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Today's Sports

  • Sports Beats

    HCHS golf tryouts to begin in July
    There will be two days of golf tryouts for boys and girls interested in playing for the Harrison County High School teams.
    Both days of tryouts will be held at the Cynthiana Country Club and prospective golfers should arrive on both days, no later than 7:30 a.m.
    The boys tryouts will be on Monday, July 17 and the girls tryouts will be on the following day, Tuesday, July 18.
    Neither team will carry more than 10 team-members after try-outs are completed.

  • Hole-in-one
  • Some ideas for State Softball...

    As most of you know, the Harrison County Fillies traveled to Owensboro Thursday to compete in the KHSAA State High School Softball Tournament. Sixteen regions were represented with many fans from each school there to back their local school.  
    Harrison County had a very good contingent of people in attendance to support our Fillies. The Fillies did a very good job representing themselves, the school and the community.
    Who didn’t do a very good job was the KHSAA and, in some regards, the City of Owensboro.

  • Bowling Results

    Adult Youth 6/6/17
    1 Spare Me 19.0/L 5.0
    2 Pickett Up 15.0/L 9.0
    3 4 Amigos 13.0/L 11.0
    4 The Bowling Stones 12.5/L 11.5
    5 Split Happens 12.0/L 12.0
    6 All About The Gutters 12.0/L 12.0
    7 Team 1 11.5/L 12.5
    8 All About The Strikes 11.0/L 13.0
    9 Gutt/L er Done 9.0/L 15.0

  • River Road Park
  • Four Harrison Co. football...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Four seniors from this season’s Harrison County Thorobreds played in the East/West All Star game in Morehead last Saturday.  
    Russ Faulconer, Keishon Gilkey, Logan Kellione and Malcolm Walker were all part of the West All Star team.  The West team was coached by Mike Sizemore of Bracken County.

  • Conley and Reffett named all...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association announced the 2017 All State teams for three classes.  The classes were divided like the state track meet by size of enrollment.  
    Two Harrison County players were named to the Class AA all state team.  Sophomore Bailey Conley was voted to the first team and senior Taylor Reffett was selected to the second team all state.  Bourbon County had two girls, Bree Dishman and Kaylyn Barnett named honorable mention in Class AA

  • Fillies lose two in KHSAA state...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies traveled to Owensboro’s Jack Fisher softball complex Thursday to face Owensboro Catholic in the first round of the KHSAA State Softball Championship.  The Lady Aces were representing the 3rd Region while the Fillies are out of the 10th Region.  

  • Mike’s Minute: Is civility gone?

    I am not a big fan of the routine of hand shaking after sporting events.  
    The potential for something ugly to happen is too big a risk in my opinion. It is however, the norm after high school and other sporting events while not as much of a full team participation activity in college and professional sports.  
    But in high school sports it is the thing to do. That is unless you are George Rogers Clark High School’s baseball team.  

  • Hudgins joins development...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    In 2007, the U.S. Soccer organization created an academy based on a philosophy of increased training, fewer total games but more meaningful games using international rules of competition.  
    The Academy has 150 clubs across the United States in five age groups from U-12 to U-17/18.  For the first time the Academy is expanding the program to include females with the Girls’ Development Academy to begin in the fall of 2017.