person looks in the dictionary under gentle giant you might see his picture.   

    Since I am not a native, as most know, I only knew Kenton for a short time, but I never met a better man. I put him right there with John Swinford as people who are class gentlemen. 

  • Sports Beat

    Youth teams travel

    this weekend

    to Fleming County

    The Harrison County third through the sixth grade teams will hit the road again this weekend for a tournament in Fleming County. 

  • Thorobreds tame the Panthers 86-...

    After a bit of a slow start, the Harrison County Thorobreds turned up the defense and ran off with a 30-point win at Augusta. 

    The 8-5 Breds trailed for much of the first period before superior athletic ability allowed them to run off seven straight to end the period and take an 18-11. 

    Malcolm Thomas scored the final points in this period with a three, a lay in and a put back to give his team the lead.

  • Fillies fall to Madison Central

    The best team in the 11th Region may be a title that can be disputed, but a really good, deep, talented team cannot be when one is talking about Madison Central. 

    The Harrison County Fillies found out all about that Saturday as they traveled to Richmond and battled the Lady Indians. 

    The first quarter’s tempo was to the liking of the Fillies as they were able to scrap and battle and only trail by five at the first stop.

  • The dish on NFL playoffs, UK...

    It’s official!! The Jets were given the playoff berth. The Ravens, Green Bay and Philadelphia earned the wild cards and the Jets were given theirs.   I hope that the Bengals and Colts lose the first game they play. 

    Bobby Feeback was the guest on Let’s Talk Sports Saturday morning on WCYN. Between the calls and other interruptions, he was able to give a good account of what goes on with a student athletic trainer.  

    While the job has many exciting moments, it is a demanding and time consuming venture.

  • Sports Beat

    Freshman fall to Lexington Catholic 65-54

    In a game that was much closer than the score indicates the Harrison County freshman team lost to Lexington Catholic by a 65-54 score Monday night. The loss dropped the freshman Breds to a 6-3 record for the year

    Harrison County trailed by only four at the end of the first quarter, but fell victim in the second to some hot three-point shooting by the Knights. Catholic stretched the lead to 13 at the half, 41-28, using marksmanship and a pressing defense. 

  • Harrison grapplers second in...

    The Harrison County Invitational Wrestling Tournament, affectionately known as the Rumble on the Hilltop, was held last Wednesday, Dec. 30. 

    A field of 10 teams from six regions and two states, including many of the finest wrestlers in the area, met on the Hilltop. 

    The meet featured pool play with five teams in each pool and the winner and runner-up from each pool facing off for the team and individual championships. 

  • Fillies drop three of four games...

    The Somerset Lady Jumpers were said to be among the top teams in the 12th Region. The Harrison County Fillies were entering the Bourbon County tourney coming off a good showing in Prestonsburg. 

    This was the opening game for both teams in the tournament Saturday at 4 p.m. and looked to be a tight match.  It was hardly a game at all. 

    Somerset jumped out to a 12-0 lead and was really never threatened as they won by a 73-46 margin. 

  • Breds lose overtime battle in...

    “We did not deserve to win, we shot poorly. We looked tired, our guards looked tired,” lamented Coach Mike Reitz after his team fell to Webster County 41-39 in overtime Tuesday night. 

    This was the second game in as many nights for the Harrison County Thorobreds as they played in the National Guard Classic at LaRue County High School.

    Poor shooting was the problem, which was due to poor shot selection, for the most part. 

    Webster County has a good defensive team aided by its ability to play nine players without missing a beat.