Today's Sports

  • Harrison County volleyball has...

    Coach Bill Faulkner greeted large numbers for the 2014 volleyball season as 27 players make up the JV/varsity roster.  
    That is the good news.
    The not-so-good news is that only three of the players returning have any varsity experience to speak of and what experience they have is not in the position they are scheduled to play this year.  

  • New coach greets experienced...

    Deanna Lunsford wanted to try something a little different.  She had been an assistant to Harrison County Middle School Track Coach Alicia Glenn for five years when the cross country job became available.  
    Coach Danny Simpson had retired after a lifetime of coaching. Lunsford had just begun to run herself plus her daughter Tamara was on the cross country team.  
    “It seemed like something that I would like and I wanted to help the runners,” said Lunsford. “I am learning on the job and it is exciting.”  

  • Breds’ slow start leads to poor...

    After finishing 14th of 22 teams at Picadome in Lexington Friday, the Harrison County Thorobreds finished last in the 17-team Flyer Classic in Frankfort Monday.  
    Friday’s tournament was hosted by Lafayette, who finished 16th in the event won by St. Xavier. Trinity finished second. Covington Catholic was third in the meet which was dominated by private schools as five of the top 10 participants were private institutions.

  • Good coaching and maybe not so...

    Before I get into my thought for this week, I want to relay a story given to me by Barb Snopek as she received from one of the participants in the Burley Belles Tournament.  
    A lady from northern Kentucky who was playing in the tournament had a flat tire on her way and stopped in one of our local establishments to have it fixed or replaced.  She was in danger of being late for her tee time but misfortune struck at the most inopportune time for her.  

  • Sports beat

    Football alumni banquet is Saturday
    The annual Harrison County Alumni Association Banquet will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Harrison County High School cafeteria beginning with hospitality at 4 p.m. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. provided by the Alumni Association.  

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  • Mike’s Minute

    On the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Major League Baseball strike, I thought it appropriate to write about what attorneys are doing to sports.  

  • Brossart signs with the...
  • Fillies return solid line up for...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Kevin Gaunce begins his first year as head coach of the Harrison County Fillies soccer team with a solid nucleus of players.