Today's Sports

  • Fillies top LexCath in softball

    Some clutch hitting and pitching by senior Megan Bullock and a fine defensive play by sophomore shortstop Rachel Hatfield secured a big win over visiting Lexington Catholic in fast pitch softball on Tuesday night at Shirley Field.

    Bullock ripped a two-run single to right field in the first inning to stake the Fillies to a 2-0 lead, then pitched out of a couple of big jams later in the game as Harrison County ran its record to 11-7 on the year with a 6-5 win.

  • Kendall returns as sports writer

    Former Cynthiana Democrat sports writer Lee Kendall will be returning to the Sports pages.

    Kendall, who resigned last year after accepting the athletic directors position at the high school, said he has notified all of the coaches of his decision to return to writing.

    Ive always liked high school sports and attend as many events as possible, said Kendall.

    The former Thorobred basketball coach said he will be writing from a positive angle about the Thorobreds and Fillies.

    He noted that being athletic director and a sports writer creates a delicate situation.

  • Doubles team seeking top seed

    The Harrison County High School boys doubles team of Seth Barnes and Hank Whalen won a couple of big matches over the past couple of weeks and are looking to improve their chances in the coming Regional Tennis Tournament in two weeks.

    Barnes and Whalen were defeated earlier in the year by the Bourbon County duo of Jett Glass and Jordan Evans for their only defeat of the regular season. But last Thursday, the two Harrison County seniors redeemed themselves with a victory of their own over their Bourbon County foeskind of.

  • Dailey hurls second no-hitter

    Freshman Logan Dailey made Harrison County baseball history on Friday night when he hurled his second consecutive no-hitter. Daileys feat came in the second round of the McDonalds/Harrison County Classic, a 10-0, six inning win over East Carter (16-5). He struck out nine batters and allowed only three base-runners, two via walks and one by a Harrison County fielding miscue.

  • Breds push streak to 9

    In last weekends Frank Shoop Invitational on the Hilltop, the Harrison County Thorobreds (15-3) posted big wins over Estill County and North Laurel before falling in a lop-sided 17-3 contest to the ninth-ranked in the state Lexington Christian Academy Eagles (13-3) in the championship.

  • Fillies take split at Bulldog...

    Over the weekend, the Harrison County Fillies (8-5) traveled to Covington to play in the Bulldog Bash hosted by the Covington Holmes Lady Bulldogs. The Fillies got out of the gates a little slow, suffering a 12-2 loss in their first game Friday night against the Conner Lady Cougars (9-3).

  • Harrison track and field...

    The weather cooperated with the HCHS track teams this week and enabled them to participate in two different meets. On Tuesday, April 15, the Breds and Fillies traveled to the Woodford County All-Comers meet and on Saturday, April 19, the teams competed in the Donnie Carnes Invitational Meet at Campbell County Middle School.

  • Sports Beat

    HCHS tennis update

    On Tuesday, April 15 the Harrison County Fillies tennis team hosted the team from Highlands on the Hilltop. Although the girls suffered an 8-1 loss, the doubles team of Miranda Turk and Emily Vance defeated Highlands Rebecca Skatton and Abbie Sedor in an 8-4 match.

    On Wednesday, April 16 both the Fillies and Breds were in action on the Hilltop, facing Mason County.

  • Harrison bowlers honored at...

    On Wednesday, April 16, the Harrison County High School bowling teams marked the conclusion of another successful season with an awards banquet at Galactic Alley in Cynthiana.

    Representing Harrison County schools at the event were Superintendent Dr. Roy Woodward, HCHS Principal Jim Schmidt, and Guidance Counselor, as well as number one fan, Donelle Judy. Also in attendance was a large gathering of the bowlers parents and family.

    We appreciate each of our supporters and we are thankful to them for all the encouragement this year, said Assistant Coach Jim Holland.

  • HCHS trackers get season started...

    After having the start of their season delayed twice by rain cancellations, the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies finally got their first taste of competition last Thursday while playing host to an All Comers meet on the Hilltop. In the meet that featured seven teams, the Breds took second place overall and the Fillies earned third place honors.

    I was pleased with the effort from our team, said Fillies Coach Danny Simpson. With so many first-year runners, it was a real learning experience for them.

    Scoring came from many different areas for the Fillies.