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Today's Sports

  • Youthful Collins rides his way...

    Jon Keith Collins is readying himself to make the trip to Rock Springs, Wyoming, to compete in the National High School Rodeo Finals beginning on July 14.  
    The recent graduate of Breathitt County High School and his mother, Betty Geoghegan Collins, will drive from their home in southern Kentucky to the Wyoming town that is in the southwestern part of the Equality State.  
    The travel plans will have them arrive on July 13, just one day before the five-day rodeo begins in earnest.  

  • Free kids tennis festival/clinic...

    Kids ages 6 to 18 can join the fun at a free tennis festival/clinic on July 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Harrison County High School, 320 Webster Ave., Cynthiana. Participants of all abilities are invited to spend the evening learning how to play tennis or improving their game in a friendly, fun-filled atmosphere that celebrates this sport.
    Children 10 and under will play using a youth format that downsizes the court and equipment while using lower-bouncing tennis balls that allow kids to rally from the get-go. Older children will play on regulation-sized courts.

  • Frederick headed to Wyoming for...

    Brooke Frederick is anything but a typical high school student. Competing since the age of six months, Frederick is heading to the National High School Rodeo Finals on July 13-19 in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
    Frederick, of Shawhan Road, is 17 years old and is involved in the FFA, 4-H, concert band, cross country and track. She is the student president of the West Virginia High School Rodeo Association, which is the association she chooses even though she lives in Cynthiana.

  • Sports beat

    Golf tryouts will be in July
    Harrison County golf coach Jason Crisp has announced the dates for both the boys’ team tryouts and the girls’ golf team sign ups. In both cases an up-to-date physical has to be with the participant at the tryouts or sign up.  
    The Thorobreds golf team tryouts will be held Thursday, July 17, at 7:45 a.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. The format will be an 18-hole tryout with no more than a 10-member team selected.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Henson wins third Joe Mooney...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Last year Cynthiana’s Joe Henson walked off the 18th green at the Cynthiana Country Club disappointed in the one-stroke loss to Mason Countian Izzy Grayson.  
    Sunday afternoon there was no chance for disappointment as the solid, steady lefty came away with a seven-under-par 137 and a five-stroke victory over three players tied for second. Jon Henson, Rex Schalch, and Rus Whalen each shot two-under-par 142 for the 36-hole tournament to finish tied for the runner up spot.  

  • Breds work at three camps,...

    “We got to look at several different combinations,” said Coach Larry Kendall. “We are trying to find out who can help us next basketball season.”  
    That is how Harrison County’s staff approached the three camps that they just completed during the last weeks.  
    The Georgetown College camp saw the Breds take four teams. They took a varsity “A” team and “B” team, a freshman team and an eighth grade squad to compete against multiple opponents.  

  • 2014 Fillies Basketball Camp
  • Fillies compile 14-10 record for...

    The Harrison County Fillies head into the dead period after putting together a nice 14-10 record for the summer having played in three camps.  
    “It was nice to see some of the hard work that the girls have put forth start to pay off,” noted Coach Kim Furnish.  “The coaches have been pleased with the growth that has been shown as a unit over this 2 ½ week period as well as some individual improvements.”

  • River Road Park