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Today's Sports

  • Defense wins for traveling...

    The Harrison County Fillies (9-9) took to the road Tuesday night trying to shake a three-game losing streak. The host Deming Lady Black Devils (4-14) played the Fillies close for a half, but ended up falling in a 50-40 district contest.

    In the first quarter, Deming jumped out to a 16-12 lead, mostly on the strength of three-point shooting. Senior Erin Carmack dropped in nine points for the Lady Black Devils.

    Harrison Countys Charley Hatfield kept the game close for the Fillies, breaking loose for 10 first quarter points.

  • Breds grapplers dominate Bourbon...

    Coming off good performances in major tournaments, the Harrison County Thorobred wrestlers took to the road to match up with the Bourbon County Colonels on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The Colonels are coached by former HCHS wrestler Eric Dingus, a runner-up in state competition as a high school wrestler.

    The Breds took the varsity win on the road, 60-24, over a Colonels squad dealing with sickness, injury, and a few academic problems.

  • Breds shoot to win against...

    For basketball fans who enjoy fast-paced, run-and-gun style basketball, last Saturdays Colt Classic at West Jessamine High School was a treat. Those who delight in the defensive aspects of the game would have been left wanting.

    Both the Harrison County Thorobreds (5-10) and the Prestonsburg Blackcats (5-10) have, thus far, experienced a season in which victories have been few and far between, and both were hungry for the win. The Breds came away with the 94-81 decision in a largely offensive game.

  • HCHS bowlers honor seniors in...

    The Harrison County High School bowling team hosted its last home match of the season Sunday at Galactic Alley in Cynthiana. The match against Clark County also served as Senior Day for the bowlers with seniors Kristin Curtis, Nick Gaunce, Stan Holland, Loren Jones, Josh Sowder and Chelsea Wagner receiving recognition.

  • Basketball Breds snap streak at...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds (4-9) and the Bracken County Polar Bears (1-16) both came into last Thursdays game with seven-game losing streaks. Although the Breds fell behind early, they came away with a 70-51 victory, earning their first win since defeating Covington Scott on Dec. 8.

    Bracken Countys Devin Workman opened the game by hitting back-to-back three point baskets in the first quarter to give his team a 6-0 lead. The rest of the game, however, was controlled by Harrison County.

  • Fillies suffer last second loss...

    In a rematch of their Kentucky Bank Holiday Classic game on Dec. 30, the Harrison County Fillies (8-8) played host to the Tates Creek Lady Commodores (7-8) on Saturday, Jan. 12. Tates Creek sophomore forward Jasmine Franklin buried two free throws with one-tenth of a second showing on the clock to give the visitors the 51-49 victory.

  • HCHS Dance team competes at BCHS...

    On Saturday, Jan. 5, the Harrison County High School Dance team competed in the AmeriDance Competition at Bourbon County High School. The team competed in solo, duo, and group dances.

    The team received the following awards: first-Varsity Jazz; first-Varsity Hip Hop; first-Individual (Laura Jackson); first-Duo (Kelsi Strawzell and Laura Jackson); third-Duo (Charli Anderson and Brittney Lynch); and first-Overall Top Varsity Score. Jackson also received the Just Keep Dreaming Dance Scholarship. The team looks forward to performing these dances at upcoming basketball games.

  • Young nominated for Red Zone...

    Chris Young of Harrison County High School has been nominated as an Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year.

    As a result of this achievement, Young is among a select group of players who are eligible to be selected as a national Red Zone Player of the Year and be honored in a full-page feature in USA Today in February.

    The program honors athletes who are able to elevate their play and step up when the heat is really on. These athletes embody leadership, performance and desire, and serve as examples to their teammates on and off the field.

  • Wrestlers place sixth in 7th...

    On Saturday, Jan. 12, the Harrison County Thorobred wrestling team traveled to Lafayette to compete in the seventh annual Lafayette Five Star Classic wrestling tournament. The Breds captured sixth place, out of a field of 16 teams, with a team score of 65.

    To begin the day, teams competed in four-team pools with a round robin format, each having three dual matches. Harrison Countys pool included Harmony High School (Florida), Lafayette and Saint Xavier.

  • Sports Beat

    Football Alumni

    winter meeting set

    The Harrison County Football Alumni will hold their winter meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Harrison County Sheriffs Office, 113 W. Pike St.

    At the meeting, plans will be made for the annual banquet and the third annual Hall of Fame game.

    The public is invited to attend.