Today's Sports

  • Basketball Breds have high hopes...

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Despite graduating four seniors, three of whom were starters, the Harrison County Thorobreds basketball prospects are high for the upcoming season.  

  • Fillies return veteran squad for...

    Jordan Doram and Hayley Perkins are gone from last year’s Harrison County Fillies team, which takes away nearly 20 points and 11 rebounds per game.  
    Most programs would be crying the blues, but not the Harrison County Fillies.  
    Coach Kim Furnish, while admitting the two graduated players meant a lot to the program, is upbeat and optimistic about the returning players.  

  • Woodford County subdues Breds 20...

    The Woodford County Yellowjackets won their third straight football game Friday night by defeating the Harrison County Thorobreds, 20-0, in the Athletic Complex.  
    The game was a defensive battle with the Breds only able to generate 25 total yards for the entire ballgame against the huge Yellowjackets’ line up.  
    The game also saw senior quarterback Mark Taylor go down with a knee injury, which will more than likely prevent him from playing in the Friday playoff game at Johnson Central.

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  • Harrison County Marching Band to...

    The Harrison County Marching Band wrapped up its season last weekend with a 13th place finish in the semifinals of the Kentucky Music Educators Association competition.
    “We are so proud of the way the kids performed today,” said band director, John Merz after Saturdays performance at Bourbon County.  “The performance today was clearly stronger than last week.”
    The HCHS band competed the week prior in the quarterfinals, also at Bourbon County.

  • Continuing from last week

    I had quite a bit of positive response from last week’s article, which tells me that some people at least agree that changing coaches is not always the answer.  
    Billy Gillispie comes to mind in place of Tubby Smith.  
    How many were anxious for Tubby to leave only to wish like heck he was still at UK just a year or less later?  
    Also to consider is the time that it takes to change a program’s direction ala Rich Brooks or Coach Stoops, who, despite their best efforts, took years for Brooks and Stoops still is in the process.  

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    Cross country team finishes season
    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds Cross Country teams traveled to Burlington Saturday to compete in the AA Regional Meet.  
    The races were held in Idlewild Park on a course that Coach Deanna Lunsford deemed to be one of the more difficult that the squad had encountered this season.  
    “The weather was very, very cold,” noted Lunsford. “The course was difficult, but with all that being said the runners did an awesome job. This was a great finish to the season.”

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  • Harrison County volleyball drops...

    The Harrison County volleyball season came to an end Monday night as the Fillies lost to George Rogers Clark, 3-1, in regional play.  
    The loss marked the end of the volleyball career for the two Harrison County seniors, Amber Darnell and Haley Evans.
    The Lady Cards defeated the Fillies, 2-1, in the regular season match on Sept. 16 and, despite some good play from Darnell and Sara Beth Sowder, the Fillies were no match for the Lady Cards on Monday night at Scott High.