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Today's News

  • Sports This Week

    Sept. 12- Sept. 19

    Football HCMS
    Thursday, Sept. 13 vs. Bourbon Co. Middle (H)

    Football
    Friday, Sept. 14 at Owen Co. 7:30 PM
    Monday, Sept. 17 vs. Lexington Christian (H) Fr/JV 6 PM

    Breds Soccer
    Wednesday, Sept 13 vs. Calvary Christian (H)
    Saturday, Sept. 15 at Frankfort
    Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Grant Co.

    Fillies Soccer
    Wednesday, Sept. 12 vs. Grant Co. (H) 6 PM
    Saturday, Sept. 15 vs. Conner (H) 4:30 PM

  • Breds golfers play in Montgomery County Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County golf team has been plagued by the weather like several of the other fall sports.  
    The only match the golfers could get in last week was the boys playing in the Montgomery County Invitational.  In this tough 21 team event the Breds were 19th of the 21 teams.  
    The home Indians won the Indian Creek Golf Course event with a team total of 294.  Scott County was next with 299 followed by Madison Central with 302.   

  • Sports Beats

    Camryn Whitaker to host a free
    basketball camp on the Hilltop
    Friday, Sept. 14 from 5-8 p.m. Northern Kentucky University Coach Camryn Whitaker and her Lady Norse will be on the Hilltop for a basketball camp.
    The Lady Norse coaching staff will also join head coach Whitaker for the free clinic at the Harrison County High School gym.
    This is an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to learn from Division 1 players and coaches. There is no charge for this clinic.  Registration is from 4 to 5 p.m. before the clinic.

  • More of likes and dislikes

    I had several people tell me during the past week that they liked my likes and dislikes article.  
    I feel that this is the case because they too are annoyed by and/or made happy by certain things that happen in the world of sports. I will add some more.
    The University of Kentucky win over Florida to break the losing streak made me happy. Not so much because UK won but because it made so many people that I know joyous.  

  • Soccer Fillies roll past Bourbon County 4-1

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies have been spending as much time on the bus waiting as they have traveling as of late.  Similar to last week’s Anderson County visit the trip Wednesday to Bourbon County saw a long delay for lightning which had a 45 minute wait on the bus.  
    The delay shortened the junior varsity match in which the Fillies lost a hard fought battle 1-0 to the Lady Colonel junior varsity.

  • Fillies improve to 17-1 with wins over Bracken, Nicholas and Robertson

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team continued its dominance of 38th District and other local teams by winning home matches over Bracken County and Nicholas County along with a road win over Robertson County.  
    Wednesday the Bracken County Lady Bears were on the Hilltop for a best-of-three match.  The Fillies won easily 25-9 and 25-12.  

  • Breds lose match 5-1 at Rowan Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team played 10-1 Rowan County close the first half but the Vikings pulled away in the second half for a 5-1 win.  
    Casey Sledd scored for the Breds (4-3-1) in the first half but Harrison County just could not keep up in the second half.  
    Pete Korona scored twice in the junior varsity match as the Breds won 2-1.  

  • Breds improve to 2-2 with rout of Paris, 37-0

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 2-2 Friday night as the Breds defense overwhelmed Paris in a 37-0 rout.  The Greyhounds managed only 42 total yards while only crossing the midfield line one time.  The Greyhounds had two total yards in the first half.
    Paris’ Jamaun Clark took the opening kickoff from Cameron Kinsey to the 28-yard-line to start the first series.  On the first play quarterback Chase Puckett lost 11 yards back to the Paris 17-yard-line.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are:  William Hall Brenzel, Aug. 20, son of John and Jouett Kinney Brenzel; Owen Powell Letcher, Aug. 26, son of Nicole and Kevin Letcher.
    Rainbow Thrift Store Mission Clothes to open soon downtown. Free and up for all ages, free furniture, appliances, household items for disaster victims and emergency needs.

  • Kieffer pears ripen off the tree

    Requests for Kieffer pears have been rolling in lately. We do not have volume, only a few here and there that we have planted in the last five years, or so.  
    Most of the really good Kieffer pears are found on old farm sites that have been long vacant. The Kieffer pear is a remnant of a once thriving agricultural model that fed the whole family.   
    Among the farm smorgasbord was the small home orchard; and among the orchard the Kieffer pear still stands if nothing else does.