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Today's Sports

  • Sports Beat

    Young plays for WKU against Vols

    Former Harrison County offensive and defensive lineman Chris “Buba” Young saw his first varsity football action last weekend on a big stage. Young has earned the starting nod for Western Kentucky University’s Hilltoppers as the team’s long-snapper. Young, a red-shirt freshman, played for the Toppers in their 63-7 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville.

  • HCHS runners improve at AJ...

    The Harrison County cross country teams traveled to Asbury College for the AJ Special last Thursday, with both teams coming away with improved performances.

    “It was a big, tough invitational, but we ran very well,” said HCHS coach Danny Simpson. “I had challenged our athletes to improve their times from the Pendleton County Meet. They did that and more with most of our runners improving 2-3 minutes over their previous meet.”

  • Hilltop News

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team overcame some spotty play and knocked off Madison Southern on Tuesday night in three games.

    The Fillies lost the first game in the best-of-three series 25-21, but bounced back to take the last two games, 25-16 and 28-26 and improved their season’s record to 10-5.

  • Fillies rout Mason County

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team got outstanding performances from Kassy Barnett and Courtney Grannis and overwhelmed home-standing Mason County on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The win was Harrison County’s third in a row and improved their season record to 4-1.

    Barnett scored a career-high four goals in the win and Grannis contributed with a school-record five assists.

  • Breds roll over Paris Greyhounds

    The opening of the brand new Harrison County Athletic Complex was a successful one on Friday night as the Harrison County Thorobreds outmanned visiting Paris, 35-14.

    A huge crowd saw the Breds run out to an early lead, overcome a second quarter turnover that led to a touchdown, and put the Greyhounds away by halftime.

  • Harrison County Hilltop news

    The fall cross country season got off and running last week with the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies competing in a pair of early season meets.

    Last Wednesday, the Breds finished third and the Fillies finished third in an all comers meet at the Archives of Frankfort. Then on Saturday, in a step up in competition, the Breds were sixth and the Fillies third in the Pendleton County Invitational.

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  • Breds open new stadium tomorrow...

    ll coach Mark  Carroll, his Thorobreds are pawing in the paddock and ready to tear through the starting gate tomorrow night.

    And why not?

    With two weeks of practice since their disappointing Recreation Bowl loss to Montgomery County and with the grand opening of the new Harrison County Sports Complex, how else would you expect a group of teenagers to respond?

  • HCMS Colts vs. Mason Royals at...

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts seventh and eighth grade football teams traveled to Fleming County this past Saturday morning to play the Mason County Royals in the first session of the 2009 Cougar Bowl.

    The HCMS teams have been working hard for nearly a month on fundamentals, technique, plays, and conditioning in preparation for the 2009 season.

  • Fillies rout Mason County

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team got outstanding performances from Kassy Barnett and Courtney Grannis and overwhelmed home-standing Mason County on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The win was Harrison County’s third in a row and improved their season record to 4-1.

    Barnett scored a career-high four goals in the win and Grannis contributed with a school-record five assists.

  • Breds drop opener to Montgomery...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds got their 2009 football campaign off to a rocky start last Friday night in Mt. Sterling as they frittered away a 26-14 lead and were defeated by host Montgomery County in the 62nd Annual Recreation Bowl, 27-26.

    Friday’s game had more twists and turns than KY 36 has between Cynthiana and Williamstown.

    First, the Thorobreds were dangerously close to being blown out in the first half.

    Montgomery County ran roughshod over the Breds in the first quarter, both offensively and defensively and led 14-0.