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  • Harrison County uses 4-run first...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds began where they left off Monday night by striking for four runs on four hits, a sacrifice and a walk in the first inning Tuesday to defeat Pendleton County, 8-3.  
    The game, played on the Hilltop, saw the Wildcats bring a six-game winning streak into the contest. In fact, the last Wildcats’ loss was to Harrison County, 6-0, on April 1 in Falmouth.
    C.J. Claypool led off the bottom of the first with a single followed by a single by Brett Persinger, a sacrifice by Robbie Stroub and a two-RBI single by John King.  

  • Breds finish 2nd, Fillies 6th in...

    After missing another meet due to poor weather conditions on Tuesday at Scott County, the Harrison County track team performed in Maysville Saturday in the Mason County Invitational.  
    The 17-team event featured schools from Indiana and Ohio as well as the Kentucky teams.  
    Harrison County shook off the rust nicely as both teams performed well in events which they entered.  

  • HCHS Tennis splits with St....

    The Harrison County tennis teams were busy on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday playing matches with St. Patrick’s, Bourbon, Grant and Mason counties.
    Wednesday evening the Thorobreds rolled over the Saints of St. Patrick by a 3-0 score as the visitors forfeited two matches.  
    Luke Pawley defeated Evan Kalb 8-3 and Florian Caroff beat Logan Kalb 9-7 in the singles matches.  
    Luke Bradford and Austin Merriman defeated the Kalb duo 8-5 in the doubles competition.
    The Fillies lost to St. Patrick’s girls 2-3.  

  • 1,000 wins, Thorobreds 11 Royals...

    It just wasn’t like every other night on the Hilltop.  
    There were extra people attending who cannot come to every game.
    The aura of some that have gone before was there even some who have left us and gone to the great reward.  Former players were there even players that did not play for Coach Mac Whitaker but wanted to be there for the milestone.  
    The game was decided for all practical purpose in the second inning as the Thorobreds scored two runs in each of the first two innings to lead 4-0.  

  • Alumni Night is Friday on the...

    The annual Alumni Night will be held this Friday beginning at 5 p.m. on the Hilltop preceding the Harrison County Thorobreds hosting the Lewis County Lions, which begins at 7 p.m.  
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association will be there to greet each returning player as they return to the baseball field to reminisce and watch the current team do battle.  

  • I find that I agree with Coach...

    Often I am told on the street, at Biancke’s, and other places that people find that they agree with what I may have written or said on the radio and that the fact that they agreed with me frightened them a bit.  
    I guess I understand, although what I write or say makes perfect sense to me so it still baffles me somewhat that people may not agree with me.  
    Anyway, on Thursday morning when I was traveling to Crofton, Ky., and listening to Coach Calipari, I found myself agreeing with him which surprised me some though I wasn’t frightened.  

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    Lady Jackets edge Fillies Tuesday
    The Nicholas County Lady Jackets stopped the Harrison County Fillies seven-game winning streak Tuesday night with a 5-4 win on Shirley Field.  
    Nicholas County scored all five runs in the top of the sixth to erase a 2-0 Fillies’ advantage. Bailey Conley pitched 6 2/3 innings for the Fillies giving up nine hits, walking four and striking out nine.  

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