Today's Sports

  • Top-ranked Holmes downs Breds,...

    On Saturday night in Covington, the Harrison County Thorobreds found out what it’s like to take on the best team in the state.

    Top-ranked Holmes (16-1) had little trouble taking care of the Thorobreds, jumping to an early lead and cruising to a 63-42 win.

    “In all reality, Holmes took it easy on us,” said HCHS Head Coach Mike Reitz. “This one could have been a  90-30 game or something like that.”

  • New team joins Breds football...

    The Harrison County Thorobreds football district just got significantly more difficult after the KHSAA granted a request by Covington Holmes to drop in class from 5A to 4A for the 2009 high school season.

    Two weeks ago, Holmes requested a drop in football class through the KHSAA Board of Control citing a “significant drop in enrollment over the last three years.”

  • Fillies defeat district rival...

    The Harrison County Fillies earned a much-needed win on Tuesday night at home as they defeated district rival Deming, 47-36.

    Harrison County led 14-12 after the first quarter, but went on a 11-3 run in the second period to take a 25-15 halftime lead.

    In the second half, Harrison County was never headed, though the visitors from Mt. Olivet did pull to within six points midway through the fourth quarter. From that point forward, however, Harrison County distanced itself from the Lady Black Devils.

  • Grapplers finish 2nd in HCIWT

    The host Harrison County Thorobreds went 4-1 on the day and finished second overall in the annual Harrison County Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 27 at Harrison County Middle School gymnasium.

    The Breds registered wins in the dual meet format against Ashland Blazer, Danville, Dixie Heights and Montgomery County, and lost to eventual champion Seneca.

    Seneca went undefeated in its five matches. Seneca and Harrison County both had five wrestlers who won their respective weight classes.

  • Breds drop dual to Bourbon,...

    In something of an upset, Harrison County was nipped by visiting Bourbon County last Wednesday at Southside Elementary, 34-33.

    Harrison County coach Russ Riegel shouldered much of the blame for the Breds close loss to the Colonels.

    “No question, I played it too close to the vest and probably didn’t evaluate Bourbon County’s talent very well,” explained Riegel. “I would say that evaluating their talent and guessing wrong probably caused the loss to Bourbon County.”

  • HCHS Cheerleaders win 10th...

    Congratulations to the  Harrison County High School cheerleaders for an outstanding performance on Saturday Jan. 10, at Mason County High School. Harrison County won the Super Large Cheerleading Division at the KAPOS 10th Region Cheer Competition. 

    According to the Kapos web-site, “They (Harrison County) had outstanding execution and spirit throughout their two and one half minute routine.”

    Harrison County will now advance to the KAPOS State At-Large Championships to be held in Bowling Green on Feb. 14.

  • Saints beat Fillies

    After going 3-1 in Bourbon County’s Kentucky Bank Holiday Tournament to wrap-up the 2008 portion of this season’s schedule, the Harrison County Fillies have found the sledding tough through two games in 2009.

    On Monday night, Harrison County traveled to Maysville and was defeated by a very good St. Patrick squad, 59-46.

    Harrison County fell behind early and could never quite catch up with the Saints.

  • Cards fly past Breds, 75-52

    The visiting Clark County Cardinals blew open a close game in the third quarter and cruised past the Harrison County Thorobreds on Tuesday night, 75-52.

    Harrison County, currently ranked seventh in the 10th Region, jumped on the region’s top-ranked team in the first three minutes of the game, but struggled to stay within striking distance for the rest of the first half.

    The Thorobreds led 9-3 in the early going, but needed a Ryan Puckett three-pointer inside the last minute of the first period to trail 15-14 at the quarter break.

  • Second half dooms Fillies in...

    Down 14-4 at one point in the first quarter, Harrison County fought back and led host Tates Creek at halftime on Monday night, 26-25. To start the second half, the Fillies were awarded two free throws after it was discovered that a Tates Creek player was not in the official score book.

    Charley Hatfield made one of those charity tosses to give Harrison County a 27-25 lead.

  • Breds roll as Reitz notches...

    Don’t look now, but the Harrison County Thorobreds may be raising a few eyebrows within the 10th Region.

    On Tuesday night, the Breds returned to the Hilltop for their second home game of the season and didn’t disappoint the crowd with an 82-59 rout of visiting Augusta.

    Balanced scoring, solid outside shooting and improved rebounding by the home team proved to be too much for the Panthers to handle. It was the second time within a two-week period that Harrison County has upended Augusta.