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Today's Sports

  • Breds put freeze on Bracken...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds overcame the weather and knocked off Bracken County in a rain-delayed first-round game in the 10th Region Baseball Tournament at Scott High School on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The Breds first-round game against the Polar Bears was to have been played on Monday afternoon, but was washed out, along with both lower-bracket games.

    All four first-round games were scheduled for Monday, but only one was completed before the rains came and forced cancellation of the other three contests.

  • Fillies claim District title

    Clutch hitting and a strong pitching performance by Tracey Hicks paved the way for Harrison County’s 4-1 victory on Tuesday night against host Nicholas County in the 38th District Softball Tournament title game.

    The district championship is Harrison County’s third in a row and sixth in the last nine years.

    Harrison County fell behind 1-0 when Nicholas County strung together a triple and single in the top of the second inning, but wasted no time in its half of the inning to take control.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds Baseball Camp

    Mac Whitaker’s “Boys of Summer” Baseball Camp will be held in the mornings, June 8-11 at the Hilltop Baseball Field. Registration will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. with all subsequent camp days starting at 8:45. The camp will conclude at 11:30 each morning. For more information, or to pre-register, contact Coach Whitaker at 234-4006. Cost for the four-day camp is $60 per camper.

     

    Breds Soccer Camp

  • Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87

    Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87

    Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87, died Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He was a retired coach, superintendent and served over 30 years as a school administrator. He served as principal of Oddville School from 1957-1958.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Ava Belle Mefford Robinson.

  • Fillies third, Breds sixth in...

    The Harrison County Fillies track team had its best regional track meet showing in years last Saturday, finishing third overall in the team standings. The HCHS Thorobreds didn’t fare quite as well and finished sixth, with nine schools competing in both meets.

    Harrison County is competing in Class AA for the first time this year, and the drop from AAA apparently helped both teams, in regards to  the numbers of athletes who qualified for this coming weekend’s state meet in Louisville.

  • Breds in district finals against...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds will continue their annual rite of spring next week by participating in another 10th Region Baseball tournament.

    This will mark the 29th straight year that the Breds have earned their way into the regional tournament by either winning or finishing as runner-up in district tournament play.

  • Netters conclude season at...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies tennis teams had their respective seasons come to an end last weekend at the regional tournament at the Georgetown College Tennis Complex.

    Both teams had more than respectable finishes, though no entry made it into the semi-final round.

    “For the first time since I can remember, every one of our entries won their first-round matches and several won second round matches,” said co-coach Betsy Clyde.

  • Harrison County archers continue...

    Two years ago the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) added an invitation-only tournament to successful archers across North America. It is now the largest archery tournament in the world; attracting almost 5,000 students from across the United States and Canada.

    Harrison County is now turning some heads as they placed 8th in the middle school division out of 65 invited teams. Their elementary division (only 6th grade) placed 13th out of 58 teams. High school archers placed 37th out 84 teams. 

  • American Red Cross swimming/...

    Screening and registration for classes will be held Wednesday, May 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club pool. Bring a bathing suit and towel. Fees for each class will be $25 payable at registration. If after registering for a class, a student is unable to participate in that class the fee will be refunded.

  • Post-season to begin for HCHS...

    Spring sports at Harrison County High School are wrapping up with four different teams beginning their respective post-seasons this weekend and next week.

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    The Harrison County Breds and Fillies track teams will compete Saturday in the Class AA, Region 4 Track Meet at Paul L. Dunbar High School in Lexington. The meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and is expected to last through mid-afternoon.