Today's Sports

  • Breds defeat Wildcats in opening...

    Harrison County’s Soccer Breds are advancing in the regional tournament after Monday’s defeat of the Pendleton County Wildcats,  2-1, in the opening round.
    “The game was very physical and played with a lot of emotion by both teams,” said Coach Nick Hill. “It was a hard-fought battle with a lot of ups and downs for both teams.”
    About 15 minutes into the game, Harrison County scored its first goal when Kyle Foster crossed a ball into the box and Jordan Gasser got just enough foot on it, to redirect the ball into the side net.

  • Another loss plagues Breds’ 2011...

    By Ray Sparks, Sports guest writer
    After three road games and a “bye” week sandwiched in between, the Harrison County Football Thorobreds were anxious to return to familiar surroundings on the Hilltop.
    After six straight losses, the Breds were looking to get back in the win column for the first time since the Hometown Pharmacy Thorobred Bowl on Aug. 20. Unfortunately, the Covington Catholic Colonels had other plans.

  • Cross country team to host...

    The cross country team returns to action this week with the Harrison County Invitational on Thursday at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    “We have a large field of talented teams and there should be great competition,” said Coach Danny Simpson noting that Clark, Mason, Grant and Pendleton counties and Henry Clay head the field.  

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds soccer runner up in 24th District, to host regional
    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team took a step back in the progress that Coach Nick Hill thought they were making as they dropped a 2-0 decision to Montgomery County in the finals of the 24th District.  
    “We did not play to our ability,” lamented Hill. “We reverted back to playing long ball and did not follow our game plan.”  

  • Fillies soccer season ends in...

    “The girls played a great game with a lot of heart and pride,” said Coach Kim Jenkins after the 2-0 semifinal loss to Clark County last Wednesday. “We had our opportunities to score early but just weren’t able to capitalize.”
    The 12-5-1 Lady Cards scored with about 16 minutes to play in the first half on a corner kick and that score held up throughout the first half. The hard-fought battle continued through the second half with both teams having opportunities to score.  

  • Harrison County Invitational...

    The Harrison County Invitational Cross Country meet, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Cynthiana Country Club, has been postponed.

  • Fillies advance with district...

    The Harrison County Fillies are playing their best soccer of the year according to Coach Kim Jenkins.  
    “We just need to stay focused and continue with our game plan, she remarked after the shutout of the Lady Hounds in Paris. “We are moving the ball nicely and communicating well, which is a good way to win matches.”  
    Good ball movement was the key to the 3-0 win over Paris Monday night.  
    Hannah Thomas scored the first goal of the game with around 12 minutes left in the half to give the Fillies the 1-0 lead.

  • Shootout in Montgomery puts...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds rallied after a questionable goal gave George Rogers Clark a 1-0 lead in the second half to tie in regulation and go on to win 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night in the 24th District semifinals.  
    The Harrison County squad dominated play in the first half outshooting the Cardinals 4-1 but had nothing to show for it as they went into the halftime intermission tied 0.  

  • GRC Classic brings out the best...

    There was one common theme for the Harrison County cross country teams, both the high school and middle school, in the GRC Classic Saturday in Winchester. That was each squad had their best team showings and some improved individual performance as well.
    The greatest success was with the middle school girls as they won the team title in the four-team event.  
    The middle school girls out ran Rowan County, Conkwright and Clark Middle to take the title by a 14-point margin.  

  • Sports beat

    HCHS volleyball rolls into district
    championship with two wins
    The 28-8 Harrison County Fillies volleyball team won two matches in the 40th District tournament to qualify for Wednesday night’s championship in Augusta. The 6:30 p.m. match will pair the Fillies against the team with the best record in the region, the Deming Lady Cats, who sport a 28-6 record. The teams have faced once this year with the Fillies winning in two sets on Sept. 22, 25-12, 25-21.