https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en UK Coach John Calipari’s Satellite Camp Tour https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/uk-coach-john-calipari%E2%80%99s-satellite-camp-tour <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bw_calcamp_9698.jpg" alt="UK basketball player Nick Richards looking for rebound during the camp tour held last week." title="UK basketball player Nick Richards looking for rebound during the camp tour held last week." align="left" hspace="6" /> Great Museum Treasure Hunt https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/great-museum-treasure-hunt-10 <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2._little_league_baseball_uniform.jpg" alt="great museum treasure hunt. During a rainy first week of the Museum Treasure Hunt, 82 school-age children visited the museum to search for a block and tackle. Emily Vance, a sixth grade student at Harrison County Middle School, was the winner of the Cookies and Cash weekly drawing. This week’s artifact is a Dairy Queen Little League uniform." title="great museum treasure hunt. During a rainy first week of the Museum Treasure Hunt, 82 school-age children visited the museum to search for a block and tackle. Emily Vance, a sixth grade student at Harrison County Middle School, was the winner of the Cookies and Cash weekly drawing. This week’s artifact is a Dairy Queen Little League uniform." align="left" hspace="6" /> Can Kentucky be that bad? https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/can-kentucky-be-bad <p> I realize that I wrote about the Ky-IN All Star games just a week or so ago but after Friday and Saturday&rsquo;s debacle for the boys, I felt I needed to again. &nbsp;<br /> The girls split with Indiana winning by five on Friday and losing by five in overtime on Saturday.&nbsp; This is a good showing considering everything. &nbsp;<br /> The Kentucky boys lost 97-64 on Friday and after vowing that it would not happen again lost 120-74 Saturday. &nbsp;<br /> Kennedy Sumpter places second in USA Outdoor event at AJ Jolly https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/kennedy-sumpter-places-second-usa-outdoor-event-aj-jolly <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_usa_aj_jolly.jpg" alt="These archers shot in the USA outdoor Championships held at AJ Jolly Park last weekend. They were: from left, Kennedy Sumpter, 2nd in Compound cadet division, Andrea Thompson, 3rd in compound cub division, Elena Hopper, 2nd in Explorer Cub Division, Skyler Denham 2nd in compound cub division and Natalie Duncan, 2nd in recurve cadet division." title="These archers shot in the USA outdoor Championships held at AJ Jolly Park last weekend. They were: from left, Kennedy Sumpter, 2nd in Compound cadet division, Andrea Thompson, 3rd in compound cub division, Elena Hopper, 2nd in Explorer Cub Division, Skyler Denham 2nd in compound cub division and Natalie Duncan, 2nd in recurve cadet division." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Harrison County junior Kennedy Sumpter took part in a Kentucky State Target Archery Association competition held at AJ Jolly Park in Alexandria June 8 and 9. In the USA Outdoor Championships archers shoot in the weather, rain and wind as long as there isn&rsquo;t any lightning.&nbsp; They deal with distance and the elements.<br /> Sumpter shot in the compound cadet division at 50 meter distance and placed second winning a $17,500 scholarship offer from UPike and a $100 gift certificate from Rogue Bow Strings.<br /> Track and Field holds awards banquet https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/track-and-field-holds-awards-banquet <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/s_track_8687.jpg" alt="Award winners recognized at the track awards program held Friday, June 7 were: Front row, from left, Christen Smith, Tatum Cummings, Danielle Kinney, Gema McCauley, Abby Stroub; back row, Casey Sledd, Alex Beam, Duncan Wiley, Thomas Morris." title="Award winners recognized at the track awards program held Friday, June 7 were: Front row, from left, Christen Smith, Tatum Cummings, Danielle Kinney, Gema McCauley, Abby Stroub; back row, Casey Sledd, Alex Beam, Duncan Wiley, Thomas Morris." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Mike Aldridge,<br /> Sports Writer<br /> hoosiers49@gmail.com<br /> <br /> The Harrison County High School track team held its annual awards banquet on Friday, June 7.&nbsp; The coaches named outstanding athletes in both the Fillies and Thorobreds ranks.&nbsp; They also read the names of the academic all state and honorable mention all state.&nbsp; The Fillies also recognized the seniors who have completed their eligibility for Harrison County High School.<br /> Softball awards held at Cynthiana Christian Church Wednesday https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/softball-awards-held-cynthiana-christian-church-wednesday <p> Mike Aldridge,<br /> Sports Writer<br /> hoosiers49@gmail.com<br /> <br /> The Harrison County Fillies softball team held its awards banquet last Wednesday at the Cynthiana Christian Church.&nbsp; The meal was a pot luck with the boosters providing the meat and drinks.&nbsp; Following the meal Mrs. Connie Reffett gave an inspirational talk emphasizing team work and hard work. &nbsp;<br /> Sports Beats https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/sports-beats-91 <p> Fillies and Breds tennis hold<br /> annual awards banquet<br /> Coach Ron Markley and his staff held the annual Harrison County High School tennis team awards ceremony, Tuesday evening, June, 4. &nbsp;<br /> Farm ponds and small lakes offer excellent fishing earlier than other waters https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/farm-ponds-and-small-lakes-offer-excellent-fishing-earlier-other-waters <p> When air temperatures crest the 70-degree mark for the first time in March, anglers swarm reservoirs and state-owned lakes to fish. The warm weather stirs up high expectations, but these anglers often return home frustrated after a fishless day.<br /> These big waters still retain their winter cold and a few days of shirt-sleeve weather doesn&rsquo;t warm them up enough to get largemouth bass, bluegill or catfish active. They still feel the lethargy of winter.<br />