Today's Sports

  • Fillies come up just short...

    The Paris Lady Hounds (16-7) came to the Hilltop on Friday, Feb. 8, and held on to defeat the Harrison County Fillies (11-12) 35-33.

    The first half of the game was an offensive nightmare for the Fillies, who were unable to put their first points on the scoreboard until there was just 4:08 left in the second quarter.

    Fortunately for Harrison County, the Lady Hounds had problems of their own putting points on the scoreboard and the score was just 6-0 after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Fillies were out-scored 11-9 and trailed 17-9 at the halftime break.

  • Breds take 2nd at Region 7...

    On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Harrison County wrestling team took second place out of 11 teams in the 2008 Region 7 wrestling tournament and will send 10 wrestlers to state competition in Frankfort.

    Defending champions Woodford County took first place with 264 team points, five first-place winners, three second-place winners, four third-place winners, and one sixth-place winner.

  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County opens indoor track season

    The Harrison County track and field team opened its indoor track season with the Wildcat Classic Indoor Track Meet at the Nutter Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 26.

    Eighth grade student Danni Kemplin and senior Adam Fischer represented Harrison County in the event.

    Kemplin, who had the misfortune of a shoe coming partially off of her foot during the race, finished the 60M hurdles in a respectable :13.57. She was the youngest hurdler to participate in the event.

  • Senior wrestlers honored before...

    Pictures and posters with encouraging messages were hanging on the walls and friends, family members, and fans filled the gym as the four members of the Harrison County Thorobreds wrestling class of 2008 were honored prior to their final high school wrestling match at home on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

    Seniors Beau Sanders, Josh Ashbrook, Mike Cordray and Bobby Barkley were introduced along with their parents and received gifts from the booster club. During the introduction, each player had a lengthy list of accomplishments announced.

  • Harrison Co. cheerleaders in...

    The Harrison County cheerleaders, and a very large cheering section, traveled to Mason County on Saturday, Jan. 26, to compete in the KAPOS 10th Region Competition.

    Our cheering section was fantastic, said cheerleading coach DeDe Shirley. We definitely had the largest group of fans and it was amazing support.

    In the competition, the Harrison County squad competed in the small co-ed classification and won the 38th District and was 10th region runner-up.

  • HCMS Archers in Woodford...

    Harrison County Middle School archers competed in their first tournament of the year this past weekend and came home with plenty of individual honors. While the Woodford County tournament wasnt scored as a team competition, several students brought home hardware.

  • Breds wrestling coach Russ...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds head wrestling coach has achieved a career milestone that most of the nations coaches can only imagine. On Saturday, Jan. 26, as his team defeated Bryan Station by a score of 51-24 in their fifth and final match of the Montgomery County MTXE Future Duals, Russ Riegel quietly recorded the 800th win of his legendary coaching career.

    Riegel began his wrestling career at Washington High School where he was a four-time New Jersey State finalist, placing first two times.

  • Fillies stung by Lady Jackets

    In the first quarter of last Fridays game at Nicholas County, it appeared the Fillies would have their way with the Lady Jackets and treat their fans to a repeat performance of the Dec. 4 58-24 victory in Cynthiana. However, after going up by 10, turnovers and missed opportunities at the free-throw line spelled a 51-52 defeat.

    The Harrison County Fillies (9-10) came out of the gates against the Nicholas County Lady Jackets (6-9) with great defensive play and held a 14-4 advantage going into the second quarter.

  • Pick up wins over rival Colonels...

    For the first time this season the Harrison County Thorobreds (7-10) have strung together a three-game winning streak and are riding high after an upset 77-71 victory over the Woodford County Yellow Jackets (15-7) Tuesday night.

    The Breds hosted the Woodford County team in the second of a four-game home stand as a seven-point underdog. However, the Breds controlled the contests nearly the entire time.

  • 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.