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Today's Sports

  • Fillies continue in district play

    One soccer season has ended, while another forges ahead.

    The Fillies are still alive in 24th District play and the boys ended their season on Monday.

    The Fillies defeated George Rogers Clark 2-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the district, which is being held at Clark County.

    “It was a good win,” said Coach Kim Jenkins. “I knew it was going to be tough to beat them a second time.”

  • Kendall stepping down as writer

    At the end of the 2009 school year, Lee Kendall announced his retirement as a classroom teacher for Harrison County High School. He was, however, continuing his athletic director duties. Now, he is also announcing his retirement as The Cynthiana Democrat sports correspondent. Kendall has agreed to continue until the position is filled.

  • Sanders struggles on back nine

    Junior golfer Eric Sanders was in good shape to make the cut at the Leachman Buick/Pontiac/GMC/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Championships on Tuesday at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    He was seven over par on the day with two holes to play, but finished with a triple bogey and double bogey for an 18-hole score of 84.

    “That probably won’t make the cut, but we’ll stay down here for another day, just to make sure,” said HCHS golf coach Jason Crisp.

  • Post-season tournaments set for...

    Three Harrison County fall sports teams will play their initial post-season tournaments next week, all on the road.

    The Fillies volleyball team will go into the 38th District Volleyball Tournament with the best overall record in the 10th Region, a 20-6 mark at press time. They played at home last night in a Senior Night match against Lexington Christian Academy and will host their week-delayed Fall Fling on Saturday.

  • Breds host Pendleton Saturday

    After an unscheduled week off, the Harrison County Thorobreds are back on the field this Saturday for their first district encounter of the season when they play host to Pendleton County.

    Last Friday, the Breds had their game with Bardstown cancelled as a district-wide flu epidemic forced school officials to dismiss from school on Thursday and Friday.

    The edict meant that all school activities were postponed as well.

  • Cynthiana Sin The’...

    Members of the Cynthiana Sin The’ Shaolin Karate Club have had a busy summer and fall. Grand Master Sin Kwang The’ from California visited the school and tested members for rank advancement.

  • Sanders, Whalen advance to State...

    In brutally windy conditions on Monday, two Harrison County High School golfers qualified as individuals for their respective state golf tournaments next week in Bowling Green.

    Junior Eric Sanders shot 76 at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Crittenden, and was one of three individual qualifiers from the Region 8 Tournament to the Leachmann Buick/Boys’ State Golf Championships that will be held at the Bowling Green Country Club next Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Hilltop News

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team notched its second victory of the year on Monday night on the road upending host Mason County 3-1.

    All four goals were scored in the first half as the Breds improved to 2-10 on the year. The Royals slipped to 7-4-2.

    Lance McIlvain, Josh Young and Kyle Foster each found the back of the net for the Breds. Young and Jeff Faulconer were both credited with assists.

  • Sports Beat

    H.C.H.S. Band Boosters to host

    golf scramble

    The Harrison County High School Band Boosters will host a golf scramble Sunday, Oct. 11 at Coal Ridge Golf Course (formerly Bogey Busters), with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $50 per person, 4-person teams, and free lunch for the golfers.

    To register a team contact Lonnie Shuler at 588-9528 or Ricky Wright at 588-0960.

  • Royals rain on Breds, 30-16, on...

    The high-powered Mason County Royals (5-0) outlasted host Harrison County (2-3) in the rain and mud on Friday night at the Harrison County Athletic Complex, 30-16.

    Two Harrison County fumbles in the third quarter sealed the win for the top-ranked team in Class AAA.

    Trailing 22-16 at halftime, Harrison County took the second half kickoff and went on a 15-play drive that ate up much of the third quarter, only to turn the ball over to the Royals when senior running back Josh Moss fumbled on the 1 yard line.