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Today's News

  • Wildcats drop two, win one

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton April 18 for a district seeding game and came away with an 8-7 loss.

    The Wildcats got off to a good start with two runs in the top of the first. Leadoff hitter and pitcher Jaydon Berry walked to open the game. Blake Prather followed and reached on an error to give the Wildcats runners on first and second with no outs. Berry and Prather advanced on a passed ball.

  • Warriors fall to Gallatin Co.

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    The Eminence Warriors baseball team hosted Gallatin County April 18 and took an early lead only to see the Wildcats come back for the 12-run win.

    Gallatin scored a run in the top of the first on a single, a walk and a double.

    Eminence took the lead in the bottom of the inning with a two-out rally. Marshall Metten and Trey Gregory drew walks before Hunter Gnagie doubled to right field to drive in both runs.

  • Lady Cats beat Lady Panthers

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    Pitcher Haley Miles had a great day at the plate to lead the Henry County Lady Cats to a 15-4 home victory over the Carroll County Lady Panthers April 18.

    Miles went four for four and drove in seven RBIs. She had a double and a triple among her four hits. Miles also went the distance on the mound giving up four runs on six hits and walking three.

    The Lady Cats led 4-0 after two innings but Carroll County got one back in the top of third.

  • Track Cats compete in NCKC championships

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Verona April 19 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships.

    Jesse Potts, Trevyn Spencer and Alex Hutton led the way for the Wildcats.

    Potts had a third-place finish in the100-meter dash and a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Spencer finished third in the long jump and eighth in the 200-meter dash. Hutton had his best finish of the year with a third-place finish in the300-meter hurdles.

  • EHS routs Waggener

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    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Louisville April 18 to take on the Waggener Wildcats and came away with their first win of the season in a game that lasted only three innings.

    The Warriors scored 16 runs in the first and eight in the second while pitchers Audrey Wilkerson and Amiya Hunt combined on a one-hitter.

    Audrey Wilkerson pitched one inning and struck out three batters while walking one.

    Hunt pitched two innings, struck out five batters, walked one and gave up one hit.

  • Passeron enjoys American experience

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    When French exchange student Tristan Passeron tried out for the Henry County High School soccer team nobody batted an eye. Everyone expected him to do that because the American perspective is that every European boy is raised playing the game.

    But Passeron raised some eyebrows when he went out for the most American of sports, baseball.

    The truth is Passeron likes America’s pastime much more than he likes soccer.

  • Students recognized for their Unbridled Learning results

    Students were honored at the April Eminence Independent Schools Board of Education meeting for their performance on last year’s Unbridled Learning Accountability tests. In total, 273 students beginning with last year’s third grade who earned either a proficient or distinguished in any subject area were recognized.

  • EIS students discuss their legacy
  • Stivers recognized by Duke University TIP

    Avery Clay Stivers, a seventh grade student from Henry County Middle School, is among the students being honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT, according to a news release. He will be recognized at a ceremony at Western Kentucky University on May 19.
    Duke TIP’s Seventh Grade Talent Search identifies students across the United States who have scored at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level standardized test.

  • Five locals named Governor’s Scholars; Kent to attend the Governor’s School of the Arts

    The Governor’s Scholars Program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors.
    The program originated in 1983 as a result of Kentucky leaders’ concern that the state’s “best and brightest” were leaving the commonwealth to pursue educational and career opportunities elsewhere without fully understanding the potential of their talents at home.
    Students who are selected attend the program without charge.