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Today's Sports

  • Tennis teams dominate Bourbon Co...

    Last week was a busy week for the Harrison County tennis team as they played matches Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 

    Bourbon County was the first opponent and both the boys and girls beat the Colonels. 

    The boys won all nine matches: six singles and three doubles contests. 

    The girls had a little more difficulty winning three of the six singles and sweeping the two doubles matches. 

  • Breds capture McDonalds/HMH...

    The general consensus among the people on the Hilltop Thursday, Friday and Saturday was “We didn’t know how good these teams were.” 

    The Harrison County coaching staff knew, but the rest of the onlookers and possibly some of the players were not aware of the skill and talent that was assembled for the McDonalds/Harrison Memorial Hospital Classic.

  • Baseball, Mother’s Day...

    Mother’s Day Weekend was a mixed bag of feelings for me for some reason, especially this year. 

    My mother’s birthday was May 7 so that coupled with Mother’s Day itself made it a little more difficult. Yet, with my wonderful wife and two daughters, who are great mothers in their own right, I was blessed and lucky as I could be. 

    My mother was a great sports fan and was not passive at all about what teams she liked and which ones she didn’t.

  • Track teams find going difficult...

    The Harrison County High School track teams found going difficult as they competed in the Bryan Station Invitational on Saturday. 

    It had been an unusually difficult week of preparation as the Woodford County meet having been called off and school being out two days kept regular practice at a minimum. 

    Add the cold temperatures and high winds of Saturday to the mix and conditions were less than favorable for the Fillies and Thorobreds competitors. But compete they did... a finishing in eighth place in the girls and 10th in the boys of the 17-team field.

  • Las Vegas East? Do we care?

    From the Webster’s Dictionary 2002 Edition an athlete is a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility or stamina. From the same edition, a student is a scholar or learner who attends a school.  So a student athlete is a scholar or learner who attends a school and is skilled or trained in a sport that requires stamina, agility and so on. 

    So what is the big deal with the information about how poorly Cal’s boys did in the classroom.

  • Thorobreds stop Henry Clay win...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds stretched their consecutive win streak to five games while halting Henry Clay’s streak at six with a 7-5 win on the Hilltop Friday.  

    “This was the best pitcher we have faced since we left Las Vegas,” said Thorobreds assistant coach Eddie Feeback after the game. “He had a good fast ball and some good off speed pitches.” 

  • Thorobreds rout Scott Co. Monday...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued to hit the ball well and score a lot of runs this week as they hammered Scott County 16-0 Monday in Georgetown and beat Campbell County 9-1 on Tuesday in Alexandria.

    On Monday night, the Breds garnered 16 hits, 13 of them singles, to score the 16 runs.  Scott County also contributed four errors in the five-inning affair. 

    The big blast for the visiting Thorobreds was Shane Fowler’s grand slam home run in the third inning.

  • Track squads finish 4th at Scott...

    The Scott County All Comers Meet was held on Tuesday, April 27, with nine girls’ and boys’ teams in competition. 

    Coach Danny Simpson reports that the teams are progressing, but that they have a ways to go. 

    “Our schedule keeps getting tougher,” he observed. “We need to stay healthy and continue to improve as we near the regional competition. We are a much better team than we were a month ago.” 

    On this cold and windy Tuesday, the teams had some good individual and relay results.

  • Tennis teams split matches with...

    Harrison County’s varsity tennis squads played host to Paris and Montgomery County last week with the same but different results. 

    In the Paris match, the girls were edged out by the Lady Hounds 2-3 while the boys won 3-0. 

    The next night versus Montgomery County’s Indians, the boys were soundly defeated 0-9 but the girls won 5-4.

  • Fillies take record to 19-2 with...

    The Harrison County McDonald’s Classic didn’t get to play through to its end due to the rain and storms of Saturday. However, there couldn’t have been a better game than the Fillies and Grant County’s Lady Braves on Friday night. 

    Before we go into that game, the first Fillies game of the evening was the 5:30 p.m. start against Tates Creek, who came into the fray with a 1-15 record. 

    Harrison County began the night with a 17-2 record and a 10-game winning streak as they faced the hapless Lady Commodores.