Today's Sports

  • Sports beat

    Two annual events this weekend: Maroon/White Madness
    and Hall of Fame banquet
    The Harrison County Thorobreds football team returned Monday afternoon from camp at Eastern Kentucky University with some bumps and bruises.  
    “I have some kids who need to heal for our scrimmage on [Friday] Aug. 14 and the first game on the 21st,” said Coach Neil Furnish. “We have changed the Maroon-White game to an open practice to facilitate the healing.”

  • Cross country returns 11 runners...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Deanna Lunsford, in her second year at the helm of the Harrison County cross country team, welcomed 11 veteran runners to begin the 2015 season.  
    While veteran, the runners are still fairly young with only one senior and two juniors in the lineup.  
    Senior Tamara Lunsford along with juniors Abby Cooper and Sandra Brock are the only older runners. Brock is in her first year.  

  • Mentor-youth dove hunt sign-ups...

    Registration for mentor-youth dove hunts sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will begin Monday, Aug. 10.
    These hunts include specially set-aside fields for adults wishing to take up to two youths (ages 15 and younger) dove hunting. The number of hunters in each field is limited, with spaces reserved by calling Kentucky Fish and Wildlife to register. Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • NFHS makes rules clarifications...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released its Football Rules Book and Case Book for 2015.  
    Page two of the rule book is all the further one has to look to find the changes in rules for this year.  
    The points of emphasis are on page three so it doesn’t take much looking to find what the NFHS deems to be really important this season.
    There aren’t any actual rule changes but only comments and clarifications on current rules.  

  • Football Breds compete in two 7-...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County football Thorobreds are learning their new offense and defenses as they continue to play in seven-on-seven drills and lineman work against different teams.  
    On Wednesday, Fleming County, Bracken County and Paris visited the Hilltop to provide some mid-week competition.  
    The Breds, who have battled the Bracken County squad on two occasions already this summer, faced off with Fleming County and Paris on the practice field.  

  • 12-year-old Fillies finish second

    The 12-year-old traveling Fillies of Cynthiana finished in second place in the 2015 Scott County Softball Club state recreational tournament. Members of the Fillies are: ​front row, from left, Emma Courtney, Miranda Clem, Haliegh Jones; middle row, Coach Delong, Cate Cox, Katie Coghill, Haley Herrington, Hannah Delong, Kara Hines, Brooklyn Fryman; back row, Coach Hines and Head Coach Charles Garnett.  Girls on team not in pictured were Emma Ratliff, Peyton Walker, Georganna Carpenter, Lindsey Howard and Autumn Burgan.

  • Powell wins 46th Burley Belles...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Cynthia Powell won her 14th Burley Belles title Friday and Saturday by edging Laurie Goodlett 152 to 154 in the 46th Annual Burley Belles Tournament.  
    The tournament, which is put on each year by the Ladies Golf Association of the Cynthiana Country Club, featured 64 golfers including 14 from Cynthiana.  
    Powell’s win puts her one tie away from the all-time leader Anne Combs who has 14 wins and one tie. Combs played in the tournament but finished 10 strokes behind the winner’s gross score.  

  • Football meets Bracken County in...

    Last Thursday and Friday, the Harrison County High School football team met with Bracken County for 7-on-7 and linemen work.  ‘
    On Thursday, the Breds traveled to Brooksville and Friday the Polar Bears paid a visit to the Hilltop.  
    On both occasions, the skill position players went 7-on-7 and the linemen competed in various strength and agility drills.  

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