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Today's News

  • Pirates walk the plank vs. Warriors

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors played with a running clock in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive week as they overwhelmed the host Berea Pirates Friday night to run their record to 2-0 on the season.

    A combination of good defense giving them good field position and a mix off running and timely passing led to six Warrior touchdowns.

    The Warriors rushed 26 times for 200 yards and threw four times for 132 yards.

  • HCHS draws with Chargers

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Jeffersontown Chargers Aug. 24 and came away with a 1-1 draw despite dominating possession and getting off 19 shots in the game.

    The Wildcats’ defense, which has allowed numerous goals in the past three games, was also much improved as they allowed only one goal by the Chargers.

    But that goal, at 29:11 of the first half, looked like it might be enough to send the Wildcats to a fourth straight loss to open the season.

  • EHS loses heartbreaker

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors volleyball team hosted Carroll County Thursday night in their first district showdown of the season, and after three sets looked like they were on the way to a win.

    But Carroll County came storming back from a 2-1 deficit to win in five sets, 26-28, 25-21, 18-25, 25-19, 15-9.

    The first set of the match was a seesaw battle that each team appeared to have won on several occasions.

  • Cross Country Cats run at Trimble meet

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County cross country team traveled to Trimble County Park Saturday for their first meet of the season and came away with some impressive results despite a hilly course and hot, humid conditions.

    Eighth-grader Keegan Kurtz led the Wildcats varsity with a 16th place finish in the field of 124 runners. Kurtz’s time for the 5k race was 20:16. Seventh-grader Griffyn Spencer was the next Wildcat to cross the line in 24th place with a time of 20:43.

  • Lady Cats tie Cougars

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats soccer team traveled to Louisville Thursday to take on the Holy Cross Cougars and after falling behind twice came away with a draw.

    The Cougars went up 1-0 early in the first half when a Holy Cross player received a through ball and found herself one-on-one with Henry County goalkeeper Alison Johnson.

    Megan Abney tied the score later in the half when she split the defense and got herself one-on-one with the Cougars’ keeper.

  • Wildcats defeat Demons

    The Henry County boys golf team hosted the Williamstown Demons Aug. 24 and came away with a 174 to 240 win.

    Alex Hadden led the way with a 37 in the nine-hole match. Isaac Klempner and Luke Kent shot 43 and Will Peyton shot 51.

    Coach Ben Roberts was not that pleased with the performance despite getting a win.

    “We did not play well and I think it was just an off night for us,” Roberts said. “The mistakes we were making were not our normal mistakes. I was proud of the victory, but we are a good team and we did not show that.

  • Lady Cats battle heat in busy week

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team traveled to Shelby County for two matches last week. On Aug. 22 the Lady Cats took on Shelby County at Weissinger Hills and lost 165 to 210.

    Maddie Hensley led the Lady Cats with a score of 44. Bayleigh Boyer shot 48, Nikki Perkinson shot 53 and Hannah Merowelli shot 65.

  • Sports Briefs

    HCHS volleyball falls to Owen, Ballard; Beat Valley in First Spike tourney

    After a loss to district rival Owen County Thursday night, the Henry County Lady Cats volleyball team rebounded with their first win of the season over the weekend against Valley in the First Spike Volleyball tournament in Louisville. The Lady Cats also lost to Ballard in the tournament.

    Henry County lost on the road to Owen County Thursday by a score of 25-17, 25-17, 21-25. 25-11.

  • Last building affected by 2014 arson comes down
  • A busy week at the Kentucky State Fair

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service