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Today's Sports

  • Tracksters 2nd at Scott Co.

    The Harrison County track teams had only one meet last week. They ran at Scott County on Tuesday, but the Fleming County Invitational was rained out on Friday.

    Both the Breds and Fillies  placed second out of 11 teams at the Scott County All Comers. The boys (132 pts.) finished second to Scott County (199.5), but well ahead of third place Woodford County’s 69 points.

  • Breds edge Camels in extras

    The Harrison County Thorobreds earned what could be the kind of win that just may catapult them into another long post-season run on Tuesday night in Northern Kentucky.

    With less than one week until district tournament play begins, Harrison County scored twice in the top of the eighth inning and knocked off home-standing Campbell County, 7-5. It was the Breds second win in a row, in a string of difficult regular-season ending games.

  • Ducks Unlimited sportsmans night...

    The South Licking Ducks Unlimited will have a sportsmans night out on Saturday, May 16 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m. Single, $25; Greenwing (under 18), $15.

    Wear a hunter orange or camo shirt and get a chance to win a gun. For tickets call 234-2969 or 859-588-9628.

  • Tracksters prepping for regionals

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies track teams are on the last lap of the regular season with the regional track meet two weeks away.

    Both the Breds and Fillies competed at Dunbar High School in Lexington on Saturday in the Bearcat/Bulldog Invitational, with that regional meet as a primary impetus.

  • Fillies continue winning ways

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team won its fourth consecutive regular season tournament last weekend and look to maintain its momentum heading into post-season play in two weeks.

    Harrison County has an overall record of 22-3 and has won 16 games in a row. They have won 21 of its last 22 since starting the year with a 1-2 record after the first week of the season.

    The Fillies went 3-0 and won their own McDonald’s Derby Classic Tournament over the weekend.

  • Slumping Breds fall to Creekers

    Harrison County baseball coach Mac Whitaker is not a happy man.

    With just more than a week and a half left in the regular season, his Thorobreds have still not shown the consistency, especially at the plate, that his previous championship teams have had.

    Tuesday night on the Hilltop, his Thorobreds were soundly defeated by visiting Tates Creek, 9-1, as their season record slipped to 15-7.

  • Smith brothers reach finals in...

    By all accounts, the inaugural high school tennis tournament at the nearly brand-new Hilltop Tennis Complex on Saturday was a huge success.

    Six teams competed in boys and girls singles and doubles action in the Harrison County Open Tennis Tournament (HOTT), and also competed against extremely windy conditions.

  • Martin perfect as Breds take 3rd...

    Junior pitcher Jared Martin tossed the second seven-inning perfect game in school history last Thursday as Harrison County defeated Simon Kenton 2-0 in the first game of the McDonald’s Classic.

    “I was aware of the perfect game after a few innings, but didn’t really worry about it at all,” said Martin. “The first batter of the game hit the ball hard to left field, but they didn’t hit too well after that.”

  • Fillies win third tournament of...

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team kept its winning streak alive, winning six games over the weekend and capturing the championship of the Whitley County/First Priority  Invitational Tournament.

    The Fillies now have won 11 games in a row and 16 of their last 17, as their season’s record stands at 17-3.

    In the Whitley County tournament, Harrison County won all of its pool play games, defeating Cumberland County on Friday night, 7-0, and two more pool play games on Saturday, 14-5 over McCreary Central and 6-3 over Middlesboro.

  • Marshall ‘Ignites&...

    By his own admission, Clif Marshall, was not one of the fastest running backs in Harrison County High School football history.  In spite of his lack of blazing speed, Marshall is in the unique position of helping prospective NFL players earn thousands, if not millions, of dollars by improving their own 40-yard dash time by fractions of a second.