Sports Briefs

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By Tommie Kendall


The Mountain Wrestling Association will be back at the Eminence Community Life Center on Saturday, Aug. 8, to help raise money for the Eastern Colts of the Henry County Youth Football League.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Bell time starts at 6 p.m.

The MWA will be at the Community Life Center each month to help raise money for a locally-based organization. The MWA has raised money for the Eastern Colts, a local family that lost their house to a fire, the Pleasureville Bulldogs’ baseball team and the Eminence High School cheerleaders.

For more information about MWA or the Aug. 8 event, visit the Web site www.mwaonline.net or call (859)539-6152.

Youth Soccer

The Henry County Youth Soccer Association will have registration on Aug. 8 at the Henry County Library and Aug. 15 at the soccer pavilion at Harry Hill Park. Both registration dates will start at 9 a.m. and last until noon.


Check out the Henry County Local’s sports department Twitter account at www.twitter.com/hcsports. It is updated throughout the week with upcoming sporting events, results and news.

The account is mainly used for Henry County-related postings, including the two high schools in the county — Henry County High School and Eminence High School.

Twitter is a service that allows on-line communication through the exchange of short sentences.