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Today's Sports

  • The best of all time

    I just glanced at an item on Facebook about the greatest players of all times in sports.  The most recent argument that has been brought up is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James.  
    I don’t think either of them is the greatest of all time though between the two I would take Jordan.  

  • Tennis teams welcome back state...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County High School High School tennis team begins the 2018 season with a boys match this Thursday, at Ft. Thomas Highlands.  
    This season the Harrison County boys return singles state qualifier Lucas Sullivan as well as fellow senior Luke Bradford to lead the most experienced team in the last several years.  

  • State wrestling championship
  • Harrison County Archery
  • Fillies veterans return to...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Veteran, yet youthful, Fillies head coach Christine Garnett welcomes back 10 full or part time starters from last year’s 10th Region champions to do battle in the 2018 season.
     Gone are starters Taylor Reffett and MaKayla Cloyd and DH Emily Hendrix from last year’s 24-13 team.  Garnett will fill the spots with girls who have a lot of playing time under their belts.  

  • Sports This Week

    March 7-14

    Tennis
    Thursday, Mar. 8 at Highlands (Boys)
    Tuesday, Mar. 13 vs. Bracken County (H)

    Softball
    Monday, Mar. 12 at Lexington Catholic V/JV 6 PM Scrimmage

  • Haley Creech sets new Harrison...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Harrison County senior track athlete Haley Creech broke her own pole vault record Saturday at the KTCCCA Indoor State Track and Field Championship in Maysville.  
    Creech leaped 9-feet, 6-inches which is one foot better than her previous record set earlier this season.  

  • Sports Beats

    Cynthiana-Harrison County
    Recreation Department sign-ups
    Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department Spring Baseball and Softball sign-ups deadline has been extended to March 16.
    Baseball: T-Ball - 3-5 years, $50; Coach Pitch - 6-8 years, $60; Cal Ripken - 9-12 years, $75; and Pony League - 13-14 years, $75.
    Softball: Coach Pitch - 6-7 years, $60; Transition League - 8-9 years, $60; 12U, 14U, 16U Fastpitch, $75.
    Spring Soccer: Ages U4 - $40; U6, U8, U10, U12 - $50.
    For more information call 298-5113.

  • Thorobreds end season with hard...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds bowed out of the 2017-18 basketball season Wednesday night at Mason County in the quarter-finals of the 10th Region Tournament.  The Breds put up a gallant fight against the Campbell County Camels (26-5) but their last quarter rally fell a little shy.  Campbell County has not lost to a Tenth Region team this season.

  • What to do with 38th District...

    Each year, or at least two of four years, the problem of a too-crowded gym and not ample parking presents itself for the 38th District Tournament.
    The past boys’ championship game was a perfect example of the problem. Here are some issues and some suggestions that I have which will be ignored but here goes anyway.
    The parking problem.  When I arrived with Jim Swinford at 5:46 for a 7 p.m. start time, the parking people were already sending cars to the secondary lot.