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Today's Sports

  • VolleyFills claim tournament...

    The Harrison County High School volleyball team is on something of a roll.

    On Saturday, the Fillies swept six straight matches and captured their third Dink Scott Memorial Volleyball Tournament at Montgomery County High School.          

    Harrison County won this same tournament in 2004 and 2007 and finished as runner-up in 2005 and 2006.

  • Boys’ soccer lands...

    The bus ride home from Walton-Verona on Tuesday night was a happy one for the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team.

    After playing several quality teams close, but still falling short, the Breds notched their first victory of the season on Tuesday night, coming from behind to defeat Walton-Verona, 2-1.

    The Bearcats scored the lone goal in the first half to take a 1-0 lead to intermission.

    Ten minutes into the second half, Jonathan Noble scored a goal to knot the score, then 5 minutes later Kaleb Mattox gave the Breds the lead.

  • Shuttle service available for...

    A shuttle service will be available for the Harrison County - Covington Scott varsity football game beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, at the New Harrison County Athletic Complex.

    A shuttle bus will be located at the drive between Ingles Stadium and the Harrison County High School student parking lot. Shuttle service will begin at 6:45 p.m. The shuttle will leave every 15 minutes taking patrons to the athletic complex. The final bus prior to game time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

  • Harrison County girls forge...

    The Harrison County cross country teams had one meet last week, an all comers meet at Frankfort on Wednesday.  It was a small meet, with only one other varsity team, but it was an opportunity for the Breds and Fillies to run on the regional meet course.

  • Breds outlast Newport, 20-14

    Anytime you can go into the lion’s den of Northern Kentucky football and come home with a win, a notch can be placed on your belt.

    Coach Mark Carroll and his Harrison County High School football team can break out the leather tools and start notching, after the Thorobreds overcame turnovers and turned back home-standing Newport on Friday night 20-14.

  • On a roll

    Since losing to Scott County in the finals of the Scott County Invitational last weekend, the Harrison County Fillies soccer team has been gathering momentum, heading down the stretch of the regular season.

    Last Wednesday, the Fillies notched their biggest win of the season as they dumped perennial regional contender Clark County at LeBus Field, 4-1.

    Harrison County never trailed in the contest and allowed only a penalty kick goal to the Lady Cards that spoiled the shutout.

  • Whalen second at Grant Co....

    Harrison County senior golfer Polly Whalen appears to have her game rounding into form at just the right time.  With the regional tournament just three weeks away, Whalen had another solid finish last weekend in a one-day tournament.

    Whalen carded a 78 on Saturday at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Crittenden, good enough for a second place finish in the 65-player field in the Grant County Classic.

  • 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.