Today's Sports

  • Fillies volleyball wins bronze...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Playing in the flight below the championship flight the Harrison County Fillies volleyball team took the bronze medal in the 2018 Bluegrass State Games this weekend.  
    The only losses came to Male who won the Championship flight and to Tates Creek who defeated them in the semi-finals 18-21, 21-10, 5-15.  The Fillies got down early in the third set and could not come back, according to Coach Bill Faulkner.

  • Sports This Week

    Thursday, Aug. 9 at Villa Madonna JV/V 6 PM
    Monday, Aug. 13 at Pendleton Co. JV/V 6 PM
    Tuesday, Aug. 14 at Fleming Co. JV/V 6 PM

    Saturday, Aug. 11 Powell Co. at Beech Fork, Boys
    Monday, Aug. 13 Montgomery Co. at Indian Creek, Boys
    Tuesday, Aug. 14 Bourbon Co. at Stoner Creek, Girls
    Wednesday, Aug. 15 Pendleton Co. at CCC, Boys

    Breds Soccer
    Saturday, August 11 scrimmage
    Monday, August 13 vs. Paris (H)
    Tuesday, August 14 at Sayre

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  • Hero worship and playing against...

    It is great that Dontaie Allen from Pendleton County has committed to play for the University of Kentucky. It is great for him and his family.  
    If he behaves, which I am sure he will, his life will never be the same.  
    When the Thorobreds take the floor against Pendleton County are our players supposed to play against him any differently than they would if he would have signed at Purdue or one of the other major universities?  

  • Son of Cynthiana native featured...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    David Gossett is 19 years removed from his victory in the 1999 US Amateur Golf Championship which began in this month at famed Pebble Beach.  
    An article in Golf Week this week commemorates his success and how it began with a brochure taped on his ceiling in his Germantown, TN bedroom and ended with a 9-8 victory over Sung Yoon Kim in the final match-play round.  

  • Six inducted into Harrison...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The annual Harrison County Football Alumni Association banquet was held Saturday evening at the Fieldhouse with six former players inducted into the Hall of Fame bringing the total to 85.  
    After the reception, Alumni President Jim Furnish called the meeting to order and Reverend Kenneth Newby delivered the invocation. After the meal Furnish asked for a moment of silence to remember the football players who had died during the past year.  

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  • Sports Beats

    Henson has ace at CCC
    Frank Henson notched a hole-in-one, Saturday, Aug. 4, playing golf at the Cynthiana Country Club.  Henson used a five iron to ace the 13th hole. This is Frank’s second hole in one, the first he has made in Cynthiana. Witnessing the feat was David McIlvain, Larry Turner and Gary Varner.

  • Kentucky Stampede wins Brett...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Kentucky Stampede 12U girls’ softball team won the 2nd Annual Brett Persinger Memorial Tournament, held this past weekend in Cynthiana.  
    23 girls teams from around the state and neighboring states played in five different divisions with a Harrison County representative on a team in each division.  
    Three fields were utilized over the three-day tournament.  Money raised from the tournament helps fund the Brett Persinger Scholarship Fund.

  • McIlvain wins 49th Burley Belles...

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Layne McIlvain held off defending champion Cynthia Powell, Saturday afternoon, to win the Championship Flight of the 49th Annual Burley Belles Golf Tournament by one stroke. 
    McIlvain had a four-stroke lead going into the second day and withstood the expected pressure from the defending champion, Powell.  Powell had won five of the last six Burley Belles and was the favorite to win again.