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Sports Briefs

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By Tommie Kendall

HCHS Football

The Henry County High School football team starts practice next Tuesday, July 14, at 8:30 a.m. at the high school’s fieldhouse. All players must have a completed physical to participate. The Wildcats are coached by Chris Engstrand.

HCHS Volleyball

The Henry County High School volleyball team will start tryouts on Wednesday, July 15, at 3 p.m. in the new gym inside HCHS. Players must have a completed physical form before tryouts.

HCHS Girls’ Soccer

The Henry County High School girls’ soccer team will have tryouts starting Wednesday, July 15, at Harry Hill Park at 6:30 p.m. The tryouts will last around a week, head coach Shannon Snider said. Everyone wanting to try out needs to have a physical complete by the first day. For more information, contact Snider at (502)550-6441.

HCHS Cross Country

The Henry County High School cross country team will start practice on Monday, July 20, at Harry Hill Park. Practices start at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday with each runner having the option of which practice to attend. Elementary runners will not start practice until the first week of school, while it is optional for middle school runners.

Harry HIll Park Soccer Camp

The Henry County Youth Soccer Association will host a soccer camp July 20-24 at Harry Hill Park for ages four through 16. The cost is $76 for 4-5 and $102 for 6-16. To register, visit the Web site www.challengersports.com. Call (502)845-9008 for more information.

www.twitter.com/hcsports

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. There are only 140 characters allowed with each posting, which keeps them quick and simple.