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Today's Sports

  • Diamond Breds open season with...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds (2-0) varsity baseball team started the 2008 season off right on Monday evening, capturing a 10-4 victory over the Owen County Rebels (0-1) on the Hilltop.

    Senior pitcher Brandon Martin took the mound first for the Breds in the season opener and struck out the first six Rebel batters. Martin struck out seven batters, walked two and held Owen County scoreless over three innings.

  • 2008 a reloading year for Breds...

    The 2008 Harrison County Thorobreds track team will feature several first-time track athletes when they kick off their season this evening at the Grant County All Comers meet. Even though the team may be in something of a rebuilding process, Coach Robert Walker has not tempered his expectations.

  • HCHS tennis opens season at...

    As of Tuesday, the Harrison County High School tennis teams had only been able to hit the courts to practice six times due to inclement weather. Although thats not much time to prepare for the grueling schedule that faces her teams, tennis coach Jennifer Hatfield says that there are several reasons to look forward to the 2008 season.

    I am very proud of this years team, said Hatfield. Weve been struggling to get practice time in, but I think well perform very well. I am looking forward to seeing how far we might go.

  • Young Fillies track team to kick...

    When the 2008 Harrison County Fillies track team enters into competition this spring, there will be plenty of opportunities for new faces to step up and fill the void that was created by the 2007 graduation of what Coach Danny Simpson calls the strongest class in recent history.

  • Softball Fillies set to begin...

    The Harrison County Fillies are coming off a very successful 2007 season that saw the girls softball team finish with a 23-11 overall record. They were able to capture a 38th district championship and advance to the second round of the 10th Region tournament before falling to George Rogers Clark. The Fillies were 13-1 in the 10th Region and 8-1 in the 38th district in 2007.

  • Baseball scrimmage rescheduled...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds baseball team will travel to Lawrenceburg to face the Anderson County Bearcats tonight in the first scrimmage of the season. The teams had been scheduled to meet on Tuesday on the Hilltop but inclement weather and field conditions made a change in schedule necessary. The scrimmage will begin at 6 p.m.

    The Breds will open the regular season by hosting the Owen County Rebels on Monday, March 24, and the Grant County Braves on Tuesday, March 25.

  • Harrison Co. tennis teams to...

    The Harrison County High School boys and girls tennis teams will get their season into full swing beginning next week, March 24 through 27. Three straight road trips to open the 2008 schedule will take the team to Bourbon County on Monday, Paris on Tuesday, and Maysville St. Patrick on Wednesday. The first home match will be on Thursday and the teams will host Scott County.

  • Baseball to begin March 24

    During last weekends blizzard-like conditions it might have been easy for the average person to look upon spring as only a fond memory of a bygone time. However, amid the ice and snow, several of Harrison Countys finest have been busy preparing for the ultimate sign of spring time in America: baseball.

  • Fillies season ended by Lady...

    The 2007-2008 basketball season came to an end for the Harrison County Fillies (16-14) on Sunday in the semi-final round of the girls 10th Region tournament at Campbell County Middle School in Alexandria. The Mason County Lady Royals (24-8) used a 16-4 run over the last five minutes of play to advance over the Fillies, 60-47.

    On Feb. 15, the two teams met on the Hilltop and Mason County claimed a 65-43 win over the home-standing Fillies.

    Mason County led in Sundays contest for much of the first half, with the score being 12-10 in their favor after one quarter.

  • Fillies explode into...

    The Harrison County Fillies (14-13) tore past the Nicholas County Ladyjackets (7-16) on the Hilltop Monday night to earn the right to play in their 14th consecutive district championship contest. The Fillies out scored Nicholas County 74-25 in the first round of the 38th District Girls Basketball Tournament.

    The Fillies picked up their first victory of the season over Nicholas County 58-24 on Dec. 4. On Jan. 25 in Carlisle, however, the Ladyjackets slipped by Harrison County 52-51.