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Today's Sports

  • Philpott inducted

    Former Harrison County assistant softball coach Gary Philpott was inducted into the Kentucky Prep Softball Hall of Fame Saturday evening in Richmond.  Pictured with Philpott is the Class of 2018 Hall of Fame inductees.  From left to right Tony Sosby, Bourbon County, Kristin Koots Elfers, Conner, Mary Hines, Corbin, Hagan Golden Ray, Garrard County and Gary Philpott, Harrison County

  • Mike's Minute

    Harrison County continues to be recognized for excellence
    Harrison County’s fast pitch and baseball participants have for years been frequently feted for excellence.  The past few weeks and going into this weekend the accolades have become more and more frequent. 

  • Archery Awards
  • Sports Beat

    Breds golf try outs
    Harrison County High School golf try-outs will be held July 16 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Try-out will promptly begin at 7:30 a.m.
    You must have a valid sports physical to try out.

    Fillies golf try-outs
    High school golf try-outs will be held July 17 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Try-out will promptly begin at 7:30 a.m. and you must have a valid sports physical to try out.

    Pee Wee cheerleading sign ups

  • Ollinger speaks at Fillies fast-...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Christine Garnett and her staff held the annual Harrison County High School fast pitch softball banquet and awards ceremony Thursday evening at the Cynthiana Christian Church.  
    The speaker for the evening and the supplier of the meal was 1998 Harrison County graduate and 2002 Virginia Tech graduate Eliza Ollinger.  

  • Football Alumni announces 2018...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association has set the date and time for the 2018 HCFAA Banquet.  
    The banquet will be held in the Harrison County Field House on Saturday, August 4, beginning with a reception at 4 p.m. and the meal at 5.  This is a special night full of storytelling, fun and fellowship.  The event supports scholarships for the Harrison County football program.  

  • HCHS track awards ceremony

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County High School track teams, coached by Danny Simpson and Robert Walker, held its annual awards ceremony Tuesday, June 12. 
    The coaches presented Senior Awards to Haley Creech, Hannah Creech, Kelby Gaunce, Laura Beth Ledford, Karlee Migneault, Brooklyn Moore, Rachel Swinford, Braden Bryant and Ryan Tobin. 

  • Joe mooney invitational this...

    Rob Ogden gets in a practice round leading up to the two-day Joe Mooney Invitational Golf Tournament to be held this weekend at the Cynthiana Country Club.Two-time defending champion, and five-time winner Joe Henson is in the field for the 54th annual golf tournament.

  • ‘93 Breds baseball champs to be...

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The 1993 state champion Harrison County High School baseball team will be honored on Friday night during the first game of the Whitaker Bank-KHSAA State Baseball Championship semi-final game, at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington.
    That championship was the first of three state titles earned by coach Mac Whitaker and the Thorobreds in the 1990s. The Breds also won titles in 1997 and 1998. They added a fourth state championship during the 2010 season.

  • Recreation ball winding down;...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The 420-plus youngsters that are playing in Cal Ripken, coach-pitch, t-ball or fast pitch softball are rounding third and heading for home for this season.  
    The year that began with a parade on April 27 is fast coming to a close.  
    “We have only a week or two left, depending on rainouts,” said Barry Zumwalt.