Today's Sports

  • Sports beat

    HCHS Girl’s Golf practice underway

  • Scrimmage Success

    First-year Harrison County football coach Mark Carroll liked what he saw on Friday night as the Maroon Team and White Team battled to a 28-28 tie in the Maroon/White Game at Ingles Stadium.

    “I’d say we are about where we should be at this time of year,” said Carroll on Tuesday night. “A lot of guys saw action, it was exciting football to watch and there was a great crowd on hand for a scrimmage.”

  • Fillies win opener over Fleming

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team got their 2009 season off to a good start on Tuesday night as they defeated visiting Fleming County in two of three varsity games on the Hilltop.

    Harrison County came out of the gate fast in the first game, leading 18-4 before winning the first game 25-11.

    “We played exceptionally well in that first game,” said Fillies coach Bill Faulkner after the game. “The girls were focused, they played well at the net, served well, returned serve well…it was fun to watch.”

  • Whalen wins Rowan County...

    Senior Polly Whalen notched her first career medalist title last week in the Rowan County Invitational Golf Tournament at Eagle Trace Golf Course in Morehead with 45 individuals competing.

    Whalen carded an eighteen hole total of 78 to win individual honors by one stroke over Franklin County’s Abby Smith.

  • HCHS offers season tickets with...

    Season ticket prices and game admission prices will remain unchanged for the 2009-10 school year, with one additional option available.

    At the new stadium, there are 300 chair back seats in the middle section of the bleachers. Those seats will be offered as reserved seats for $50 per seat. If a family ,or group, purchases at least four seats, they will also receive a parking pass that will get them a reserved parking spot close to the stadium.

  • Sports Beat

    Football Alumni banquet is Aug. 8

    The 2009 inductees into the Harrison County Football Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame will be feted on Aug. 8 at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet that will be held at the Harrison County High School cafeteria. A reception in honor of the 2009 inductees will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the banquet at 5.

  • Volleyball to open at home on...

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team will open its regular season Tuesday at home against Fleming County with all three HCHS teams playing.

    The freshmen will begin play at about 5:30, followed by the junior varsity match, followed by the varsity match, at about 7.

    The Fillies should be primed and ready for the regular season after hosting scrimmages against Williamstown and Bourbon County and also competing in the Bluegrass State Games last weekend.

  • Maroon/White scrimmage tomorrow...

    The 2009 edition of the Harrison County Thorobreds football team will be unveiled tomorrow night at Ingles Stadium as the Breds will be divided up for an intrasquad scrimmage.

    The Maroon and White Game will begin at 7 p.m. and will be an opportunity for this year’s team to showcase its talents for new head coach Mark Carroll.

  • Breds and Fillies linksters...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team got one round in and was washed out in the second round of the Franklin County Flyer Invitational on Monday and Tuesday this week.

    The 36-hole medal play event was to be played on Monday at Griffin Gate in Lexington and Tuesday at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.

    The Breds finished in the upper half of the 25 teams who competed after Monday’s round, but had the tournament washed out on Tuesday due to the torrential rains that hit the state.

  • Breds soccer to begin season...

    There’s no way to disguise the fact that the 2008 soccer year for the Harrison County Thorobreds was dismal.

    They finished the year with a 1-14 record. They were shutout nine times, including their last five regular season games and their district tournament loss to Montgomery County, 1-0. They began the season with seven straight losses, defeated Frankfort 1-0, then lost seven more games to wrap up the season. They scored only six goals all year, and never played a game when they scored more than once.