Today's Sports

  • Sports Beat - April 30

    Alumni Night and Fence of Fame will be Friday on the Hilltop
    The annual Judy Construction Alumni Night takes place this Friday night on the Hilltop beginning at 5 p.m. That is the starting time for the batting practice for the alumnae who return to the Hilltop to see their old teammates and take a few cuts.  

  • Spring football game Thursday at...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Thursday is a big football day in Harrison County.  
    The inaugural spring football scrimmage for the Neil Furnish era takes place on Lawson Field in Ingles Stadium at 6 p.m. Thursday along with another big event.  
    The Harrison County Board of Education, in conjunction with Harrison County High School, will be accepting bids via silent auction for surplus football jerseys.  

  • Colonels derail Breds with five...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The host Bourbon County Colonels had only three hits and no runs in the first five innings of Tuesday night’s ball game with Harrison County.  
    Senior Mark Taylor had only faced one batter over the minimum through five due to two double plays turned by his defense.  
    However, the sixth saw five singles and a hit bats man turn into five runs for Bourbon County as the Colonels batted around in the inning.  

  • Fillies tennis wins three of...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Fillies tennis team defeated Montgomery County last Tuesday, 4-1, in Mt. Sterling.  The Thorobreds lost to the Indians, 1-4.  
    Gracey Roberts won the number one singles match, 3-6, 6-2 (10-4), to set the tone for the afternoon.  
    Alexis Lanza lost 2-6, 1-6 but Casey Newcomb won 8-6 in the singles competition.
    Alycia Schaum/Sara Ann Ledford won the number one doubles match 6-2,6-3 and Cordelia Schlanstein/Emmalee Lutes also won 6-2,6-1.  

  • Sports this week: April 29-May 6

    Sports this week
    April 29-May 6

    Wednesday, April 29 at Scott County V/JV 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, April 30 at Campbell County Varsity 5:15 p.m.
    Friday, Judy Construction ALUMNI NIGHT, Fence of Fame
     Alumni BP at 5 PM, Fence of Fame Ceremony at 6 p.m.
    Varsity vs. Conner 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 2 at GRC Freshman 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 4 vs. Mason County (H) V/JV 7 p.m. Senior Night
    Tuesday, May 5 vs. Scott County (H) Freshman 5:30 p.m.

  • Track team competes at Dunbar,...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    There have been few days that have been conducive for a track meet this spring and this week did not have any.  However, the gritty and tough Harrison County track team took advantage of the opportunity that was presented and competed at Dunbar last Tuesday. They also hosted the 46th annual Harrison County Invitational on Saturday.
    The Fillies finished sixth at Dunbar in a 10-team meet featuring all of the Lexington public schools along with Lexington Catholic and Christian. Scott County and Paris were also in the field.  

  • Breds win two in rain shortened...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 16-3 Thursday and Friday as they won two games in the Harrison Memorial Hospital/McDonald’s Classic on the Hilltop.  
    On Thursday night, Harrison County extracted a measure of revenge on the Fleming County Panthers with a 6-1 win.  
    This win took place after the Panthers bettered the Thorobreds 8-3 less than a week before.  

  • Fillies win two on the road,...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The five days between last Thursday and Monday saw the Harrison County Fillies busy with four games.  
    On Thursday, Harrison County traveled to Flemingsburg and came away with a hard-fought 5-3 win over Fleming County.  

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  • Breds edge Paris, drop games at...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds appear to have hit a mid-season batting slump as they totaled only five hits in each of the last three games winning one and losing two.  
    Last Wednesday, the Breds played host to Paris winning a nip-and-tuck battle 4-3.  
    The Greyhounds led on two separate occasions before Harrison County rallied in the fifth for two runs and the win.