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    Thorobreds Soccer 

    Alumni Night is Aug. 7

    The annual Alumni Night soccer match will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, on LeBus Field. This event will showcase both the 2014 Thorobreds and past players who turn out to do battle with their younger counterparts.  

  • Soccer Breds return 11 seniors...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Coach Nick Hill goes into his seventh year as Harrison County’s boys’ varsity soccer coach with several returning veterans despite the fact that many of the scorers from last year’s team graduated.  

  • Thorobreds win two of three...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    For the second straight Friday the Harrison County Thorobreds’ backs and receivers traveled to Pendleton County to participate with the Wildcats and two others in seven-on-seven competition.  

  • Powell wins 12th Burley Belles...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Cynthia Powell won the 45th Annual Burley Belles Tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club defeating runner up Laurie Goodlet by three strokes with a gross score of 149 to Goodlet’s 152.  

  • More than 60 will tee it up for...

    Sixty-plus lady golfers will be on hand Friday and Saturday at the Cynthiana Country Club for the 45th annual Burley Belles Invitational Tournament.  
    The event, sponsored by the Ladies Golf Association of the Cynthiana Country Club, will have three former champions in the field including the defending champion Cynthia Powell.  

  • Youthful veterans return for...

    “Youth” and “veteran” usually do not go together, but in the case of Harrison County’s golf teams, it is a perfect description.  
    One senior, Fillies’ Morgan Nelly, stands on the roster of the Fillies and Thorobreds with only two juniors, six sophomores, three eighth graders, a seventh grader and a fifth grader making up the total of Coach Jason Crisp’s 2014 line up.  
    The Fillies’ assumed No. 1 player, the sweet-swinging sophomore Sarah Holland, stands out among the Fillies roster.  

  • Football Breds perform well in...

    Despite the weather and two inexperienced quarterbacks, the Harrison County Thorobreds did better than expected in the passing league games on Pendleton County’s field Friday night.  
    Harrison County defeated the home team and Bracken County while dropping the match with Holy Cross of Covington.
    “Our quarterbacks performed well for their first time playing the position,” noted Coach Jim Carr. “Senior Mark Taylor and sophomore Luke Slucher each threw for three or four touchdowns and freshman Ben VanHook also did well.”

  • Murray earns three medals in...

    Kentucky athlete Tim Murray can be easily considered one of the most accomplished, successful and least known athletes in Kentucky.
    Which is odd, really. He makes a remarkable first impression. And it has very little to do with that fact that he’s a bit over four feet tall.
    As an athletic trainer and physical therapy assistant at Harrison Memorial Hospital, Murray has contact with people who are often surprised by his appearance — at first.

  • Mid summer, slow time for high...

    The dead period for high school sports leaves a gap in activity which makes me kind of unfocused and almost disinterested in sports.  
    I would much rather go to and write about high school sports than any other with the possible exception of a baseball game in St. Louis.  
    Major League Baseball is so poorly covered by the Lexington media that it is hard to actually find out what is going on with anyone except maybe the Reds and as you probably know I am not a fan of the Red Legs.  

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    Two more camps for
    Youth Football remain
    The Harrison County Youth Football held its first camp last Saturday morning and has two more before school is in full swing next fall.