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Today's Sports

  • Breds, Fillies advance to...

    In post-season play, upsets usually occur when the underdog team gets off to a hot start and uses that momentum to sustain them for the rest of the game.

    On Monday night, Pendleton County was that underdog team, but host Harrison County, the decided favorite, was the team that started quickly.

    The Thorobreds, who defeated the Wildcats three weeks ago in Falmouth, 83-65, jumped to an early double digit lead and never trailed, beating Pendleton County, 69-52.

  • Seven Breds advance to state,...

    The 2009 State High School Wrestling Championships open today in Frankfort and seven Harrison County Thorobreds will be competing.

    Sophomore Brandon Barnett leads those grapplers as the only Thorobred to come away from last weekend’s Region 7 Tournament as a weight class champion.

  • Breds romp past Frankfort in...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds played strong defensively and pulled away in the fourth quarter to make for a happy Homecoming night on Tuesday, defeating the visiting Frankfort Panthers, 61-42.

    Harrison County took the lead early and led by as many as 14 points in the first half, but could never quite put the Panthers away. In the second half, Harrison County expanded its lead to 18 points in the third quarter, but allowed the Panthers to pull to within nine.

    Harrison County put the clamps on Frankfort in the fourth quarter, holding them to just eight points.

  • Senior Night for Breds this...

    Several Harrison County High School seniors will be honored tonight prior to tipoff when Harrison County takes on Montgomery County in boys basketball action.

    Basketball players, cheerleaders and dance team members will all be recognized prior to the game tonight.

    The cheerleaders who will be recognized include Johnna Carey, Bonnie Jo Dailey, Brooke Kendall, Jesse Kendall and Jan Taylor Wilson.

    The Thorobred players that will be playing their last regular season game on the Hilltop include Eric Case, Fonze Custard, Ryan Puckett and John Michael Reitz.

  • Sports Beat

    HCHS ‘white out’ set for Feb. 23

    On Monday, Feb. 23, the Harrison County High School will be hosting the boys’ and girls’ district basketball tournaments. The Fillies and Breds will be playing on Monday, the first night of the tournament.

    Pep Club sponsor Joe Nichols is urging as many people to attend as possible.

  • Breds outrun Colts down the...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds notched their biggest win of the regular season on Tuesday night as they defeated visiting West Jessamine, 81-72.

    In a fast-paced game, Harrison County took the lead for good in the second quarter, led by as many as 15 points in the fourth quarter and held on to escape with the win over the 12th Region’s top-ranked team.

  • Grapplers ready for post-season...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds wrestling team will participate in the Region 7 Wrestling Tournament this Saturday at Montgomery County High School.

    The tournament is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., with the weight-class finals projected to begin at 7 p.m.

    On the line for the Breds are qualifying spots in the state wrestling tournament next week at the Farnham-Dudgeon Center in Frankfort.

    Full day tickets for the regional meet on Saturday will be $6 for adults and $4 for students. Finals tickets will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds, Fillies falter on the lanes

    The Harrison County Bowling Team dropped a pair of matches to visiting Clark County on Sunday at Galactic Alley.

    The Breds won the first two games of their match with the Cards, but dropped the next four, along with a fifth point for total pins.

    Zach Schneider rolled a 210 and Zack Gaunce had 188 as HCHS won that first game, 563-548, then Justin Fryman had 203 and Nick Marcum rolled 200 in the second game win, 579-578.

    It was all downhill from there for the Breds however, as the visitors won the last four points.

  • Fillies continue to struggle

    The Harrison County Fillies continue their trend of playing well in spurts, but not well enough to seal the deal.

    Harrison County lost its fifth straight game, and 10th in their last 11, with a 53-38 decision to Pendleton County on Monday night in Falmouth.

    Pendleton County went on a 10-2 run in the second quarter to take the lead for good. Charley Hatfield led Harrison County with 14 points.

  • 38th District Breds, Fillies...

    The pairings for the 38th District Boys and Girls Basketball Tournaments were determined last Wednesday at a meeting held at the Harrison County Community Education Center.

    For the fifth straight year, HCHS will host both tournaments. This year, the format will have the boys playing the first game on the first two nights of the tournament, with the four girls teams playing the two nightcap contests.