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Today's Sports

  • Breds beat Deming, advance in...

    It took them a couple of innings to get started, but the Harrison County Thorobreds finally got going and upended Deming 12-2 in the rain-delayed opening round of the 38th District Tournament on Tuesday night in Falmouth.

    The top-seeded Breds, now 29-5 on the season, scored three times in the third inning and added seven more in the fourth to distance themselves from the fourth-seeded Black Devils (8-18) and secure a spot in next weeks 10th Region Tournament, at Harrison County.

  • Fillies top Pendleton, play...

    The Harrison County Fillies played their way into the 10th Region Tournament with a 12-2 opening round win over Pendleton County on Tuesday night in the three-team 38th District Softball Tournament at Shirley Field.

    Delayed by one day due to a Monday night rain-out, Harrison County avoided a bases-loaded jam in the top of the first inning. After a couple of walks and an error loaded the bases, Harrison County pitcher Megan Bullock got out of the jam with a strikeout, a pop out and ground out.

  • Archery teams end season

    Harrison County archers finished their season with a recent trip to the National Archery in the Schools Program National Tournament in Louisville. Their presence at the national invitation-only tournament was based on their scores compiled at the state competition held back in March. Over 3,000 archers competed in the two-day event and it included archery programs from 30 states. It was the largest ever archery tournament in the nation.

  • HCHS duo are state bound

    It was a happy bunch of Harrison County tennis players and fans last week after HCHS seniors Seth Barnes and Hank Whalen upset top-seeded Jett Glass and Jordan Evans in the semi-finals of the 10th Region Tennis Tournament in Georgetown and secured a spot in the KHSAA Tennis Championships today in Lexington.

    Last Wednesday, the Harrison County pair lost the first set to Glass and Evans 6-4, but bounced back with a convincing 6-0 win in the second set, setting up a decisive third set.

  • 10th Region Baseball on Hilltop...

    Only two teams are set as of right now, but the eight-team 10th Region Tournament will be played on the Hilltop next Monday thru Thursday.

    The two upper bracket games will be played on Monday afternoon and evening, with the two lower bracket first-round games played on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

  • HCMS to participate in state...

    The Harrison County Middle School boys and girls track teams will participate in the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Middle School State Championships at Dunbar High School this coming Saturday.

    The Colts, coached by Ricky Nichols, and the Fillies, coached by Alicia Glenn, will send participants to compete in the 18-event meet.

    Nichols is delighted with how his team has progressed through the spring 2008 season.

    I feel like we have had an awesome season, said Nichols. The kids have displayed great teamwork and have participated well in practices.

  • Bullock blasts Fillies past...

    It was a story-book ending for senior pitcher Megan Bullock on Tuesday night. After struggling with her control on the mound and seeing her team trail 7-4 to visiting Bracken County heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, Bullock blasted her first career home run, deep over the right center field fence for a walk-off 8-7 victory for the Harrison County Fillies on Senior Night.

  • Fillies, Breds prep for track...

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds had a couple of track meets last week and wrap up the regular season tonight with their own all-comers meet on the Hilltop as both teams prepare for next Tuesdays Regional Track Meet at Henry Clay.

    On Tuesday, May 6, both teams traveled to Scott County and the Fillies had their best performance of the season, finishing second with a season-high 107 points.

    This meet was big for our field events, said HCHS girls coach Danny Simpson. Most of the season we have struggled to place, but we were much stronger on that day.

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  • Breds, Fillies make showing in...

    The Harrison County doubles team of Seth Barnes and Hank Whalen are the only local entrants still alive in the boys and girls regional tennis tournament at Georgetown College. Weather permitting, the two Harrison County seniors played in the third and fourth rounds on Wednesday, and if successful, will play in the finals this afternoon.

    The Breds duo, third seeded in the tournament, had little trouble in their first round on Monday. After a first round bye, they dispatched Jacob Heller and Harrison Applegate of St. Patrick in the second round, in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.