Today's Sports

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  • Joe Mooney Invitational is...

    The 50th annual Joe Mooney Invitational Golf Tournament will be held this Saturday and Sunday at the Cynthiana Country Club. The 36 hole tournament is named for long time club member and golf enthusiast Joe Mooney who was the tournament starter as well as a driving force in what was formerly called simply the Invitational Tournament.  Mooney’s widow Dorothy, a talented golfer in her day, sponsors the tournament named for her husband along with the Cynthiana Country Club’s Men’s Golf Association.

  • Yankees remain undefeated with...

    The Yankees knocked out 33 base hits as they eased past the Pirates 24-10 in T-Ball play Monday night at River Road Park. The game was called after four innings as the Yankee lead was such that the Pirates could not come back and win.

  • Fillies softball players honored...

    Coach Christine Garnett and the Harrison County Fillies softball team held the season ending awards program Tuesday night with a picnic at Shirley Field. The awards given were both from the consensus of Garnett and her staff along with awards voted on by the team.
    The coaches’ awards were first with Olivia Partin receiving the Up and Coming Junior Varsity Player award and Madison Coppage the Up and Coming Varsity Player award.
    Catcher Courtney Newsom received the Most Valuable Player award from the coaches.

  • HCHS track and field holds...

    The Harrison County High School Track and Field teams held their annual post season awards banquet Saturday at the County Extension Office.  The afternoon was started with a delicious pot luck lunch with the boosters providing the meat and drink and the attendees bringing in different dishes to compliment the meal.  

  • I have no mixed emotions

    Often times when there is an article written about some one making a tough decision you see that they did such and such with “mixed emotions.” Well, I hardly ever have mixed emotions and I certainly didn’t when I saw the final results of the NBA playoffs or the Indiana/Kentucky high school all star series. The results please me greatly in the NBA and, believe it or not, did not please me in the annual All Star series.  
    I rarely watch the NBA. In fact I saw one complete game this year on television and none in person.

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    Three Harrison County baseball players
    selected for All Star play, two named All State
    Senior John King, Junior Robbie Stroub and Sophomore Gus Garrison have been selected for the East/West All Stars. The games will be held at Bryan Station High School in Lexington on Wednesday along with individual work outs for college scouts. The players were voted to represent their class in school by the 10th Region coaches. King is not likely to attend since he has already signed to play college ball for Cumberland College next fall.

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  • Shaolin Karate offers both...

    Shaolin Karate trains students in memory retention and demonstrates those  into Martial Art movements which are called Kata. The training is good for those who wish to have a strong healthy body as well as train the mind to be focused and create better memory retention.
    Master Gordon Burkett, the head instructor (Sefu), stated that with all the gadgets and equipment we have today to make our lives and work easier we sometimes lose track of the importance of physical and mental health.

  • Fillies start busy summer with...

    Kim Furnish’s Harrison County Fillies basketball team has been hard at work and that work will continue during the summer.  
    Since April, the Fillies have been in the weight room two days per week and the gym the other days of the week to prepare for the season next fall.  
    This will be the first season in five years that the Harrison County squad will not have Jordan Doram or Haley Perkins and the coaches are working hard with the girls to prepare for the change.